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« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2004 08:58:08 PM »

wow thats so beautiful! i like the colours you chose.
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« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2004 08:03:27 AM »

I work at Michaels (that art and craft store), and there is this stuff there called Terrifically Tacky Tape (http://www.provocraft.com/images/products/artaccentz/ter_tacky_tape.jpg) And I have used that with those little microbeads to tape onto a votive.  If you have a heat embossing tool, or a hair dryer (the embosser gets hotter than the hair dryer, but they both work good) that helps set it. You dont need to use that, but it helps make is super strong.

Or there is some glues that work on glass, and since seed beads are glass you could put some of that on it to help it hold. And it might resist the heat. Maybe Hypo Cement would work (http://www.gssupplies.com/cement.html) Or a polymer clay glue might work too, because polymer clay gets put into the oven, and well you get the idea...

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« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2004 08:24:48 AM »

Thanks for the great tutorial!

I definitely have to make a gajillion of these.  Grin

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« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2004 07:21:28 PM »

oh man. those are awesome! when i first saw the pic though i thought it was going to be a lamp shade, whiiiiiiiiiich if you were feeling really gutsy could do, probly with some larger beads and due a smallish lampshad. i think thatd be pretty cute too, seeing as those candle holders are pretty damn awesome..
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« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2004 03:30:30 PM »

fabulous tutorial. very simple instructions thank you.

i now have a xmas gift for those impossible relatives now.
and i can make the beads match their rooms/kitchen! Smiley


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« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2004 07:14:33 PM »

I love this idea.  I made a few back in the winter for my roomates.  Then I filled them with the candle wax that comes in bags, slip a wick in and you have an excellent gift.  Great color scheme on your votives.  Love it.

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« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2004 09:05:59 AM »

That is a super tutorial, and your votive came out great!  I recently started teaching myself to make French beaded wire flowers, and in the book I got, it talked about a tool to help string seed beads on wire, called a bead spinner. I tracked one down, and I must say, it is the most incredibly fun tool!  You put the beads into a little dish of a contraption that looks kind of like a spinning top. Then you put the end of the wire in the dish, spin it around and the beads literally jump onto the wire!  It's a little tricky, but once you get the hang of it, it's so fast!  I had 6 feet of beads on wire in less than an hour.

« Reply #17 on: May 30, 2004 03:24:10 PM »

toomuchglue any chance you could post a picture of the bead spinner?
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2004 05:04:41 PM »

heres a link on how to make a bead spinner... http://kimberlychapman.com/crafts/beadspinner.html

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« Reply #19 on: May 30, 2004 06:47:05 PM »

cool marshmallofluff thanks for the link. bookmarked and using more margarine than before..hehe so i can get a the tub Tongue
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