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Horse Ornaments

By ErrantDreams
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One of my partners-in-crime (err, I meant business partners) got the crafting bug after looking at some of the stuff I was doing and decided to make ornaments. What he came up with was so cute that, as a friend of mine said, "that's so adorable I may die." He's making a bunch more, but for the moment we have the first set of four up for sale at etsy [SOLD].

Yes, the corks are from actual bottles of French and German wine---said business partner has lived and traveled all over the world!
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Canon
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Canon PowerShot SD1000
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1/40 second
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12 mm
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Date Taken
Oct 5, 2008, 9:41:17 AM
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MelissaMolko's avatar
wow! So creative :nod:
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
:sun:
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AstukeeProfessional Artisan Crafter
Wow!!! They look so cute!!! :love:
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:dance: :sun:
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magpie-poet Artisan Crafter
So cute!

Pity I only drinkt he cheap stuff, and that rarely ;)
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
lol! :D
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That's so cute & creative!
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
:D Our partner might be a retired military guy in his 40s---not exactly someone you'd expect to make wine cork horses---but he's very crafty. ;)
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Lol! You'd be surprised some of the things them boys think about while running drills, or screaming in faces. My husband was in the navy.
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
:XD:
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glunac General Artist
I have one of these cork horses. Mine has the leg corks cut in half to shape the legs. I used to collect corks with the idea of doing some myself, but never got around to it, eventually just composed the corks. You two are very enterprising!
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
Very cool. :) And thank you... I just have soooo much fun with this stuff! There's nothing quite like sitting down with a pile of beads and wire and findings and thinking of something to make out of it all. :sun:
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DashkovaHobbyist General Artist
They are incredibly cute. What a great idea. Nice to see something that surprises me. :)
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
:dance: Someday I'll have to write a journal entry about how we met our dear friend & business partner, the guy who made these. Maybe later this week. It's kind of an odd story, and I feel very lucky that we met him & his family.
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DragonsChestProfessional Writer
O Heather, they are so cute... :hug:
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
:hug: I can't wait til he makes more. :D Unfortunately he's running out of corks...
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chrisntheboatHobbyist Digital Artist
:clap:
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
:sun:
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Aw, those are adorable!
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ErrantDreamsProfessional Artisan Crafter
Yeah, they're soooo cute! Our partner is making at least several more sets, apparently. :D
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Hehe, cool :D
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