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« on: April 04, 2010 08:01:55 PM »

Hi everybody!

It has been ages since I posted.  I think the last thing I posted was my Octopus Necklace.  That post had such amazing and positive comments, that it never really left my mind.  Since posting last, I have been making lots of stuff and participated in a craft faire.

Anyway, I finally figured out what to do with my octopi!  Stick barrettes!  Observe:

« Last Edit: April 05, 2010 11:35:17 AM by something_wierd - Reason: edited to comply with Craftster rules. :) » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2010 08:43:57 PM »

those are awesome! Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2010 09:16:40 PM »

These came out beautifully.  Well done.

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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2010 08:18:54 AM »

Thank you so much!  I have a lot of fun making them.

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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2010 12:41:31 PM »

These are so pretty, love the pearl essence. What a great idea for polymer. You make beautiful poly creations.
Can I ask how strong are they? I have unbelievably thick/coarse hair. Finding things that are attractive yet sturdy to pull my hair back is really hard to find. I'd love to attempt my own kinds of hair barrettes.  Grin

« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2010 01:59:59 PM »

They are really sturdy, plus, you can always make them bigger / thicker if you find it doesn't work.  My hair is really thin (the curls make it look bigger) so what I have to do is use a scrunchie to actually put my hair up, and then I wear the piece as ornament.

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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2010 03:36:08 PM »

Ok, I guess I can experiment... Make em a little thicker or maybe with two sticks for extra support. Thanks again for sharing. Cheesy

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« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2010 09:42:50 PM »

i love the ivory coloured one! the pale pastel green colour works well and those pearls are the prefect finishing touch.
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« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2010 11:31:05 PM »

wowow!! these are soo beautiful!! Im going through chemotherapy right now and have always been a huge lover of hair ornaments but I think that since I lost all my hair that I admire things even more. I would love to do a swap with  you if your intrested. I know it will be a LONG time before I would be able to use it but it would definately be worth the wait, they are so beautiful!
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« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2010 08:16:59 AM »

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