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« on: November 29, 2007 08:29:15 PM »

this are made by a friend, she wanted your opinion of them, I dont know the name of the materials in english, but I will put them in spanish por the people who knows it...
she used: unisel balls styrofoam ball, lentejuelas (sequins),canutillos bugle beads, and alfileres (pins? or safety pins?)

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« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2007 08:35:21 PM »

Wow, those are really pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2007 08:37:19 PM »

theyre awesome!!!!
very pretty and unique
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« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2007 08:37:54 PM »

Wonderful colors and texture!
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« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2007 08:39:48 PM »

ohh very pretty and sparkley. They look to be made from styrofoam balls with pins, sequins & those long thin beads.Very nicely done.

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« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2007 08:43:50 PM »

My mom made this same sort of ornament about 20 years ago, but her's were not nearly so well done. These ones are stunning!
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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2007 08:46:38 PM »

Absolutely Beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2007 08:52:13 PM »

Now thats festive, i would so put those on my tree. Looks like styrofoam balls, sequins, and maybe even long seed beads thread onto straight pins?
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« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2007 08:53:43 PM »

Those are amazing!  I would love to know how they're made.
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« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2007 08:54:06 PM »

The long thin beads are called bugle beads.

These are lovely - I especially like the turquoise one since it is not a normal ornament color.

You start with a styrofoam ball.  You thread a bugle bead and a sequin on a straight pin poke it into the ball.  Repeat a zillion times until the ball is covered.
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