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Beads,Bottle Caps and Coffee Pendants

No, it's not a game of one of these items is not like the other, it's three items,Beads,Bottle caps and Coffee that make up my latest pendant creations. It started with an idea on how to reuse a Starbucks Coffee sleeve....
and a bucket full of bottle caps...
and a just a few beads and Mod Podge Dimension Magic, I have five interesting pendants.
Blue and Green
Green and Yellow
Silver and Green
Turquoise and Green
Just Green.
All use a piece of the Starbucks Sleeve cut into circle,then placed in the bottle cap. Then I just made different designs with beads or wire. Each one is unique and a piece of art. I mean Recycle Art!
Enjoy!

Comments

  1. So clever! They're all nice, but I like the turquoise and green one best. Great re-use project.

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  2. Great idea!! Is Mod Podge Demention Magic new? I haven't heard of it. Of course I'm in a dinky little town ;)
    *hugs*deb

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  3. How fun! I'm a huge Starbucks fan so the two shades of green together completely thrill me. Thanks for sharing! :D

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  4. these are so fun!!! i want to make some so bad, they are on my list of things to make!
    awesome job!!!
    ash
    http://jaysonandashley.blogspot.com/

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  5. these are really cute thanks for sharing come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  6. So creative! I'm going to have to try this out! :) Thanks for linking up at Sassy Sites for our ffa party! Have a wonderful weekend! xoxo!!

    -Marni

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