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Topic: Thrifty crafting! Beads, thrift store finds, plastic animals.  (Read 2261 times)
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« on: January 17, 2009 08:19:55 AM »

I found these gold shells at a local thrift store for $0.60/each.  Each one has a hanger on the back.  My roommate has a TON of beads she recently gave me, many of which she's had for more than 10 years.  (not kidding)  I found the animals at a dollar store.  I used hot glue.

This is my first post, so I'm not sure if this is the correct forum to post in.








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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2009 08:34:00 AM »

I love these little mosaics!  They are so shiny and wonderful  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2009 08:53:24 AM »

These are great!   Smiley
What are you going to do with them? When I first saw them, I thought they would make for very festive night lights.
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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2009 08:57:32 AM »

HIPPO HIPPO HIPPO <33333 Too cute! I second the what are you going to use them for?
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2009 09:07:32 AM »

Oh I like the idea of making them night lights.

Right now they're justing sitting on my counter.  I'm going to hang them up somewhere, but where?
...that is, unless I think of something better to do with them.

Thanks for your comments!
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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2009 10:20:18 AM »

hahaha! these are AWESOME!!!  I heart plastic animals.
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2009 12:34:36 PM »

They are fantastic!  Shiny, thrifty, what more could you want?  Beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2009 05:31:30 PM »

Awesome job!  Great idea with the animals, the hippo is my favorite.
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« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2010 12:48:38 PM »

You could send the pick of the giraffe to this guy

http://www.onemilliongiraffes.com/

and make him happy.

OO and they are really cool I think.  They would be great to get in a circus swap or something
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« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2010 01:26:50 PM »

I would totally want something like that in my kids' bathroom.  If I had kids...
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