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Old 09-11-2005, 06:57 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I did it today..well actually my 11year old daughter did it...it came out great and now I just have to let it set for a couple days and paint it. Any suggestions as to how I should decorate it?

This baby was concieved on the full moon so there will be a moon theme on it. Maybe her birth month flowers...if I can figure out what October flower is...anyone know?

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I found this cool link:
Birth Month Flowers

Says October's flower is Calendula, there's a picture on the sight too.

 

 
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oh...I have a lot in my front yard...I will dry some...yippee!

Thanks for the link!
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very cool have fun!!!
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Pics, please!
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Pics, please!

Oh, absolutely..once it's all done I will post pics!
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So cool.
I want to do one, but don't know if I'll ever find the time! :P Or money. :P

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So cool.
I want to do one, but don't know if I'll ever find the time! :P Or money. :P
The kit I got cost $65...but I think you could get it much cheaper...I have been looking for the plaster tape online but can't find a supplier...I am going to look into a health supply store, a friend of mine manages one...it's the same plaster tape they use for casts on broken limbs...

I am curious as to the actual cost...3 rolls of plaster tape and a small bottle of vaseline is all you really need. no way it's $65! My kit also contained candles, soap and a scrubbie for washing off after and of course the instructions...it was nicely packaged but seriously, $65, no way!
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They are $35 with free shipping here:

http://www.proudbody.com/castingtips.html

I love this site because it shows a bunch of finished products and gives instructions on how to make it and decorate it!

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That is so cool! But seriously...what do you do with those anyway? Like, hang them over the mantle? lol My husband would probably be horrified if i made something that big to clutter the house more :P How would you display, or store it?
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If I ever finish the one from my first son I plan to hang it in our bedroom (I have all the stuff, I just have to do it). That's where we put our pregnancy pictures too. And then if I do the second one we'll put that up in the bedroom too. We have pretty big walls (high ceilings) so they will make pretty cool abstract art up high.

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That is so cool! But seriously...what do you do with those anyway? Like, hang them over the mantle? lol My husband would probably be horrified if i made something that big to clutter the house more :P How would you display, or store it?

Yep...it's going in the bedroom.
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Ryvrewillow, I saw on MTV cribs that Pam Anderson had hers hanging up in either her bedroom, bathroom, or the kid's room. :P But yea, we don't all have houses THAT big with that much space! :P

If I made one, it'd go up in the bedroom. I see nothing wrong with it going up in the living room or anywhere else in the house it would fit.

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