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Puppety Bargains

I went shopping at Hobby Lobby and yard sales this weekend and wound up with a few goodies for good prices!First: Side opening Easter eggs. I got these at Hobby Lobby for 40% off:I will use these to make puppet eyes after sanding and spray painting. I’d had been looking high and low for these and a few friends looking too and no one seemed to have any. I was happy when I found these and bought all they had.  I’ll be sure to show how I make eyes from them as soon as I can.Next: The usual suspects. Not on sale but something I buy often:Neon paint for black light props.  I tested them in the store with my trusty mini-black light flash light I carry in my purse.  Doesn’t everybody? Now to test them under dark black light conditions for opaqueness. Floral pins.  This was a “duh” moment for me the day I realized they would work on sheet insulation foam and ever since that day they have changed my life. Really!Doll joints.  I use these in puppet arms and other times I need to join something …