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« on: July 09, 2006 09:32:02 PM »

I have this wonderful stack of adhesive paper...cut into skinny triangles, color, and roll on hollow q-tip sticks. Voila!

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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2006 09:35:03 PM »

Those are awesome! They look so shiney... Did you gloss them?
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2006 09:36:55 PM »

Nice to see that this old craft is still around!!  I always thought they were cool and still do!!

Yours are very lovely and colorful!!  I like the hollow q-tip idea--I always used toothpicks!!  Did you use something over them to protect them or is the paper just shiney?

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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2006 09:42:57 PM »

were did you get the adhesive paper? those are really cute!
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2006 09:43:48 PM »

cute cute cute! did you just string them together with string or streachy..stuff?

anyway, I adore the colors, so bright and erm..colorful
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2006 09:56:41 PM »

The paper is really old, I had to trim the sides because they were yellowed...I haven't tried to locate it anywhere else..but I will have to when I run out. I hope to find some!

I just used nail varnish to give them protection and shine, and strung them together with some embroidery floss to keep them together.
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2006 05:32:26 PM »

Love, Love, Loooove them! Hadn't considered using adhesive paper and drawing on it myself! Always thought you started with colored magazine paper.......DUUHHHH HHH me!
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2006 11:55:08 AM »

Wow i did not know you could make beads out of paper...Thats crazy!...I need to definatlly think outside the blonde!!!

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« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2006 06:52:57 PM »

i alwyas wanted to do paper beads, but i couldnt make them, i dont know might try again but those are beautiful
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« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2006 12:20:37 AM »

wierd, i just read about paper beads for the first time like half an hour ago, these are amazing! i love the way the came out, great job!
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