Thursday, March 29, 2012

6:00pm-7:00pm Contest


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QUESTION: Do you like to make your own jewelry or buy it? 
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167 comments:

  1. I've tried making my own jewelry but I always seem to screw it up or it breaks the first time I wear it! I am much better with paper crafting so I tend to buy my jewelry! :o)

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  2. I like to make my own. I am not very good at it, but each time I do it, I get better and better and learn from my mistakes. :)

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  3. Honestly I prefer to make my own jewelry but with 3 young kids, time doesn't always allow me to do that. :) So i end up buying jewelry from a retailer or off of a fellow crafter who makes jewelry

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  4. I would love to make my own jewelry but I'm no good at it...or maybe I just don't have the right resources!

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  5. Buy it! I just don't seem to have the creative jewelry gene???

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  6. I buy my jewelry, but I have been know to "rebuild" it, such as taking a long necklace and making it shorter and using the rest for matching earrings or bracelet.

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  7. I have recently been exploring making my own jewelry...so far not very successful so I buy it most of the time...lol!

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  8. I love making my own jewelry, in fact, I was doing that before I got hooked to scrapbooking and cardmaking. Just 2 weeks ago, took a picture of a friend' necklace I want to copy, lol!

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  9. Buy it... all though Teresa Collins is very inspiring...but not enough time in the day to do it all... so back to buying it!! Gotta leave time to stalk My Craft Channel...

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  10. Buy it....I am no good at jewelry making.

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  11. Being a SAHM with three little ones, jewelry isn't a huge part of my daily regimen. However, I love white gold and platinum, small and petite stones or settings. I do like to make jewelry, not a lot, just a little. I love the idea of paper beads and can't wait to try my hand at that crafty endeavor.

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  12. OOHH!! I want that marathon tape runner. I have made jewelry in the past, but as I am getting older I now find it to tedious. So I buy!

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  13. I like a little bit of both. Can't wait to get my new melting pot from Joann's. It's only 19.99 on the web-site, you can get free shipping with 40 dollar purchases.

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  14. My easiest and most used for me is creating pendants using the small metal frames, my favorate floral papers, and then using the Epiphany crafts acrylic tops to create the look of glass.

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  15. I don't wear much jewelry, but have made a lot of cancer awareness bracelets for fundraising.

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  16. I have made some but it's not my niche! So I buy.

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  17. My good friend makes jewelry and I do the papercrafts, we encourage each other. She comes along with me to scrapbooking conventions and I tag along with her to bead conventions!!

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  18. Buy it! mine never came out the way I wanted them too :)

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  19. I do like to make jewelery but I am not that very good. Someday....

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  20. I like to make, but I usually buy.

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  21. I would like to try making but haven't yet. So for now I buy mine

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  22. I love making jewelry...my favorite type of bead is Swarovski Crystals...I love the sparkle!!!

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  23. I wish! I can barely do my scrapbook pages done.

    Cjeffg24

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  24. I buy jewelry~!

    Melissa
    myscraphour.blgospot.com

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  25. I'm actually not into jewelry at all...what I do wear is purchased.

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  26. I BUY IT..... I spend too much time paper crafting that I don't have enough time to take on making my jewelery.

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  27. My daughter likes to make her own Jewelry. I like to do paper crafts but I do want to learn to make Jewelry. So I like to buy it wear what my daughter makes.

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  28. I buty it, I'm not good at making jewelery. Christina ccapps35@gmail.com

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  29. I would love to learn but I tend to buy my jewelry.

    Selenaintx

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  30. Don't wear much jewellery. Usually just buy it !!!

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  31. make some, but mainly buy it. need to learn more about making it.

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  32. I like other people to buy it for me ... Hint hint husband.

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  33. I wish my eyes would cooperate and I could see good enough to learn to make jewelry but I buy mine and am more drawn to Etsy for buying it.

