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tashaduckman
« on: November 03, 2008 03:28:54 PM »

So we had to make a lamp for class using a recylced material...for some crazy reason, i chose to use pop tabs. It took forever, but here it is! I call it the tree hugger:

I used close to 500 tabs...and it took many many nights to do. They are woven with ribbon and wire to keep the shape. I listened to the entire Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld on audiobook while making it. I'm happy with it, but also glad it's done!
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2008 03:33:55 PM »

oh! that is super cool! i love it!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2008 03:40:58 PM »

Your reason may have been crazy or not, but the result is awesome. I'm sure that it took quite a while to make, but I'm also sure that it was worth it. What a great way to recycle!
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Lady Hope
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2008 03:51:34 PM »

This is sooo great! I love recycling "junk" into art.
yours is such a great example of how we can waste less and protect the environment!
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2008 04:08:55 PM »

I love this lamp!
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Weeny
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2008 04:15:50 PM »

I call you sister in can tab arts rock on!
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« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2008 04:23:47 PM »

Without a doubt.... this rocks!
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« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2008 04:31:10 PM »

That is so cool.  I bet it makes really neat shadow patterns on the wall
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« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2008 05:31:56 PM »

This is so awesome! I love it! Great idea Cheesy

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« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2008 09:20:13 PM »

Wow, that is really amazing! Smiley
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