Looked though my stash & came up with this....

shpnquen(z5, IN)January 19, 2011

I was trying to make some room in one of my craft cabinets a couple of weeks ago & discovered I had a stash of many clear glass pieces, among other colors as well, & thought I really need to make a totem out of these. I like the look of it resembling a sort of gazing ball on a stand. I added some leftover glass gems to give it a little color because the globe piece had round flat spots that were calling for something else pretty to be added to them. I'm debating about adding more gems to the tips of the bottom dish, but haven't decided if it would do any good with that part possibly sitting on the ground.

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leveta(6)

I like it!!

    Bookmark   January 19, 2011 at 8:24PM
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sunnyca_gw

Very attractive as is!! The ones on bottom would get dirty or not show. I would leave it alone!! Jan

    Bookmark   January 19, 2011 at 9:17PM
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excessfroufrou(7)

Very, very pretty, the blue is just the right touch of color.
Frou

    Bookmark   January 19, 2011 at 9:41PM
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mary2010(9 FL)

Pretty . . .kinda reminds me of a disco ball (haha).

    Bookmark   January 19, 2011 at 10:16PM
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marylee_2010

shpnquen - That totem is absolutely beautiful. The gems give just the right touch. Thank you for sharing. - Marylee

    Bookmark   January 19, 2011 at 11:44PM
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tehuti

FOUND! The missing scepter of the Ice Queen.

Very nice
Robert

    Bookmark   January 20, 2011 at 2:24AM
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mjowest(5)

luv luv luv it!!!!

    Bookmark   January 20, 2011 at 8:58AM
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jlily(Z6)

Another lovely project. It will look great in your garden with the sunlight sparkling on it. Come on Spring! Jlily

    Bookmark   January 20, 2011 at 10:29AM
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laurastheme(8)

Beautiful! I think the gems you have on there now are just right. I would leave it as is.

    Bookmark   January 20, 2011 at 12:16PM
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Marlene Kindred

Very Cool!!

    Bookmark   January 20, 2011 at 12:42PM
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chelcass(Z5 Michigan, U.P.)

Very pretty! Unless this will be sitting on cement or somewhere it won't get dirty (as suggested by sunnyca)I think I would leave it as is.

    Bookmark   January 20, 2011 at 3:13PM
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goldenpond((Vero.Beach FL 9b))

Looks very REGAL and Victorian

    Bookmark   January 20, 2011 at 9:21PM
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puggranny(Zone 8)

Love it!!!! Looks great to me!!!!

    Bookmark   January 21, 2011 at 12:16AM
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Calamity_J(z7bc)

LOL! Ditto what Robert said! Very nice!

    Bookmark   January 21, 2011 at 12:15PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Very elegant. What a great idea to make it with a ball on top. Illove the blue too!
Kathy

    Bookmark   January 21, 2011 at 2:49PM
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nonacook(8bFL)

If you put in on a large microwave plate, and do NOT bury the plate, it will help keep the rain/dirt from splashing onto the totem, and getting it dirty.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2011 at 10:27AM
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shpnquen(z5, IN)

I tried to respond with a huge thanks yesterday, but my computer wasn't playing nice...humpf!

@ Robert- LOL!! I think you are so right about that, and the Ice Queen can't be far away considering the frigid sub-zero temps we've had here the past few days!! I got news for her though, she's NOT getting her scepter back!

@ nonacook, I was just thinking about that when I spotted one at the Habitat restore the other day & thought it would be perfect for this if the microwave plate was upside down. We'll see when the snow clears & spring rains subside before I decide on what to do.

Now I'm thinking about what to do with the next one on the list!!

    Bookmark   January 22, 2011 at 9:38PM
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azcactusflower

Absolutely stunning!! It will certainly standout in your garden. Will glisten with sun shing through it. Luv it!!

    Bookmark   January 23, 2011 at 11:52AM
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