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Not wanting Cathy at Menopausal Musing to feel all alone when it comes to 'displacement activities' I decided to undertake a few of my own today and enjoyed a very pleasant few hours of play. Trouble is, there's quite a lot of clearing up to be done and glitter everywhere - even on me!



The sun was shining too and the brisk, North East wind dried the washing on the line in no time.




I used newspaper, aluminum foil (including gold chocolate wrappers) brown paper, sequins and glitter.





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  1. Lovely trees - 'artless'- which is a strange word to describe something created by someone so obviously artistic.

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  2. I love your idea...so simple and yet so effective!
    ;-)

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  3. Jill, Sal, Cathie and Sybille - thanks for your comments. Now I want to make more!! Bye for now. Lesley

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  4. I love these. Really pretty aren't they? x

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  5. Thanks Pipany - newspaper, brown wrapping paper and foil work really well together and there's also the 'feel good' factor that comes from re-using them. x

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  6. They look great, looks like you had almost too much fun, good for you.

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  7. Glad you had fun "cutting and sticking". I've got a card I made for you, I'll drop it into the gallery ...

    Carolyn

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  8. Fun to make and looking fabulous!! :0)

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  9. Milly, Lily, Carolyn and Anne, thank you for sharing the fun! Very messy fun, though. Bye for now. Lesley

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  10. These look lovely Lesley and great fun to make. Nice to get the glue and glitter out at Christmas time.

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  11. Oh..... somehow I missed this post........... (and no! I WASN'T tidying!!!!!!!!!!)..................... they are absolutely lovely, Lesley.

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  12. Cathy (PG) thank you - I want to make more and don't have time, grrrr!!! x

    Cathy (MM)are you sure you weren't tidying? It's a bit like being a child again don't you think, trying something new and having fun? :) Thanks. x

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  13. Love em....I wish I had time to do something crafty...perhaps next year! (For now I will have to just live vicariously through you!)

    C x

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  14. Very creative way to recycle bits and bobs!
    Jaunty angle!
    Like your blog and work! Just found you through my friend Artisanne's blog.

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  15. love the happy trees. If I don't see you out walking ...Merry Christmas and best 'arty crafty' wishes for the New Year. xx

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  16. Gawd I love glitter and sequins and your combination of the two just ROCKS! x;0)

    Hope you have a fantastic glittery Christmas and I shall be looking forward to seeing more of your wonderful work in the New Year! xxx

    Happy Christmas!
    xx

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  17. Carol, Linda, Carol and Mimi - thanks so much. Hope you all have a fun packed Christmas and action packed 2010! Bfn. Lesley x

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  18. I love your little trees, they're gorgeous. Have a fabulous Christmas and a great New Year x

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  19. Thanks Emma - hope you have a fantastic Festive Season too! BFN. Lesley x

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