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1  Re: ~FILL a STOCKING FOR ME + a gift~ in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: January 01, 2010 09:06:20 PM
WAanted to show my beautiful scarves and my other things.  Like my awesome corduoroy bag and some clips, etc. Thanks so much again Ms mia!
I love these and have wore them since i got them with different outfits its about ten degrees here !  So they help keep me cozy !   
notecards and one of my other fav things a dessserts recipe book I love it so much !   There is also my lil xmas cup and clips!  The little bag is also one of my fav things .
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2  Re: Christmas Stocking Stuffers 2009 version 2.0 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: January 01, 2010 08:54:25 PM
In shambles sent me a terrific package!  I am amazed at her crafty hands.   I have had a wonderful christmas due to these swaps!   pREPARE TO BE JEALOUS LOL :0 
I recieved a psp cozy, laptop bag and case holder, lots of paris stuff for my room and lots and lots of bgoodies.  I was even treated to some homemade peanut brittle and pretzels, oh and I cant forget the hot choclate with chocolate covered mashmellows!
COZY, CASE BAG AND MY NECKLACE I HAD WISTED!
PILLOWCASES, PARIS SIGNS , AND LOTS OF LITTLE GOODIES, EVEN A SAND LABRYINTH
more pairs things, a sketchbook etc and a new take on my wisted snail which is so amazing

the greatest stocking in the world
and one of my fav things which is a bag like one on my wist but it has been nbc'd!  i LOVED EVERYTHING SO MUCH !  hOPE YOU LOVED YOUR STUFF AS MUCH INSHAMBLES .
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3  Re: ~FILL a STOCKING FOR ME + a gift~ in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: December 29, 2009 08:52:53 AM
MsMia!  i AM SO glad you loved your package and yes the little dolly, is an angel for you Smiley.   I kind of squashed evertyhing in the box so her wings probably got a little smashed up during the packing!   I will be posting pics of what you sent soon i was also Happy with my package! Smiley  I had a great christmas especially due to great swaps! Smiley
Here is a peek of things from msmia.   I still have few things to take pics of but my camera is away but here is a good chunk of things. She made me lots of bath items!   I will get plenty of use out of those asap!   i ALSO GOT lots of useful items!  I really loved my scarves the best!  I have one white and one curvy one that is brown.  I wear scarves a lot and love having them in all colors !   
THere were hair flower headbands, memo pad, pencils, beads, a beautiful bird light for xmas decorating that is just beautiful!   


this was my gift she ordered me from etsy and I am so in love with this!  It will probably stay out all  year long!

ANd here is the beautiful bird light up !   
Thanks msmia and i will add some more pics later when i can !
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4  Re: Fall 2009 Swap a Medium Flat Rate box of supplies Gallery in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: November 16, 2009 01:28:15 PM
I Recieved from AlishaMisha today and it was packed full of goodies. 
Thanks so much!

Jewelry Making supplies ( beads, clay tools, string, more beads, earring hooks etc)

Then here we have the fabric, some yarn, and my fav piece from whole package is the framed box!  I love making shadowboxes so this is super great!  I might even try something else out with this one like a necklace holder or something!   I love it!

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5  Barbie Clothes Recon 'd to Fabulous Hair Accessories in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by jigarkhwar on: November 12, 2009 11:09:06 PM
This is one of my favorite Recon projects I have did so far.  My lil cousin has outgrown her Barbie toys.  I was left with a bag full of clothing she no longer wanted.  I started picking through it and started thinking that many of the pieces were small enough for hair accessories.  

This first one is a Barbie black furry boa.  I added a ribbon, a red rose, and sewed on an elastic strap. This one looks so much prettier in person.  The rose is deep red and the fur is very dark black.



The second one is a crocheted Barbie hat I packed with cotton filling and sewed a barbie shirt around the cotton for the inside.  I glued it in place with a light coating of sewing stitch glue.  I then put on the elastic band and added some glittery paint to the inside to make it sparkle.  





What do you think?  I still have a lot of Barbie clothes and I plan on making some other hair type accessories.  Any ideas of what to do with the rest?
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6  Re: Little Swap of Horrors - Halloweekend in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: October 15, 2009 05:40:38 PM
Pinkleo sent me an Awesome Halloween Package!  It was like getting my very own huge trick or treat box.  It was filled with lots of lil fun toys and lots and lots of candy!!!!!  Then there was the awesome crafts she made and a few supplies!  I loved everything!  This makes for a fantastic Halloween this year so far!!!

First the awesome Skull Double sided Pot Holder which I am hanging from a hook on my lamp as a halloween deco right now.  2 beautiful necklaces - 1 which is a cute pumpkin and the other is a lil spider and it is also double sided. 


Here is the cool Halloween cardstock and an awesome cauldron pin cushion I so needed!

Here is a close up of my awesome new Hat which I have only taken off today to take the picture!!!  I love it and the earrings and a pretty matching bracelet! 

Quick Candy Pick of what was not in pic.

Here is a picture of everything together.  There was some fabric of ghosts/ribbon/confetti/and lots and lots of candy and lil treats!!!! 



