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« on: March 02, 2011 05:35:06 PM »

I made this for my little girl who has not had the greatest winter season as far as her health goes, so to take her mind of her aches & pains & to get her to fall asleep, I made her a jar of glowing stars as a nightlight...and wasn't planning on entering it in the contest, but why not? It's totally fun!

I just took some clear glittered resin stars I had & tossed them into a canning jar with one of those battery run tealights you'd put in a jack o lantern. It flickers & glows like magic!



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And she fell asleep in no time at all with her eyelids getting heavier & heavier watching the star jar twinkling.


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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2011 05:43:13 PM »

That's adorable. Very simple and clever. Hope your girl feels better soon!
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2011 05:58:56 PM »

That's adorable. Very simple and clever. Hope your girl feels better soon!

Thank you! She is improving, so I am hopeful!
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2011 06:21:05 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2011 06:21:49 PM »

thats wonderful!!!
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What a great idea! That is so cool!
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My father was the one to bring magic into my childhood and there is a special place in my heart for anything/anyone that introduces a bit of magic into a child's life.

I think this project does that -- I absolutely love it!
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2011 05:27:44 AM »

Thank you for the awesome compliments everyone!

My father was the one to bring magic into my childhood and there is a special place in my heart for anything/anyone that introduces a bit of magic into a child's life.

I think this project does that -- I absolutely love it!
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2011 05:54:37 AM »

I absolutely LOVE this project. I want jars and jars of stars for my house.
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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2011 06:02:55 AM »

I absolutely LOVE this project. I want jars and jars of stars for my house.

Wouldn't they look cool all lined up in a row on a windowsill? Or as replacements for candles in romantical settings in the bedroom or a quiet 'calgon take me away' bath. They'd be pretty to place on tables at wedding receptions... I could go on and on about how many uses folks could have for these!  Cheesy
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