Prints and a Glass Paperweight + $100 Giveaway

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Do you remember the glass paperweights I made using glass from a thrift store light fixture?  The project was easy to make once you found a light fixture like I did that had pieces of beveled glass.  Finding the glass could be hit or miss.

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I found a way to create the same project and not have to go in search of beat up old lights to salvage the glass. Tiny Prints.com carries many home decor products and one of them is beveled glass prints that you can design.

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When you view the products on the TinyPrints site, you may think you can only use photos to create and personalize their products, but you are only limited by your imagination.

Instead of personalizing their glass prints with a photo, I decided to create the words “To Do” with a border of dots in Photoshop and saved it as a jpeg to download to Tiny Prints. In less than a week I had a piece of beveled glass with the image to make a paperweight for my twin sister. When we get together, we like to give each other little gifts that we call “sister surprises”. I made the recipe frame for my younger sister and now I have the paperweight to give my twin sis.

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With some decoupage medium, scissors, and glue I had myself a brand new paperweight for my sister’s desk with only a little craftiness needed, since TinyPrints did the hard work. … 

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