Learn How To Upcycle Old Computer Parts Into A Beautiful Collage

by Jowilna Nolte

Learn How To Upcycle Old Computer Parts Into A Beautiful Collage

StazOn ink has always been one of my favorite for mixed media projects, but the addition of StazOn Pigment has been a true game changer. I used the ink on several surfaces for this Teal and Magenta upcycled project, and I simply love the outcome of the StazOn Pigment ink on these surfaces.

Skill: Intermediate/Advanced
Time: 30 minutes


Step 1

Ink the resin wings using a sponge dauber with StazOn Pigment Peacock Feathers.

Step 2

Ink a metal disk by lightly tapping the ink pad onto the metal repeatedly. I did not cover the entire surface but left some open spaces.

Step 3

Once the ink on the disk is dry, stamp flower images onto the disk using Snowflake StazOn Pigment ink. Note: The ink pulled some of the pink ink off the metal leaving a silver flower impression which looked quite amazing.

Step 4

Die-cut white cardstock leaves and color them using your ink pads with the direct to paper method.

Step 5

Color flowers using All-Purpose inks on choice.

Step 6

Adhere the die-cut leaves, wings, and flowers to your metal disk using gel medium. Add thread, gold glitter, and other elements to finish off your project.


  • Metal disk – recycled hard drive part
  • Joy Clair stamps
  • Flowers – Little Birdie, Prima
  • Scrap and Decor – Resin Wings
  • Prima – Leaf die-cut
  • Die-cut machine
  • Kaisercraft – DIY Cuts
  • PrimaGel – Gold glitter
  • Little Birdie Crafts

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