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Topic: I heart Tarina Tarantino... I do not heart her prices. My version. =) *Edited*  (Read 5455 times)
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PinkDaisy
« on: September 25, 2008 08:41:40 PM »

I LOVE Tarina Tarantino jewelry, but being the poor DIY artist that I am... I can't afford anything of hers! I found this awesometastic cameo necklace on her site which I could kill for... but it's $363!  Shocked Shocked Shocked

So... I decided to make my own. Now, it isn't as awesome as Tarina's... but I'm quite proud of it. =D

Picture time!  Grin



I looked all over the place for a hot pink cameo and could not find one. I found this green one at Michael's and decided it would do.



I rarely make beaded necklaces... but I've discovered how fun it is! Although, I did get beads all over my table.  Angry



So what do you think? Oh! Here's the inspiration:



I will try and get an action shot later. =D

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Yay! I made another one, today. =D I think I like this one even more.  Grin











« Last Edit: September 26, 2008 06:42:09 PM by PinkDaisy - Reason: Added more pictures. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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SugarySweet
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2008 08:52:55 PM »

That's really pretty. I like your version, it's great.
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spicecarrie
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2008 08:53:30 PM »

This is so cute!! Great job!
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nicolatte
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2008 10:09:58 PM »

 I'm a Tarina Tarantino lover myself, but OMG, your necklace is gorgeous!!! That's awesome of you to find beads that look so close to the real thing, was it hard?
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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2008 11:11:36 PM »

you did such an awesome job! i love it!
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PinkDaisy
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2008 11:29:48 PM »

Thanks everyone!

I'm a Tarina Tarantino lover myself, but OMG, your necklace is gorgeous!!! That's awesome of you to find beads that look so close to the real thing, was it hard?

I actually already had most of them. I've been making jewelry for years now so I've built up quite a collection of charms. I wish mine was as bright as the inspiration, but I'm happy with it anyway.  Grin I bought a black cameo today so I'm hoping to make one similar to her black and white version of this necklace.
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sarahiously
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2008 12:25:53 AM »

thats really cute!
I like yours better, its not so full on..
I love cameos <333
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« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2008 04:56:34 AM »

Love cameos, love this so much!
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onebutrfli
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2008 05:25:50 AM »

I really like your piece! I love the fact that you have symetry but then there's the one charm that's just there which makes it yours! I'm not familiar with the inspiration piece but I like yours better! AWESOME!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2008 07:12:53 AM »

I like your version much better, it is gorgeous!  I wisted it!  Grin
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