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« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2013 04:28:04 AM »

I've been admiring the birds in your avatar, and now to see them full size is a treat. They are beautiful! Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2013 07:05:54 AM »

I admire your way of thinking...how can you see such beautiful things in "trash"?  wow--I love your birds...
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« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2013 10:34:34 AM »

Oh wow. I never thought to ribbon the beer can/soda pop tabs. I have been researching the crochet projects made with those. Yours is a really neat idea. It looks like you made belts, but I wish to make a purse, but I bet I could lace them your way, and then stitch them to the lining on the edges, and tuck in the ribbon flaps to the inside, somehow. Maybe just by adding an additional lining. Very interesting. Thanks  Grin

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And...I also researched the widget thing. I never knew those were in there, either. Very interesting, too. I am a wine and vodka kinda' girl, but I will have to see at my local pub if they will save the cans for me. For those import brands we won't mention, but that come with these fun materials for crafting.  Grin Another thanks.


You could make a bag with ring pulls, I have a few different ones now. Or maybe a necklace  or perhaps a Stag's head. In fact there are loads of things to use an old drink can for.

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« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2013 03:32:35 PM »

Those are super cool Cherie!  I have a way to huge collection of tabs and am always looking for intersting inspiration Thanks Grin

I used widgets for monster eyes...not very Christmasy though Grin
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« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2013 05:53:51 AM »

Cherie--I am continuing to enjoy seeing your recycled metal creations!

The deer is very nice!

Surreal...of course you made monster eyes! Grin
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« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2013 08:46:03 AM »

Thank you. I have thousands of ring pulls to use up as a lovely chap at the carving club collects them for me. His daughter is a student and she asks her friends to keep them all.
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« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2013 10:33:04 AM »

Congratulations, Cherie!  You've won the challenge.  Can you please PM me with your full name and address so I can get your prize sent to you?


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« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2013 01:16:39 PM »

ooooh errrrrrrrr, I didn't realise there was a prize   Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin  what a lovely surprise and thank you to anyone who voted for me.  I am thrilled to bits.

edited...... I have just discovered what the prize is    Woo hooooooooo,  that book looks brilliant.  I am more than chuffed to bits now.    Grin Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2013 06:22:05 PM »

congrats--you have inspired a lot of us!
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« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2013 11:14:09 PM »

congrats--you have inspired a lot of us!



Thank you... that is a lovely thing to say.  I am always adding new stuff to my blog and will happily type up instructions for anyone who is interested in using recycled stuff to craft with. Lets all do our bit to keep it out of the landfill if we can.
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