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How I Make Copper Daffodils

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How I Make Copper Daffodils

How I made a copper daffodil out of reclaimed copper metal. Recycling is beautiful!

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Carving and Casting Axe Pendants

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Carving and Casting Axe Pendants

Sharing a behind the scenes on how I made these Axe Pendants. From carving the wax to casting and clean up.

Hope you enjoy.

LLA

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Baseball Bat Crosses - Custom Made by LoraLeeArtist

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Baseball Bat Crosses - Custom Made by LoraLeeArtist

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Baseball Cross - Work In Progress

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Baseball Cross - Work In Progress

I carved this Baseball Cross out of wax and used this to create a sterling silver version. Sandcasting is great fun and it's always exciting at the end to open it up and see the results. Now it just needs some clean up, a jump ring bail added and ready to go.

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Tiny Leaves, Big Growth

Tiny Leaves, Big Growth

I love tiny leaves. They always make me think about my garden, watching little seeds sprout through the dirt. Every day you can see they have grown just a bit more. We are like that too. Everyday we have a chance to grow as a person or to wither. I choose to grow. I choose to immerse myself in things that bring me joy. To surround myself with people that inspire and uplift me. I hope you choose to grow where ever you are in life.  

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