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21  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: v.s. PINK tag magnets on: July 17, 2009 08:40:03 PM
I love the credit card magnets, and I have always loved the PINK logo. It looks awesome as a magnet.

thanks!! and the credit card magnets are actually already magnets...lol i got them in the junk mail... i was just giving a quick illustration of business magnets...

I reuse those magnets on the back of the phone books too.

Great magnets, Aimee.

and pinokeeo... your avatar is in color now!! lol i remember u from a swap i organized and your pinokeeo was just black and white then  Cheesy
22  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / v.s. PINK tag magnets on: July 17, 2009 07:00:03 PM
Okay so not the most brilliant idea ever but i got new panties today and i turned the tags and stickers into magnets!!  I thought they turned out pretty cute so i thought I'd share them.

ya know those business magnets you have stuck all over the fridge? they can be great for turning anything into a magnet as long as its not too heavy... just add glue...

thanks for lookin...
23  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Bachelorette Party Invites on: May 09, 2009 07:07:59 PM
I'm throwing my friend's bachelorette party.  These are the invites i made from cardstock, scrapbooking paper, and ribbon.  Just thought I'd share.
These are before I wrote the rest of the information on them:

Thanks for looking!!
24  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Stupid English Project!!! Why'd I decide to make an island!!!! (pic heavy) on: January 08, 2009 01:31:29 AM
nice work... i can appreciate a good school project when i see one... especially the group projects that you get voted to do all the work just because youre the "creative" one of the group.  yeah story of my life lol

but this reminds me, my junior year of high school, we read "the crucible" about the salem witch trials, and our group had to depict the scene where the girls are dancing around the fire.  we ended up making this huge diaroma using barbie dolls and real light bulb for the fire... it turned out pretty awesome!
25  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Money Bouquet!! on: December 29, 2008 09:33:08 PM
This is so creative! Thank you for sharing. If I ever have to give a cash gift, i'll keep this in mind. That link to that youtube video helps a lot too... makes me want to make little star earrings  Cheesy

i make those star earrings all the time they are cute!  it helps to coat them in mod podge to make them hard so they wont crush or turn to mush if they get wet.
26  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Money Bouquet!! on: December 29, 2008 09:27:05 PM
Do you have any pictures of before the money was added?

Did the bank people give funny, suspicious looks? Smiley

no i dont have any pics of the before...sorry.  it was just a bunch of spiraly stars and buttons... it wasnt as full as the money bouquet, but still cute.  it kinda gave me an idea for centerpieces like for a reception or party.

and i just explained to the bank teller before i even asked lol... i have to explain myself for alot of wierd craft projects lol.
27  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Money Bouquet!! on: December 27, 2008 08:59:55 PM
oh yeah i forgot to mention one very important thing...  the money flowers only work with new crisp dollar bills.  old ones wont curl up at all, i tried.  i had to go to the bank and ask for new ones.
28  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Money Bouquet!! on: December 27, 2008 09:09:31 AM
This is really beautiful! If I received this, I would never be able to use the money. It is way too cute.

Yeah, this is almost mean!  I don't think I could harvest that twenty bucks, either.

oh trust me... she will get that money out...lol.  i made sure to make it to where it will still be pretty even after she takes the money flowers out.  i made the arrangement first without the money to see what it would look like, and it was still pretty.
29  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Money Bouquet!! on: December 27, 2008 09:06:31 AM
This is awesome! If your friend is crafty, she might be more excited about the vase o' buttons.

yeah shes not crafty at all actually lol but her sister is so she'll probably claim them!! but yes i wasnt excited about cutting into my button collection... but it made the vase prettier Smiley

Is there a tut you could share? I know some of those hard to buy for people too!!

i didnt take any pics while i was making it but each flower is $2.  i took a toothpick and curled the corners in to make rose like pedals, then scrunched the middle together and put a wire around it to make the stem. use two of those to make one flower.  then the rest was just free handed. put beads and buttons on wires and twist them into spirals. 

as for the chinese paper stars... i learned how to make the a while back... it took me a little bit to figure them out but once i did they're easy. heres a link to youtube instructions:
30  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Just when you thought you'd seen everything Hannah Montana... on: December 26, 2008 09:17:33 PM
Along with everything else, Hannah Montana now has her own line of household cleaning products!! Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

I made these as a gag gift for Christmas!!

Thanks for looking!

Comments appreciated...
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