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« on: December 15, 2013 07:46:51 PM »

I've been working on new kanzashi projects each weekend. Smiley  This weekend's project is a set of three orchid hair pins.



Ta-daaah. Cheesy



This is the first one I made. I tried to put a lighter color on the interior of the large petals but the color difference wasn't great enough and it doesn't really stand out.



This is the second one I made. I was more satisfied with the color variation on this one.



This is the last one I made. It has a little more detail with a sprig of leaves and some silver cloth wrapped wire loops. I cleaned the thread up on the bottom left side of the bottom petal. It was actually a bit of excess glue.



Another shot of the last orchid.  I had to make a last minute repair with hot glue - you can see some of the strands in the picture on the leaves. I removed those last bits of course.



And one last picture of all three!



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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2013 08:21:29 PM »

They're lovely.
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2013 02:11:36 AM »

These are so pretty and unusual. So dainty. Love them.
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2013 07:39:17 AM »

Those are so very pretty!
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2013 09:29:44 AM »

Thank you! Cheesy They were a lot of fun to make. I'm still not sure what exactly I want to do with them. I'm sure they'll end up as a gift. My hair is a little too short for these hair pins, I think.
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