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« on: May 06, 2010 11:00:35 AM »

I have had this idea rolling around in my head for awhile now.  It was nice to have a reason to pull it out.  Theses are made with shrink plastic, ribbons, grommets, glitter glue, kilt pins, jump rings and thread.  The medal of service has a glow in the dark star (because everything should glow in the dark...) and the purple thumb has a self cover button, and a purple thumb made from polymire clay and a fingernail from a dollar store.  The yucky green nail polish is also from a dollar store.  There is a wee drop of blood on the end of the needle (glass bead) so the wearer does not get stuck with the pin.

Hope you like them.  This is my first challenge here at Craftsers, but I'm looking forward to many more.
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2010 11:17:41 AM »

i LOVE this.  LOVE.  there have been some really great entries but this is by far my favorite.  its such a clever idea!  bravo!  and now i want my very own medal.  wisting! 

« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2010 11:18:42 AM »

I love them! I think they're awesome and a great way to use kilt pins- I keep seeing them in my craft store and wondering what I could do with them. In craft we trust!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2010 11:20:04 AM »

harumph.  for some reason i cant wist.  fine then ill favorite them here on craftster.  brilliant project.

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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2010 11:24:56 AM »

Great idea!  So cute too.

We all deserve one!

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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2010 11:28:50 AM »

This is so creative! I love how they turned out!

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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2010 11:40:56 AM »

I love it I have stabed my self so many times I think I earned a purple thumb!

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« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2010 01:07:14 PM »

Love 'em. It would be awesome to win those for a contest.

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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2010 01:55:51 PM »

Ah! This is delightful. Fabulous idea, excellent execution. You should be proud.
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« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2010 02:31:42 PM »

Clever! Purple Thumb Award - I just love it!! This is such a great idea and and truly fantastic execution.

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