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« on: April 28, 2008 09:03:55 PM »

Made up some fun button jewelry and other jewelry using buttons, mini mirrors, reflectors, rhinestones, and googly eyes.  I made them for a craft sale.  unfortunately, I didn't sell many Sad  It was a weird marketplace.  Anyway, still wanted to share.  Also, check out my organizer for my jewelry - a plastic tray I bought for a $1 at Wal-mart.  I seperated (though in this pic, it got messed up) my jewelry into different compartments for display.


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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2008 09:20:10 PM »

These are really cool, the mini reflectors and the roses are my favorite.  It's a shame that they didn't sell too well, sounds like a boring market.  Undecided At least now you can keep them for yourself and friends Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2008 09:23:33 PM »

oh my, how adorable! i can't believe you didn't sell much though, really...they're super cute!
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« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2008 09:54:05 PM »

I can't belive they weren't bought up in a second! I'd buy them all, so pretty! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2008 10:07:22 PM »

Ooh i love the googly eyes!  I'd have to buy two of those and draw a face on my hand and wear them all the time! 
Where did I put my pliers this time???
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« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2008 10:29:47 PM »

I especially like what you did with the barrettes - great job!  Are you going to other craft shows?  I used to do the craft show thing (between college and grad school) - and some markets are really terrible, but others are just great.  Don't give up! 

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« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2008 10:34:09 PM »

They're adorable! and from looking at your portfolio and these pics, I imagine you could clean up at the right shows, you know more about presentation than I ever will!!! Smiley

« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2008 11:57:49 AM »

I like doing button crafts too.  I think your stuff is terrific. The market must have been weird if you did not sell much. keep up the good work!
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« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2008 03:05:51 PM »

they are so bright and fun!

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« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2008 04:05:40 PM »

Thanks everyone for all the nice compliments.  Yeah, it was just odd...there were a lot of young people there with style...into the indie music scene.  I don't know if my stuff looked colorful and kiddy or what...another lady with higher end looking stuff (and more expensive, I might add) sold $500 worth of stuff.  It's just frustrating when you work really hard and can't seem to find your right niche.  I've never had a show where I sold much more than $100.  I put so much effort into it.  I guess I could put some up now on Etsy, but it seems like that there are a lot of this type of craft on there.  Is it just me, or is it incredibly hard to stand out on there?   I'll figure something out.  I just have to stay positive Smiley

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