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« on: December 17, 2009 02:37:44 PM »

I am a school teacher. And I really felt my usual greeting card wasn't good enough this year.... So this afternoon, I felt I needed to let creativity hold me to craziness.... I grabed some gardener wire, some beads ( the kind you iron), funky colors paper, and my sharpies. I send the kids looking for everythin with a round shape around the classroom. They brought me back a cd, a plastic glass, a plastic box, a glass jar, a glue stick cap, and we were all set!

Here is what came out my exhausted brain: a funky paper tree, which looks like it's dancing....


i wrote on some layers, just to have fun:


I used 3 colors of paper... the kids used only 2. They just loved it and wanted to make one for christmas holidays ( tomorrow evening YAY). So we have 1 day to make them achieve a little forest of paper trees.... Come on, I've seen worse, we will have fun ahahahahaha

I love it so much taht I brought it home. LilOne loved it... I think I may try to use prettier papers to make another one.... like scrapbook paper, or even wallpaper, but with a stronger wire..... *ponders*
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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2009 04:01:47 PM »

I love that!  It's very Dr. Suess.
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2009 06:49:30 AM »

I like the random look of it.  And the fact that it looks like it's about to topple over at any moment.

Great job.
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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2009 11:38:22 PM »

How cute!  I love the fact that it's dancing.  So much potential - I think scrapbook paper would be great, too!
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So much to make, so little time!
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2009 05:19:09 AM »

That is wonderful! Your exhausted brain did a great job conjuring this up!!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2009 11:08:21 AM »

this was too cute!  does it kinda move about a little, or is it just permanently in that one position?
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2009 06:25:09 AM »

you can bend the wire as you want, to change position... Smiley so it can be more or less twisted, more or less straight...
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