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Old 12-30-2014, 11:59 AM
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Here again! To help try and save up for my future baby budgie, I was wondering if anyone would be interested in these little clay budgies.

With a trip to an arts and crafts store I could probably even turn them into keychains, or necklaces! ^^





This one isn't finished, of course, but here's an example!

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That's adorable! Is that polymer clay?
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Yep! It's called Super Sculpey!
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I would love one, but I unfortunately need to save all the money I can for my budgies and dogs What colors are you thinking about using?
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That's understandable! I'm probably gonna paint this one I'm working on like a lacewing budgie because I'm quite fond of them.

I was thinking I could make little custom keychains or necklaces designed after peoples birds if anyone was interested! ^^
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How much do you think they would be? I'm curious
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From sculpting to baking to sanding and priming it's taken me about an hour and a half. I imagine after the primer is done drying it'll be another 30 mins to an hour of painting before I'm all finished!
So with around two hours of work in total, would $15-$20 (depending on how complex a bird's colors/markings/etc are.) be okay?

It's my first time doing anything like this so I'm not sure.
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That sounds fair. Like I said, I would buy a couple if I had the money to spare. If you're still making them in the summer, I might be able to buy a couple then
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Awesome! I'll still probably be making them in the summer even after I get my budgie baby. So long as people show interest in them!

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How many months until you get your boy/girl?
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