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Fit for a Queen

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Fit for a Queen Instructions
Designed by Cheri Carlson

If you are looking for a stunning and special gift for your mom, friend or daughter, make her feel like a queen with these Swarovski rhinestone encrusted make-up brushes! We found our brushes and container at the local dollar store.

The layout for our make-up brushes was done in a random fashion. The brushes you choose may not be the same size, requiring more or less Swarovski flatback rhinestones than what was used on ours. The metal band that we covered on the powder brush measures 2¾ inches around and 15/16 of an inch wide. The band on the eyelash brush tapers and steps in and out Use the colors and sizes of rhinestones as a guide rather than a pattern. The key to getting good coverage is to use a variety of rhinestone sizes. We used a Jewel Setter to pick up and place the rhinestones. For help using Swarovski flatback rhinestones please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center.

Powder Brush:
Step one: Draw a vine on the makeup brush with a highlighter or felt-tip marker. Use Gem-tac permanent adhesive to attach the peridot rhinestones along the vine. We did this in sections around the brush to allow the rhinestones to lay flat while the adhesive sets up some before turning the brush.

Step two: Place the larger padparadscha and small jonquil AB as flowers on the vine. Again, attaching them in sections to allow the adhesive to set up before turning the brush.

Step three: Fill in the background with the white opal rhinestones. Mix up the sizes to get the best coverage.

Eye Lash Brush:
Step one: Use Gem-tac to attach the rhinestones in rows around the brush. We started with a row of rose AB rhinestones, an alternating row of padparadscha and peridot AB, another row of rose AB, row of white opal, row of rose AB, row of padparadscha, row of rose AB and a row of white opal.

Step two: Place a peridot AB on each side of the brush and place small padparadscha to surround them. Place rose AB in a row to fill in-between these two flowers.

Brush Holder:
Step one: Use E6000 adhesive to attach the Czech glass medium leaf matte gray ab, Czech glass medium leaf matte olive ab and the Czech glass medium leaf topaz ab on the brush holder. Arrange them so that they will prop up the Czech glass large fuchsia/white bell flower, but don't place the flower yet. Allow the adhesive to set up some on the leaves.

Step two: Use E6000 to attach the large flower and the Czech glass orange fuchsia/green bell flower and the Czech glass cranberry small bellflower. Allow them to set up.

