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1  Charted Adventure treasure map behavoir chart. in Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General by WhimsicallyObsessed on: March 14, 2014 06:21:06 AM
I came up with this idea in the shower one day last week and set out on the adventure of creation. I should have used a bit more measuring as its a bit crooked in areas. Plus I should have put in more planning but I'm the type to wing it and freestyle craft. Overall still happy with the outcome. We had a big freezer box laying around which was cut into 2" strips and 2 big panels were cut one measured 24" square that got covered in fabric the other was the base for the frame and panel to go on and that one was 28" square. With lots and lots of hot glue I layered the strips and squares up and glued on mock wood which I painted with ink and watercolors on watercolor paper. The treasure maps, ship, bottle, treasure chest and daily diamonds were all done with heavy 140lb watercolor paper ink & watercolors. So this is how I designed it to work:  My daughter gets a diamond for every day she fills up her chart with 16 gems (every set goal complete gets a gem over the maps I will probably make a chart for a reminder but they will change as she gets older). If she gets 7 diamonds she gets her treasure chest (allowance) and catches a mermaid. If she catches 4 mermaids she gets a message in a bottle which is a random surprise reward the bottle is flipped to the side where it is empty until she gets the mermaids and the message shows up. Smiley I had lots of fun making this and I hope you guys enjoy as well. Most of all I hope it works well she's really excited about it so far.

Please ignore the unfinished frankenwall. Its hideous I know but I gotta keep sweet talking the hubby into helping me finish it up.. LOL











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2  Re: Steampunk Ornament Swap Round 4 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: December 16, 2013 03:27:02 PM
I received my last ornament today from hgddm Smiley its a cool magnifying glass ornament! Thanks for the fun swap everyone I love all my new ornaments!
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3  Re: Steampunk Ornament Swap Round 4 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: December 10, 2013 06:46:19 AM
Sorry it took me so long to post some pictures! LOVING the gallery guys!

First I received from deadsweaters she made me this awesome airship bird <3 I'm totally going to have to find a place to just hang him year round! He is so cute! Thank you so much!


Then I received from SaraBlais this lovely slate ornament! She did a great job getting the shape of an ornament out of slate I always screw up when trying to shape slate and it breaks on me! She even threw in some cute hair pins that are just my style! Cheesy Love it thank you!


Then I received from Alchamy513 yesterday. Look at the tiny perfect stitches and shininess! Love it!! Thank you so much Cheesy
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4  Simple batty ornaments! in Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General by WhimsicallyObsessed on: October 05, 2013 04:38:41 PM
I made my first tutorial basically to show how to make bats I came up with an idea I havent seen before with making the wings but I'm pretty pleased with how they came out. I made another type as well but I think I like these better and they hold up pretty well.
Here are the finished ones
 
here is the body all glued together before painting (I want to do a way better face paint but I wanted to make this simple and quick for the tutorial)


here are a few hanging under the hoops I have received in craft swaps! ^.~
(sorry for the bad picture on this one!

I managed these really quick because of the simple design and fast paint! I wanted people to be able to make them simple! I'm thinking of hanging some in my tree but they need to be spray painted and sealed instead of what I did on these. The longest part was actually painting all the pieces which sucked because i had to use watered down acrylic paint. I was running low and I didnt plan ahead well enough. I highly recommend that if you are making a bunch to buy some spray paint and paint them a base coat of solid black after gluing together! Bottom line is that I really needed something to focus on to help me de-gloomify my mood and it helped. I will probably do another tutorial this upcoming week as well. Full tutorial on my blog (here) if interested! I just dont want to go through loading them all one at a time because my little junky netbook I'm on right now is is a grump when i upload/download/watch things over the internet.  Hope you enjoy them!!! Cheesy
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5  Re: Up to Three Tiny Adventure Time Things Swap in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: March 28, 2013 09:57:32 AM
I received from omgitsalisa yesterday! Cheesy She sent me a totally math Ice king photo frame and 2 awesome homemade stamps! Thank you again you already know I love em! Plus I think I have just the picture to go in this frame already! Cheesy

