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Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star

Samantha flower project Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star

Create steampunk CHIC style with this super cool metal brooch created by Samantha Star for Linda Peterson TV.Alcohol inks create the beautiful colors and metal findings add the punk!

Watch Samantha’s Steampunk Floral Brooch YouTube video tutorial

Materials

Thin aluminum

Scissors capable of cutting through the aluminum

Pencil

Hot glue

Rhinestone

Alcohol ink

Alcohol ink applicator

Metal findings (old watch parts)

Snapshot 5 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star 1. Trace a flower onto thin aluminum.
Snapshot 6 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star 2. Cut around pattern with scissors.
Snapshot 7 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star 3. Cut out a teardrop shape to use as a leaf.
Snapshot 9 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star 4. Apply alcohol ink to the applicator and ink your flower and leaf.
Snapshot 10 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star
Snapshot 11 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star 5. Using pliers, roll up the edges of the flower. This will reveal the backside of the metal which is not inked. Ink if desired.
Snapshot 13 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star 6. Apply hot glue to the leaf and glue it onto the flower. Use your pliers to roll up the edge of the leaf.
Snapshot 15 300x168 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star 7. Glue a rhinestone to the center of the flower with hot glue. Apply hot glue to the leaf and glue on metal findings.
Samantha flower project 300x210 Steampunk Floral Brooch by Samantha Star

About Tiffany Windsor

Born into an artistic, entrepreneurial family, it is no surprise that Tiffany has found success expressing her talents in many different arenas. As the daughter of Aleene Jackson, America’s beloved “Mother of Crafting” and inventor of Aleene’s Tacky Glue, Tiffany’s first love is expressing herself creatively. Tiffany is well known in the creative community as the producer and host of Aleene’s Creative Living Television show and editor of the companion newsstand magazine. She has made regular appearances on QVC and HSN and has authored numerous hard-cover and soft-cover books. Tiffany is the founder ofCool2Craft, featuring an on-line creative community and popular YouTube channel. www.cool2craft.com

Comments

  1. This is a great project! so creative of you, thank so much for sharing

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