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Project by Mathew Nedeljko posted 479 days ago 603 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been over 10 years since my wife took a scrolling class, but a few weeks ago she came to me and said she wanted to cut some snowflakes to be used as Christmas decorations. This is what we came up with.

She cut the small one first as a trial piece, and with success she built up enough confidence to stack cut the two larger ones. She then painted all of the surfaces both sides, and applied glitter glue to make them sparkle. We hung them with white ribbon from our chandelier in the foyer. They remind of a mobile as they gently turn and reflect light from our big front window.

Pattern is from Scrollsaw Magazine: http://www.scrollsawer.com/patterns/crystal-lace-ornaments.html

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 479 days ago

They look great! And you can leave them up all winter if you like to chase away the winter blahs! I love sparkly things and I bet they look even better in person when they catch the sun. Nice! :D

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 479 days ago

Very nice work love em

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 479 days ago

Nice job cutting. Takes patience and a steady hand.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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justoneofme

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#4 posted 479 days ago

Merry Christmas Mathew … and compliments to your wife on those lovely snowflakes. Beautiful designs … and love the concept!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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shipwright

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#5 posted 479 days ago

Very nice Sherri !!
Now I see where Mat gets his talent from.
Is that a form of osmosis? :-)
Next up you have to try his chevalet.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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