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Topic: So...I bought some bizarre squiggly glass marbles! Now what to make with them?  (Read 2102 times)
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« on: February 19, 2007 05:40:52 PM »

I hope I am posting this in the right place, since I am most likely to end up using these for jewelry.  Smiley

I was in Walmart yesterday, and I found this bag of glass marbles...welll, they don't really look like marbles at all. I see lots of crafty possiblities for these! I will probably end up making wire-wrapped pins, but I wanted to show them to you guys, see what you think:

 Aren't they weird? There are a whole bunch in the bag, for 1.97. I....uhm, felt compelled to buy 'em.  Wink What would you make with these? Your thoughts?

« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2007 07:18:51 PM »

I found some of those in Dollarama in the summer. They are so pretty eh? This is what I ended up making!  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=97199.0   hope the link works!
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2007 08:19:23 PM »

those are super! MOSAIC with them, that is what I would do

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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2007 08:54:23 PM »

I want to EAT THOSE!
YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHM!!  hahaha, they seriously look like candy, though.  I like the suncatcher idea.  I would also like to see them put into little tiles as kitchen accessories (pot liners, for example).  Just cause they look soooo yummy.  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2007 09:29:53 PM »

ohh  those would rock as pins or anything really!

  Although i myself would try and make a animation of them sqyuuiggling around.  XD

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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2007 06:20:19 AM »

I can certainly see the compulsion to buy them...looking forward to seeing what you do with them!
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2007 12:40:37 PM »

I love thoes they are so cool. I love what you did with yours prettypitbull very nice. I will be getting some for sure. Thanks for showing and telling where to get 'em.
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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2007 12:49:23 PM »

those are so cool! im so going to wal mart to see if they have them!

and i would do a mosaic with them... or suncatcher forsure... both really fun pretty ideas!
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« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2007 04:34:33 PM »

soo many possibilities for these...

mosaic coasters/ wall pieces / centerpieces to the tv table...maybe even those hotplate coasters...
you can smash them up into pieces then melt them together to make the suggested stuff above too - different variety i guess...
suncatcher tut works too
make little necklace pendants (they have tuts on wrapping round marbles, why not these?)
if they arent heavy you can make wacky earrings Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2007 04:34:18 PM »

Oooh I want some they are cool! (Haven't seen them anywhere here in the UK though   Sad )

I would wire wrap them to make pendants and bracelets!

I think they'd look cool as a mosaic on a tea-light candle holder.  Smiley

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« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2007 08:46:01 AM »

would they smash if you screwed somthing into them?

(can't think of the word but) you know those things that are little screws with circles on the ends that you put on the back of picture frames and then you put string throum them so you can hang the picture off of a nail....? yeah?

well put them in them and make a necklace with lot's hanging of at different levels and then when you move they'll all wobble and stuff. cool.


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« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2007 04:45:28 AM »

Thnaks everyone! I didn't mean to start a thread and then neglect to follow up on it. I got really busy this month. I love your ideas!

I still am planning to wire wrap them, but it will have to wait a while, since I am getting ready to travel this month. I'd love to see what other Craftsters do with these, if you can find them in your Walmart or Dollar store. They just beg to be made into something!  Cheesy

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« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2007 05:47:22 AM »

Im lame I saw them as well and loved em, but couldnt figure out what to make with them so I just put them in my fish tank. lol.

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