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Post  Megan on 9/30/2010, 10:20 pm

Just found this link, and thought what a wonderful, inexpensive way to decorate one's house or garden this is! flower

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Post  Chopper on 9/30/2010, 11:55 pm

Very cool. Literally. Unfortunately I only have a 20 minute window between 2am and 3 am in Feb sometime. LOL. I really like them and my front door faces north...we shall see.

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Post  LaFee on 10/1/2010, 1:34 am

I used to do something similar with cranberries, basil leaves, and lime slices for holiday punch.

Pretty.

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Post  camprn on 10/1/2010, 6:19 am

Nice! Thanks for sharing! I like the mosaic tabletop too.
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Post  acara on 10/1/2010, 7:56 am

Thats really neat ....

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Post  Retired Member 1 on 10/1/2010, 8:55 pm

They are really lovely, but I'd have to keep it in the deep freeze! Very Happy

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Post  trustinhart on 10/1/2010, 9:19 pm

How beautiful, not sure we'll get a chance for that this year, but maybe.....
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Post  sfg4uKim on 10/1/2010, 10:09 pm

I hope to NEVER be in a climate where they can remain outside long enough for me to enjoy them. : )

Actually I understand it was very cold here in Maryland last winter, so I just might.

LOL think I'll pass this along to my sister-in-law who lives in Norway.
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Post  camprn on 10/1/2010, 10:22 pm

If I make one of these and hang it outside in a good spot, it should last me about 3-4 months. Very Happy
If I am unlucky, maybe longer.
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Post  Megan on 10/2/2010, 3:51 am

ksroman wrote:I hope to NEVER be in a climate where they can remain outside long enough for me to enjoy them. : )

Actually I understand it was very cold here in Maryland last winter, so I just might.

LOL think I'll pass this along to my sister-in-law who lives in Norway.

Had you been in Maryland last winter, you could have kept an ice wreath around for a good few months! Smile
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Post  Old Hippie on 10/2/2010, 10:46 am

@Chopper wrote:Very cool. Literally. Unfortunately I only have a 20 minute window between 2am and 3 am in Feb sometime. LOL. I really like them and my front door faces north...we shall see.

UNFORTUNATELY?!?!?! Poor baby!

I should be able to make one here by Hallowe'en without even using my deep freeze and keep it around until next Easter with no problem at all. I could sure use a little of this global warming everyone keeps talking about.

At Christmas time, I have made "ice candle holders" and used them on the front steps for decoration sometimes. Of course they only last an evening but they do look cool.

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Post  Megan on 10/2/2010, 10:50 am

I have to admit I am curious to see what this winter holds in store for us. We got just buried with snow last winter. I was used to that back in northern New England, but it was a shocker for people in this area.
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Post  Chopper on 10/2/2010, 1:25 pm

@Old Hippie wrote:
@Chopper wrote:Very cool. Literally. Unfortunately I only have a 20 minute window between 2am and 3 am in Feb sometime. LOL. I really like them and my front door faces north...we shall see.

UNFORTUNATELY?!?!?! Poor baby!

Hahahaha. OK, perhaps that was the wrong choice of words. I don't live in So Cal by accident and I should have said LUCKILY! Glass half empty...

Since my husband left I have gotten subtle and not so subtle hints to move back to New England and although I love my family, I just cannot do it 12 months of the year. I admit it, I am weak and prone to SADD. Plus I just found out that I can have a year round garden!!!

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Post  dcgelinas on 10/2/2010, 4:04 pm

What a beautiful wreath. I love the idea. I will surely try making one this winter as I've grown tired of the wreath I have now. Thanks Megan for posting this. Smile
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