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7 minutes ago, Clearman said:

Are these clam shell ornaments?

They are clear ornaments from Hobby Lobby. There are different sizes, these are the smallest sized ones. The sides are not attached. One side has a small lip that fits them together. I did go ahead and glue the sides together so they won't open.

 

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2 minutes ago, Pochi said:

They are clear ornaments from Hobby Lobby. There are different sizes, these are the smallest sized ones. The sides are not attached. One side has a small lip that fits them together. I did go ahead and glue the sides together so they won't open.

 

 

Thanks.  I've experimented with snow globes, and knew ornaments were a thing, but haven't looked at what options were available.

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Just now, Clearman said:

 

Thanks.  I've experimented with snow globes, and knew ornaments were a thing, but haven't looked at what options were available.

I'll admit, figuring out how to put them in there and make it look good was harder than it seemed in my head. Maybe there is a simpler way to do it but I struggled! I like how it turned out but if I do more, I will be trying to find a new way to do it.

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Brilliant!

 

15 minutes ago, Clearman said:

 

Thanks.  I've experimented with snow globes, and knew ornaments were a thing, but haven't looked at what options were available.

 

I've seen them at Michaels too. I loaded up on some last holiday season, but I haven't played much with them yet.

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If you make several with the space fighters in them you could have a .. wait for it...

 

X-wing-mass 

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31 minutes ago, NecroMancer said:

Those are AMAZING!!  They must be so small!  

 

Really great work!

Thank you!

 

They are super tiny! I have a couple photos of them next to a penny in the WIP thread:

 

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