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« on: August 04, 2009 01:34:34 PM »

SO. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince party that my friends and I were planning was racing toward me...and I've always wanted all of us to have wands for the event. However...spending hours with an exacto knife and a dowel rod didn't exactly sound like my cup o' tea! So, defeated, I browsed the web looking for other options and behold! A random add on the side of my screen "Make Harry Potter wands out of Paper!".

So, 3 paper cuts and hot glue gun burns later...  

Wood: BirchCore: Dragon Heartstring

Wood: YewCore: Runespoor Fang

Wood: WillowCore: Chimaera Scale

Wood: RosewoodCore: Hippogriff Talon
(Note: I changed the stone before I gave it as a gift...it looks like a nasty toenail in this picture!)

Hannah posing with her wand in front of the Theater.


I'll admit that they aren't fantastic... but I am working on more, practicing, hoping to make better ones.
But please, comments, critiques, it's all welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2009 02:16:00 PM »

Those are paper! Wow that's awesome!

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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2009 02:35:00 PM »

What do you mean they're not fantastic?! They're WAY fantastic. I love the first one the most!

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« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2009 03:40:57 PM »

Haha, I just think I could have done better, don't get me wrong though, I love them!
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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2009 04:49:53 PM »

Not perfect. But I think their neat. I'd probably pay $5 for one.

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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2009 09:47:41 PM »

I'm surprised that the hot glue gave it such a cool look. It adds a lot of dimension and detail to what it otherwise a simple shape. Good Job!

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