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Topic: Anthro-Inspired Book Stack Necklace  (Read 100315 times)
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« Reply #30 on: November 02, 2011 05:04:42 PM »

Wow, this is amazing! I am really inspired to try to make my own; this is a gorgeous, gorgeous necklace.  Smiley
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« Reply #31 on: November 27, 2011 06:54:30 PM »

I got inspired by your beautiful pictures and detailed tutorial, and made a couple syack-o-books necklaces- woohoo.  Thanks!
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« Reply #32 on: November 27, 2011 08:41:10 PM »

I made a bunch, too. Thanks you so much!
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« Reply #33 on: December 01, 2011 08:11:23 AM »

I would love the links to any pictures of necklaces you all make. It's fun to see everyone else's interpretations.
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« Reply #34 on: December 01, 2011 07:28:20 PM »

I made one for a swap partner who had it on her wist/pintrist. Then I made a couple for me. Then the gallery owner saw me wearing it, and I ended up making 9 bookstacks for her-see what you started? I'm hooked!
I experimented. Some book pages were cut from dried rose petals; perfect for an old book look. I only had a few of those. The rest were from a plain white note pad, light brown printer paper, cut up dried leaves-some I painted the paper edges gold to gild them. Broke down and bought a couple of cheap thrift store purses for thinner leather. Left some covers as they were, painted a few others, brushed a little sealer over them all.
I'm in the Wee House Craftalong, so I'll be making a few more of these. After Christmas! I posted there, too, couldn't resist.

Thanks again for the tutorial! These are fun-time consuming, but fun!
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« Reply #35 on: December 07, 2011 08:34:15 PM »

I just finished mine, but I think it's maybe a little too big?  
I would love if you could take a picture of your necklace maybe with a quarter or penny or something so I get a feel for the size Smiley I did 1x1ish squares but I dunno...

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« Reply #36 on: December 08, 2011 12:22:50 PM »

Why is this one marked as mature?
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« Reply #37 on: December 08, 2011 01:21:50 PM »

I'm definitely going to pick up some leather to scrap next time thrift store trip.  This is so fantastic, I need to make one.
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« Reply #38 on: December 08, 2011 02:00:32 PM »

Why is this one marked as mature?

I guess because I'm new it wouldn't let me post an image and when I tried to take the mature tags out it said I wasn't allowed to put in a picture... Weird glitch thing I guess.
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« Reply #39 on: December 08, 2011 02:01:01 PM »

No biggie!  I updated it for you. Smiley
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