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1  Re: HP Craftalong ~Spring Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* in Craftalongs by blupaisan on: March 20, 2014 05:37:51 PM
   
   




Class/Challenge/House Pride:  Bertie Bott's Beans
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House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Victorian ATC shrine
Brief Description: (how it fits the requirements, pattern/techniques/recipe used, any fun tips, etc.) For a Victorian Creation, I took an old box and glued music from that era on it and very old lace bits. I put a tiny stand inside and it features "my current favorite ATC" which will change whenever. Currently it is my Valentine ATC made Acadian Driftwood.
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2  Re: ONGOING ATC SWAP - FEBRUARY 2014 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by blupaisan on: March 19, 2014 05:30:22 AM

card by CDEeeek, theme Antique Nautical.
I looove it! Adore old maps of the sea, love knots (CD said they are hard to learn) and I hope y'all can read the blurry piece written by Lord Byron. Complete with burned-type edging.
Thank you, CDEeeek. I had no idea what somebody would come up with for this theme. I think you totally rocked it!
Might you have a clearer pic? My camera is beginning to croak.
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3  Re: ONGOING ATC SWAP - FEBRUARY 2014 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by blupaisan on: March 16, 2014 10:56:25 AM


Here is the wonderful card that vincentvanbuck made for my Vintage Children's books theme. He grew up with Richard Scarry, as did I and my daughter! I am sure millions of kids loved his work. vvb describes his fond memories of going to his grandmother's where their first order of the day was to read a Scarry book. (He and his brother are represented here, with Grandma as the reader.)
Adorable! I loooove lowly worm.
Thank you so much, vincentvanbuck. Makes my heart sing!
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4  Re: HP Craftalong ~Spring Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* in Craftalongs by blupaisan on: March 15, 2014 11:28:07 AM
Class/Challenge/House Pride: Quidditch Pitch (10 from Gryffindor pls with bludger!)
SPEW: (If your item is for charity, enter that here; if not leave blank or add n/a.) N/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Running With Scissors
Brief Description: (how it fits the requirements, pattern/techniques/recipe used, any fun tips, etc.) Time to dip into my old stash and repurpose something I was certain was entirely unusable. I bought a super cheap sewing set just for the mini spools of thread which I turn into long earrings of 5 spools each. Knowing the 2 cent scissors wouldn't cut butter, I let them hang around. Now I see they would make great (and safe) earrings!
So with some embroidery thread and beads, I made them. The inferior quality of the scissors showed themselves on day one, and promptly fell apart. Luckily, a friend found a missing bit on her rug and I was able to reconstruct. Some E6000 took care of it all. I will wear them to work tonite.
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5  Re: ONGOING ATC SWAP - FEBRUARY 2014 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by blupaisan on: March 15, 2014 10:01:02 AM

ale0059 asked for Music for her theme. She is very busy so I am posting what I sent her.
She is a Jr Hi Music teacher so I chose to document what I did in Jr Hi at one Christmas concert. I rolled my flute mouthpiece up to my mouth and started singing the tune we were playing so it could come out the other end into Nancy's ear. We both cracked up seriously and my parents were mortified at my behavior. Ahhhh, wonderful memories!
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6  Re: HP Craftalong ~Spring Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* in Craftalongs by blupaisan on: March 14, 2014 06:42:17 PM
   
   





House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Spare Those Cuffs! (Detention in the Dungeons)
Brief Description: (how it fits the requirements, pattern/techniques/recipe used, any fun tips, etc.) So, I landed a job back in November at an assisted living place working in the dining room. Our uniform was to be black pants and white short sleeved shirt. At the time I was living on pennies (well, I still am, just twelve instead of five) so I went to the thrift shop where they had no short sleeved shirts in November. I chose a long sleeved blouse and cut the sleeves off. The cuffs were quite fetching and I did not want to discard them. I made bracelets out of them.
I have been so busy since, and only just now completed this project. I am only showing one, since they look the same.
At first I sewed the sides right up, then tried to fit it over my hand. I mean, I have small wrists, but big hands and I spent a good 5 minutes trying to force them on. Um, how to get them off? Pliers. So I revamped and sewed differently and now I can get them on and off.
Embellished with keys and beads. I like how they came out!
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7  Re: Little Visitor Swap Round 18 - GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by blupaisan on: March 12, 2014 11:06:33 AM

Anana is sorry about missing the big day, but is there in spirit!!
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8  Re: ONGOING ATC SWAP - FEBRUARY 2014 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by blupaisan on: March 11, 2014 09:13:57 AM
Received from La Chapa!
for my Anything Nature theme, she made me two...it was a BOGO!

These are done with pastels, one of my favorite mediums to work with. I have never tried them on black paper, tho. Must do now!


check out the wonderful bark details and color on that shelf mushroom one!

for my Wild Cat theme...

Stunning white tiger! Love those eyes.
Thank you so much, La Chapa. I think you did a truly wonderful job on my themes. Really honed in on my likes and style.
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9  Re: ONGOING ATC SWAP - FEBRUARY 2014 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by blupaisan on: March 08, 2014 12:18:23 PM
Got two fab cards today! Oy, having a rotten day and this really helped.
From little green dragonfly, theme is card you can shine a light thru..


That shows the detail of the bark-like edges and here it is with light shining thru...


I love birds, esp. cardinals. What a gorgeous card! I would love to know how it was created. Do tell.
thank you so much, little green dragonfly.

Next, for my color combo of white, red, and yellow, from hlillie

Really nice way to combine these colors. I adore daisies, they make me so happy. Are the white dots done with pencil eraser? thank you, hlillie!
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10  OK, so I'm a child of the 70s... in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by blupaisan on: March 03, 2014 06:18:24 PM

My latest wacky earrings. They are a hit at the old folk's home where I work. Each night that I come in, they clamor to see what odd things dangle from my ears.
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