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« on: April 13, 2013 03:31:44 PM »

I bought this paper mache skull at Michael's and hot glued sequins onto it, then glued the skull to a candle stick. It took me 23 hours. I used two sizes of sequins because I ended up not having enough to finish it with the large ones but it's awesome anyway. I finished the face in one eight hour sitting while watching an mtv count down and the biography channel.









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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2013 03:47:21 PM »

Love it! I especially love how you did the jaw line.
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2013 05:27:46 PM »

Your perseverance really paid off because this. Is. Awesome. *rocks!
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2013 05:58:56 PM »

Wow, awesome! I'd be burnt so bad if I attempted to hotglue that many things on something.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2013 07:33:01 PM »

I would have just used the sequins that come on a string, so I'm amazed that you put them on each individually.  Wowza!
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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2013 08:14:00 PM »

This is so cool! Looks great & must've taken a lot of patience!
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2013 09:14:03 AM »

Holy skulls!  It's amazing that you did all those sequins individually!  I think I might need a neck and shoulder rub just from reading about your 8-hour session.  This rocks and so do you!
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« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2013 12:04:53 AM »

Thanks for all the awesome comments y'all! That totally makes all the hours worth it. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2013 06:25:37 PM »

Wow! That required some serious patience didn't it?? It was worth it because it turned out really cool.
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« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2013 10:21:27 PM »

Wow!  This is some serious sequining...I think its amazing that you put them on individually teapot!  Time consuming but very worth it Grin
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« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2013 12:42:43 PM »

Very awesome skull! The sequins are awesome.
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« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2013 09:40:11 AM »

He's been named Jones from the book Fool, which I highly recommend for anyone with a naughty sense of humor. Wink
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« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2013 06:32:40 PM »

Christopher Moore's Fool? I just bought that to read!

This is an amazing project teapot. I love your brain. Grin
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« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2013 08:36:50 AM »

Christopher Moore's Fool? I just bought that to read!

This is an amazing project teapot. I love your brain. Grin

I know you'll love it! It's hilarious
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Wow, that's the sort of tedious project that draws attention and looks beautiful because of its simplicity--simple and intricate at the same time. Great job! I love it!
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