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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Prom with a Pop! (pop tab dress) on: June 29, 2014 11:08:01 AM
I spent two years on this baby. On and off of crocheting pop tabs together in a chainmaille pattern (6,075 of them). The local newspaper took pictures of me and my dress.

I even made my friend/date a matching tie Cheesy


I also got to hear a nice little clink with every step <3



My prom was actually last year, but i never got around to posting it. oops.

2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Brownstone buildings on: June 28, 2014 03:09:23 PM
I made these little ones for a class project, and it turned out to be a lot of fun



I even remembered to take some in progress shots! Cheesy

this is the Styrofoam heated carving thing i used to carve the bricks out


i didnt have styrofoam, so i peeled the paper off some foamboard





some distressing


paint




then i cut out windows, made stairs, and used those home depot granite and wood samples for the detailing and doors.


i also made some hedges and railings.
 Grin Grin
3  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Polymer Clay Necklace on: June 28, 2014 02:55:18 PM
This is my first poly clay project. I'm pretty excited, i think it came out pretty well.
I bought some black clay and some metallic acrylic paint. I painted it before i baked it. The internet had left me unsure of whether that would be ok or not, but it seemed fine to me.

i carved a little stencil flower  Cheesy





different lighting
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Tardis Purse on: August 11, 2013 09:17:31 AM
Because every girl needs a bag that's bigger on the inside! (I never get tired of that joke Cheesy )

Anyway, i crochet the base of it, and used felt and thread for the details


Outside






Strap view




Inside. It has pockets!




Pocket.




Zipper Pocket!!
I even put a little tag  Grin

thanks for looking  Wink
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Reupholstered Sewing Basket on: August 11, 2013 07:26:05 AM

I got this sewing basket as a gift a few years back, but i wasn't crazy about the floral pattern. So now it has polka dots!

Even my cat liked it!

after



before
6  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Cork Darth Vader and a Mustache Man on: July 16, 2013 10:14:41 PM
I guess it's more of a keychain than a plaything, sorry if it's in the wrong board.

but anyway, I've been making gifts for my friends for graduation.

and I found this cork and thought it could use a little dark side.



and this one needed a mustache  Cheesy



feel free to tell me what you think
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Tardis and Ten on: July 15, 2013 08:56:00 PM
I've been making my friends graduation gifts lately, and I felt like this one needed to be shared

the outside


the inside


and who's inside?


Ten! (made of cork)


feel free to comment and tell me what you think   Smiley
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / yet another pop tab project on: April 29, 2012 04:23:53 PM

i've always wanted to try my hand at one of these projects, and i finally got around to it!
it's a chainmail set up, but i crochet them all together instead of using jump rings






 Grin thanks for looking

9  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / coke can shoes! on: April 29, 2012 04:19:21 PM

i obviously have no life, and decided to put all the coke's my mom drinks to use on some old canvas shoes i never wore



they're wearable, but the don't bend as much as necessary to walk comfortably
the pop tabs underneath are a work in process

questions and comments welcome Smiley
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / 104 capri suns later... a dress on: October 21, 2011 11:29:01 AM



i made this dress for the homecoming dance at our school (romecoming was out theme). it took most of my summer vacation to make the top, but it was so fun to wear  Cheesy

front view




back view




side-ish view




skirt detail (yay pleats)




top detail




me in the dress! and my great friends with me  Grin




feel free to share comments/qestions/critiques  Cheesy
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