My BB so far

kattydidJune 21, 2007

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luvstocraft

That is looking so good. You'll have to give us all the details on how you are putting the pics on the back of the half marbles. Did you cut up actual pics, or just do it somehow on your computer? Now I'm curious. That will be so fun for everyone. Luvs

    Bookmark   June 21, 2007 at 10:39PM
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craftylady-2006

AWESOME, that is looking so fantastic!!!

    Bookmark   June 22, 2007 at 6:37AM
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thrift_shop_romantic

Good grief, that looks like a lot of work went into it already!

--Jenn

    Bookmark   June 22, 2007 at 12:47PM
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oddie

wow ,after all that work I have to ask how well the photos will hold up in the weather, will the sun fade the photos? and how did you seal the back of the photo, what a wonderful idea and way to display all those cute family photos we all have plenty of, yes please tell us all the details!
Happy Crafting
Oddie

    Bookmark   June 25, 2007 at 9:02AM
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princesssusan

how come I cant see the pic?

    Bookmark   June 26, 2007 at 9:32PM
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kattydid

Sorry my cookies got disabled somehow,

    Bookmark   June 27, 2007 at 6:58AM
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elliejo_2007

what a Beautiful bowling ball!!!!!!!!!!! You did a great job. What a time consuming job that was but it was sure worth it. That is a great idea. I have done bowling balls but I would have never thought of anything like that. I didn't have any luck with gluing the marbles on. I used the silicone clear for windows and it just didn't work, The marbles started falling off the first summer, That is when I decided to paint them to look like different things.My painted bowling balls are on my website.

elliejo
www.elliesretirementdreamcrafts.com

    Bookmark   June 27, 2007 at 9:33AM
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Lara

I've seen this done on hair clips and bracelets, but never on bowling balls! I too wonder how long till the weather eats up the photos. I've had bad luck with the GE silicone also. I started losing my marbles within a year after I glued them on. But then, I did leave the bb out all year round. Good luck with yours!

    Bookmark   July 4, 2007 at 9:38PM
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toomuchglass

Quote ---

" I started losing my marbles "


I lost mine a long time ago !!! ROFL !!!
    Bookmark   July 5, 2007 at 11:00AM
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njtomboy

hahahaa "marbles lost"

That's cute. I just bought the GE II Silicone glue to try... I orig. had the GE I but was told it doesn't hold as well... I guess I will either return the GE I or keep it for a less stressful job.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2007 at 4:09PM
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bulldinkie

Tell us how this is done........Do you just shrink photo and glue on pebble?

    Bookmark   July 6, 2007 at 10:14AM
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surfergal

nasic link for pic magnets is below if you are inkjet printing, you will probably need to use a clear sealer to keep the ink from running

alt links
http://www.littlecabbage.com/diy/marbles.html
http://www.kidsdomain.com/craft/marble-magnets.html

marble bowling ball instructions
http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/lists/junk/2002032841010371.html

Here is a link that might be useful: link to marble magnets

    Bookmark   July 7, 2007 at 9:42AM
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