September 1, 2008

"Inspired By".....My Own Cheapiosity!!!!!

So, I was at Micheals...(I should just get an RV
and live in their parking lot, huh?) Anywho...
I was looking at all the doll stuff (I love small things!
They can be used in so many other ways..and who am
I trying to kid...I still like dolls!) Anywho #2, I spied
this cute little crown...well, it was a lot cuter when I
didn't know the price...Almost $4!!!!!!!!! For a crown
made of pipe cleaners! What pafoodle! So, I just
marched on over to the "chenille stem" section
and bought a bag of silver ones...went home and
got busy! And in no time, I had made this....






Just s few little loops & twists.....



a glittered charm & a couple rhinestones...


And with this whole package...I can make enough
to decorate a whole Christmas tree!!!!

14 comments:

  1. Super cute and totally creative! I'm SO enjoying your blog!

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  2. You are so hilarious!! You know what?? I would have done the exact same thing...lol! My sis is always making fun of my "cheapness". I bet yours is prettier too!

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  3. Wow! What a great idea! They came out so pretty! Good job!!

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  4. VERY cute! I may have to try that. My mind is running with uses for little glittery crowns!

    Shannon

    btw, I love your new background

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  5. ...but wait...how much was the bag of pipe cleaners, ay? I love the tiara you made it's cute. I have to say I love love love the "my own cheapiosity"! That's just great. I have a friend who loves to make fun of the gal who coined the term "fabulosity" you know baby-phat bling stuff... she will love that word. Happy Labor Day!

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  6. OH OH OHHHHHH........
    I am jumping up and down with excitement!
    I Looooooooove this crown!
    I mean I really looooove it!

    I have been wanting a crown for my cement angel that sits in the garden on a bench!
    I didn't want to spend a fortune and wanted something that wouldn't rust and look yucky being in the rain and snow!
    This is perfect....so very perfect!
    And will sparkle in the sunlite!

    Oh I love it...I love you!

    You have made my day!
    Hugz, Dolly

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  7. You sure seem to get a lot done! I meant to go to Michaels today, as I had a 50% off coupon. But I didn't make it. We're getting evacuees into town, and it is really crowded out.
    Brenda

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  8. LOVE those!!!! You are so clever! I am like you, I just love little things! I always look in Michaels doll section too!

    Hugs,
    Amy

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  9. That's so cool! My daughter needs to wear a crown for one of her dance's in this year's dance concert and the cheapest one I could find was $15.....to wear for like 3 seconds, I don't think so! You've given me a fantastic idea sweetie, thank you!
    Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

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  10. I love these little crowns. What a fun idea and certainly less expensive than Micheals. I must try some for my dolls.

    thank you for sharing

    Karen

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  11. Too cute! Love your "cheapness", shows alot of creativity and I'm sure your chenille stems went alot further than the one $4 crown.

    Crystal

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  12. Well aren't you a clever cookie! It's adorable!

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  13. Adorable! And the word cheapiosity makes me laugh:>) I have some of that too!

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