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yzzilnoaj
« on: October 05, 2009 02:57:23 PM »







This is my first challenge entry and I am pretty pleased with the result.
I have been working for months and despite all the midnight run to Wegman's
for more straws, it turned out amazingly well.
-yzzilnoaj

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FIRST STEP:  I started with some colored drinking straws



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SECOND STEP:  I then twirled them around a pen taping the ends down





THIRD STEP:  I then hot glued them to the shade



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I hope you enjoy my Fabulous Retro Lamp Shade!


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« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2009 03:30:06 PM »

this is really neat! At first, until I saw how you made it, they looked almost like pearler beads!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2009 05:01:52 PM »

this is really neat! At first, until I saw how you made it, they looked almost like pearler beads!  Cheesy

I thought the same thing! Not so much in the finished project picture but the picture showing them all rolled up they definitely look like perler beads.
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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2009 08:57:29 PM »

Knowing this was a straw challenge I thought these were boba straws!
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« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2009 03:46:48 PM »

Wow- that's awesome! Big points for patience!
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« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2009 08:14:26 PM »

Holy crap that's awesome!  I'm so glad you posted how to photos!  Props for patience Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2009 10:23:29 PM »

So. much. work! Good job!
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« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2009 07:03:16 PM »

Fabulously creative...fantastic job!
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« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2009 07:09:51 AM »

wow i adore it
i'm sure i'm going to make it
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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2010 04:52:42 PM »

nice project! love the Lamp Shade
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