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Old 10-18-2010, 01:28 AM   #1
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Just have to show you guys

What a beautiful job the Excalibur did dehydrating some Purple Fountain Grass from my flower bed. While redoing that monster patch. I thought of taking a few cuttings and drying them out, it might look nice in a Hurricane Candle. Normally they take up to 6 weeks to completely dry. And if your lucky enough they wouldn't have faded in that time.

I started the drying process yesterday afternoon. Lowest setting possible. It took about 12 hours to dry. That Ex not only dried them perfectly but the flowers stems and grass colors were kept in their natural colors. I worked on this experiment, doted on it all day /most of the night and am very surprised it worked out so well.

Here they are.

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Old 10-18-2010, 01:40 AM   #2
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Those are beautiful!!
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:11 AM   #3
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I hate to sound like a copy-cat, but those are beautiful! Wow!

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Old 10-18-2010, 01:18 PM   #4
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Glad you guys liked them. I didn't think they would turn out. I redesigned the molds 5 times hoped for the best. They really are pure white, glossy almost looks like glass, but with the fluorescent lighting it's hard to see that and the true deep burgundy,tans and green colors of the grass. Love that Excalibur.

Hubby came home saw them ordered a few sets for some of his friends.
And yes. I charged him full price for the sets.

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Old 10-19-2010, 02:38 PM   #5
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wow, very creative
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Old 10-19-2010, 03:38 PM   #6
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:41 PM   #7
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Beautiful!!!!
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:57 PM   #8
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I haven't seen anything like that before.
What class & beauty.
Creativity abounds in your mind.
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:08 PM   #9
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beautiful, I expected something like this from you wow. I'm working with some things off a tree I love they look like they have a candle inside but all it is is black beads. So we shall see.
This you've done Is lovely
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Old 11-15-2010, 10:57 PM   #10
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So pretty! I wish I had a talent for crafts.
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