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1871  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: candle making help! - frangrance oil suggestions? on: June 28, 2007 11:45:42 AM

This is who I buy oils from. Ylang-ylang and myrrh are my favorites.
1872  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: How to paint a mirror tiki bar sign on: June 28, 2007 10:53:21 AM
Here's a link to a similar question where I posted my experience with glass paint.
1873  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Hydraulic Pedestal Table on: June 28, 2007 10:22:46 AM
You could also look for an old drafting table to modify. With so many people going to computers the tables are becoming obsolete, and there are manual and electric ones out there.
1874  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: It's my fault for living with a giant... on: June 28, 2007 10:13:48 AM
Maybe if you are in a hurry and the seam wouldn't bother you, you could take 2 sheets and sew them together, or sew a complementary color band near the head.
1875  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Bar mirror on: June 28, 2007 10:04:36 AM
I recently tried using some glass paint. I used PermaGlaze brand that doesn't need to be baked. I found it kind of challenging to work with because it was thin. I'd be afraid to use a stencil with it because it would probably run under it. It even ran under the masking tape I used on one experiment.

Maybe you could transfer the design in wax pencil or something that would resist the glaze and then fill it in. You'd definitely want to work with it flat.

Hope you can benifit from my struggles!
1876  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: PICK YOUR BRAINS: TV Stand Ideas on: June 28, 2007 09:59:15 AM
I'd look for an old 50's credenza (a low cabinet), and paint or decoupage it. I saw one done on tv several years ago that was decoupaged with gold foil that was really cool.
1877  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Bedroom ideas (kinda Pg rated or...not) on: June 28, 2007 09:51:52 AM
I think deep red or deep purple are the most romantic colors for a bedroom. I wouldn't do the whole room in either color, but perhaps look for a color scheme that uses one of those colors for the walls or the bedding.
1878  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: bed canopy? on: June 28, 2007 09:48:25 AM

1879  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / Re: emerald and ruby necklace for my sister on: June 28, 2007 06:32:09 AM
Do you need another sister? I'm adoptable!  Wink

I really like the colors, textures, and especially the scale of the beads in relation to eachother.
1880  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: complicated craft-need advice on: June 27, 2007 09:50:56 AM
What about rubber stamps? It's a little low tech, but you could stamp them all over your master sheet and then make the copies.
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