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  34. I love to make jewelry, especially with polymer clay but I also like to have my hubby buy it for me. ;)

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  35. Buy my jewelry ......(and maybe shoes while Im there)

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  36. I have never gotten into making my own jewelry .... I am way to busy with just my scrapbooking and cards. Might take this up some day, but right now just purchasing from others.
    Thanks yet again for a chance to win!

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  37. My daughter loves to make jewelry, so she makes it for me!!!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  38. I don't really wear jewelry--but I'd probably rather make it! or get my husband to make it on the lathe!!! He makes the greatest necklaces!

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  39. I like to buy it....Nothing like going into a store and seeing all that sparkles!

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  40. I used to love making jewelry, but am unable to do so anymore due to a medical condition. But I still have great fun looking and watching other create beautiful pieces. :)

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  41. I buy it but would LOVE to make some!

    carolinejaco at gmail dot com

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  42. I buy most but can make it too....sometimes to get just the right thing, you have to do it yourself! Love the contest....thanks.

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  43. I buy mine but would like to learn how to make it.

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  44. I'm not a jewelry type of girl! The only jewelry I wear is my wedding ring and another ring that my husband gave me. But I love looking at gorgeous handmade jewelry!

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  45. A mixture of both depending on if I can make it or not.

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  46. I make my own jewelry and like to incorporate paper and fabrics into my jewelry designs.
    pat relinski

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  47. I buy most of my jewelry but I have bought some basic supplies to try my hand at it. That's all I need is another crafting hobby. (as my DH would say) lol

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  48. I would love to make my own jewelry - but no time! - so I buy my own.

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  49. I have never tried beading to make earrings or necklaces. It is something that interests me - another thing on my "bucket list"!
    Sharon
    aka celticrafter

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  50. I don't wear much jewelry, but the few pieces I have are a mix of handmade and mass produced.

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  51. I don't wear much jewelry, but I love when others make me something.

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  52. I do both. I love to buy handcrafted jewelry & also make some of my own.

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  53. Its hard I am sure to imagine a woman not interested in jewelry but I am one that has no interest (except for my wedding ring).

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  54. I love to make my own jewelry and to give away as gifts.

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  55. I made jewelry a long time ago but haven't made any lately. I rather buy my jewelry.

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  56. I buy mine, but just recently learned how to make really cute bracelets and have been using my ephinany crafts to make jewelry.

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  57. I buy my jewelry. I pretty much only wear rings and a "permanent" pair of earings,meaning I wear the same pair 99% of the time. Very seldom do I put on a necklace or bracelet.

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  58. I have never made any jewelry but have a sister who does. I buy most of mine.

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  59. Someday I would love to try and make my own, but for now I just don't have the time! I buy it!

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  60. I like to make simple jewelry for me and the girls, but for the most part I buy my jewelry.

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  61. There are a few bracelets I can handle making. The rest I buy ;)

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  62. Years ago I was really into making all my jewelry. Then we moved and things got lost and misplaced. I still wear the jewelry I made but I also wear things that I have bought.

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  63. Both, I buy more than I make but like making it. I also make pieces for gifts. You all have inspired me to make some flower pins with a little bling . . .

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  64. I usually buy. Jewelry pieces never seem to turn out how I envision.

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  65. I've only made a couple pieces (from Christy Tomlinson's kits), but I enjoyed the process. I don't own much jewelry, but there's definitely more bought pieces. :)

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  66. I'm not a jewelry fan so much, but I do prefer to buy than make them.

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  67. I am not a jewelry maker would love to try someday though. So when I see something crafty that catches my eye I will buy.

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  68. I don't wear much jewelry, but what I have is store bought. I tried making some a few years ago, but I never really got into it.

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  69. Don't wear a lot a jewelry but I think it is fun to make.

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  70. Both - we've been trying to make a lot of jewelry lately. My DD has gotten into trying. She made her and 4 friends necklaces that matched!

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  71. I don't wear jewelry too much, but when I do, it is always boughten.

    mb6464@hotmail.com
    marciasmemories.blogspot.com

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  72. I would buy it. From another crafty person. To fine of detail for these eyes,

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  73. Definitely buy my jewelry! I LOVE the Bazzil tape runners!

