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1  Re: button wreath in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by mari_meow_meow on: August 11, 2004 11:26:04 PM
here is the wreath so far... i have taken a break on it cause it's really really hard squeezing out that tacky glue...

i was just thinking, they sell styrofoam rings... you could probably use one of those and then you would not have to wrap the straw. i love it so far. by the way, where did you get all the same buttons???

i suppose the styrofoam would work... but it does get dented up easily and the straw holds shape...
i got the buttons on ebay... it was a 3lb box of white buttons... i think if i make another one i will use different colors, sizes, and shapes...

teehee... it reminds me of a big cheerio for some reason Smiley

that is a lot nicer then what my brother said it looked like... Smiley

i think now though i need to find a really nice velvet ribbon to hang it from the wall... but i havn't seen anything nice enough at jo-anns yet...
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2  button wreath in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by mari_meow_meow on: August 05, 2004 08:31:43 AM
- straw wreath (found at any craft store)
- ribbon or fabric (to wrap tightly around the straw)
- glue (i used tacky glue but you can also whip out your hot glue gun...)
- buttons, seashells, candy, etc. (use your imagination)

this is my button wreath so far... i started late last night.

to get ideas::
- http://www.bhg.com/bhg/story.jhtml?storyid=/templatedata/bhg/story/data/buttonwreath_10292001.xml&catref=cat500010

- http://www.bhg.com/bhg/category.jhtml?categoryid=/templatedata/bhg/category/data/Wreaths.xml
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3  Re: stencil stupid, help in Stenciling: Discussion and Questions by mari_meow_meow on: July 25, 2004 06:11:57 AM

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4  Re: craft group in LA in California: South by mari_meow_meow on: July 10, 2004 08:07:54 PM
thank you for everything allison!!
here is a picture of how my projects turned out::

and here is a picture of the silkscreen i said i'd post... not the greatest but pretty good for a first try. my b/f and i made it together, but i'm now trying to do it myself... assuming i'm succesful i'll post pics from that experiment.
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5  Re:craft group in LA in California: South by mari_meow_meow on: April 26, 2004 11:41:33 AM
thank you for having us over sandy! your dogs are sooo cute!!
i must say for the first time embroidering and doing the simplest stitch i know... i didn't do that horrible... i mean everyone was doing such fancy stitches and those came out beautiful!!! i would love to see pics of the finished projects as well... here is mine, (nothing too exciting...)

okay so i wanted to try another embroidery project and did this...
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6  Re:UN-BIRTHDAY SWAP (sign up closed ; mail your craft by 3/24/04) in The Swap Gallery by mari_meow_meow on: March 30, 2004 10:38:43 AM
yay!!!!! i got my gifts today!! Grin
thank you Melissa!!!! (what is your screenname?)


now i know what time it is!!!! Smiley

glitter soap

12 flash inspired notecards w/ 3 designs

thank you again soooooooo much!!!!!!!!! Grin
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7  Re:mini book in Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General by mari_meow_meow on: March 17, 2004 12:33:41 PM
thank you!
the cover is made of a package of assorted paper i got in the scrapbook aisle at joanns and its called "Paper Reflections corrugated paper"

and the photo is::
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8  cute tank top turned cute purse! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by mari_meow_meow on: March 10, 2004 09:20:38 PM
so i bought this shirt maybe 2 years ago or so... but i wore it only once and i have really wanted to try to make it into a purse...
i had a hard time with the straps cause i used the scrap fabric from the shirt so nothing would go to waste... but anyway... here it is::



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9  Re: gollum stenciled shirt in Stenciling: Discussion and Questions by mari_meow_meow on: March 09, 2004 03:35:34 PM
this is my first attempt at shirt stenciling...  i used the spray adhesive on the back of the stencil and placed it on the shirt then spray painted... i think the paper i used for a stencil was just not thick enough cause as you can see it still bled... anyway... it is my first try...

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10  Re:calender magnets in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by mari_meow_meow on: February 08, 2004 02:26:27 PM
so i made some magnets... i used a victorias secret magazine and some pucca stickers...

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