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« on: June 28, 2006 10:17:01 AM »

Here are a few random things I did last week... Smiley
I used plastic, faceted beads, such as these for all of them, an oven temp of 375 and varying baking durations.

A little tin with a colorful stained glass effect.  Doesn't get much easier than this!   Grin
I used the lid as the mold.





A new spoon rest... Smiley  Pretty exciting, huh?  It's silly, but I thought I'd share anyway.  Tongue
I used an actual spoon rest as the mold.



A suncatcher of a tree...  Smiley
I used a round cake pan lined with foil as the mold.





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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2006 10:22:34 AM »

I like the colored lid!  Nice idea!

Bead melting is so addictive.   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2006 10:51:27 AM »

wow you've turned melting beads into art. i love it.. esp the tree!
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2006 10:51:58 AM »

I cant wait to try this new technique: melting beads, it all looks so  neat
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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2006 10:55:42 AM »

I like the colored lid!  Nice idea!

Bead melting is so addictive.   Grin

Thanks! Smiley  It was the easiest thing yet.  And YES, it's so addictive!  Probably because it is so easy.

wow you've turned melting beads into art. i love it.. esp the tree!

Aw, thank you!  That's such a nice compliment!

SoonFamo-Artiste... get melting!   Grin
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2006 10:59:42 AM »

I love the stained glass effect top of the box. I have a mass amounts of those tiny boxes with clear lids, maybe this might give me the kick in the pants I need to try the melted bead craze.

By the way, hows that "Scream" coming along?  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2006 11:02:32 AM »

I love the stained glass effect top of the box. I have a mass amounts of those tiny boxes with clear lids, maybe this might give me the kick in the pants I need to try the melted bead craze.

By the way, hows that "Scream" coming along?  Wink

*scream*  Ya know, I haven't even started a Scream one yet!  I thought about it, then I went through bead colors & didn't want to use all the brown/gold sparkle beads I have now, for the bridge.  I'm hunting for some bead deals... 'cause I need more colors.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2006 11:38:49 AM »

Ok do i live in the worlds most un crafty place in the world ,, but iam sorry ive never seen those tins anywhere> where the heck did you find them? do they have glass ? plastic? over the lid?
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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2006 11:50:34 AM »

How has the spoon rest held up? I know the top of my stove heats up especially if the oven is on, and I'd be worried about the spoon rest melting.
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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2006 11:55:41 AM »

i really want to get back into melting beads but the fumes are too much for all of us.

Plus, when my family cooks things, the fumes still linger.  I'm going to have to hold off on this project for a while. Drat!

But, I can keep my love of melting beads alive with seeing all the neat things you're coming up with!
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