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11  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 66 ENTRIES / ceramic and fused glass leaf pendant on: September 02, 2011 04:32:03 PM
i made a leaf shaped pendant out of clay, then i pressed a leaf shape in the center fired it and glazed it green and melted green glass into the impression
12  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 64 ENTRIES / memorial frame on: July 05, 2011 08:52:56 PM
i made this frame in memory of my niece who passed away, i put images of her favorite things (butterfly, frida kahlo & day of the dead) and favorite colors (black & red). the techniques i used were reverse glass painting, glass fusing, altered dominoes, decoupage, and crackle painting.

full picture of frame
(sorry i could not rotate this image)

close up of top half of frame (hand painted butterfly using reverse painting on the glass) and made an altered domino with her name on it.

bottom half of frame, fused glass with ashes inside, decoupaged images to back of glass, small bottle for flower vase and rosary

close up of fused glass piece

close up of crackle finish on frame
13  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / dumpster dive challenge- outdoor sink on: June 29, 2011 10:38:18 AM
old sink taken out of a bathroom was given to me, i used it to make an outdoor sink for my backyard. i put it on a recycled kitchen cabinet that was also given to me. (i don't have a picture of the before cabinet). i hooked a large plastic tubing to the drain so it can drain into my garden, and hooked a hose attachment to the faucet for water supply.
full view of sink and cabinet


bottom view of sink and hose/tube attachments


close up view of finished sink


side views of mosaic tiles i put on cabinet


working sink.
14  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 63 ENTRIES / frog cake on: June 08, 2011 07:42:39 PM
frog cake...all buttercream, no fondant except for party hat.

15  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / martini glass mosaic on: February 07, 2011 01:17:40 PM

glass on g;ass mosaic using old picture frame and glass scraps from other projects.

16  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 59 ENTRIES / ugly seagull shadowbox to artsy memorial shadowbox on: February 07, 2011 12:22:01 PM
i found these 2 shadowboxes with seagull sitting on wood pilings for $2;00. and remade them into a memorial box for my niece that passed away. i took it apart repainted the inside after adding a textural paint on the back crackle painted the front frame (red and black were her fav colors). the butterfly is made from shrinkplastic, the glass heart has her ashes fused into the center (white area) and i put her name on an altered domino using alphabet stickers, and added a rosary onto the bottom. i put it all back together and here are the before and completed pics of the project. i made 2, one for my sister (her mother) and one for my other niece (her sister). i broke the glass on one of them, while putting them back together and liked them better without the glass.











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17  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Frida cloth doll on: January 18, 2011 09:52:33 PM
Frida Kahlo cloth doll




18  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Lady Gaga doll on: January 18, 2011 12:54:13 AM
here is my completed Lady gaga doll. made from cloth.



19  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 48 ENTRIES / mini ouija board on: March 07, 2010 09:19:13 AM
2"x1" made using shrink art film and markers. sorry i could not get a clearer picture
20  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / santa on vacation doll on: September 26, 2009 03:43:20 PM
beach themed santa doll, made of muslin, needle sculpted then painted flesh color,  hand painted eyes. hair and beard are grey goat hair, clothes are kids clothing altered to fit.





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