Inspired by Ellen's little bookworm bookmark, I tried soldering again last night, using this kit and a couple of extra pieces of glass. This piece is shown larger than life; it's about 1-1/2" x 2". I used some 2" x 2" memory glass, and cut 1/2" off of the edge to make it the right proportions for the stamped image that I was using. I first stamped the Geranium with Adirondack Pitch Black ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock, then colored the image with the Copic markers show bundled in the picture below. (You can click on the picture to enlarge it and see the marker numbers better.)
I used a swatch of Memory Box Studio paper to back the piece, and sandwiched the geranium and the patterned paper between the two pieces of memory glass (one clear and one frosted--for no particular reason other than that I didn't want to use up my clear glass).
Next I wrapped the whole sandwich in copper foil tape , fluxed, and soldered. I'm not going to cover the whole process here because Ellen did a fabulous job of that in her newsletter article here. I got a little too much solder in the scroll pieces, but being afraid that I'd make a bigger mess trying to fix it, I decided to leave it alone.
I'm thinking that these will make good gift items, and perhaps Christmas ornaments, using different stamps, of course. What would you do with them?