All that Glitters are Shiny Brites

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It takes a whole year to accumulate enough loot.

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Many pickers (that would be Beth) are employed to get the job done. 

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Many 40% off coupons are assigned to high temp hot glue sticks purchases in order to make the creation execution possible.

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Many storage bins are required to keep the loot organized.

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Wreaths in progress.  They are looking pretty good, but I think I can squeeze a few more ornies in there.

Now I just need some neosporin for these hot glue blisters.   

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19 thoughts on “All that Glitters are Shiny Brites

  1. How beautiful! I love seeing a wonderful supply of pretty things! Wish I was there!

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  2. The wreaths are looking Super! Oh yes I bet you have a few finger burns. Martha’s tip keep a cup of cold/ ice water near by when using glue gun for a quick dunk. (:
    Hugs, Diane

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  3. Wow!! You need to head to the shop!! Mom and Anna just got a huge supply last night at an auction!! There are shiney brites and some beautiful bells and flocked ornies!! Too fun!

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  4. hi suzy-
    you just bought a piece from me yesterday and now i found your beautiful blog! LOVE all the photos-you have wonderful taste in ephemera and old crusty things!
    I will add this blog to my links definitely…
    have a great day-tammy

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  5. The question of the day is: does the hot glue not come of and drop them onto the floor? I swear every time I hot glue things start dropping off like flies. Maybe I use cheap glue?
    Maybe I am hot glue challenged? LOL

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  6. That time again, huh? I keep meaning to tell you; not one day has gone by that I haven’t LOVED the jeweled mirror I was lucky enough to buy from you last year. Seriously. Love it.
    Great wreaths Suzy. Have fun!!

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  7. these wreaths are too beautiful! i’d love to do something like this, but savor my vintage ornaments too much and still don’t feel like i have enough for the tree. i found 5 vintage pink ornaments to add to my tree this year. and a tree rotator! can’t wait till the day after thanksgiving! thanks for visiting my blog. yours is so inspiring!

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  8. Great finds this year…I also collect all year long for my crafts – good thing we don’t live in the same neck of the woods. I use the 40 percent off coupon from Michaels for hot glue as well – have you noticed the price of it lately? YIKES! Love the wreaths!

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  9. I’m not normally a wreath person because I find them boring and traditional, but your wreath has definitely changed my mind! Amazing!
    Will you be listing these on your Etsy shop? Or are they too delicate for shipping?

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