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« on: April 02, 2008 03:36:17 AM »

(ok, so I can't spell...)

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I used everything except the red cord - swapped it for another strand of silver xmas decorations.

Grand total:  $13 NZ (rounded up cause $10 US = $12.83 or something NZ)

In Progress...


Silver strands glued to the pink thing... had to cut off the hook hanger, and the pegs were just clipped on.  They found a new home on my washing line.  Cheesy


Next stage:  More silver beady things. 


Resting against my coffee table.  This thing used a LOT of hot glue, but it's ok.  *everything* is hot-glued.  Even the nylon strings are crimp-beaded then hotglued over the top.


Hanging from a light fitting - it will probably be moved to my 'craft room' once I get some more energy-saver bulbs.
PS: dark hallway with flash.


Closeup of the details on the strands.  The silver ones were left basically untouched, while the clear nylon got 'sparkled'.


No flash, light turned on.
The flourecent bulb doesn't put out a lot of heat.  less than the 260'C that it takes to melt glue and the 120'C that it would take to melt the hanger.


It's just so pretty!!



Awwwwwwww!


Thats my very first, very functional $ store artwork.

Cheesy


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KMOM13
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2008 03:44:23 AM »

What a cool chandalier!
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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2008 04:08:26 AM »

my daughter would love this!  I love crafts like this, as we have similar stores in the UK, and I'm always wondering what to do with those bargains  Grin


Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2008 04:12:35 AM »

one word;ADORABLE!!!
love it,so girly.
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« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2008 07:20:36 AM »

It's fun!  I need to make something similar for my kid!
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« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2008 07:38:32 AM »

that's amazing that it all came from a dollar store!
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littlebluegirl
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2008 07:40:36 AM »

So inventive!!  I never would have guessed that this started life as one of those peg thingies.  Love it!
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« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2008 08:48:40 AM »

It's cool!! I want one!
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« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2008 09:19:46 AM »

that would be so cute in a little girls room! I really like your project!
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Elphelba
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2008 12:02:21 PM »

That's a really nifty idea. I'm going to have to make something similiar for my lgihts. It's a great focal point wihtout being overbearing.
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