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« on: September 25, 2011 09:34:56 PM »

While devouring a can of delicious Almond Roca chocolates, I realized a had an abundance of these pretty little gold wrappers lying and thought I could do something cool with them. I cut a few different sizes and then wrapped them around a toothpick and glued the side in place. I strung all the beads on a wire and bent it so they wouldn't touch so I could seal them with mod podge. I wanted something on the necklace so it wouldn't look so plain so I made a tiny shrinky dink heart and covered it with the wrappers too.

I love the texture that the wrinkled up wrappers create and it is SUPER lightweight. Now I keep looking at all the different foil wrappers and there are tons of colors! Especially around the holidays! What a great excuse to eat lots of candy!  Grin

Hope you guys like it! (I believe I will have to scope out some halloween candy next!)


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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2011 09:45:53 PM »

Clever! (And who can fault your resourcefulness? mmm...excuse to eat chocolate... Wink )

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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2011 11:02:41 PM »

What a great idea, and it turned out really nice too.  I only ever used to make little men and horses out of metallic sweet wrappers - to amuse the children of course  Tongue  and not to keep.  Your beads are so much prettier.
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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2011 02:10:41 PM »

It looks fantastic!

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« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2011 07:30:12 AM »

It's beautiful. Bet it's lightweight too. Any reason to eat chocolate is a good thing...    Wink

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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2011 01:03:40 PM »


I'd really like to make something like this, I don't understnad how you made the toothpicks into beads ? Can you explain ?
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« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2011 04:14:26 PM »

Ingenious! Grin

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