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11  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Bubble Tree #3 - Midnight Blue with Pearls (Winter) on: July 29, 2009 02:53:17 PM
This is beautiful!  I love it  Shocked
12  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Thank you Mother-In-Law! on: July 28, 2009 11:11:21 AM
Very cool!  Nice work  Smiley
13  COOKING / Vegetarian / Vegan / Re: Mashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich (Recipe) on: July 20, 2009 12:11:52 PM
That look so yummy!  Great work!  Smiley
14  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Pottery, Ceramics, etc: Completed Projects / Re: coffee cups revamp on: July 17, 2009 09:31:27 AM
Very cute!  They look like something you'd see at a little local cafe.  Love 'em  Smiley
15  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 40 ENTRIES / Re: Flowers Galore!!! on: July 07, 2009 08:22:06 AM
Holy milkshake, that's amazing!  I would have gone blind just looking at solid colors, I need patterns!  Grin  Great work!
16  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 40 ENTRIES / Re: Button Flower (extremely picture chubby) on: July 07, 2009 08:19:35 AM
This is terrific, I love the colors  Smiley
17  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 40 ENTRIES / Re: Machine Embroidery from Ohio Photo on: July 01, 2009 09:39:52 PM
It's lovely  Smiley  I like how you captured the shadows on the ground.  Very nice!
18  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Rainbow Picture Mat on: June 27, 2009 08:59:21 PM
You didn't mention what you cut the squares out with, and I was thinking one of those square punches would be awesome for this.  I could keep it with me and when I find somethin I want, *punch*!  Also they come in various sizes so your squares could be any size you want, or even all different sizes if you have several of them!

I just used regular scissors.  It's actually really easy to cut with scissors because then you can trim them to fit what you want or you can cut out a bigger swatch and trim it to size, but you could totally use a punch too.  Maybe even doing stars or circles would be neat too!  Smiley
19  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Rainbow Picture Mat on: June 27, 2009 02:20:44 PM
At the risk of seeming like a one trick pony, I enjoyed making my rainbow table tiles so much that I wanted to do one more thing before I moved on.  Smiley



A friend of mine is in the process of moving and she is currently hitting a lot of really depressing setbacks and snags along the way.  She was also instrumental in helping donate catalogs for my table tiles so I wanted to make her something to cheer her up and to say thanks.  She's really into photography and is starting to experiment in modling herself so I made her a picture frame she can hang in her new house!

I used the same technique as I did with my collage tiles only this time it was a lot easier because I could use magazines and not just catalogs!  Smiley  I cut out small images for each color and glued them to the piece of mat that came with the picture frame.  This time though instead of abruptly changing colors, I wanted to see if I could make a more blended appearance so between each color is a small section of transitional colors.  This was a lot harder than I thought it would be because the mat is so much smaller than the paper I was previously using!  Overall though I think it turned out really well and I am going to be giving it to her today when she comes over.



It can be hung this way too.  Sorry it's a little blurry...  Hope she likes it!
And for those of you who want more info on how I did this or are wondering "why the heck is this chick talking about table tiles?" here is a link to my previous project that inspired this one: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=307597.0

20  COOKING / Dessert / Re: ThunderCats - HO on: June 26, 2009 01:33:15 PM
Those look yummy, what a lucky guy!  Smiley
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