If you’ve ever tried to successfully adhere images (especially photos) to glass or acrylic pendants for use in jewelry and home decor design, you are probably aware of how tricky it can be.
Regular photo paper is too slick, and doesn’t adhere well to a super smooth surface no matter what adhesive you use. Cardstock doesn’t take photographic images well and soaks up adhesive, leaving the image dull and sometimes blurry.
Enter Jewelry Attitude by Craft Attitude (package includes eight 8.5 x 11″ sheets and retails for $16.99). Jewelry Attitude is “a new, patented technology that allows your printed inkjet image to be separated from its original paper carrier and become part of a new surface when applied.”
Jewelry Attitude is marketed specifically for jewelry design, but there are other versions of this paper being marketed, such as Decor Attitude, Magnet Attitude, Quilt Attitude, etc.
The package includes eight sheets of the jewelry attitude film and instructions. It’s basically a clear film backed by paper that you run through your ink jet printer. Continue Reading →