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« on: February 09, 2013 10:01:21 AM »

 I really liked the Day of the Dead bracelets posted  here on craftster at  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=404439.0  and decided I wanted to make something similar, so I went shopping online.

Well, I seem to have ordered LOTS and LOTS of skulls, roses, and Mexican-inspired charms, way more than I need for personal jewelry and gifts.  So, while this isn't exactly recycling, I do need to find interesting ways to use up these treasures. 

Anybody got ideas?  Personal adornment, decorating the house, gifts, whatever!

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." - Scott Adams
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2013 12:18:50 PM »

Home decor might be a good way to go.  I made a version of this to use up some ribbon and felt I've been hoarding.  Maybe sew the beads, etc to make a Day of the Dead version.  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=408933.0
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2013 02:42:15 PM »

those are pretty!  Home decor is a good idea--I was thinking of using skulls as bead fringe on a lampshade.

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." - Scott Adams
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2013 08:42:24 AM »

I also like unique home decors, actually I start making some DIY decorations that I put on my bedroom and I get good ideas from your given example. And those skull and rose beads can also use to make a home made wind chime.
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