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21  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Nintendo coffee table *extremely pic heavy* on: September 12, 2010 11:25:37 AM

This was a coffee table that my mother-in-law gave us and shortly after we got it a few years ago we thought it would be a great idea to tile it. We finally got around to it about 6 months ago and it is pretty much finished, just needs a few more clear coats over the tiles and the paint touched up in a few places.

In total there are 401 tiles, we used mostly Nintendo and Super Nintendo characters and some from other old school systems like Atari, Genesis, PC games, etc... Each image had to resized and the background color changed, we then printed them, cut them out and glued them to the tiles and then coated them with mod podge 3 times prior to grouting and placing them on the table.
22  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / 80s Cartoon Swap 1 more angel FOUND - zigg13pra on: July 23, 2010 06:30:13 PM
Hello again, I have one more crafter that is in need of a craft angel please & thank you Smiley

80s Cartoon Swap Rd2

Swapper needing an angel:
Located in the US
Favorite Cartoon(s)? MY absolute favorite is rainbow brite! I love love love her! Lol I also like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles..they were so much better back then! Lol As well as ghostbusters, my little ponies, Mario show, and carebears
Would you prefer decorative or functional items or both? Both or eitherwhatever Im not picky 
Any crafts/items that you would love to receive? I would love to receive some type of big bag..like for the beach as my bf, his daughter and I are taking a vacation there this year also it would be cool to get something from the Mario show for my bfs daughter(shes four)..shes really into it and asks to watch it every single night.
23  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / 80s Cartoon Swap Rd2 - 1 swap angel FOUND - bellyjewel on: July 20, 2010 08:19:36 AM
80s Cartoon Swap Rd2

Swapper needing an angel:
Located in the US
Favorite Cartoon(s)? Care bears, The Littles, Muppet Babies, Smurfs,my little pony
Any crafts/items that you would love to receive? anything knit or sewn
Would you prefer decorative or functional items or both? both

24  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / 80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2 Gallery on: June 26, 2010 09:24:28 AM
Be sure to post your goodies from the swap here!!

sending late with communication
contact organizer or co-organizer immediately
feedback left

My Group
TrickyMcVomit - RikaHeart
Tygermane - psychonmemphis
Nllchihuahua - TheRobotSays
BugPop - mxer145
SMLounsbury - crazyda79
kwiltykate - erinrosemary
25  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / 80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2 Sign-ups CLOSED - Sendouts July 2nd on: May 13, 2010 12:26:11 PM

Swap name: 80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: ohiodiygirl
Craftster member who is co-organizing this swap: Tygermane

Sign-up date range: 5/13 - 5/31
Date to send item by: 7/2

Limited to a certain number of people? NO

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

Additional Age requirement? NO

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 18 years old: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
It has been over 20 years and I still love the cartoons of the 80s! Cartoons these days just don't seem to compare. And what has become of Strawberry Shortcake?! This swap is for those of you who appreciate the old school cartoons whether you wanted to live with the Smurfs, defeat Skeletor, adopt the Pound Puppies or rock out with Jem!

This will be a 5 point swap. Below are guidelines to help you out but as always discuss with your partner to make sure you are both happy!

Large = 3 points
Medium = 2 points
Small = 1 point

By Time
Big = 3 or more hours
Medium = 2 or more hours
Little = 2 or less hours

By Size
Big = A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
Big = $30 or more
Medium = $10-$30 dollars
Small = $10 or less

Link to the Round 1 Gallery: =http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=311539.0

Visit =http://www.80scartoons.net/ for a complete list of all of the 80s cartoons including the years they were on air.

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

Name of swap: 80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:

Do you have a personal website or wist?
Do you have a camera to post pics of what you receive?
Will you post once a week to update the organizers on your status?
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
In the event of an odd number would you be willing to be in a 3-way swap (person A sends to person B, person B sends to person C and person C sends to person A)?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old (YES/NO):
Any allergies?
Any allergens in your home (pet, smoke, etc)?

Favorite Cartoon(s)?
Favorite Character(s)?
Favorite Theme Song(s)?
Favorite Quote(s)?
Favorite Color(s)?
Least Favorite Color(s)?

Crafts you do?
Would you prefer decorative or functional items or both?
Any crafts/items that you would love to receive?
Any crafts/items that you don't want to receive?
Anything else that you want your partner to know?


When sending a PM to your Organizer or Co-organizer please make sure to include the title of the swap. You will send at least 3 PM's throughout the swap for the following:

80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2 - Questionnaire
80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2 - Sent
80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2 - Received

If you have any questions..

80s Cartoon Swap Rd 2 - Question

This will help us to keep the PM's organized, thanks in advance!!

Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Ohiodiygirl's Group:
TrickyMcVomit - RikaHeart
Tygermane - psychonmemphis
Nllchihuahua - TheRobotSays
BugPop - mxer145
SMLounsbury - crazyda79

Tygermane's Group:
Ohiodiygirl - ViciousPrecious
GrindHouseHussy19 - Burgz
MizzKodak - efirechild
kwiltykate - erinrosemary

Don't forget to post your goodies in the GALLERY! Smiley

26  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / pacman tote on: April 10, 2010 06:46:35 PM
I made this tote for my partner in the Crafty Detective Swap. She had it in her wist and I was excited for the challenge! I bought the tote from Hobby Lobby and ordered a few lots of mixed buttons from Etsy.

and here was the original from her wist

27  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Firey for The Labyrinth swap on: February 09, 2010 11:37:10 AM
For The Labyrinth swap I was in my partner wanted a Firey so since my sewing skills are not that great I stuck to what I am good at - crochet! He is based off of the doll is Sarah's room. I wrote the pattern as I went, all I had to go by was one screenshot from the movie:

And without further ado..

I am super proud of how he turned out. He is so cuddly and I love him so much that I will definitely be making myself one!!

**Update** My Firey was featured on http://geekcrafts.com/ be sure to go to their site to check out more geeky crafts!

It was also featured in a weekly article on Fandomestic along with 12 other Labyrinth inspired crafts!
28  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / double knitting - what am I doing wrong? on: October 22, 2009 06:45:54 PM
I am started my second knitting project and decided on a double knit scarf that I found on ravelry that can also be found here http://www.craftychickonline.com/Knit%20Star%20Scarf.htm

I made sure during the cast on that my MC was on the right and my CC was on the left as she states. But for some reason whether I knit the first stitch and every other stitch after or purl the first stitch and every other stitch after it ends up with purls on both sides instead of the v's. I don't know what I am doing wrong. I tried searching you tube but don't seem to show the getting started process. Is there a step that needs to be done between casting on and knitting the first stitch?
29  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / finished my first knitting project: a scarf!!! on: October 21, 2009 06:39:34 PM
I am a long time crocheter and beginner knitter. (ugh.. sorry about all the er's, LOL) I picked up knitting about a year and a half ago but was too afraid to complete a project so I would just practice casting on and knitting randomly between projects. I finally started this scarf about 2 months ago, I initially meant to make the Thin Mint scarf in the DomiKNITrix book but didn't have 2 sets of circular needles and my local yarn shop didn't have another set in stock. So instead I just casted on 60 stitches and changed colors every 10 rows, there are 49 rows total and it measures 76". It kind of has a wavy/scallopy effect because I used 2 different ply yarns, both are barcellona wool I believe but the magenta one is 8 ply and the blue one is 4 ply. Anyway, thanks for looking! Smiley

30  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 43 ENTRIES / Rainbow Brite portrait in straws on: October 03, 2009 04:37:47 PM
I almost thought I wouldn't finish in time, this took me forever but it was totally worth it because I love how well she turned out!

and a close up

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