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« on: April 04, 2008 07:43:32 PM »

This is my first Craftster challenge...

My supplies (courtesy of my local Dollarama):
2 packages of scrapbook paper ($1 each)
1 package craft paper ($1)
2 pairs of chopsticks (5 pairs/$1)
1 spool of thread ($1)
1 spool of ribbon ($1)

Total: $6

My inspiration was a paper crane chandelier I saw a couple of years ago in a decorating magazine.








The pictures don't do it justice...the mobile is always subtly moving and the spinning.  This could be used as a baby mobile, or simply hanging in a room.  I have it hanging in my bedroom...

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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2008 07:51:44 PM »

Oo la la, that's gorgeous! I can see what you mean about the pictures not doing it justice with the swirling and twirling but I must say i very much like that first picture of yours. Almost makes me feel like I'm sitting on the beach at sunset watching the birds fly away.....

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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2008 07:58:38 PM »

I looooooooooooove it! I must make one now!
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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2008 08:10:11 PM »

I made one of these years ago, but it was really poorly made and nowhere near as awesome as this!  and paper cranes have a personal meaning to me since a play I was in a couple years ago.  so I love this.  it's beautiful, I need one of these for my room now  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2008 08:11:02 PM »

i love it! it's really beautiful, like a whole flock of birds in flight right in your bedroom. great job!
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« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2008 08:19:57 PM »

It's really lovely!
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« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2008 08:23:18 PM »

This is totally awesome.  My grandma had at least two bird mobiles in her house.
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« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2008 08:55:37 PM »

Definitely; VERY cool & totally stylish!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2008 09:17:38 PM »

LOVE it!!! It looks amazing hanging in your room. I want one now!!  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2008 09:21:08 PM »

Very cool.
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