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  74. I usually buy my own jewelry, but I have plans to make some in the near future.

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  75. If I could make it I would, but I scout the clearance sales and have collected quite an inventory. I have tried, but just can't get the hang of it. Something to look forward to someday?

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  76. I don't wear much jewelry, but if I do I make mine - usually with The Twinery's twine - it is so soft and doesn't annoy me like some traditional jewelry.

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  77. I love to make my own jewelry! It's so fun to have pieces that are unique to me! :)

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  78. I make some jewelry and I buy some.

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  79. I have made jewelry to sell at craft shows. I love it!

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  80. My hubby buys my jewelry. I wear gold and it is difficult to find much to make in gold. I love all the necklaces on etsy (some with pictures in them or metal words) but none are in gold.

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  81. I don't wear much jewelry, but recently have been making some of my own. Making the flowers and creating necklaces and pins and also button bracelets with old buttons.

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  82. Both, I lopve to make it and I like buying others creations.

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  83. I would enjoy making my own jewelry, but there is no time!

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  84. I can't wear most metals so I try and make jewelry I can wear.

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  85. I buy my jewelry...haven't attempted to get into that field...yet!

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  86. I've made rings out of old big buttons and the blingage necklace the Teresa Collins showed how to make. Although I have alot of jewelry the I have purchased. Never Have to Much JEWELRY....:)))

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  87. Any jewelry I wear is something I've bought or been given as a gift. I know a few pieces were hand made by others.

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  88. buy it! I don't wear a whole lot. But I think other people can make better jewelry than I can! :)

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  89. I have never tried making my own jewelry (unless you count when i was younger with plastic beads) I buy my jewelry!!
    Kristan

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  90. I love making my own jewlery! So fun, but also enjoy buying it too.
    Renee
    naygg6@sbcglobal.net

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  91. Lately I've been having a lot of fun making my own.But when it comes to amethysts-I got to go real.

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  92. Unfortunately I must buy it..... I make all things paper, but have never made jewelry

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  93. I love to make my own!! I am getting my own site up so I can start selling it too.

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  94. Both. I probably make as much as I buy.

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  95. I buy my jewlery . Love the tape runners.

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  96. I buy it! Making it scares me!

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  97. I would make my own if I knew how! But I let my hubby buy it for me! :)

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  98. I have never made any of my own jewelry. But I do love all kinds of hand made creations.

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  99. I love making my own jewelry.! Making it lets you use your imagination.

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  100. I buy mine because I have not gotten into jewelry making yet.

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  101. I love to buy it, but I have played around w/ making it and it's lots of fun, but papercrafting is my obsession.

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  102. I love to make my own but sometimes there's a piece to pretty to pass up at a store so I will break down and buy some sometimes!

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  103. I like for my daughter to make it for me - she is a wonderful artist!

    Carmen

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  104. I don't wear any jewelry neither do I make my own.

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  105. i buy and make my own. i give some of my homemade ones as gifts.

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  106. I prefer to buy it,mostly because I don't know how to make it,and with 5 kids I don't know if I would have time,lol. I do make my own hair bows and flower pins and stuff though for me and my 3 girls...and several friends,haha

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  107. Buy it or get it bought for me. Lol. Wish I was good at making it!

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  108. Buy it or get it bought for me. Lol. Wish I was good at making it!

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  109. I make bracelets but everything else is bought.

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  110. I buy it. I have been wanting to try making some though.

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  111. Both! I love beads and the look of glass covered pendants. I have made a few and love them. I also love high end gold pieces so yes, both!

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  112. I enjoy making my own jewelry as well as buy it and take it apart and add stuff to it. I also love making my own charm pieces from scratch using either clay or molds that I do and use, to add to my jewelry depending on the project I'm working on whether it's to wear or for my scrapbook.

