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yarncookie
« on: July 20, 2006 09:53:40 AM »

I recently got this grocery bag of bottlecaps and have been going crazy making stuff out of them (like here  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=106531.0and i really wanted  a bottlecap belt. So i got a belt from the thrift store and set to work.



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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2006 10:03:57 AM »

I love the idea of a belt.  Smiley

The only thing I could come up with was a boot scraper..YOu know, you nail them cork side up on a board===, I used a board the size of my door mat and just covered it with the caps,,,,, until I had a door mat that will take the mud off your shoes...it works but it ain't pretty.  Wink 

I saw another way....just glue them to gether to make a hot pad in various shapes.

But you can't WEAR these and I am all about clothes. That's why I think you belt is a better use of these old caps.
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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2006 10:05:03 AM »

wow - this is really nice .... and lots of work to do those little holes in them ;-) From where did you get all those bottle caps, btw?
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« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2006 10:09:43 AM »

ugghh I hated punching holes in them with the little awl and hammer. And i got them from a nice cashier at a grocery store i went to about a month ago. And thanks for the ideas, eveH!
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« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2006 10:12:47 AM »

Your belt came out great!  I always attached tacks to the inside of the bottle caps and used them on a bulletin board, but that's obviously not nearly as cool as a belt.
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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2006 11:58:04 AM »

Please tell me your going to do something involving resin with them!!
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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2006 12:08:44 PM »

nice belt! I wish I could get ahold of a buncha bottle caps like that!
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« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2006 03:01:50 PM »

Thanks so much for your comments everyone! thatgirlallie, I would love to use resin and everything on craftster looks great with them, but I have never worked with it  before and still have lots of questions.
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« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2006 05:40:28 AM »

Oh my this post has just given me a creative spark. I'm thinking... Bottlecap doggie collar.

Nice work!
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« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2006 07:43:23 AM »

Ooo bottlecap dog collar sounds great, Naked Ninja! or maybe bottlecap necklace/choker............hmm.. Wink
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