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1  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Re: Portal Companion Cube Card Box - for a Geek-tastic Wedding! on: November 07, 2011 04:20:08 PM
Thanks for the comment. The template I used for the 8 corner pieces is here: http://momopeche.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/karen_portal_corner.jpg.

I couldn't find a template for the 12 edge pieces, so I had to make one myself through a trial-and-error process. Other than those pieces, it's pretty simple.
2  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Portal Companion Cube Card Box - for a Geek-tastic Wedding! on: November 07, 2011 03:48:32 PM
For my brother's wedding, which was this past weekend, I made a Companion Cube card box (from the game Portal).
It took soooo much longer than I thought it would, but it was worth it in the end.



Everything you can see that is gray is just posterboard with acrylic paint. The hearts are cut out of a craft foam sheet.





The light gray pieces were really complicated, especially because I'm not very familiar with papercrafting. They are each made out of a single folded piece of posterboard. The corner pieces have 19 facets, and the edge pieces have 15. Here were my templates, so you can see how complex they were:



In-progress photo:




It went over really well! My brother and now-sister-in-law loved it, and a lot of the guests thought it was really cool (we were a geeky crowd).
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Upholstered Bohemian Trunk on: March 11, 2011 09:58:12 PM


While cleaning my room, I discovered that I had this old trunk sitting around. My dad and I made it together over a decade ago to house a doll, but I haven't used it in years. My dad died in 2004, so anything I can do to remember the brief time we had together is very welcomed - so I decided to revamp our chest! (Sorry for the phone pics - my digital camera didn't agree with rock climbing)

Before: A tired old pink.

   

After: Boho-style awesomeness! All it took was some fabric and a spray-on adhesive (which was a new venture for me; I highly recommend it).
I re-used the original brass hardware. The trunk is 21" long, for reference.




Detail shot of fabric:


I haven't decided what to use it for yet, but it'll definitely be a lovely addition to my sparse college apartment.
4  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Vala Mal Doran from Stargate SG-1 Cosplay on: February 18, 2009 07:51:29 PM
Awesome job! And yeah, pleather can be a pain to work with. Kudos to all the hand-sewing, that's amazing... I do everything by hand as well, but that's only because I don't have a machine and have never learned to use one!
5  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: "Pretty Birds" Moving Gift on: May 13, 2008 01:02:07 PM
Aw, that is adorable! You did a great job on the painting, it matches the real bird perfectly.
6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Fairy tale (miniature) - a wedding gift on: May 13, 2008 12:59:57 PM
Wow, that is absolutely stunning. I can't even imagine how much time you put into that!!
7  COOKING / Dessert / Re: FishCake (literally) on: May 13, 2008 12:57:57 PM
Awesome cake, I love the details with the ripples and creeping plant! It looks too good though, I wouldn't want to eat it!
8  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Futurama and Lord of the Rings Amigurumi (pic heavy) on: April 27, 2008 06:18:05 PM
Wow, those LotR ones are amazing (and adorable)! Fantastic job!
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