    Nouel A. NYC

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  113. Oh, if only I were a goddess of all things jewelry-making. But I'm not. I do like to buy handmade jewelry, though, rather than the mass-produced types!

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  114. I do a bit of both but really prefer to wear the uniqueness of handmade jewelry. I'm also incredibly fond of rocks so I always try to pick up a stone on every trip to made into jewelry or some sort of display.

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  115. Jewelery making is a craft I have not tried...yet. My husband usually buys my jewelery (right after I HINT that I like it). Hehehe ;)

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  116. I've never made any jewelry--so for now I buy it!

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  117. I buy mine. I don't wear much, and it's always the same pieces I wear. Love to look at handmade jewelry - people have some amazing designs out there.

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  118. I but it, but when I have the time I would like to make a few pieces.

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  119. always wanted to make it on my own..will try it when i have free time..

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  120. The only jewelry that I wear is my wedding ring and my grandmothers wedding ring so I really don't need to make or buy any. :-)

    Precious Hugs

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  121. I like to buy vintage type jewelry but, I help my daughter handmake hers.

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  122. I am really not in to jewelry much but my daughter is. I have been thinking about trying to make some jewelry for her but not really sure where to start.

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  123. Well I mainly buy b/c I haven't learned how to make anything that looks professional. Maybe one day I will develop some skills!

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  124. Well I mainly buy b/c I haven't learned how to make anything that looks professional. Maybe one day I will develop some skills!

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  125. I mostly buy. I spend too much on my other hobbies to get into kjewelry!

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  126. I like to make my own jewerly but sometimes I buy it when it is a good deal or I really like it!

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  127. I'm more of a scrapbooker and have never been good at jewelry. I buy it!

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  128. I have a super talented friend who makes beautiful jewelry, so I love her jewelry the most!

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  129. Most of my jewelry is given to me. I have bought a few things and made maybe 2 things, but would like to make more :)

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  130. I do fairly well when it comes to papercrafting...but please don't ask me to make jewellry! My fingers get knotted up and it hurts. Accidents happen....

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  131. I wish I could wear jewelry, my skin is so sensitive to all metals. But I love the jewelry that is de from paper! So needless to say I make my own.

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  132. I love making my own... and now that I have started, I notice things in the store and instead of thinking oooh I want to buy that - I think "hey, I could make that myself!"

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  133. I make my own cards and trade with my other craft friend who does the jewerly.

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  134. I haven't tried making my own jewelry. So buy it is!

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  135. I made a necklace once at a bead store, that cost me a fortune in beads!! I really prefer to buy it though.

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  136. I buy, but I also make my own and prefer that so i can customize.

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  137. I have made some simple necklaces, nothing too fancy!

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  138. I like making my own jewellery but I really like receiving store bought jewellery with sparkly diamonds in it from my hubby too. ;)

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  139. I have never made jewelry, but I would like to learn!

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  140. Stringing is easy but doing the ones that are woven are difficult. I haven't made one in a while but I like making them.

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  141. Both...however, my jewelry making skills are pretty limited. I would like to learn more about making jewelry.

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  142. I've tried to make my own jewelry, but I have not been impressed with any of my creations so far.

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  143. Years ago I used to make jewelry. Now I don't buy it, I wait for my husband to give it to me!

    Maureen

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  144. I have made my own jewelry in the past, but with my arthritis in my hands, I am not able to do it now. So, I would say, I love to buy it.

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  145. I don't wear much jewelry but love to make it...i sell quite a bit at craft sales...

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  146. I amke a few things once in awhile. I like doing it.

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  147. My friend Michelle makes beautiful jewelery that I buy!!!

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  148. Both, but making it is more fun.

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  149. i love making it but i am so busy right now that i often buy it.

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  150. I don't make my own, but my mom makes it for me. I hardly ever buy jewelry!

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  151. I don't make mine, but luckily a lady I know makes beautiful pieces.

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  152. I love jewrely and buy lots. would love to make it myself but figure I don't need yet another hobby.

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