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« on: November 19, 2015 06:43:04 PM »

I think this idea was one of my very first pins nearly 4 years ago. I finally dug around on the interwebz for trophy parts and was pleasantly surprised at the low cost. Less than $4 each for these and many for around $2 each.



I used corks reclaimed from empty whiskey bottles that I have been saving for yearrrrrrrrs. Turns out not all booze bottles have cork tops that will fit wine bottles, so I am glad I checked first!



The turkey was for wine bottles around our house, but shortly after taking the picture I dropped it and it broke at the legs. I'm going to try to glue it, but dangit! The runner is for my SIL who has run a couple of marathons in the last couple of years. The doe and buck are for our dry and sweet vermouth bottles, respectively. Sweet for buck, because that's usually want The ManFlesh uses and the doe for the dry, because that's what I usually use (YEY MARTINIS!)
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« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2015 07:21:05 PM »

Love the deer; they continue the lodge-ish feel of so many of your home decor crafts.
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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2015 05:16:12 AM »

What a fun and clever idea! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2015 05:36:57 AM »

Thanks y'all!  I was so tickled when I found the critters; I have never seen a trophy with any animal other than a horse, I don't think. Turkey and deer are the most prevalent non-small wildlife around our neighborhood, so it's fun to have representations of them around.
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« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2015 06:11:48 AM »

Oh laws, now I need one (or more) of those in my life.  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2015 06:34:02 AM »

Oh laws, now I need one (or more) of those in my life.  Cheesy

That's exactly how I felt when I saw the pin!
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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2015 09:18:47 AM »

These are way cool!
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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2015 12:34:22 PM »

These are way cool!

I see what you did there. The snow! Wink
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2015 08:19:17 PM »

You did it! You deserve a trophy!
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« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2015 08:25:13 AM »

You did it! You deserve a trophy!


A trophy over an open bottle of wine!  Kiss
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