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1  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Seashell Painting on: August 05, 2012 04:50:17 PM
I made this for my bathroom! I glued on all the seashells (when will I learn that using a glue gun for hours at a time is a bad idea?!)
I really like the way it turned out, Smiley

Close up on some of the shells
2  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Elephant and Giraffe Paintings on: August 05, 2012 04:48:36 PM
I painted these for my living room.


I think they look nice next to this mask I bought. Smiley
3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / My Jewelry Endeavors! on: January 18, 2011 05:53:35 PM
Here's some stuff I've done since school started in fall. I'm fairly new to jewelry making so any comments/criticism are welcome!

I LOVE the way this one turned out! It looks very vintagey to me and it reminds me of the game Kingdom Hearts. I've had this stamp since I was a little kid so it kind of has a sentimental value too.




Here's a blue bead and leaf necklace.



A purple bauble with heart charm bracelet.


This is my other favorite. I found these hearts on a pair of earrings at a thrift store, but they were too heavy for my ears, but I thought they would look perfect on a bracelet. And I think they do. Smiley


4  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / Greek Mythology Swap- 1 angel- FOUND on: September 13, 2010 03:00:09 PM
Swap Name: Greek Mythology Swap
Original Thread link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=353017.0
Gallery thread link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=356906.0
# of Flakers: 1
Crafting Requirements: 6 points (at least one medium OR large)

angel needed for: shayneblate08
Country: United States

Favorite god? least favorite god?
Favorite Eros, Least Favorite Dionysus

Favorite goddess? least favorite goddess?
Favorite Aphrodite (close second Athena), Least favorite Artemis

Favorite hero?
Perseus or Hercules

Favorite story/myth/creature?
love centaurs

What kinds of crafts can you do?
paper crafts, light sewing (nothing from scratch), sculpture/assemblage

What kinds of things would you REALLY like to receive?

purse (with the really long strap like a messenger bag strap.
colored pencil roll/art tool roll
zippered cloth bags
neck pillow/support
earrings

What kinds of things would you REALLY not prefer to receive?
wall art (no space lol)
domestic stuff (like pot holders)

Have you read the Percy Jackson books?
working on the first one--really love it!

Favorite color? black, dark shades of blue/green/red/purple, gray

Shirt size? XL for a unisex shirt


Percy Jackson questionaire:
What's your favorite book? First one (only one I've read so far)

Who are your favorite characters? so far? Chiron/Mr. Brunner, and Percy and Grover

Least favorite characters? All of the "bad guys" and Dionysus/Mr. D.

Favorite quotes?
i don't pay attention to quotes lol I can't remember

Opinion on movie? haven't seen it, and generally don't watch movies based on books that I've read

Anything else?
nope

Do you have any allergies? or anything that is considered an allergen in your home?

I'm very allergic to mold. and mildly allergic to dogs and cats.

Please PM me if you're able to help, thanks!
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Sea Shell Box on: August 26, 2010 06:41:06 PM
I made this for my partner in a Greek Mythology Swap. It was obviosly Posioden themed.  Tongue



I glued little sea shell all over it and ended up with this.



front

back



I sent a bunch of my favorite seashells along inside.


Overall, I'm really happy with how it turned out!
6  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Greek Mythology Gallery on: August 17, 2010 08:32:19 PM
Post all you awesome Greek Mythology goods here!

PARTNERS!
iliveonarainbow <----> ethertree
doxie24_7<--->rantyhippy
moonraven ---> shayneblate --->theatreorchid ---> moonraven

Status Colors
SENDING:
Green = Sent
Orange = Sending Late with Communication
Red = LATE, NO COMMUNICATION, CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY!

RECEIVING:
Blue = Received (but haven't POSTED yet)
Purple = Received & Posted
7  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Greek Mythology Swap! (Signups Closed, Sendouts August 21st) on: July 07, 2010 08:27:09 AM
Swap name: Greek Mythology Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: iliveonarainbow   
Sign-up date range: 7/7/10 - 7/21/10
Date to send item by: 8/21/10

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

Additional Age requirement?

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES/
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 18 years old: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
This is a swap for anyone who loves Greek (or even Roman) mythology! There will be a separate section of the questionnaire for people who also are interested in swapping Percy Jackson stuff. The swap will be a 6 point swap, with a requirement to craft at least one LARGE or MEDIUM item. A guide to the point system is as follows:

By Points
Large= 3 points
Medium=2 points
Small=1 point

By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Large = A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
-Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Large = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less
If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Greek Mythology
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

Favorite god? least favorite god?
Favorite goddess? least favorite goddess?
Favorite hero?
Favorite story/myth/creature?
What kinds of crafts can you do?
What kinds of things would you REALLY like to receive?
What kinds of things would you REALLY not prefer to receive?
Have you read the Percy Jackson books?
Favorite color?
Shirt size?
Add anything you wish you're partner to know here:

Percy Jackson questionaire:
What's you favorite book?
Who are you're favorite characters?
Least favorite characters?
Favorite quotes?
Opinion on movie?
Anything else?

Do you have any allergies? or anything that is considered an allergen in your home?



IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Participants:
1. iliveonarainbow (Organizing)
2. MoonRaven
3. shayneblate08
4. rantyhippie
5. ethertree
6. theatreorchid
7. Doxie24_7

PARTNERS!
iliveonarainbow <----> ethertree
doxie24_7 <---> rantyhippy
moonraven ---> shayneblate ---> theatreorchid ---> moonraven

Gallery!!!!

8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Greek Mythology/Percy Jackson Swap? on: June 03, 2010 07:47:47 PM

I just finished the series and loved it! Anyone else big into greek mythology or the books out there?
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Manly Pompom hat pattern? on: December 06, 2008 08:15:18 PM
So my friend's brother wants me to make him a hat, that has a pom pom at the top, but I'm having trouble find a pattern that a guy would like. I also really wanna put ear flaps on it, but it's not necessary. Does anyone know any good patterns I could try?
10  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Alien Meatball. on: May 28, 2008 02:56:44 PM

So this is my version of the alien from the book Creepy Cute crochet.
I think he looks rather like a meatball.
If meatballs were rainbow...

I made an even cuter one out of black and white yarn.
Sadly he is a little disheveled... my dog took one look at it and went nuts.
My two chiapoos chased each other around the house with it for hours. Hehe. I'm pretty sure he's buried in the yard somewhere...
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