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deregering
« Reply #20 on: October 07, 2008 07:55:20 AM »

Thank you for these, I will certainly use it.
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spareGus
« Reply #21 on: October 07, 2008 08:02:12 AM »

that is really cool...it almost makes it look like leather or something, with the lacing and all. 
thanks for sharing this, I will likely be using this idea!
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« Reply #22 on: July 11, 2010 11:43:30 AM »

I just came across this.  Great patterns.  I made a bowl out of greeting cards.  The pattern I goit wasn't too exact but it did come out nice.  I might use these. 
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« Reply #23 on: October 09, 2010 10:48:34 PM »

Going to bookmark this for gift bowls for Christmas.
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« Reply #24 on: November 07, 2010 06:46:34 AM »

Ha!  I bought one of these at thrift store in MI while visiting my sister...it was covered in clear plastic and crocheted together...I now have the patterns and won't have to take it apart and put it back together again!  Thank you for posting those!  I thought of using contact paper for the covering, adhesive back and clear...I'll post pics if I get to one....if not it is on the list for crafting through next year!  I'm makin' one for my Mum, at the least...the vase for Mother's Day.  =]

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« Reply #25 on: April 12, 2011 08:16:08 PM »

I made this one for a friend using pages from a calendar:

Vintage Movie Poster Handkerchief Box - Upcycled Calendar Pages

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It was a lot of fun! I can't wait to make another. My friend has a couple of vintage calendars from the '60s and one of Monet paintings that I am excited to use.
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« Reply #26 on: August 10, 2011 11:28:03 AM »

These look great, I'll have to try one or two~!
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