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« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2005 07:12:28 PM »

Yes, they are all handpicked from the island of Oahu. i picked some but most were given to me by a friend who picks everyday. I got the sand from my back yard Grin

Tee hee!  That is so neat..!  And the sand from your back yard is too funny... I am in Ohio... I could send you snow, LOL.  I shouldn't complain...the weather has been nice lately & I think the frosts have finally left!  Cheesy 

Thanks again... I am very happy with my first swap, you are a wonderful partner Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2005 07:26:11 PM »

That would suck to be able to get seashells and sand from your back yard........not.
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« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2005 09:51:09 AM »

Yes, they are all handpicked from the island of Oahu. i picked some but most were given to me by a friend who picks everyday. I got the sand from my back yard Grin

That tin is GORGEOUS!
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« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2005 09:59:23 AM »

Yes, they are all handpicked from the island of Oahu. i picked some but most were given to me by a friend who picks everyday. I got the sand from my back yard Grin

That tin is GORGEOUS!

*does a little dance*  Lucky me, lucky me.. he he he.
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« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2005 06:49:00 PM »

ok, we have ONE picture! have other people received yet? i sent mine on Fri but haven't checked to see if it made it yet to my partner! I'm dying to see pictures of what people made. I took some pix of the one I sent graciepetunia but haven't downloaded them yet (from my old 1.3 mp camera, newer one wasn't charged, so not sure how they will look) and certainly won't post till my partner receives. anyway, i'm excited to see the goods!!!

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« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2005 07:23:25 PM »

Mine got sent out tonight... so hopefully Hawaiilove will have them soon.  Smiley
I took pictures as well.  I am a photo FREAK.  LOL... I have a video of one them... I can't really explain now...but it.. um.. moves?  LOL.

What fun!
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« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2005 07:03:42 AM »

I'm still having trouble getting it to open after I shut it...I don't know what I did wrong, I avoided putting anything around where it closes, it's not heavily painted, everything's dry, and yet, it sticks!
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« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2005 08:23:45 AM »

maybe you should push in the sides just a bit. i think you could do it w/ your hands. i put mine in a vice to sand off the Altoid paint and the sides got bent a little but i was able to pull out the dent pretty easily.  good luck!
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« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2005 08:39:48 PM »

It's the corners that are sticking. The sides are fine. :-(
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« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2005 02:13:58 AM »

It's the corners that are sticking. The sides are fine. :-(

There's no paint, sealant, glitter, etc. at the corners?  If there is... try fine sanding it a little to "polish" that area...  I don't think a little sticking hurts anything, long as it doesn't get stuck permanently... ya sure it's not just tacky at this point?  What did you use to paint it... honey?  Cheesy 

In other news...
The tin I received has been on my desk all this week at work & everyone keeps touching it!  I keep smacking hands & saying "No touchie, just lookie"  LOL
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