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« on: May 12, 2011 04:53:29 PM »

So happy this project is finished!

Here's the full effect:

And, the "in use" shot:

And, the fail shot - taken after my dear husband pulled on one of the dangly ends:

Now I remember why I got rid of the bead loom I used to own. Other than the husband-induced fail, I'm happy with the result. IF I were to try this again, I would definitely spend the $5 to get a new loom instead of crafting one with cardboard and an old box. And, I would spend the extra cash on nicer seed beads - the kind packaged in the neat little pre-sorted tubes. Sure, $2.99 for a big ole bag of seed beads sound great ... until I realized the size differences in the beads and the holes! Lessons learned - it part of being a crafter! Smiley

« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2011 05:33:00 PM »

OMG-this is totally GORGEOUS!!!

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« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2011 05:53:09 PM »

It's awesome! I really should get a bead loom again.

And bonus points for book choice lol.

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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2011 06:02:40 PM »

Thank you both! Smiley

I just couldn't resist using Deathly Hallows for the photos.  Grin

« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2011 09:36:47 AM »

Very cool, there's just something about rainbows Smiley
It also looks like it has a nice texture, the sort that you want to run through your hands.

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