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    Hi folks, Hope everyone is having a terrific Christmas. Mine was fabulous, and this was the hit of the night.
    My family and friends loved the ornaments I received and also the way I decided to display them. I really wanted a special place for my ornaments, I didn't want them getting lost on the Christmas tree.

    SSW ORNAMENTS 001.jpg

    I hope nobody in the ornament swap objects to me posting this pic, but I wanted everyone on the message board, especially those who didn't participate, to see what they missed.
    So thanks very much to all who participated, the ornaments are all very beautiful. I know there's a couple more to come and I will add them to my wreath as they arrive.
    Again Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year to all
    Marsha
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    LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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    Marsha -- what a neat idea !!! I know the ornaments I recieved were a hit at my house yesterday ..My Mom told me to bring them out and show them -- then they made me pass each one around so everyone could get a good look-I think you have a wonderful idea and a beautiful wreath also
    Sharon

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    • #3
      The wreath is an awesome idea. I was thinking of making a small wooden tree but I can alwas have a wreath.
      That is great thanks for posting a picture.
      CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
      "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
      Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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      • #4
        Nice way to display them Marsha. I put all mine around the tree and I show everyone who comes here. It interesting to see a pattern that someone else used that I WAS going to use until I decided to design one - amazing when one thinks of how many patterns there are around!
        Cheers. Teresa .

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        • #5
          Thanks Marsha for posting a pic. I will make sure I gather up mine and try to get a photo before they get packed away, as we all didnt get the same ones. I look forward to next years swap! Dale
          Dale w/ yella saws

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          • #6
            That is absolutely awesome ! What a clever idea , wish I had thought of it .
            Next year fer shure Thanx for sharing the pics and a huge thank you for all the work you did organizing this ....this has been a Christmas to be remembered for all time
            ...~Robert~
            DW788 and Hawk 226

            " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "

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            • #7
              Marsha,

              I'm okay with you posting all the ornaments one at a time so we could get a good look at them. I know I wasn't in the big pool of ornament exchange... and would like to see other creations.

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              • #8
                Marsha,
                Thanks for posting those great looking ornaments, I agree with Grizz I would like to see what others received.
                Bill
                Delta P-20

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                • #9
                  Beautiful display Marsha!

                  A huge THANKS for organinzing and my sincerest "I"M SORRY" to you and those still waiting for my ornaments
                  ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

                  D. Platt

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                  • #10
                    Great idea Marsha. They

                    I've got a small pine tree (artificial) that I'm going to set in the living room and hang all of mine on once I get the big tree down.

                    I have a Moose and Polar Bear footrest that I can put underneath the tree. The hubby will think I'm nuts, actually more nuts, but what the heck.

                    I'm already planning my pattern for next year.
                    Kelly
                    "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

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                    • #11
                      Those ornaments look great displayed like that, Marsha. I'd love to see some of the others that people have received.

                      I'll defintely join in next year if people are going to do this again ..
                      Ian

                      Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                      • #12
                        Thanks All, for the great comments. I've decided I'll leave my wreath up until I think of another way to display them all year, I just can't imagine putting them away.

                        Grizz: I like the idea of posting each ornament separately, perhaps with the name of each maker, that's alot of pics though.

                        Dusty Buffalo: who cares what hubby thinks, I think it's a great idea.

                        I hope the other swappers will post pics of their ornaments, I too would like to see the different ones.

                        Last but not least, the swap was a great success. I enjoyed doing it and you're all VERY WELCOME. I can't wait for next year, I'm sure we'll need to start cutting a lot earlier, cause I anticipate a lot more participants.

                        Marsha
                        LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Dusty Buffalo

                          I have a Moose and Polar Bear footrest that I can put underneath the tree.
                          Is this a scrolled footrest, Kelly?
                          Ian

                          Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by PuzzledMoose
                            Is this a scrolled footrest, Kelly?

                            No, Ian. They're actually stuffed animals with hard backs. I got the Moose a few years ago and this year they offered the Polar Bear. The hubby collects Moose and I collect Polar Bears so they go together perfectly. And since we have both all over the living room they fit nicely.
                            Kelly
                            "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

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