Bodacious Bangles: Fabulous Radiant Rain Bracelets
DreamingInColor Inc Radiant Rain Pure Color Concentrate -assortment of colors. We used Yellow Rose, Mediterranean Blue, Pink Azalea and Sunburst
DIY Wooden Bangles
Stazon Black Ink pad
½ inch wide paint brush
Alcohol permanent ink black pen
High Gloss Clear Coat Spray
Enviro-Tech epoxy finish (optional)
Wooden dowels suspended for drying Bangles
Paint brush-throw away for epoxy
Shake all daubers thoroughly. Take off Dauber top of Sunburst. Stir bottom of container to mix mica and color thoroughly.
Using a paint brush, dip into container and paint the interior surface of Bracelet.
Lay placemats down and put bracelet in front of you. Ink Stamp with Stazon Ink. Stamp has to be laying flat and rubber side up.
Roll bracelet across ink up image. Re-ink and line up with section of bangle that is not stamped. Continue to roll until Bangle is covered. Heat set with heat gun.
Take brush and paint the Sunburst over the dried stamped images.
Take top off of Yellow Rose. Put paint on brush, dabbing until brush is fairly dry on a paper towel, paint onto bracelet until ½ of the bracelet is blended.
Take Dauber top off of Mediterranean Blue. Dab some of the paint off as above. Then, feather the Blue into the yellow/orange until the bracelet is blended. The Blue will blend until green in color.
Take Dauber top off of Pink Azalea. Dab paint brush as above. Feather paint into the other colors.
Set bangle with heat gun.
Take the black pen and finish the edges.
Spray bracelet with High Gloss Clear Coat 2-3 times waiting for each coat to dry before applying next coat.
Step 12 Optional
Seal with Enviro-Tech epoxy sealant. Follow instructions, mixing 2 TBSP of mixture. Apply with a throw away brush. Allow to 'hang' from dowels, and dry completely for 72 hours. This gives a glossier, stronger finish to the bangle.