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1  elvis and his pelvis purse in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by mortimer_frog on: July 01, 2006 11:24:14 AM
my friend reciently got married and moved to VA  she LOOOVES elvis so i made this purse for her and sent it in the mail! it was hard letting go of it because it was my first purse id made in at least over half a year...but this is what i came up with...

this isnt the best picture because you cant see the pleats...but i like it
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2  Re: my ruby red dorthy shoes in Shoes: Completed Projects by mortimer_frog on: March 05, 2006 06:47:39 AM
I made myself a pair too, for my winter semi-formal.  They were just a pair of pink ballet flats, that I got for 10$ at Old Navy.



OH MY!! those are amazing! i love them...ballet flats are my all time favorite thanks for posting!
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3  Re: my ruby red dorthy shoes in Shoes: Completed Projects by mortimer_frog on: February 11, 2006 01:04:06 PM
ok, so the day after seeing this, i tried making a pair in green. when i went to payless they had one pair left in the kids sizes in pink and they fit and then they were also on sale so i was super pumped  Cheesy..anyways i painted mine green to begin with, then applied E6000 and the glitter, and then gave em two coats of clear acrylic sealant.  i've worn them like 3 times now and they're holding up really well..


someone said to me "umm.. i think the shoes are suppose to be ruby and the city is suppose to be emerald, so where do those take you?" me:"ruby city, duh"  Smiley

anyways, great project, super easy, thank you mortimer_frog!


I just wanted to show off my results a bit. Smiley

I ended up using SOOO much glitter on them.. like 6 coats to get them covered as well as I did.

I used Aileenes (sp!) fabric glue (it dries completely clear and is flexible) and I'd just paint on a layer, sprinkle the glitter on it, then press it in, let it dry for a day, then repeat, then after the last layer of glitter, I just put on one last layer of glue and let it dry.

Honestly they didn't shed as much as I expected.. and after a good shake outside I had no problems with a glitter trail.

I have to tell you, out in the sunlight, these things are amazing.

Thank you so much for the inspiration!

[eta- just for the record, these were an olllld pair of chucks, and I got some "real" shoe laces.. cleaned up the glue spots on the toes, and scraped the glitter off the lace holes. they look a bit neater now Smiley ]

I LOVE YOURS!! i LOVE GREEN!! i didnt think people were still posting on this topic!! i was shocked when i oped it up and it had 3 new pages of comments since last time i checked!!! which was a few months ago! and to skye691 i LOVE your shoes to! im glad people accually tried it out !! im so excited more people should post there glittery creations!!
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4  my winter ball dress : ) in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by mortimer_frog on: January 22, 2006 09:00:37 AM
ok so like everyone at ANY high school dance you go to ...there is always going to be another girl with the same dress...and when i went dress shopping there was very few dresses to pick from so i decided to make my own...it was accually cheeper and really easy to make ...and not to mention...nobody else was wearing it!! : ) 

id love feedback of what you guys think about it!

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5  secret santa messagner bag for a guy : ) in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by mortimer_frog on: November 21, 2005 08:09:53 PM
so....we have a breakfast club , we meet every friday morning for breakfast at a different persons house a week. We came up with the idea to have secret santas and i got the only guy in the group ( my friends little brother ) he is a freshman and swims on the swim team with me and this is what i came up with!


 yeah....i stuffed it with my sweatshirt to make it look better for the picture : )


the swimmer i embordered


a shot of the inside with my sweatshirt hanging out


_ same thing!

feedback is greatly appriciated!

p.s. im accuallly not quite done...i just looked at the pictures and found i forgot the velcrow on the botttom... : (  ....oh well.... back to the sewing machine!
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6  Re: MP3 Player Cozy/Holder/Case Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by mortimer_frog on: September 29, 2005 04:06:14 PM
here are my cozies i recieved from hertrigger  Grin  ( sorry the images are so heavy )
i love them their amazing!!

backs....ooolala


front ^^
and here all the extras I recieved!


and the back of the cd


and to hertrigger.....sorr y i only send you one thing and you sent me all of this ...if i had known i would have sent more....
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7  my ruby red dorthy shoes in Shoes: Completed Projects by mortimer_frog on: September 18, 2005 11:46:11 AM
so i found this pair of rocketdog shoes i REALLY wanted that were just like the ruby red slippers from the wizard of OZ  but they were like 44 dollers...so i decided to make my own!
feedback is appriciated!

before...only mine were pink....


after...the glitter looks think because i put extra on while they were drying so it could afford to have some knocked off when i wore them,...



my inspiration...
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8  stylish green clutch purse in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by mortimer_frog on: August 13, 2005 09:14:23 AM
so i was bored in my final days of summer and found this lovely green fabric lying around and some sequins that i put around the top.....& this is what i came up with! sorry the photos arnt the best its hard to take pictures of shiny fabric

tell me what you think!



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9  Re: Glam-as-all Get out Earring Holder from a Cereal box!? in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by mortimer_frog on: July 31, 2005 07:44:35 PM
i LOVE your idea and its soo simple! thanks for the tutorial!! here's what i came up with!....but sadly my earings arnt as cool as yours....they accually look  kinda pitiful...



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10  Re: my little tampon box in Completed Projects by mortimer_frog on: July 29, 2005 05:35:01 PM


...did that work?


whoa!!! that is too cute! its like wallet for your tampons!!@
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