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« on: May 24, 2011 08:22:01 AM »

First of all I have to say thank you to the lovely tutorial on this page http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=232043.0 from lovething who inspired me.

It's been a work of love and has taken far, far longer than I ever imagined it could. On the way it inspired some trivets and maybe, if I feel up to it, a necklace, but that comes later, much later!

So that you know scale, it's 30cm high, about the same as an ordinary room waste bin. It has a lovely urn shape that just evolved as I glued it.

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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2011 08:26:38 AM »

How pretty! Is it very sturdy?

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2011 01:56:03 PM »

Fairly sturdy. 

I pick it up by putting my fingers through several of the rings: it came apart when my friend picked it up full by just one ring, but a little hot glue solved that (and in making the repair I noticed that only one of the original 4 hot glue joints had stuck properly when I did it first time).

It did survive an 8 yr old using it as a helmet all day!

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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2011 05:35:09 PM »

It's so pretty!!! I love the colors. Don't you just love all of the wonderful ppl on here and their great ideas? I'm always borrowing inspiration from them Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2011 08:33:25 PM »

Love it - might have to make me one  Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2011 01:13:39 PM »

That looks great like a perfect project for my daughters room. hmmm. lol
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