Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Old to New Cufflinks

A while ago i was sitting in church and i saw a man wearing some cufflinks. They were these huge fake diamonds and even though I'm about 100% sure his wife bought them for him i could be wrong maybe he likes them. All i know is my husband wouldn't be caught dead in them so i thought why not make my mtn man some manly cufflinks.
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Kori found an ugly pair and bought them for me and I've waited till closer to Fathers Day to do something with them.
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I used a wire cutter and cut the top off.
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I took 2 parts off of this bracelet.
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I had to hold it up as it dried. After they dried i added a bit more to make it even more secure.
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The one is not completely centered i hope i don't have to take it apart. We will see how it works.
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Now what to put in here! Since my husband moves dirt for a living i thought about filling it with dirt and putting a clear coat on the outside. What do you guys think? What fun things are you guys doing for the men in your lives?

Tara

42 comments:

  1. You are a very clever girl! I love those cufflinks! My Sweets has a tie tack from the first 4 kids! I should update that with number 5 who turns 18 this summer! LOL! Have a great day! Anne

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  2. Hmm... perhaps a picture of a dirt mover... aka bulldozer? Dump truck? I like the dirt idea too.

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  3. Great idea! My hubby is an administrator.. what can I do for him?? ha!

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  4. What a great idea! The Texan loves cuff links - though he wears them about twice a year. Hmm, maybe I'll try to make these too.

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  5. What a cute idea! How about some dirt with meaning, like from your own yard, a favorite picnic spot, sand from the beach.

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  6. Tara, I love your idea for the custom cufflinks! E-6000 rocks! The dirt is a really clever concept too. I agree with Marie Anne above that having a bit o' sediment from a special place would make the encapsulation even more meaningful!

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