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The inspiration photo for Sarajo's Honey Do List for October includes a plethora of elements that could be inspiring. I made my own list of what stood out to me as I looked at the clock from the Czech Republic. It included clock/clock hands, gilded gold, bright blue, stars, and constellations. In the end, I made two pieces - one that worked out well, and one with which I'm not as pleased. I'll start with the more successful of the two.
The bright blue with touches of gold on the clock stood out to me. I don't know if it was because it was the main pop of color in the picture or the fact that blue and gold were my high school colors.
To make the bracelet, I snipped a piece of cookie tin into a rectangle, filed down the sharp edges, and punched holes on the ends. I used several shades of blue Vintaj Patina and Ranger Alcohol Ink then added Gold Foil to alter the top of the tin. Once the tin was sealed, I curved it to fit comfortably. 
It was lucky that I had both gold a…

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