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Denise808

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Reply #30 on: December 15, 2015, 01:50:05 PM
Thank you Patricia! So glad I decided to try this class :). I know you'll be creating your sunflower in a few months and I look forward to seeing it! Hope you have as much fun as I did...
Glad you like the new avatar. Life is different, so time for a new pic too  ;)

Mea, thank you too! Yes, you have to try this one - go for it and post!
And yes, let's get Liz and meet up again. Maybe early February? Look forward to seeing you guys!
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Reply #31 on: December 17, 2015, 11:30:47 AM
lovely job Denise :clap: :clap: :clap: , at that size it would make a lovely gift O0


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Reply #32 on: December 17, 2015, 05:44:43 PM
Thank you Nolan! Now off to create a seascape...
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Reply #33 on: December 21, 2015, 12:59:48 AM
You always do your nice work, Denise!  I like the display stand; I use those for my Chinese platters in my China hutch.
 :flowers: -Liz


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Reply #34 on: December 23, 2015, 04:40:27 PM
I got a little ahead of myself on this one.  I should have played the video before starting as I did not have all the supplies.

I made some interesting substitutions - pop corn kernels for the pipe cleaners and flax seed for the beads.  Necessity was definitely the mother of invention for this one!


I see now all the ways I could have made this better, but it still was a fascinating lesson.

My fingers are quite clumsy when it comes to handling small things so it has a sort of hackneyed look to it.

But, I like it, I really do.    Thanks, Nolan.  Cool, cool!!

aloha

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Reply #35 on: December 23, 2015, 05:47:23 PM
Mea, what a great idea to use the corn and the flax seeds.  It looks wonderful.

 :clap: very well done.

I finally got the supply...
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #36 on: December 23, 2015, 09:14:10 PM
Hi Liz, thank you! I was lucky to have that stand just sitting around and finally put it to use  :)

Mea, I love your sunflower! Flaxseeds and kernals, how perfect is that? Beautiful work.
I just got my seashells and "sand" from Ben Franklin today. Felt a little silly buying those supplies and living in HI  :P
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Reply #37 on: December 23, 2015, 10:04:52 PM
Mahalo, Denise.  The sunflower was fun.  Will work on the seascape in the next few days.  Hopefully, I can "shop" on the beach near my house for the shells and sand.  Maybe I'll substitute beach glass for the shells.  They are hard to come by "in the wild."

Thanks, Annie.  Lucky I like pop corn and flax seed.  They seemed perfect for that use.

aloha

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Reply #38 on: December 24, 2015, 05:16:41 AM
Nice sunflower Mea,  that is what crafting is all about ( finding what is avalable arround the house). Well done. :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Reply #39 on: December 24, 2015, 06:31:10 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Mea, it is BEAUTIFUL and the fact that you had to substitute a few things, just makes it all the more interesting and creative.  Great job.  Can't wait for April when I will be able to have a go at it.


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Reply #40 on: December 24, 2015, 07:21:09 AM
Thanks, Patricia and Danielle.  Was nice to work on something totally different than I had ever done.  Real skill builder lessons.

aloha

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Reply #41 on: December 24, 2015, 07:22:27 AM
Way to go Mea. Good imagination.  O0


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Reply #42 on: December 24, 2015, 07:57:36 AM
Thanks, Nina.  I just hope they don't sprout!

aloha

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Reply #43 on: December 24, 2015, 08:26:51 AM
Mea,
If you think finding seashells and sand is hard to come by in the wild... try on the attached photo.
 :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:

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Cheers, Annie
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Reply #44 on: December 24, 2015, 12:50:01 PM
Annie look what we have here in gatineau/Ottawa on Christmas eve. Never seen before 16 degrees and very windy,
But MEA will not find sheels here.   
Merry Christmas to all.
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