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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Beverage can Starcraft Mosaics on: May 23, 2014 07:07:43 PM
My hubby once made a crack that I always make stuff for other people but not for him. This is mostly because the majority of my crafts are not things he would actually use.
So, after he ended up going out of town for work for two weeks, I decided to surprise him with a present. It turned into a set of three because I couldn't stop at one.



He liked them so they were worth the hours of work. Took much longer then I originally expected.

My inspiration came from this person's work
http://www.jillhelms.com/?portfolio_categories=recycled-metal-mosaic
2  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Miley Wrecking Ball Ornament on: December 15, 2013 02:41:21 PM
A friend sent me a link to one of these recently.

I knew immediately that I needed to make her one.

I ended up making two in different poses. Here is my favourite of them:
3  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Pimp Nutcracker on: December 15, 2013 02:35:43 PM
I painted this guy for a friend of mine. He is another one that I bought unfinished at a dollar store. In order to make him hold his cane (toothpick with a bead glued on) I had to break his arm off and then re-attach it at a different angle.

I was happy with it, but if I ever make another I think his bling should have more dimension. Maybe I would actually make a thugged-out chain instead of just painting it on. And perhaps some tiny rhinestone 'diamond' earrings or teeth. Lol!

4  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Polymer clay kiwi earrings on: September 08, 2013 03:34:12 PM
I made these for my daughter Kayla (sometimes known as Kayla-Kiwi).


This was only my second attempt at a cane ever. Here is a process pic:


I was pretty happy with them:)
5  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Quilled Dragonfly on: September 08, 2013 03:12:39 PM
I made this for my sister who loves dragonflies.

The lavender was originally going to be a main colour because it is her favourite, but the paper turned out to be too thick for neat quilling so I used it to cover the mat for the frame and in the background.

It is very hard to photograph something in a frame without the glare messing the picture up too badly...

Here it is!


Comments/constructive criticisms for things I might do better the next time?
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Apron from Horde T on: September 08, 2013 02:45:12 PM
I made this apron from a T I bought online  Smiley



7  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Quilled skull on: December 19, 2011 06:15:34 PM
I made this for one of my best friends.
Definitely going to do similar things in the future!
8  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Minecraft on: November 04, 2011 08:09:02 PM
My stepson is a big Minecraft fan. He saw a cardboard "Steve head" that could be purchased online. I thought I could make one instead and decided to make a diamond pick-axe to go with it Cheesy



What do you think?
9  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Housewarming gifts on: October 10, 2011 03:23:36 PM
When one of my best friends was moving I couldn't afford to do much for her. So my main housewarming present was helping her paint and generally get the place ready to live in. But I decided to make her a couple tiny things as well.

First I appliqued these skulls onto two inexpensive soft dishtowels:


I wish I had some interfacing so they would have been smoother but what can ya do?

Then I decorated this switchplate cover:


Just so you don't think my colour choices are too off-the-wall here is a pic one of her rooms after it was painted:D This photo shows both the accent wall colours (the non-accent walls are bright white).

The far wall is really lime green it only looks yellowish in the pic because the camera didn't like the lighting.
10  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Last-minute gift Monogram on: October 03, 2011 07:43:30 PM
My daughters were invited to a birthday party with only 2 days notice and we were broke until a few days later. What to give the 10-year-old birthday girl?
I came up with this. It is made from really thick leftover corrugated cardboard that my hubby brought home from work for me to use in another project (which I will post at a later date).

Finished:

My daughters helped me paint and prep a couple of the embellishments so they liked it too.

Progress shot:

Wrapped the edges so they would be flat instead of showing the corrugated insides.

I might make us some when I get a chance. After Halloween...
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