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monkey_girl
« on: June 28, 2008 11:21:20 PM »

It was my friend Ange's birthday celebrations last night and for a gift I gave her this necklace!



I made the beads from the pages of an old calender (2007) that I couldn't bear throwing out because I loved the images (strangely enough I had no issues with cutting the images up into little pieces for beads!). I cut the images into strips - then I rolled the strips up with the use of a trusty chopstick and glue stick. Finally I finished the beads off with a touch of nail varnish for protection and strung them on cord.

I got the "recipe" for the project from an issues of craftzine - yah! Craftzine rocks;)
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« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2008 12:58:17 AM »

i made beads exactly like that this year for one of my art projects at school
i made about 3000 :p
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« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2008 12:04:15 PM »

Impressive! I still have a whole bunch more pieces of paper cut out so maybe all of my friends will end up with one of these Wink
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