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Pennsylvania woman makes dress from 10,000+ Starburst candy wrappers

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ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman has made a dress from more than 10,000 Starburst candy wrappers given to her by her high school sweetheart-turned-husband.
    
Emily Seilhamer is an artist and upcycler - meaning she recycles items by creating new things out of them.
    
The Mount Joy Township woman posted a picture of her dress last week on her Facebook page, Artistry and Upcycling by Emily Seilhamer.
    
Seilhamer met her husband, Malachi, when he offered her a pack of Starburst, his favorite candy. He kept giving her the candies and once she told him she wanted to make a dress, he started bringing her wrappers, which she divided by their bright colors.
    
Seilhamer tells WPMT-TV (http://bit.ly/2qysiWM ) that "anyone's an artist if they're willing to try."
    
No cavities resulted from the making of this dress.
    
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Information from: WPMT-TV, http://www.fox43.com

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