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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: polka dot curtains on: January 17, 2007 06:55:45 PM
Let's just say I LOVE your room!!! I started changing my room over a few months ago from a shades of blue, white & green striped room to something pretty similar to your room. It showcases my love of New York with various pics (b&w & color), my love of Audrey Hepburn & vintage classic clothing and things. I love how you went with just the black and white, so classic. I've got more of a black, white & deep dark red going. It's a work in progress, but seeing your post has inspired me to get finished with the redecorating already Grin


thanks! I'm so glad it inspired you to finish yours. I didn't do mine all at once. It all started with one tiny picture of Times Square I bought at a local art festival. From there I just continued to buy different pictures and posters and framed them. I recently went to NYC for the first time a couple months ago and I bought one picture of all different street signs, but have sadly run out of wall space. I think I need to do some rearranging lol
2  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: polka dot curtains on: January 03, 2007 07:48:59 PM
thanks everyone! Grin

about the pictureboard thing shaped like a dress, no I did not make that it was a present from my mom about three years ago

i love the b lack & white photography too! there's something about it that makes it look so classic even if its not 'old new york' pictures - that's why i have the pictures of Audrey Hepburn up as well, she's a classic.

thanks again!
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: polka dot curtains on: December 31, 2006 08:33:26 PM
thanks  Smiley

as far as my ceiling goes, im not sure this house is rented so im pretty sure they had someone come in and do that - a lot of houses in my area have ceilings like that
4  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / polka dot curtains on: December 31, 2006 07:51:52 PM
well, my room is all black and white pictures of New York and Audrey Hepburn.. like this:

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/p2k2yo/wall.jpg

Before I made said curtains I had these maroonish/deep red curtains up and , well, it just didn't go... so here is what I made:

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/p2k2yo/curtain.jpg

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/p2k2yo/curtainstwo.jpg


and, while cleaning my room this weekend I found an old martini glass so I filled it up with some pearl beads and put it on my dresser with my perfumes:

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/p2k2yo/pearlmartini.jpg


What do you think?
5  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Sewn Birthday Card [first really hand-made card] on: November 19, 2006 01:01:14 PM
thanks, I know its nothing fancy, but I was kind of short on time and didn't want to make it overboard
6  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Sewn Birthday Card [first really hand-made card] on: November 18, 2006 09:45:51 PM
My friend's Sweet Sixteen is tomorrow. I handmade her a scarf and while I was shopping for the fabric, I found these cute little balloon buttons. I didn't want to go overboard on the card, but did just enough so it's cute.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y250/bonitabebe369/sarahsbirthdaycard.jpg

I didn't do anything fancy on the inside, I just cut out some paper hearts to cover the stitching of the balloon strings, I sewed the buttons onto the card and made the 'string' of the balloons with thread.

What do you think?
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: quick felting question on: November 08, 2006 12:20:25 PM
Thanks for the reply, I sort of got impatient though and started it before your response.  :-\I figured the heck with it if it felts closed I'll have a knitting experience and all that good stuff

I didn't put it in anything, so I hope it doesnt get the washer messed up - my mom would not be happy

thanks for the reply again, and Ill post picture when I'm done!
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / quick felting question on: November 08, 2006 12:04:37 PM
I knitted up a bag last year and am just getting around to felting it [i wasnt sure because i liked how a certain stich looked] i filled my washing machiene with hot water and a pair of sneakers, just a secon ago, but do i need to put something inside the bag? so it wont felt closed?

i've never felted a bag before so im not sure if this is even possible. i'd appreciate an answer as soon as possible from anyone who knows! i dont want to waste all the hot water lol

thanks!
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Lace Sleeved Ribby Cardi on: September 09, 2006 04:16:43 PM
that is really pretty, the color looks awesome on you!

i personally think it looks good without buttons, but if i had to choose, i think i would be leaning towards the pewter-ish ones myself
10  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: knitscene's central park hoodie on: September 07, 2006 06:06:08 PM
I am a little late to join the bandwagon, but I just bought my supplies and pattern tonight. My work is the only store I know of that sells the magazine, and we are technically not open to the public until tomorrow, but they had a special shopping time for the emlpoyees tonight.. anyway I have all my materials and can't wait to cast on!!
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