Giveaway: ComposiMold and a copy of The Jewelry Maker’s Design Book

composimold-jewelry-makers-design-bookDo you like casting? I love it! So when I heard about this cool product called ComposiMold at CHA I was so excited to try it! And they were so generous and wanted to share in the fun they gave me a 10 oz container of ComposiMold to giveaway here at Craft Gossip. I have paired it up with the new book The Jewelry Maker’s Design Book: An Alchemy of Objects by Deryn Mentock.

Get yourself in the running for some ComposiMold and The Jewelry Maker’s Design Book: An Alchemy of Objects by leaving a comment in today’s post by March 7, 2014 . (open to U.S. residents only please)

I was so excited to give it a try!

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I thought I’d try it out by casting a Hello Kitty cap from a glue stick.

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I made the molding box out of a recycled cracker cardboard box.

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I taped the sides together with some painter’s tape.

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I then simply heated the ComposiMold in the microwave as directed and poured it into my mold.

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After it cooled I popped the original Hello Kitty head out of the mold.

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I brushed the inside of the mold with some baby powder and taped the neck opening of the mold closed with some more painter’s tape.

Then I mixed a batch of plaster and poured it into the mold.

After it set I popped out my plaster casting of a Hello Kitty head. I’m not sure what I’m going to use it for but it sure came out pretty cute! I can’t wait to try ComposiMold with some other objects and casting materials. I want to make some objects that I can then use to make the jewelry designs in The Jewelry Maker’s Design Book: An Alchemy of Objects.

Comments

  1. Cindy says

    I’d love to try this! Having worked in the model & mold industry for ceramics and sculpture, it piques my interest… :~)

  2. selena tancak says

    This is amazing, I have several ideas in mind to try this with if I get lucky enough to win!

  3. Deanna says

    The ComposiMold looks like a great way to extend the use of vintage and found items. The book also looks to be inspirational.

  4. says

    I have been considering buying some of this for many different projects! I have my own small business where I work with kids of all ages. This is a perfect idea for crafts! I also have started making my own candies and would love to have some molds that are unique. This is the way to accomplish that!

  5. says

    Oh my Gosh! I love this stuff!! I can’t wait to try this. And a free book of Deryn’s! She is my new idol. I can’t wait to start using some of her design suggestions and styles. She is such an amazing artist, and new to me. Thanks so much for the opportunity to try this new product, and win one of Deryn’s books.

  6. Julie B. says

    I saw Deryn’s post on Facebook and found your blog. I’d love to win, and look forward to getting to know your blog. I love casting with molds and look forward to trying this new product! Thank you…

  7. Diane Thompson says

    What a great give-away!!! I hear the book is fantastic and I need to learn mold making. Thanks!!

  8. Kim L says

    I would live to try this molding technique. I am sure Deryn hac many ideas in her book for it’s use! Great giveaway.

  9. Karen says

    Love this, have to give it a try with some pieces I keep hanging onto because I can’t replace them!

  10. Lee says

    I love that new product and can’t wait to try it out. I haven’t been able to get out of the house since my hopital stay after falling and bringing a bookcase down on top of me. It was filled to the brim with craft products, but I survived with only minor cuts and bruises….and soreness. Wishing you success with your new book.

  11. Alessandra says

    I love it! I can’t even imagine the possibilities yet…I’ve always loved to make sculpture and molds to cast…now it would be great to apply the same knowledge to jewelry making!

  12. Malou says

    love it..but too bad cant join the fun coz im from the Philippines…anyway have fun guys…love to learn how to do it

  13. Laurie Johnson says

    Always looking for new things to try and this sure piqued my interest. To me jewelry is an expression of ones self and would be awesome to put a extension of myself in a piece of jewelry art I made.

  14. Debs Pouliot says

    I have to get my hands on some ComposiMold! I needless to say, I’m a huge Deryn fan! Thanks for this tutorial. I pinned in on my Pinterest board called Make Schtuff which will link back to you, here. Have a fabulously creative day!

  15. says

    former student of Deryn’s she shared your giveaway on FB, glad to find a new blog and would love to win Deryn’s book and the other great items. Thanks for the chance!

  16. Kathy says

    Would love to try this….reuseable is great!….and would also love to get this book. Deryn Mentock is very talented.

  17. Louise says

    What a cool product…I can think of hundreds of things I would like to make a mold of. I received Deryn’s book the first day it came out after having it on order since June…before I go to sleep, I pick up Deryn’s book…it gives me so many creative ideas. I would certainly share the book with my friends if I am the lucky person.

  18. Terra Currier says

    This looks like a great product! And as a person who creates jewelry, any book that inspires new ideas is always appreciated! I hope you enjoy using your new product!

  19. Elaine W. says

    I’d love to try this and make some molds. Thanks for the opportunity to try it.

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