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« on: June 22, 2014 09:22:55 AM »

Participated in the altered spool swap, and hazelly was my partner. She likes ocean life, sea turtles, star fish, jelly fish, etc. So that is the theme I went with, and this is the result.
Whole thing:
spool by HRSG, on Flickr

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spool3 by HRSG, on Flickr

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spool2 by HRSG, on Flickr

Sea turtle pincushion, with shell pins & sign that is a chalkboard.
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spoolclose by HRSG, on Flickr

The spools are covered in sand and glitter. The jellyfish are shrink plastic. The rope for wrapping is hemp, and that is an actual piece of fishing net. The sea turtle was the hardest part figuring out a pattern.
This was a challenge but fun. Once I got my idea formulated it was a matter of placing things in a successful manner. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2014 09:33:35 AM »

I just love how the spools are stacked and covered with beautiful, glittery "sand"....

The real netting is really a nice touch!

You have created a lovely tranquil beach scene...ahhhhhh!!!
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2014 09:46:26 AM »

These are quite creative and I really like the sea turtle one!
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2014 10:33:42 AM »

HSG, this is GORGEOUS.
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2014 11:35:59 AM »

Thank you all for the lovely comments. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2014 01:12:01 PM »

This is so great!
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2014 03:50:49 PM »

How creative you are. Its really really nice. well done.
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2014 06:30:32 PM »

So much tiny goodness in this!  Something about that wee net is making me smitten.
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2014 06:44:33 PM »

Thank you T! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2015 08:30:44 PM »

These are so wonderful! They really look like they could be a home for a mermaid or something magical Smiley. Love 'em!
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