Check it out you guys! (sorry for the poor photo quality btw Sad its really a lot brighter and prettier than the picture shows!)
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6  Re: Up to Three Tiny Adventure Time Things Swap in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: March 26, 2013 11:32:11 AM
Sorry for taking so long to post here! I received from Artmomto5 a while back and I never uploaded a pic and I feel like a big ol' turd. Between buying a house (Still waiting to find out word if we are actually getting it but most likely) and harsh illness I've just not been on my game.. Sorry I've been so quiet everyone! I'm going to be late since I'm sending tomorrow. I feel bad for being late but I've been having serious crafting issues... >.<
Anyway check out this sweet mini wallet I got! Cheesy
Love it! Thank you so much Artmomto5!!!
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7  Re: Personal/Private Swap Gallery, 2013 in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: February 03, 2013 10:18:33 AM
Back in October I got invited to do a private swap by Interrobam and things were so chaotic around here but we got around to it. She made me the most awesomely perfect Ice King plush from adventure time some Gunter's broken glass candy and an ice king pin. I made her a lady rainicorn and Jake love necklace and a lil extra stuff but she hasn't got em yet  Lips sealed hehe I was just super excited to share what I got! Check it out!



Check it out his crown comes off and she even gave him his little wispy hair!


*insert Ice King voice here* "you call this snow?!? Pshh"


Thank you so much Interrobam!
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8  Re: Christmas Stocking Swap Round 8 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: January 08, 2013 08:54:43 AM
sorry it took me so long to post my awesome stocking from mama24boyz. My computer died back in late november :/ I'm borrowing one right now to get caught up. My daughter got totally spoiled beyond belief though!
here's one with everything wrapped! It arrived christmas eve so we just put it under the tree Cheesy

Eliana the next morning with all the packages  and a very nosy schnauzer

look at all this handmade loot! The precious penguin stocking, A crochet nyan cat hat and scarf, a rainbow wand, a crochet twilight sparkle headband, cute little crochet santa and reindeer faces, huge perler bead fluttershy and rainbow dash!
 
and if all that werent enough she spoiled the pieces outta that kid! stamps, little notebook paper, coin purse and tin, a french knitter, candy and toys ( and the combo together in the most coveted kinder eggs!)

she wanted to take a picture with her hat and scarf and wand to show you. She wears them ALLLLL the time which is perfect cus she cut her own hair a few weeks back just in time for christmas pictures LOL
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9  Re: Multi-partner wall art swap in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: December 09, 2012 08:16:07 AM
So i received quite some time ago from my partner pioneer9. Ive been having computer issues and christmas gift preparation issues.. sorry for my quiet! Pioneer9 made me this amazing wall quilt! I absolutely love it pioneer9!





Then friday i received from my other partner mlookyloo1 a wonderful hoop inspired by a pin on my pinterest since I said that it would make a cute hoop! How thoughtful thank you mlookyloo1!


Sorry I havent sent yet. We were waiting until my husband got payed and he got his check yesterday (my birthday Cheesy) again so I will send out tomorrow! Hope you guys love what I've made as much as I love your art!
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10  Re: Sweat Shoppe Ornament Swap Round 3 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by WhimsicallyObsessed on: November 10, 2012 02:40:16 PM
I've received all my ornaments today! So I got some pics! Cheesy

First I'll start with the one from ThriftyLiving4U she sent me my no peeking elf and I absolutely love it!




The next one is from deathbeforedishes such a cute little amigurumi snowman! <3



This one is from IdlersDesign this is so adorable! I love my little gnome Cheesy



Avesthel sent me this beautiful snowflake! (the hanger fell off in shipping but I will happily reattach it once I find where I put it up away from myself weeee treasure hunting! LOL) Love this!



gala_apples sent me this cute reindeer and joy ornaments



And last but not least I made an agreement with Ninaprettyballerina that if she made me a bird I'd make her 2 doggy dangly angels Cheesy She sent me an extra crochet stocking even! Love my little blue birdie! <3



Thank you everyone! I love all my lovely ornaments! Cheesy
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