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Topic: Environmentally-Friendly and HypoAllergenic Nutlace  (Read 2003 times)
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« on: April 01, 2014 05:05:08 AM »

So with all the cold, snowy weather we've been having lately, I had the urge to make something pretty and spring-like.

After checking the coming trends, I settled on one focus: nuts.  Unfortunately, I'm a teacher and with all the peanut allergies, I couldn't wear a nut to school.  However, I found a solution: a packing peanut.

Using 3 strands of turquoise embroidery floss and some beads and stones I had squirreled away, I centered the peanut in the place of honor.  I think it turned out great, and will definitely be something that will get noticed!

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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2014 05:10:33 AM »

So pretty! I'd never have thought that's what that was without you telling me!
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2014 05:13:50 AM »

I totally agree!
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2014 05:16:12 AM »

So elegant looking! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2014 05:31:50 AM »

I'm so glad you all like it!  I haven't worn it yet - I'm thinking tomorrow will be the day!
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2014 06:09:56 AM »

Very spring-like!  Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2014 06:12:49 AM »

What a great use of packing peanuts! I wouldn't have imagined they could look so beautiful.
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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2014 06:27:59 AM »

Perfect for those with allergies who want to get in on the hot, nutlace trend!
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2014 06:42:38 AM »

Styrofoam is forever! Just think, this necklace is going to look just as good in 50 years as it does today! Awesome upcycling!  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2014 06:43:49 AM »

awesome!  i'm bookmarking this as a possible gift idea for one of my best friends who is allergic to nuts and oh-so-impossible to shop for Smiley
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