How to Create a Breast Cancer Awareness Bra by Marilyn

This was a fun project to create and is done in honor of my mother, a 25+ year breast cancer survivor.

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How to Create a Breast Cancer Awareness Bra by Marilyn
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Begin my gessoing a bra.  I used a beige lace bra by Victoria's Secret.

Begin my gessoing a bra. I used a beige lace bra by Victoria's Secret.

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Completely cover the entire bra with gesso.

Completely cover the entire bra with gesso.

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Spray Plush started at the bottom and working about halfway up.  Next, spray Patience to the top and then lightly mist with Plush.

Spray Plush started at the bottom and working about halfway up. Next, spray Patience to the top and then lightly mist with Plush.

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Spray a bunch of cream colored flowers with Heart, Juicy, and Peacock Feathers, making sure you cover all the petals thoroughly.

Spray a bunch of cream colored flowers with Heart, Juicy, and Peacock Feathers, making sure you cover all the petals thoroughly.

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Next paint your resin feathers with Ash Velvet.

Next paint your resin feathers with Ash Velvet.

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Using a hot glue gun, begin adding your flowers and fairies.

Using a hot glue gun, begin adding your flowers and fairies.

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Continue on to the next bra cup.

Continue on to the next bra cup.

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Begin adding your rhinestones around the edges of your bra.

Begin adding your rhinestones around the edges of your bra.

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Continue around until all the edges are covered.

Continue around until all the edges are covered.

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Add a feather where the strap meets the cup.

Add a feather where the strap meets the cup.

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I found a spot in between my bra cups that needed another flower or two.

I found a spot in between my bra cups that needed another flower or two.

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Above your feather, add a couple of flowers.  I used hot glue to attach everything but the rhinestones.

Above your feather, add a couple of flowers. I used hot glue to attach everything but the rhinestones.

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Add your pins and fill in any gaps you see.  I wanted the background color to show through so I did leave space between petals the further up I went.

Add your pins and fill in any gaps you see. I wanted the background color to show through so I did leave space between petals the further up I went.

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And you are done!

And you are done!

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