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« Reply #40 on: August 16, 2009 08:59:41 PM »

I plan to dip the shells I've been collecting in strongly scented maroon, black, or red parrifin wax.  I plan to spike black and maroon potpourri with them for a nice creepy Gothic feel.  I always thought those metallic green junebugs were pretty too.  They'd look good in a teal colored potpourri - well dried of course!
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« Reply #41 on: August 16, 2009 10:46:33 PM »

That right there is the creepiest damn thing I've ever seen.
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« Reply #42 on: August 16, 2009 11:10:29 PM »

I plan to dip the shells I've been collecting in strongly scented maroon, black, or red parrifin wax.  I plan to spike black and maroon potpourri with them for a nice creepy Gothic feel.  I always thought those metallic green junebugs were pretty too.  They'd look good in a teal colored potpourri - well dried of course!

The pot pourri idea is so cool! Would love to know how it goes!
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« Reply #43 on: August 17, 2009 09:45:54 AM »

very cool, i wish i got packages like that!!!
cicada shells were always something id
wanted to use, i wish we had some around these parts.. >:0
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« Reply #44 on: August 17, 2009 11:46:02 AM »

I'm terrified of those things lol the resin even distorts them to make them look even bigger! What an interesting idea, have you tried some of the beetles with the green/black shells? I bet those would be pretty too
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« Reply #45 on: August 19, 2009 09:17:02 PM »

I'm terrified of those things lol the resin even distorts them to make them look even bigger! What an interesting idea, have you tried some of the beetles with the green/black shells? I bet those would be pretty too

That would look really cool, I'll have to keep my eyes out for some!!!

I did a moth a few weeks ago, that looked really cool.
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« Reply #46 on: August 19, 2009 11:12:35 PM »

How did you manage to..touch them?! I almost passed out when I saw the picture..haha.. I applaud your bravery! I wouldn't even be able to be in the same room as the shells. *shudder*  Shocked
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« Reply #47 on: August 20, 2009 02:13:39 AM »

How did you manage to..touch them?! I almost passed out when I saw the picture..haha.. I applaud your bravery! I wouldn't even be able to be in the same room as the shells. *shudder*  Shocked

Oh I was squealing like a little girl, believe me! But I'm not scared of them or anything, they can't hurt me.
It's just horrible sticking my hand in a box full of cicadas.
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« Reply #48 on: November 28, 2011 04:54:39 PM »

Hmmm I wonder if that would work with some of my old tarantula exoskeletons.
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« Reply #49 on: November 30, 2011 05:58:29 PM »

Cool idea, reminds me of the old guy's walking stick in Jurassic park

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