How to Create a Reliquary With Kim Williams

Our guest from the Tribe this month is Kim Williams and she gives us a breathtaking project! A way for you to create your own reliquary with the help of our gorgeous Relics and Artifacts!

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How to Create a Reliquary With Kim Williams
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Remove hardware from the cigar box

Remove hardware from the cigar box

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Paint front and back black. Paint the interior in gold. Add a coat of white chalkboard paint and sand to reveal the black underneath. Apply your image with mid podge

Paint front and back black. Paint the interior in gold. Add a coat of white chalkboard paint and sand to reveal the black underneath. Apply your image with mid podge

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Using a beater push out any bubbles behind the image. Carefully as to not distress the image. Using a piece of wax paper on top will help protect the image during this process.

Using a beater push out any bubbles behind the image. Carefully as to not distress the image. Using a piece of wax paper on top will help protect the image during this process.

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Paint the relics with old white chalk paint

Paint the relics with old white chalk paint

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Finger paint the flaming heart and cherubs. You can use a pencil to darken the crevices of the relics a technique taught by Sandra Evertson!

Finger paint the flaming heart and cherubs. You can use a pencil to darken the crevices of the relics a technique taught by Sandra Evertson!

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Gild the Relics using autumn blaze mega flakes

Gild the Relics using autumn blaze mega flakes

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Age the Dresden pieces by finger painting. Using gloves pick paint and run them through your fingers Glue the Relics in a pleasing pattern on the upper edge of the roof of the reliquary

Age the Dresden pieces by finger painting. Using gloves pick paint and run them through your fingers Glue the Relics in a pleasing pattern on the upper edge of the roof of the reliquary

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Complete the base cut enough metal trim to fit around the base. Use gold and buff and run the trim through your fingers. Glue trim and feet.  And glue the framed box to the base

Complete the base cut enough metal trim to fit around the base. Use gold and buff and run the trim through your fingers. Glue trim and feet. And glue the framed box to the base

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Buff your finished pieces to reveal the gorgeous pattern

Buff your finished pieces to reveal the gorgeous pattern

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Run the buff through your gloved fingers

Run the buff through your gloved fingers

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This is the result of all your hard work. To read about Kim Williams inspiration visit the Muse at www.sandraevertson.com

This is the result of all your hard work. To read about Kim Williams inspiration visit the Muse at www.sandraevertson.com

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