snowman noddler

oddieNovember 10, 2006

Heres a photo of a couple of my snowman noddler made from old bed springs, not my idea I saw them on another forum and did my own thing, its nice hearing all your comments, you never know if family is just being nice

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gw:craftylady-2006

Well I'm going to be honest and tell you the truth Oddie - those bedspring snowmen are just darling as ever. How wonderful, they are sooooo cute, I love 'em. Send me a couple! Now I must ask, what did you make the heads out of, styrofoam and what....? How much do you think you would charge for these - $8.00 or more? I picked up some old bedsprings myself and was looking for ideas, hope you don't mind if I also use this one. You did an excellent job, pat yourself on the back - HONESTLY!!!

Sal

    Bookmark   November 10, 2006 at 6:37PM
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oddie

Thank you craftlady, the heads are old glass bulbs I found at the fleamarket, just turned them upside down and covered the hook part under the scraf, the nose I use small tops from glue bottles and some paints come with these tops also,
some I make useing saltdough, I use dimenisonal paint like snow to cover holes in the top of the nose, please feel free to use anything I might post as I said these are not my ideas ,just my crafting , I think $8.00 would be a fair price, probley wouldnt get that much in my area, I cant remenber where I saw it but I saw one made up with a flower on top maybe silk,the spring was painted silver and had a string of beads going around the coils, another had a wooden star on top , if I come up with any other ideas I will let you know oddie

    Bookmark   November 10, 2006 at 7:47PM
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luvstocraft

Oddie, I agree with Craftylady--they are adorable. What a clever idea. I had to go back and look again when you said they were bulbs! Love the buttons down the front on the one--very cute. Are the eyes little black beads? And that little blue hat--so cute. Wish I had some springs to decorate like that. Will have to keep my eyes open and watch for some. Thanks for sharing. Luvs

    Bookmark   November 10, 2006 at 9:37PM
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adellabedella_usa

Those are really cute! I love the buttons also.

    Bookmark   November 10, 2006 at 10:58PM
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bestalikat

What a clever creative use for old bed springs! I really like them.

Allison

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 4:04AM
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bestalikat

Oddie, do you have a website with your other creations?

Allison

(P.S. Sure wish we could edit our previous posts instead of having to post successively. *sigh*)

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 4:16AM
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oddie

Thanks all for your nice comments, no I do not have a website, luvtocraft told me how to post more then one photo at a time so the next set of photo will be all that I have photos of right now, have a few other crafts I finished and need to take photos of, please remenber the nooders are not my idea and wouldnt think of trying to pass it off as mine I just did the crafting
oddie

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 8:44AM
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Cheri_C

OMG, oddie. I just love them!!! I've been looking for some ideas for my bed springs. Great job!!!

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 10:55AM
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barb_from_pa

These are so dear! I think they would sell like crazy! Thanks for sharing them with us!

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 12:12PM
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gw:craftylady-2006

Oddie,

Another post from me. You said you saw the idea on another forum, would you mind telling me what forum that was. If it was a whole different site than Garden Web, would you mind letting me know that also. Thanks,

Sal

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 2:31PM
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kacram

the cutest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 2:52PM
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Frances_AR

Those are adorable, and I have to say, the best I've seen out of all. I keep saying I'm going to do some of those, but just added to my list of the thousands I have to do.

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 3:08PM
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tammy_crafter

oddie - the spring people are very cute - I did these in a more "country" snowmenby gathering soft & natural into a ball for their heads - making a black hat for the head and leaving the spring natural & rusty, Laso made Xmas trees from a green chenille quilt I had stuck it on top add rusty bells sold like crazy. i saw the snowmen in country sampler last year and just went by the picture.
Any other snowmen ides to pass along to a fellow crafter in IL
tammy_crafter

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 4:20PM
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oddie

craftlady try this link

http://boards.hgtv.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/1004031632/m/6541021982?r=3041082982#3041082982
there is a lady with user name eileen who makes these does real nice work I make some of her bottle cap pins also will post pictures of them soon

oddie

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 4:27PM
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Cheri_C

Tammy, We need to see pics of yours too!!! They sound really neat.
Cheri

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 4:58PM
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tammy_crafter

If I can figure out how to do it I'll send pics of all my swmo poeple I make. Have 3 weeks til my "big" show - have no spring people done - sold all last year. I do have ?'s for anybody who can help me - looking for garland, wreaths, etc that has a consistency of fun foam leaves - WHAT IS IT CALLED - WHERE CAN I FIND IT! michaels, hobby lobby and trees n trends do not have em.
tammy

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 6:06PM
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gw:craftylady-2006

Tammy - type "fun foam leaves" in your web browser line at the top of this screen (the long white box) and then hit the GO button - several sites on the leaves come up.

Sal

P.S. I see you just joined the site on 11-8-06 - Welcome, so glad you joined us. This is great isn't it.

    Bookmark   November 11, 2006 at 9:21PM
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bestalikat

There's a step-by-step guide to making these that used to be on the HGTV site. It's now been captured in the "Step by Step" crafting site here: Directions for Nodders

Allison

Here is a link that might be useful: Snowman Nodders

    Bookmark   November 12, 2006 at 1:12PM
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gw:craftylady-2006

Bestalikat - the site opens up but I can't get to the snowman, the page has the words on it but no pics or instructions - am I doing something wrong?

Sal

    Bookmark   November 12, 2006 at 9:19PM
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bestalikat

Sal,

I'm not sure what to tell you. It works for me. I'm using Firefox.

There are lots of crafts on that page; the nodders is the third project down. There are TONS of pics, so maybe you just have to wait for them all to load?

Sorry I don't have any better solutions. Maybe try a different browser.

Allison

    Bookmark   November 12, 2006 at 10:10PM
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luvstocraft

Wow bestalikat , that is a fun site to browse all those crafts. I saw screen painting,pavers, loved the spoon snowmen, the noodlers, and those cinnamon rolls. Is there also a place with written instructions, or you just have to go by the pictures and what few instructions are posted with them? Thanks for sharing this. By the way, Oddie, I think your noddlers are even more cute than the ones on the site! Luvs

    Bookmark   November 12, 2006 at 11:43PM
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Jacquelyn

Ohh my these are awesome!!

    Bookmark   November 18, 2006 at 11:52AM
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nonacook

I have some nodders on my website, but they are not
fancy and I did not make the heads. They are just ornaments that I bought
and glued to the bedsprings. I did these about 4 years ago.

Http://members.cox.net/nonacook

    Bookmark   November 19, 2006 at 11:00PM
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