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Topic: Blue/Green Melted Bead Lampshade  (Read 32746 times)
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« Reply #60 on: February 13, 2009 05:04:17 PM »

probably the wrong assumption to make here but...you don't like to melt beads or anything do you?   Wink

this is a great idea, and if I still had my floor lamp, I'd have to give this a try.  what else can I do this with...hmmm...
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« Reply #61 on: February 15, 2009 07:02:47 PM »

probably the wrong assumption to make here but...you don't like to melt beads or anything do you?   Wink

this is a great idea, and if I still had my floor lamp, I'd have to give this a try.  what else can I do this with...hmmm...

*gasp*  Me?  Melt?  Noooo... Cheesy
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« Reply #62 on: February 15, 2009 09:27:09 PM »

That is soooo pretty!   Grin
Ha Ha..That's EXACTLY what I said to myself as I was looking at this..Great work as always Sweets!!
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« Reply #63 on: February 16, 2009 07:51:05 PM »

That is soooo pretty!   Grin
Ha Ha..That's EXACTLY what I said to myself as I was looking at this..Great work as always Sweets!!

Awww, thank you! Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #64 on: February 17, 2009 12:34:59 AM »

Wow! And the whole thing is made of melted beads? That's amazing - and it's *beautiful*!
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« Reply #65 on: February 17, 2009 01:11:01 PM »

Wow! And the whole thing is made of melted beads? That's amazing - and it's *beautiful*!

Yepper!  One big cake pan full of loose beads and strands of mardi beads! Smiley
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« Reply #66 on: February 17, 2009 02:08:26 PM »

Seriously, I am in awe [grin] Bead melting had never really occurred to me till I noticed a few people mentioning on Craftster. I assume it mostly uses big plastic pony beads? Can you do it in a conventional oven without a) ruining your project b) dying of fumes and c) contaminating everything you ever cook for the next three decades?
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« Reply #67 on: February 19, 2009 07:10:42 PM »

I have a lamp in my living room that would look so amazing if I just knew how to do that.  How is it done? 
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« Reply #68 on: July 18, 2013 12:12:32 PM »

That is soooo pretty!   Grin
Do you have to turn the bowl upside down and put the beads on the outside? I have never seen anything so beautiful

Thank you!! Smiley
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« Reply #69 on: August 08, 2013 02:12:06 PM »

It looks amazing, and quite complicated to be honest. I expect I'd burn myself at least 10 times attempting that... Still, intriguing. Thanks for sharing (especially the tutorial).
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