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« Reply #2400 on: August 05, 2014 01:34:38 PM »

lol the original pattern called for crocheting with two strands held together...I ordered six skeins...it only took one...I used the other to make a hat and now I have four left! ha I am hating that color....
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« Reply #2401 on: August 05, 2014 03:15:10 PM »

You could make some thick headbands or some fun flowers with that yarn
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« Reply #2402 on: August 05, 2014 03:51:52 PM »

I got roped into making another fairy garden.  One of my friends said "hey!  you're crafty!  Let's make fairy gardens!"  So here's my most recent attempt.  Flying pig and all!  Smiley





There's some kind of ground cover (don't remember what it was other than soft and pretty) and the plant is an angel-wing begonia.  I found it at one of my local garden centers today just blooming its heart out.  I bought another angel-wing earlier this summer that's finally blooming a beautiful whiteish-pink and you can see this one booms a bright redish color.
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« Reply #2403 on: August 05, 2014 04:01:34 PM »

I love those little gardens!

I have that plant...funny, but we call it a dragon wing begonia here!  Both bloom a lot and can be brought inside for winter!
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« Reply #2404 on: August 05, 2014 09:01:18 PM »

Love the fairy garden!

Alwaysinmyroom, nothing really distinguishes a whimsical shrine from a diorama, altered tin, or even very dimensional art!  The "whimsical" is indicative of it not necessarily being religious in nature, and the "shrine" is an ancient Craftalese word that means "many bits glued together". Wink

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« Reply #2405 on: August 05, 2014 09:46:24 PM »

well, then, I am making a shrine because I have painted, glued and put together a lot of bits!;D...I need a few more shiny things and some candles and something for feet...I want to sit it on my entry way table.
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« Reply #2406 on: August 06, 2014 12:43:40 AM »

The "whimsical" is indicative of it not necessarily being religious in nature, and the "shrine" is an ancient Craftalese word that means "many bits glued together". Wink

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« Reply #2407 on: August 06, 2014 02:26:42 AM »

I've got several items that have to wait until after GISHWHES ends before I can submit them. It's driving me crazy because I want to submit them soo much!
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« Reply #2408 on: August 06, 2014 02:35:33 AM »

That shrine is beautiful... I think I have to copy it a bit because something like that would look awesome next to my beehives.

Love those slippers - always been a fan of monsters.

This fairy garden is so sweet  Smiley - would love to make smth like that but unfortunately working with small things is not my forte. And all green things end up dying when I touch them...LoL
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« Reply #2409 on: August 06, 2014 09:30:23 AM »

Fairy garden...!  Squee!  Love the little Japanese lanterns.  Super cute!
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