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« Reply #190 on: April 01, 2009 10:15:08 AM »

This makes my day! I can't believe it took so long for the switch to happen!  I have got come awesome planters I can't wait to share!
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« Reply #191 on: April 01, 2009 10:19:44 AM »

I am in love with the new site layout.  If I were the type to do something like that, I'd totally snag the background img and use it on my website.

Meanwhile, I was reading through the thread about peoples' concerns for transitioning from one craft to another.  The big one seemed to be soap.  You can still cover soaps, just like with felting, only with macrame.  Since macrame is more about the technique than the materials, I'd probably opt for a soft cotton rather than twine, but it could be really cool.  You could also use macrame for soap on a rope.  Make some complex knotwork motifs and embed them in your soaps.  I think that would be really fun!

And the loopy looms?  I think you could still post them here if you threw a couple of knots in there somehow.  I bet it would be easy.

We mods  have known this was coming for a little while now, so I've had some time to really think about how to combine macrame and my numerous other crafts.  If anyone needs any tips or hints, or just wants to throw around some ideas, let me know. Cheesy
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« Reply #192 on: April 01, 2009 10:24:10 AM »

MACRAME!!!! The 70's rock. onto my daily activities.
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« Reply #193 on: April 01, 2009 10:27:22 AM »

ARRGHH i was getting really angry reading the first page.. it's 6pm here and i didn't even realise it was April Fools, I haven't left my house today  Roll Eyes

anyway, what was this about last years beef cake? i wasn't here to see it?
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« Reply #194 on: April 01, 2009 10:42:08 AM »

hahahahahahahahaha

I loooove it!! This is soooooooooooo good!! Macrame rocks!!

And my new avatar just made my day....

Thank you macrameNet.net !!
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« Reply #195 on: April 01, 2009 10:43:05 AM »

OMG I almost had a heart attack until i realized it was April first!  Tongue  I was going to write some massive hate mail...lol  Cheesy

Oops...I mean...GO MACRAME!!  Grin
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« Reply #196 on: April 01, 2009 10:43:58 AM »

The 70's!! This means I'm 17 again, right?? Cool....
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« Reply #197 on: April 01, 2009 10:45:19 AM »

OMG I almost had a heart attack until i realized it was April first!  Tongue  I was going to write some massive hate mail...lol  Cheesy

I have the exact same feeling, oh my gosh, my heart has not returned to a normal speed, this is dangerous Craftster!
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« Reply #198 on: April 01, 2009 10:50:37 AM »

Thanks for brightening my day with your knotty website!
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« Reply #199 on: April 01, 2009 10:51:38 AM »

ok ok, so first off........BUT WAIT, I LOVE MY CRAFTSTER AND EVERYTHING ABOUT IT, and i hate that stupid avatar that was picked for me. ewe Sad  i dont want to call it macrame.net, i'm not a macramer, i'm a crafter.  i dont do macrame, and i dont particularly like anything i've ever seen macrame....perhaps you'll change my mind. my other question has to be....when did popularity have anything to do with outr crafting? whats so wrong with having a large macrame section on craftster?
  so of course i'll stay an active member, i love it being a part of my life, how could i not.  i'm just disappointed,   please oh please be an april fools joke??
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