Step three: Use Gem-tac to attach an ss20 jonquil ab and two ss12 jonquil ab rhinestones for the centers of the flowers and peridot abs around the leaves and flowers.
Estimated time: A weekend
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Jewel setter 2 pack (TOOL-170)
E6000 glue 1oz tube - medium/clear (E6000-01)
Gem-Tac permanent adhesive (GEMTAC)
List of Components:
2058 Swarovski flatback ss12 jonquil ab (2058-JONAB12, qty 2)
2058 Swarovski flatback ss20 jonquil ab (2058-JONAB20, qty 1)
2058 Swarovski flatback SS9 jonquil ab (2058-JONAB9, qty 29)
2058 Swarovski flatback ss12 padparadscha (2058-PAD12, qty 8)
2028 Swarovski flatback ss20 padparadscha (2028-PAD20, qty 6)
2028 Swarovski flatback SS7 padparadscha (2028-PAD7, qty 10)
2058 Swarovski flatback SS9 padparadscha (2058-PAD9, qty 4)
2028 Swarovski flatback ss12 peridot ab (2028-PERAB12, qty 26)
2028 Swarovski flatback ss16 peridot ab (2028-PERAB16, qty 7)
2028 Swarovski flatback ss20 peridot ab (2028-PERAB20, qty 1)
2028 Swarovski flatback SS9 peridot ab (2028-PERAB9, qty 42)
2058 Swarovski flatback SS9 rose ab (2058-ROSAB9, qty 42)
2058 Swarovski flatback ss12 white opal (2058-WOP12, qty 16)
2028 Swarovski flatback SS7 white opal (2028-WHOP7, qty 113)
2058 Swarovski flatback SS9 white opal (2058-WOP9, qty 51)
Czech glass large bell flower fuchsia/white (CR-FL076, qty 1)
Czech glass bell flower orange fuchsia/green (CR-FL111, qty 1)
Czech glass small bellflower cranberry (CR-FL213, qty 1)
Czech glass medium leaf matte gray ab (CR-LF144, qty 1)
Czech glass medium leaf matte olive ab (CR-LF145, qty 1)
Czech glass medium leaf topaz ab (CR-LF146, qty 1)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 2058 SS12 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Jonquil AB
Code: 2058-JONAB12
Diameter 3-3.2mm, Total Height 1.5mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.11 $0.09$0.10 $0.09$0.09 $0.08
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Swarovski 2058 SS20 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Jonquil AB
Code: 2058-JONAB20
Diameter 4.6-4.8mm, Total Height 2mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.17 $0.14$0.15 $0.12$0.14 $0.11
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Swarovski 2058 SS9 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Jonquil AB
Code: 2058-JONAB9
Diameter 2.5-2.7mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10$0.09$0.08
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Swarovski 2058 SS12 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Padparadscha
Code: 2058-PAD12
Diameter 3-3.2mm, Total Height 1.5mm 
1-7475-149150+
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
Qty>
Swarovski 2028 SS20 XILION Rose Flatback Padparadscha
Code: 2028-PAD20
Diameter 4.6-4.8mm, Total Height 1.5-1.75mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.11$0.10$0.09
Qty>
Swarovski 2028 SS7 XILION Rose Flatback Padparadscha
Code: 2028-PAD7
Diameter 2.1-2.3mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.07$0.06$0.05
Qty>
Swarovski 2058 SS9 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Padparadscha
Code: 2058-PAD9
Diameter 2.5-2.7mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-7475-149150+
$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06$0.06 $0.05
Qty>
Swarovski 2028 SS12 XILION Rose Flatback Peridot AB
Code: 2028-PERAB12
Diameter 3-3.2mm, Total Height 1-1.25mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10$0.09$0.08
Qty>
Swarovski 2028 SS16 XILION Rose Flatback Peridot AB
Code: 2028-PERAB16
Diameter 3.8-4mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.13$0.11$0.10
Qty>
Swarovski 2028 SS20 XILION Rose Flatback Peridot AB
Code: 2028-PERAB20
Diameter 4.6-4.8mm, Total Height 1.5-1.75mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.18$0.16$0.14
Qty>
Swarovski 2028 SS9 XILION Rose Flatback Peridot AB
Code: 2028-PERAB9
Diameter 2.5-2.7mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.09$0.08$0.07
Qty>
Swarovski 2058 SS9 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback Rose AB
Code: 2058-ROSAB9
Diameter 2.5-2.7mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10 $0.09$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07
Qty>
Swarovski 2058 SS12 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback White Opal
Code: 2058-WOP12
Diameter 3-3.2mm, Total Height 1.5mm 
1-7475-149150+
$0.09 $0.08$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06
Qty>
Swarovski 2058 SS7 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback White Opal
Code: 2058-WOP7
Diameter 2.1-2.3mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-7475-149150+
$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06$0.06 $0.05
Qty>
Swarovski 2058 SS9 XILION Rose Enhanced Flatback White Opal
Code: 2058-WOP9
Diameter 2.5-2.7mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-7475-149150+
$0.08 $0.07$0.07 $0.06$0.06 $0.05
Qty>
Czech Glass Bell Flower Orange Fuchsia/Green
Code: CR-FL111
Approx. Length 5.5mm, Width 9mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.24$0.21$0.19
Qty>
Czech Glass Bead Small Bell Flower Cranberry
Code: CR-FL213
Length 5.5mm, Width 9mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.28 $0.21$0.26 $0.19$0.23 $0.17
Qty>
Czech Glass Medium Leaf Matte Gray AB
Code: CR-LF144
Height 12mm, Width 8mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.23$0.20$0.18
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Czech Glass Bead Medium Leaf Matte Olive AB
Code: CR-LF145
Height 12mm, Width 8mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18$0.18 $0.16
Qty>
Czech Glass Medium Leaf Topaz AB
Code: CR-LF146
Height 12mm, Width 8mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.24$0.21$0.19
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

The Beadsmith Jewel Setter 2 pack
Code: TOOL-170
Sale Price: $2.23
Price: $2.48
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Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive 3.7 fl oz.
Code: GEMTAC
3.7 fl oz 
1-23-56+
$14.35 $12.91$13.37 $12.03$12.46 $11.21
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E6000 Glue 1oz Tube - Medium/Clear
Code: E6000-01
1oz 
Sale Price: $2.69
Price: $2.99
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