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« on: May 02, 2013 07:50:19 AM »

My little girl wanted to do an activity, so I drew some animals...at her request on a sheet of frosted rough & ready shrink plastic.
The finished piece...I just punched holes in the plastic before shrinking it & then we added jumprings & strung & knotted them onto a satin rainbow cord.



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She was so tickled to wear it to school today & wants to make one for her friends.
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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2013 10:15:59 AM »

What a great mommy/daughter project!
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2013 06:04:06 PM »

Thank you! She's probably going to want to wear it to bed & not let me take it off her. I think the next one we make will have smaller charms than this one. We kind of just winged it.
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2013 01:41:23 AM »

That looks like such fun!  Something my mom would have done with me when I was a kiddo!  Cheesy 

I love the little rabbit charm too. 
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2013 08:32:36 AM »

Thanks! The bunny is our family house-bunny, Yuki!  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2013 06:01:17 AM »

This is so cute!
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2013 08:03:45 PM »

Thanks! The bunny is our family house-bunny, Yuki!  Wink
That makes it even more awesome!!!!  Cheesy  Your own bun on the necklace!  I love personalized pieces like that. 

My little Holland lop, Thor, never ceases to make me smile.  You just must love house-bunnies! 

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« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2013 06:12:52 PM »

What a great project to do together! Its adorable you guys did a great job  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2013 12:37:06 PM »

Thank you guys!

She's home from school with a fever today, but that didn't stop her from getting her craft on. She claimed my roll of aluminum foil & paper towels & began crafting up some crowns... embellished with gems. I think she needs to do her first craftster tutorial!  Cheesy
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