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« on: September 30, 2009 05:35:30 PM »

I made this for my mother's birthday which is coming up. I mean it to be a succulent rosette. I made it off the top of my head. Mum likes her beaded plants in opaque beads and she likes her succulents potted in shallow dishes with black or brown rocks. I would prefer it in silver-lined or transparent beads and potted with moss. Perhaps I shall make another soon to my own taste. C & C?

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« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2009 06:00:02 PM »

I think it's absolutely gorgeous just as it is! You did a wonderful job.
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« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2009 06:05:18 PM »

Oh yes, definitely make one for yourself. You deserve it. I'm sure your mother will have a very happy birthday getting something like that.
  Cheesy Good job!
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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2009 06:20:01 PM »

Awesome!
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« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2009 07:07:20 PM »

The contrast is awesome--I personally love the black stones.  your mother is going to be one happy birthday girl!
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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2009 08:05:24 PM »

Your French Beaded Flowers are always worth the click to a thread!! I love this one too!

Opaques stand out more, but I can see your point about the Trans beads too! I hope to see it, if you make one for your self!

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« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2009 11:33:10 PM »

that is so neat!
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« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2009 04:02:53 AM »

How cool! I'm sure your mom will love it.
It almost looks like one of those hen/chick plants.
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« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2009 04:45:08 AM »

I was going for something like that! There are a lot of plants that form the rosette sort of shape... This was the photo I looked at the most:



I'd really like to spend more time trying to get the shape more neat and life-like and try doing the inner petals better, but Mum's birthday is tomorrow, so I had to rush it to the post today.
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« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2009 06:14:50 PM »

now THAT'S a plant I could keep alive. Cheesy That's incredible. I'm sure she'll love it. What a lucky mom.
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