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Topic: One of those, "I MUST have one" projects...aka, paper wreath*Now with a mini-me*  (Read 5623 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2010 12:26:55 PM »

Nice work!!! I made one of these--well 2 actually--recently and gave both away.  I, too, was amazed at the finished size! I thought about skipping the paint-edges-before-tearing-out-pages step, but am really glad that I decided not to do so, because it really does look so much better with just a tiny bit of color.  I wonder if using an old novel with already colored edges would look okay?  Incidentally, I used the ink from some defective printer ink cartridges that a friend gave me.  each color was in its own little cartridge. Even though it wasn't economical as far as how well it covered, it was FREE and the color was vivid and dried really fast!!! I will probably return the cartridges to someplace that recycles them for cash as well! (Home run!)

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« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2010 07:32:19 PM »

Oooohhh! I have one JUST like the orange one?! Oh Wait...YOU gave it me! Smiley
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2010 11:19:09 PM »

I saw your post here and thought, I MUST have one... so I made one. Gave it away as a gift and making a 2nd one Smiley Thanks for sharing.
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2010 06:31:42 PM »

Now I'll have to make one, too! Or two!
Thanks for all the pics. You did a great job.
« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2010 10:57:13 AM »

I thought that I had seen this on Craftster before, too.... At the time I bought the wreath forms but never got the wreath made...

NOW, with this encouragement, I'm once more on it!
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« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2010 01:10:32 PM »

Love this! Lots of possibilities........

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