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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Needing ideas for a halloween costume for a Great Pyrenees! on: September 20, 2011 01:15:03 PM
The background: So, last year I adopted the coolest dog ever, Hugo (I'm not bias or anything, lol)!  Wink  He is Great Pyrenees and is roughly around 110 lbs (but he looks a lot bigger bc of all of the fur). Any-who, there is a big event where I live every October with the organization I volunteer with called "WoofStock" & you bring your dog, dress them up for Halloween, & hang out with other crazy animal people  Cheesy   Hugo didnt get to go last year bc, being a rescue, he had heartworm disease & was being treated for them. So this will be his WoofStock debut!

The Question: I wanted to dress him up in a Halloween costume (which I'm sure I could figure out a way to make, I'm good like that - LOL) But...I cant think of anything good for him to be?!?!?!  Huh I originally thought of trying to make him something based on his big white fluffiness, but the only 3 things I could come up with were 1) An armored bear from the Golden Compass - but apparently I'm like the ONLY one to have seen that movie. 2) The flying dog thing from A Never Ending Story (I think it's name is like Falcor, or something) but he doesnt really have an outfit. And lastly 3) a Coca Cola Bear - which I may still do bc its the only thing I can think of, but I didnt know if it was lame  Huh

* The only big considerations I have is that I am going to have to make it a light (in weight & coverage, not color) costume bc I live in Alabama near the Gulf Coast and it's still 85-90 at the end of October (and no, I dont shave him down - he stays inside & is a couch potato  Grin). 

So sorry that took For-ev-er (she says in a sandlot voice, haha)! And...without further ado... here is a pic of my handsome man for putting up with my insane rambling!  Shocked
  *Thanks so much for any suggestions/comments!





2  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Irish Wolfhound Portrait for Denis Leary on: December 08, 2010 03:40:29 AM
You did a wonderful job! That breed can be very difficult to portray accurately, but you hit it dead on! Beautiful! <3 Grin
3  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: "Edward Cullen "-Jacket..... on: December 08, 2010 03:35:32 AM
OMG! I would just like to say firstly that son is an absolute GENIOUS (and very charming in his Edward jacket). Secondly, you did a fantastic job! Did you use a pattern or just free hand it? Bc it looks amazing! Grin
4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Kindle cover! Pictures. on: December 08, 2010 03:29:05 AM
Wow! Great idea, and to think I almost caved and asked Santa for a reader cover (hehehe). Well, my furkids will be very happy to know that I have a new project that will require their expertise!  Grin
5  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Pet portrait on: November 14, 2010 08:10:32 PM
Wow! This is amazing! I lost one of my fur-babies last july and it still brings tears to my eyes to even speak about him  Cry Im sure your gift will be greatly appreciated! I know I would cherish it forever  Smiley
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Where the Wild Things Are: EXTREME Intarsia! on: November 14, 2010 07:57:12 PM
This awesome! I would be super excited if I made it for a swap that fell through  Grin I dont have really any suggestions on what to do with it though (other than just observe it for its greatness, LOL)
7  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: "Inception" paper sculpture on: November 14, 2010 07:55:36 PM
Holy crap! This is A-freakin'-mazing!!! I cant believe its all out of one piece and no adhesive! OMG! I've really been wanting to get into paper cutting/sculpture type stuff....but alas...so many darn obligations I must tend to first Wink

Great job though! Really impressive!
8  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: "Charlie" A painting to raise money for dog rescue. on: November 13, 2010 12:00:44 AM
Aww what a great idea and a wonderful painting (made even more wonderful bc of the adorable model, LOL) As a "mommy" to two rescued pitties myself...Im kinda partial  Grin

LOVE the bold border btw   Wink
9  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Drawing with Markers on: November 12, 2010 11:57:11 PM
Wow!  I'm sure your friend really appreciates all of the time and effort you went through...not to mention it looks AMAZING!!! I'm sure his road to being drug-free will be much easier with a friend like you to support him  Grin
10  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: A few recent projects :) on: November 11, 2010 02:33:07 AM
Sigh...yet another reason I wish I had a kiln Sad They look awsome! I especially like the ones with the wolves! I soo wish I could make some  Wink
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