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    odiammy
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      Happy NSD you all!!!! Are you ready to get some gluey hands???
      For my challenge, I ask you to create a little cozy-ness, in the form of a cute tealight/partylight, home decoration. I ask you to create at least one. (they are quick and simple) but a couple, or even 3 of them will look even better.

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      Here's a list of what I used to make mine:
      2 glasses (to put a tealight in)
      some scraps of paper
      a border punch, or you can use a string of lace.
      Twine – jute rope – or any other cord of your liking
      Bling from the April Main Kit
      liquid glue (I used Beacon 3 in 1)
      A tiny bit of Gesso
      2 tealights.

      I did do a quick step by step on mine, so here it is:

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      I started out with 2 little glasses

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      Then I cut for each glass a paper strip at 2 x 7.1/4 inch

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      I used a border punch at the top, and made snips at the bottom, to adjust it better to the glasses, without getting wrinkles in the paper.

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      I flipped the paper strip over and added glue to the top part.

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      I folded around the glass, and let it dry for a few minutes.

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      I tued the glass upside down and fold back the spippets. Then I added glue to the glass (Beacon 3 in 1)

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      Fold the snippets back and gently pressed them into the glue.

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      Then I added glue to the bottom part of the paper and took my twine to wrap it around

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      Till it was half way the glass. I glued the end of the twine.

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      I cut a strip of that awesome BLING we got in the April Main Kit

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      And glued it to the glass, like in the picture.

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      To finish it off, I added some Gesso, using a fan brush.

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      I inserted my tealights and filled up a bottle with pearls, to go with my tea-lights and called it: Home Sweet Home!!!

      I hope that I inspired you to create some of these cute tealights/partylights.

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      Krissy
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        Beautiful Home decor project!!

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        Snagg1
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          Oh Paulien, these are soooo gorgeous!! A really fun challenge:) Iยดm in !

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            So sweet and lovely!

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            odiammy
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              These are gorgeous, Paulien! What a fun challenge!

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              Krissy
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                Very cute Paulien!

                "Some cars look like they're going fast when they're standing still. The Camaro looks like it's going to beat you unconscious, put you in a silly hat, invite a couple of other Camaros over to take photos of you, then e-mail them to all your friends and co-workers. Call me crazy, but I like that in a car."

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                  Beautiful Paulien! I'm definitely planning on doing this one!

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                    oh! this is gorgeous! thanks Paulien for the step by step tutorial!

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                      Love this, it really makes a lovely bit of home decor!

                      "Some cars look like they're going fast when they're standing still. The Camaro looks like it's going to beat you unconscious, put you in a silly hat, invite a couple of other Camaros over to take photos of you, then e-mail them to all your friends and co-workers. Call me crazy, but I like that in a car."

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                        I have the perfect container for this! I'm soaking it to get the label off right now! ๐Ÿ™‚

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                          I adore candles, so will have to do this one!!

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                            So I decided to make 2…one for my mom and one for my MIL. I will make a gorgeous tag to go with each (Maggi's challenge y'all?) and wrap them in a cute little box.

                            They were just plain and sitting in my candle drawer…unused. I began by coloring with alcohol inks, dipped a piece of lace in mod podge and added it around, cut the swirls out of a super heavyweight Teresa Collins paper and then covered them in mod podge to make them a tad more sturdy. glued the cluseter together with E6000 (so it would be sure to stay).

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                            "Some cars look like they're going fast when they're standing still. The Camaro looks like it's going to beat you unconscious, put you in a silly hat, invite a couple of other Camaros over to take photos of you, then e-mail them to all your friends and co-workers. Call me crazy, but I like that in a car."

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                            craftysprinkles
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                              Those are NICE, Andie! I love the colors!

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                                Thanks Rae.

                                "Some cars look like they're going fast when they're standing still. The Camaro looks like it's going to beat you unconscious, put you in a silly hat, invite a couple of other Camaros over to take photos of you, then e-mail them to all your friends and co-workers. Call me crazy, but I like that in a car."

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                                  Beautiful, Andie! I'm going to have to dig and see if I have anything that will work for this!

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