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artymoi
« on: September 25, 2006 12:35:54 PM »

Anyone do anything interesting with these?   Other than using them as storage what else can be done?   TIA!
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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2006 09:57:12 PM »

These make great storage for seed beads because you can see all your colors at a glance.  (leevalley.com sells them cheap in multiples in neat little aluminum boxes), but they also make sweet little teeny shadowboxes.  The clear glass lids make them very versatile.  I have glued tiny things or quotes inside them, and then mounted them on canvas.  They are incredibly tiny windows that are really interesting to look at.
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« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2006 10:52:52 AM »

Assuming they're reasonably clean you could line them with a square of pink tissue paper, fill them with sugared almonds or jellybeans, add a bow and give them as cute Xmas gifts Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2006 10:57:39 AM »

There's a huge thread about making spice containers out of these by attaching magnets to the back.
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« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2006 11:18:50 AM »

You can put tiny bits & bobbles in them and make little assemblage shrines.
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« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2006 11:22:03 AM »

Make travel candles or soaps for Christmas
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