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51  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2015 --POST YOUR 2015 Lists on: October 14, 2015 11:06:23 AM
alwaysinmyroom : thank you!

bunny1kenobi: Jack's my fav too  Wink

Quantumphysica : thank you! the blue is still cocoa just mixed with blue food coloring. I've always wanted to try making a mug cake but afraid it'll be too soggy or weird tasting. But your mug cake looks quite yummy, I might just have to try your recipe
52  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2015 --POST YOUR 2015 Lists on: October 13, 2015 06:22:25 PM
lindyv321: I just read over my question and I didn't even ask what I meant to ask lol sorry. I meant is there resin poured over it? It looks like there's a clear cover over the photos.

Here's the rest of my Halloween gift package

I made some character cookies:

Oogie Boogie


Jack

Pumpkin

Sally

Mayor


I also made my first little board game! I don't actually know the movie, so I used Google A LOT
53  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Candyland-Nightmare Before Christmas edition on: October 13, 2015 06:08:13 PM
So my boy left recently for deployment and I wanted to make him little board games for him to play with his buddies so he won't be so bored but after making 2 HP games (both from here) that I figured I switch it up a bit. Since Jack Skellington goes hand in hand with Halloween, I thought I'd make a Nightmare Before Christmas version of Candyland after seeing http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=433337.0
I actually never seen the movie, so I had a really hard time coming up with what to put on the board, so I Googled everything.

This is the board I came up with


It's on a regular sized printer paper but it's a little heavy. I didn't have any black paper on hand so I just painted it black. The little location spaces, I drew and colored in with color pencils, then cut each one out and glued them onto the board. The little spaces is also drawn out on a separate paper and glued on.

closer view:

The locations I put are, Oogie's Lair, Tree house, Spiral Hill with the grave at the bottom, Dr. Finkelstein's lab, the Town Hall, Fountain, and Jack's House which is the objective.

the pieces:

I couldn't find my poly clay, so I decided to try to make the pieces out of salt dough.

Anyways, first time making a board game of any kind. It is NOT easy! Thanks for looking guys.
54  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2015 --POST YOUR 2015 Lists on: October 13, 2015 11:12:51 AM
yoopidou: ah, thank you! It's usually my fav medium to use. For the Open when..I didn't do 200 different ones! Haha I couldn't even think of that many topics. I just did about 10-15 of the same topic  Grin

lindyv321: My heart! I LOVEEE the little Maraurder's map charm! So jelly! I have no idea how to make charms. Also the cute Hogwarts house magnets, they are so cute I love HP. Is it just little pictures inside a bottle cap? I can't really tell.

So here's what I've been up to. I've been busy making gifts to send for Halloween.

I made these cookies from this cute recipe I found on Pinterest. I tried to half it, and it turned out really bad..not exactly my best/yummiest work, but I think it still looks cool, so I sent it.


I also bought this deco pumpkin and painted it white with Jack's face since it's my whole theme.


...andd I made a little mason jar lantern. I was going to put in a LED candle light, but I only needed one, and they come in packs, so I put in a little solar light stake instead.


here's how it looks lit


That's all for now! I have more stuff that I will be uploading later today.

55  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Fake Swap Craftalong for Swap Junkies!!! 2015 on: October 13, 2015 10:44:25 AM
Okay, that's great!

My name is butterflyangel
I am joining the  Mini 12 Days of Christmas 2015 swap
I will make everything that's required for the swap
It is due by Monday, November 23, 2015.

56  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Fake Swap Craftalong for Swap Junkies!!! 2015 on: October 08, 2015 05:54:39 PM
Can I still fake join a swap if the sign up date for the swap already closed?? Sorry if the answer is in the original post, scanned it a few times but didn't see it. 
57  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2015 --POST YOUR 2015 Lists on: October 08, 2015 04:25:27 PM
yoopidou: Yes I did thank you!

Quantumphysica: Thank you ! They're mostly just a crafty gift to be given. The HP one was a graduation gift and the other one is for a 21st birthday.

So before he left, the boy asked for wolf ear hat and fingerless gloves which of course I was happy to make

6. Wolfy hat


7. fingerless gloves


8. I also made him almost 200 Open When...cards. That was a LONG week
58  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2015 --POST YOUR 2015 Lists on: October 07, 2015 03:06:17 PM
No, not at all: we welcome fellow crafters all year long. Smiley

Okay cool !
So here's some of the stuff that I made during the year. (Well, what I can remember anyway)

1. Floral Letters (3)
So I'm in a sorority and I made 3 of these for my big sister and two little sisters. I just did the first letter of their names and painted the wooden letters in their favorite colors and glued flowers in the same colors. I just didn't take pics of the other 2 letters.


2. HP paddle for my sorority sister (front and back are both oil paint)



3. Another paddle, for a 21st birthday. Piazza del Duomo (acrylic paint)


4. HP Chess
so I got the idea from another crafter on here, and I just thought it was really smart. I made it so it's Gryffindor/D.A vs Slytherin/Death Eaters. This pic just shows some of the characters I drew.


5. Jack Skellington puzzle-getting ready for Halloween already  Wink I'm putting together a Halloween care package for the boy and this is one of the things I've made him so far.


PHEW! A little pic heavy. Sorry guys but I'm super happy to be joining!
59  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2015 --POST YOUR 2015 Lists on: October 03, 2015 06:33:23 PM
Is it too late to join??
60  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: August 08, 2014 12:13:04 PM
Hey guys
I've just realized how boring and long it takes to knit a blanket. Any ideas what I can do??  Angry  Huh  Huh Help!
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