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« on: June 10, 2014 07:34:16 AM »

I am participating in the Altered Spool Swap. It's so much fun. You should check out the gallery; we're just getting started but there are so many creative spools posted already.

In any case, my wonderful partner alwaysinmyroom received yesterday, so I can share photos now of the ocean themed spool I sent her.

All of the materials for this spool were in my (massive) stash, including the shells, the green sequins (they were my grandmother's!) and the hideous earrings/charms that became the coral. I knew I'd use those some day!


Here's a closeup of the mermaid's sweet face. Isn't she a cutie? I hope she likes her new fins and seashell bra. She's carrying around a little pearl. Does she not see the giant pearl behind her?
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2014 07:42:55 AM »

I can't believe the coral were earrings at one time...

I love my little sea themed spool! 
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2014 07:56:28 AM »

She's darling!
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2014 08:02:44 AM »

That is just too darling.
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2014 08:20:35 AM »

So sweet!
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2014 08:26:10 AM »

fabulous altered spool!  the wee mermaid looks like she's hunting for pearls Cheesy 
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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2014 08:41:12 AM »

It's fabulous! 
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2014 08:42:10 AM »

So fun!   Cheesy  I love all the ocean elements and the use of thread.  
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« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2014 09:17:23 AM »

Racky, you always rock. I love her expression & all the detail....she kind of looks like Shirley Temple!
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« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2014 09:38:42 AM »

Sooo stinkin' adorable.
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