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11  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / Re: Girls Day and Little Dresses for Africa (Pic Heavy) on: September 01, 2010 01:18:06 PM
OK I need some girlfriends like that.
Looks like you had such a fun time
while doing something very nice for others!
Wonderful! Very cute little dresses!
12  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Backstage Passes? on: August 31, 2010 02:53:17 PM
I would frame them in a cool way. Triptych or maybe collage in them in a poster size with a pretty mat and cool frame from the thrift store?
13  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Rock'n Red Cake Stand on: August 30, 2010 09:30:01 AM
wonderful idea! But just remember to cut some parchment paper or wax paper to cover the food area. If you have your treats in tart or cupcake wrappers too that would be fine but you don't want  your food to touch the painted surface. I'm going to use this idea. I have used many fun pretty vintage object for food display but in the case I'm not sure how food safe they are I always cut a piece of parchment paper to fit and it also makes it look very elegant!
14  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Re: DIY EASY Cake Stand on: August 30, 2010 09:01:05 AM
Lovely! Just beautiful the entire thing! I am so going to do this was a wooden cheese board someone gave me. It's cheap but would look great painted with the little glass knobs. I would keep that board. You could use it for all kinds of parties and not just for cake, cupcakes, meat slices, veggie slices, cheese platter, bread tray and so on. Just be sure to cut some parchment or wax paper to size of the board so your food does not touch the spray painted surface and your good to go. You could even change out the ribbon to the seasons or party themes! Lee-ove it! Adorable!
15  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / Re: My first show & tell - paper beads on: August 19, 2010 12:09:10 PM
To coat the insides you could take a small amount of a strand of soft yard and dip it in the varnish and run it tough the bead. Just set up a little station at your dinning/craft table.
Wear some latex gloves, put news paper down and maybe use a old tray or cookie sheet. Thread several small pieces of yarn through needles and have them ready to go. This way when one piece gets to sticky or messy you have another ready to go.

Also you can sell them on Etsy. Since they are hand made I would tell your story just like you told us. Would make anyone want these special little gems.
You might even come up with your own recipes to make custom and special colors. I would start making a recipe box for the techniques you use.
Beautiful! Good Work!
16  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Ukiyo-e Painted heels on: August 17, 2010 03:26:52 PM
Krylon Crystal Clear cote in the spray can at Walmart. Hopefully they carry it where you are. Works wonders and not expensive.
Beautiful shoes luv them lots.
17  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Home Depot Box and Duct Tape (mmm) on: July 22, 2010 01:38:18 PM
For those of you who don't want to use duck tape you should try http://www.mrmcgroovys.com They are awesome and when your done you can pull them out with the remover that comes with them and reuse them on another project! They are made especially for cardboard designs.
18  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 52 ENTRIES / Re: In the Jungle, the Lion Sleeps Tonight on: July 12, 2010 11:50:38 AM
Super cute PJ's my brothers had those sheets in their jungle inspired bedroom in the early 80's! They make great pJ's!
19  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Home Depot Box and Duct Tape (mmm) on: July 09, 2010 03:28:34 PM
With the little green laundry basket inside it also makes a great little HAMPER!! How super duper smart of you and how fun!!!!LUV IT!
20  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Headless, armless male mannequin on: July 06, 2010 09:20:47 AM
I have one I painted with chalkboard paint and it sits in my entry way and I use it to write on. You can draw clothes and jewelry on it with chalk!
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