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« on: August 22, 2013 01:17:38 PM »

I picked up three matching mirrors from Goodwill for three dollars each. These had a very narrow space to fill in with shinies,so it was...interesting to work on! Odd earrings, small pins, rhinestones, loose beads, random shinies. Glued down with good old E600. It needed a little clear sealer, so I carefully brushed on some Ailene's Jewelry Pendant Gel, which was perfect. They can hang vertically or horizontally. Which reminds me-next time affix picture hangers to the back *before* I start work. These are for a December art fair.
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Yay  Goodwill and scrounging junk jewelry from my family!
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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2013 07:23:52 AM »

I love your jewelry-encrusted projects!  You have turned something practical into something lovely to look at and study! Grin 
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2013 08:30:59 AM »

Thanks, Always!
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2013 01:47:18 PM »

Where's that dang like button?Huh Love this.
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« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2013 02:04:06 PM »

*grins* Thanks, lovesclutter!
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Love this so much. I'm usually a minimalist, but now I really want a jewel-encrusted vanity!
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2013 05:04:37 AM »

Thanks! I had a lot of fun putting together the one I gave my sister last Christmas, so decided I would make more! Plus, I've got an art fair thing coming up in December, so that gave me the push I needed. I've got a few from the Dollar Tree that I'm working on, too.
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« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2013 01:14:39 PM »

These are beautiful! What a great idea. I think I might try something similar - it would be a nice way to pay homage to jewelry I no longer wear, or single earrings with missing matches!
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