Monday, July 9

I know this is crazy...  but I am painting some 5mm round beads to make little balls for the pool table.
My inspiration photo is on the right.



I could just buy some colorful beads, like these, from Fire Mountain Gems.  I really don't need to BUY MORE BEADS!


What I DO need to figure out is how to fill the holes.  Then I will need to paint on stripes and add numbers.   Now that I'm taking a closer look, six of mine should be white first.  Time to start over. Try clay?  Get a life?!!

I'm trying different glues for the pool table fabric.  They all look about the same on the right side but I think the fabric glue might work best?  I haven't tried spray on adhesive yet.  I'm also painting little cue sticks this morning.  Need to go put my contacts in!


Just a side note.  The notebook graph paper I bought has holes in it that are exactly 3/8 inch in diameter.  I found that helpful.  You might too?

Hope you have fun today.    :D



9 comments:

sera xi's said...

ohhh!! I like it's so nice.....

Ludmila said...

Я люблю бильярд. Мне нравятся эти маленькие бусины! Удачи в работе!

carmen said...

que bueno!

Fabiola said...

Great work.
Bye Faby

Elga said...

I would use the toothpicks to fill the hole with by just sanding them a bit thinner if they are too fat, glue a bead on, cut of the sharp point that sticks out, finish it on that side and then lastly cut the bead off the toothpick in a shallow dish so that hopefully not too many of them roll away.

Mad For Mod said...

I would try using wood putty or spackel to fill in the holes. Wood putty dries harder, but the spackel is easier to sand. Loking good!

Oese said...

Ah Kathi I like your crazyness!

Kathi said...

Thanks! I can use all of the tips I can get. :D I will try your ideas!

Rosamargarita said...

Hola Kathy, las bolas de billar lucen magníficas! Y si tapas los hoyos con pasta de secado al aire? incluso pasta de dientes?
Un abrazo
GRACIAS por no tener la palabra de verificación