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« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2009 06:44:46 PM »

maybe you need diffuse light to get pictures without all of the reflections. you could use a desk lamp or something alike and cover it with thin white fabric or paper. so you should be able to avoid using the flash/getting reflections

ooooh I never thought about doing that! I'm going to try that tomorrow! *excited!*
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« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2009 06:47:03 PM »

I love them! I've always liked the beaded trees, but didn't know what I'd do with one if I made it. The ornament idea is perfect.

You could make them for year-round display too... change the wire to brown, use green crystals, mount it on a different rock and use some dirt or something at the bottom and tah-dah! A spring/summer tree! They look great on those ornament display stands. I think I like this one because it reminds me of a snow globe. Tongue
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« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2009 02:23:07 AM »

what a great idea. are these the balls that split in half?

I filled one with tiny pearl strands and it looks good but this idea is just awesome
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« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2009 06:25:55 AM »

what a great idea. are these the balls that split in half?

I filled one with tiny pearl strands and it looks good but this idea is just awesome


Yep. It's plastic, costs about $1.50, and splits in half. Smiley  My most frequently asked questions are "Hey wait... Is this plastic?" and "How'd you get that tree in there?"
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« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2009 02:45:34 PM »

Love it!
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« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2009 08:55:42 PM »

This is INCREDIBLE!!! That looks like it took so much time! AHH AHH AHH!!!
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« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2009 10:12:31 PM »

You just rock! I want to find some of those balls now and make me some tree ornaments! But then, I want to make wreaths, have started a necklace, have started another rose...my list is never ending... Smiley I still admire your neatness.
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« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2009 11:28:49 PM »

I showed this to my boyfriend and he said, "Is that real? It looks photoshopped." That's how good they are.
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« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2009 12:13:57 AM »

That is absolutely gorgeous!
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« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2009 06:24:00 AM »

What a great idea!  Are they the plastic ornament spheres that come apart?
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