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« on: May 20, 2010 08:07:44 PM »

So, this took me too long to make, sometimes I lack motivation.
But, I had these Christmas lights and this really cool coffee paper.
And these lights were born.
...WAIT! WHAT?! Coffee paper? Yep, paper made entirely of coffee.
So, you make some Japanese Water Balloons, really simple, sometimes frustrating.
Then stick them on the lights.   Smiley

I drew all the patterned ones, dyed some with diluted food coloring, and some I covered in tacky glue and glittered (my favorites).


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Covering Crappy, Bland Windows


Rainbow Fantasticness!  Grin


I hope you like them.
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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2010 08:15:41 PM »

cute! what is this coffee paper you speak of? Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2010 08:20:10 PM »

cute! what is this coffee paper you speak of? Smiley
I couldn't believe that such a thing existed, but when I saw it, I knew I had to order some. I got mine from http://www.ecopaper.com/coffee-paper-100-sheet-box.

It's just like normal computer paper (No scent or anything), with a flew flecks in it that have a sheen, but so worth it.   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2010 05:29:47 AM »

I love how these look. I featured them on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2010 06:02:51 AM »

i love them! thanks for the link to the paper too!
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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2010 09:09:22 AM »

I love how these look. I featured them on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley

Wow! Thanks!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2010 04:55:50 AM »

I love these.  They turned out great.  I've bookmarked this in hopes that I can make them with other types of paper.  Love these.
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