The start of an antler craft ~

toomuchglassDecember 28, 2007

I'm forever asking people for antlers . I just think they are just an awesome part of nature. I Asked my neighbor (who hunts) if he had any spares - and he gave me this pair. They have been laying in the woods forever ...they've actually changed from antlers - to a light "wood" feel . Really dry & porous. So this is my start of a project. I coated them with varnish ,bought yarn that looks like brown suede and started wrapping them . Now the thinking begins. It's going to be a wall hanging for me. I Have tons of doo dads - I just want to get myself to think out of the box and do something artsy fartsy for once ! LOL

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oddie

sorry have no ideas for you, but you sure are thinking outside of the box! will be fun to watch what you come up with.
Happy Crafting
oddie

    Bookmark   December 29, 2007 at 7:34AM
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sunnyfl

I did a google search for 'deer antler home accessories' and found some eye candy. I really like the clock hanging from the antlers, and looks like you have the perfect pair to make it. Enjoy!
http://www.elegantfindsforyourhome.com/DISCOUNT-antler-collection.html

    Bookmark   December 29, 2007 at 1:31PM
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FlamingO in AR

Oh, those are great sheds! I'll be interested to see what you come up with.

    Bookmark   December 29, 2007 at 2:20PM
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snolady

Here's a really neat web site with antler baskets.

Here is a link that might be useful: Wicker Woman antler baskets

    Bookmark   December 29, 2007 at 8:40PM
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