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« Reply #470 on: February 06, 2013 07:40:08 AM »

My mother works at the business office for a school and I'm giving her all of my clay to bring in to work to donate to the art class. that way I don't have to feel bad about just throwing it away (most hasn't even been opened!) and I free up lots of space. All of it filled a medium sized flat rate shipping box. I bought the clay a few years ago off of Ebay for about $20. I have decided that I just don't do enough with clay (or anything at all really) so I want it gone. A couple months ago I did buy some paper clay but that is for when I do mods and props for the dolls that I collect. So I only have that one block of clay as opposed to a huge box full.

My mother also destashed six skeins of yarn for me. She crocheted a scarf and is donating it like I do with the scarves I make. ^.^
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« Reply #471 on: February 06, 2013 08:19:24 AM »

300?!?! I wonder how many broken crayons Little Bean has. How did you melt them? Stove top?

It took 3 gallon sized bags of bits and pieces to make these  Shocked
I melt them in the oven in a throwaway aluminum cinnamon roll pan. Heat at 275 until melted. Pour into silicone molds. Once you use a mold for crayons don't use it for food! I find shaped molds in the Target Dollar spot and at the Dollar Tree.
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« Reply #472 on: February 06, 2013 11:27:04 AM »

Inspirational CLM!  I hope to get my space into this kind of shape....though I need a special area just for the crafty bits you've sent me in the past Grin
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« Reply #473 on: February 06, 2013 12:09:55 PM »

OOooh those colour coordinated and very tidy beads.... be still my beating heart!  Wink
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« Reply #474 on: February 06, 2013 01:44:26 PM »

heheeh The Ultimate craftster greeting/blessing, "My Stash Is Your Stash Grin
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« Reply #475 on: February 06, 2013 02:09:39 PM »

CLM!  i think that`s the most organized I`ve seen you!  I think the last time (I saw) you posted there was a heck of a lot more, and a lot more random.  Great job!
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« Reply #476 on: February 07, 2013 09:54:40 AM »

lol--I am sure people would recognize some of your stash in my stash, CLM! Cheesy

Although, I have to say, I have used up a lot of what you sent--snaps, magnets, flannel bits, ribbons---I think sometimes it is easier to use up what other people send...why is that? Cheesy

Looking good and organized, btw!
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« Reply #477 on: February 07, 2013 10:07:40 AM »

I think it's because other peoples stash is new & exciting to us and ours is the same old stale supplies.
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« Reply #478 on: February 07, 2013 12:30:33 PM »

I know what you mean--I was so excited at the thought of using up a lot of stash by making fabric bowls for a swap...in reality, I think I might have used up a yard...then I made scrappy pouches using some kimono fabric scraps...looks like I did not even touch it...I love your box of Teesha Moore pillows/patches....I have a jar of yo-yos and should do a jar of those as well...Cheesy Small, but steady?
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« Reply #479 on: February 07, 2013 12:52:49 PM »

I do love the fabric bowls for using up scraps, though.  Since I don't really quilt or anything, that's about the only thing I use scraps for.  Somewhere I've got a whole bunch of cord so I can make a bunch for our charity auction in October.  Maybe I should get on that now, and maybe it'll get done in time.  Wink
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