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7  Re: mini 13 days of halloween swap gallery! in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: October 08, 2009 10:57:12 PM
Day One plus my bag and my box of candies and fun!: my bag
all the wrapped pretties
and now day one
day two super tiny cute sally Love it!
Day3 Super Awesome!
Day 4 Awesome Candles:
Day 5 another awesome nbc pumpkin:
Day6
dAY 7
DAY 8
Day 9
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
Halloween!!!!!!Thanks so much j!
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8  Re: Harry Potter Swap 6 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: September 22, 2009 05:18:07 PM
Today I went to the post office and picked up my package from Papilionette!  THis is such an amazing package!  I will treasure everything for years to come!   I loved everything!  She does such amazing work.  I dont think I can show it off enough in these pictures, but I will try !  I will post links with more pictures at the bottom if anyone wants to check it out .
First here is all the loot in one picture:



Second we have a Potter Puppet Pal Pillow which I adore:



Third we have a Mandrake Root who is so cute! 





Next here is the greatest bag I have ever recieved!  My marauders Map messenger Bag with a front button up map!  I love the inside of the fabric too its so beautiful and wonderfully made!





And Last I  have to show off my new Neville's Notebook!  Check below for link to inside pictures.  You will be in aweee!  Its so Nice and pretty!  She even drew a few of the illustrations and they are fantastic!




http://s593.photobucket.com/albums/tt18/jigarkhwar/Nevilles%20Notebook/ <------This is a link to the most lovely pages of my most favorite handmade book ever!  I tried to take pictures of most of the pages so everyone could see the amazing job that Papilionette did on this "Neville's Notebook".  If I posted them all here it would be picture overload! I truly love it!  My boyfriend and I keep picking it up looking at it over and over again!  I am making it my new coffee table book for now so everyone that comes over can see! Smiley L

Thanks so much Papilionette!  You have amazed me with your craftyness!  I cherish it all!
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9  Re: Anime Manga Swap 4 Gallery!! in The Swap Gallery by jigarkhwar on: July 27, 2009 03:01:59 PM
Okay My Super Awesome Package From 'Twisted Truth' arrived today!  I had been waiting in anticipation all week!   I opened it and to my surprise there was the following Gooooodies!!!!




the first thing i did was throw on the super 'Kon' hat from Bleach!  I love it so much ! i am posing with my crazy been outside all day look.  _____-----I just love this hat - period!



This is the awesome cross-stitch patch she made of Ichigo's Hollow Mask which is going on something I just cant decide yet! Maybe my jacket!  Also is one of my favorite 'yells' from Bleach on a super cool bookmark! wHICH i really needed! 

I had trouble photographing this bookmark, but it is a drawing of the fruits basket zodiacs!  Twisted Truth did an awesome job and I loved everything she made!  i had so much fun with this swap! I cant wait to do it again soon! 
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10  Barry Manilow Pinata Complete w/ 70's attire! Full tutorial w/ pics. in Completed Projects by jigarkhwar on: June 28, 2009 09:31:38 PM
For the past week more or less I have been working on a Barry Manilow Pinata for a CopaCabana theme birthday party.  I was very intimidating making a pinata with more than one balloon!  I think I succeeded in pulling this one off.  I am going to post pics so if anyone else ever feels like they cant make a pinata with more than 1 balloon, they can see how easy it is to make a person!  I think you could get away with making any type of Icon or general people with these steps.  Let me know what you think and I will probably add some pics later since we haven't smashed him open yet.  He will be filled up with goodies soon.  I am going to cover the hole up with yarn hair as soon as we fill him.  Check out my blog for more info, pics, etc.  I am always looking for new LJournal friends.



First I took and filled up one deco balloon all the way.  Then I filled up a second balloon a little more than half way for the body.  You will need to tape the 2 balloons together using either clear tape or duct tape.  Next take 2 toilet paper rolls and 2 paper towel rolls.  Tape each to the body balloon with clear or duct tape to make arms and legs.  I cut the paper towels off a bit to make him more proportioned and so i could add his tapping feet.

Next thing you will need to do is mix up your glue by using 1 cup water to 2 cups of flour.  Make it a thick mixture like glue .  I heated mine up on the stove so i could do more than one layer at a time and it seemed to also dry faster.  This was just an idea recommended by a friend.  You can also use wall paper paste or any pinata type glue.  
Once mixture is cooled, rip or cut up strips of newspaper about 1-2 inches thick, dip them in the mix and stick them on to make your first layer.   I also did a second layer after completing the first. I would recommend the use of a fan to help dry out the layers.  I waited till it was completely dried and added a 3rd and 4th layer.  On the 3rd and fourth layer I also started to plan out the face and placed a nose in the center of the head using balls of waded up soaked in glue newspaper to form the shape.



After all of the layers are completely dry I painted it with white paint to cover up the newspaper print. It is probably a good idea to cut a hole in the back of head or body now and take out balloons so you can place in your stuff when you are ready.  


Now just paint on your clothing and add all of your features / accessories.  I used some painted on card stock to make hands and feet and glued them on with epoxy.  The eyes and mouth were made by using a 8x10 picture of barry manilow i printed in black and white and painted over it then cut the pieces out and glued them on the face to make it easier for proportioning and was faster for me to get it completed.  I didn't make him as highly detailed as i wanted but i figured we would be smashing him anyways!

Well that is my Barry manilow pinata .  I hope you like it!



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