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1  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / rockabilly tattoo cosmetic case? :D on: September 08, 2008 07:55:48 PM
i love like.. old school sailor style tattoos.. and jsut the history of tattoos in general.. so i thought i would start putting some designs on things... but what? so i went to goodwill the other day, just lookin.. where i got amazingly cute retro flower plates and a few mugs, an adorable little end table that i just spray painted red in the parking lot (haha, im living in dorms!) and then i had spotted this cute little cosmetic case.. cream.. kinda fake alligator covered.. and i left it there because it was 7.99.. (i'm cheap!). so i went back thinking.. i gotta get that case and paint it.. and when i went back.. it was yellow tags were 50% off! so yay!! new amazing cosmetic case for 4 bucks! 










what do you all think? what would you suggest putting over it so it wont scratch/flake off because of the shiny and smooth fake alligator fabric?
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / first timer! duct tape wallets! on: May 12, 2008 01:27:42 PM
bored at college adn decided to do some duct tape stuff Smiley started off on a whim.. both are completely made up patterns with my friends duct tape that he foolishly left laying in my room.. muahaha lol anywho. i have an amazing friend who's been there a lot for me this year and i had to get/make them something.. of course i made it.. hello. anywho, here ya go, first one is their, second one is my new checkbook Smiley

inside:


woven outside:


inside:


up close:


and MINE!!!!

outside:


inside:


and the little pocket that holds the checks in :
3  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / wedding veil help!!!! on: April 18, 2008 06:00:51 PM
hi everyone.. i know you all are so amazing and i'm really needing some help and hope you can come through once again!  i'm looking to make a veil ike the one in sweet home alabama that reese witherspoon wears for my wedding thats in a few months!! however, i cant find any pictures on google and i have no idea how to go about making it.. does anyone have any ideas?
4  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / HELP ME FIND THESE CARTOONS on: October 26, 2007 07:54:38 AM
this is so random, sorry.. but i LOVE this artist and i see his cartoons everywhere but i dont know what the guys name is or anything like that.  my boyfriends b-day is coming up and we've kind of adopted them as our "own" if you know wha ti mean and i wanna do somethingkewl with a bunch fo them. if you couldhelp me find out who does them or a website or something that would be too kewl..

here are some pictures:





5  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / earring frame on: May 20, 2007 04:35:41 PM
so i had this ugly ugly ugly brown frame.. painted it white.. covered some foam board in some hand dyed fabric i did and then put netting over the top of it and voila.. a new place to hang my earrings Smiley
6  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / vintage button bracelet and spoon bracelet on: May 20, 2007 03:19:15 PM
i stole all of these really kewl old vintage buttons (some still in the packages!) from my school!!! shhhh!!!!.. all the little old ladys in the town give the school their old stuff they dont use..so yep.. i'm evil and took it.. at least they were put to good use Smiley



and heres just a bracelet i made awhile back.. technically this is reconstructed so it's in the wrong board.. *sorries*.. i'm just lazy

7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / denim pencil skirt :) on: May 20, 2007 02:36:19 PM
okay, so i made this awhile back and havent posted till now.. sorries lol i made it for my textiles class.. i found this denim at goodwill for.. get this.. $2.00!!!!!! *GASP* .. FOUR YARDS OF IT!!! i jumped up and down.. people were lookin at me goofy.. anyways.. heres what i made with it.. i completely made the pattern up on my own, i originally made it out of muslin just to make sure it all fit and such Smiley

(yes, i know that laid out it looks like a gosh darn square)

(dont mind the ridiculously dirty mirror.. i haven't had time to clean it.. i've been crafting.. duh lol)

thats it! i love this skirt! i can dress it up or dress it down! i decided not to distress it because i liked how clean and sharp it looked.. what do you all think?

8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / umm.. so harley davidson.. on: April 04, 2007 05:27:14 PM
alright, so i got a job at harley davidson for this summer.. (i've never ridden a bike in my life! haha!) anywho, i'm working in retail and all the girls there wear like.. LEATHER.. all the time.. and well.. i cant afford to buy a whole new leather wardrobe and frankly..i dont want to.. lol but i'm thinkin that the preppy wardrobe i have now just wont cut it.. soooo.. i'm lookin for ideas.. right now i have thoughts of like.. hoodies with grommets and stuff, tanks with some interesting straps, denim skirts, kewl screened tee's with like bikes and pin-up girls on 'em.. i'm really open to anything, i just want to look the part and not like some idiot college kid just hangin out because i wanna be kewl lol.... i am a fairly curvy girl (about size 14/16)..umm.. so yeah, any ideas would be so fantastically kewl and i would for surely post pictures of anything i end up making..

THANKS EVERYONE!!!!!!!


heres a picture of me, just so you guys can get an idea of my figure.. it might help the ideas flow.. this was a senior picture (terrible) and i've gained about 10-15 lbs since.. maybe?.. i dunno, anyways! i'm curvy lol!!!!!! (sorry if this pic is super big too, i just had it conveniently in my photobucket)



9  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / man, i've been on a beading spree on: March 22, 2007 04:31:40 PM
i dont know why, i used to bead like crazy when i was younger but then stopped.. and i just recently pulled out all of my beading stuff again and this is what i got.. everything is pretty simple and easy, but i'm bored so i'll post it all Smiley

South palm beach

action shot:


plummy



moonshine



no name Sad.. it actually has these clear and pearly berry colored beads along with black metallic and antique black onyx beads on it.. just doesn't look like it from the picture


matching necklace



Whimsey



i also had a purple "cha cha" bracelet.. but my aunt stole it before i could even get a picture.. the moonshine one is being bought for an auction to benefit cancer survivors

i'd love to hear what everyone thinks! sorry for the huge load of pictures!

10  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / coin rings! i'm an addict!!! on: March 11, 2007 03:24:19 PM
i am in luuuuuuuve with making these.. i even went out and bought a dremel, which works 100% better than a regular drill

this one is from a regular quarter


and this one is from a 50 cent piece
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