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1  Re: New Zealand Only Round 2 in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: April 13, 2008 02:29:53 AM
Righteo, here's what i receive from bubbleyboo  Roll Eyes Kiss  Pic heavy post Tongue

Prepare you wisting fingers Wink

Zee Box

A couple of Group Shots

A kick ass hand sewn poppet!  I love her Cheesy  She's in her undies, so I'll have to wip her up some outfits Wink

I love her hair Wink

Knitty earrings from wist Wink  Aren't they cute???  She even made them their own little box to live in.

A pretty lil piece of fabric, bgp suggest maybe a piece of poppet clothing?

A black rose for me hair Wink

And whats in this little box?  Fluffy strawberries??  Nope devil horns Wink  As modeled by Miss Popita.  These were yet another thing i had in my favourites somewhere lol

Aaaaand last but not least, check it out!  Bunny skull canvas, as modeled by my wall Wink  I LOVE this Cheesy

Thanks so much Miss bubbley Wink I finished you items today, one of them is very bright (ish) and looks like it should be worn by a little kid lol ooops, but considering your fun personality i think you'll pull it off just fine.
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2  Re: New Zealand Only Round 2 in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: April 12, 2008 01:05:29 AM
I had huge issues with the horns. I cried over them in fact. I messed up and made them smaller than the clips  Roll Eyes spent 3days hand sewing sequins on (I only get a wee bit of time each day to craft cos of work and pets) and then to discover that they were too small  Cry then I came up with the brainstorm to add faux feathers  Grin which I think makes them even better.

Awww I feel your pain, all that work and the you realise it's just not going to work... but it did! So yay Cheesy  lol
When I started knitting again there were a few things I tried, and it's just so gutting when you realise you've done it wrong and it is just not savable Sad

Anyway here is a teaser for you lassy

Any guesses?  It's actually 2 things Wink  I just put them in one picture Cheesy
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3  HIM Heartagram Necklace, Polymer Clay in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by MelancholyMiss on: April 04, 2008 10:30:50 PM
I made this to wear to the HIM concert March 29.  I had planned to make a dress, but kept forgetting to buy a shirt to recon Sad  (Can't get them in my town, so would have had to order one off the net *le sigh*)

Close Ups: Heartagram, Ville, Reverse
These are thumbnails, click if you wanna see a bigger pic Smiley

I didn't have access to the resin I would usually put on my necklaces, so I improvised and used HEAPS of clear nail polish lol, worked out really well lol.  Also I would usually drill holes to attach chains and jump rings, but i didn't have access to that either  Roll Eyes  So I super glued butterflies (earring backs) to the back of the pendant and attached jump rings that way Wink

Action Shot, weird camera phone pic lol

The little charm things are made by gluing a picture to the back of a glass marble (just like marble magnets) and then covering that with polymer clay Smiley
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4  Re: Favorite Color Swap - Winter 2008 in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: April 04, 2008 01:34:50 AM
Here what i received from pretty hate machine


A tulle skirt/tutuish thingee Wink  She suggested i wear something under it Tongue

A super cute hair clip!!! I'm wearing it now Wink

If there's a tutorial for this I'd love the link!

Cute bracelet that ties up with a ribbon Smiley  She said she hopes it's not too classy Tongue Wink

AND  Last but not Least, my absolute favourite item!!!!!  A knitty necklace, this is so awesome and cute!  Clay and eyepins Cheesy  Heaps cuter in real life.  phm, if you have better pics please post them!

Thank you so so much Cheesy You rock.

The package i sent is quite small Sad  But i hope she likes it, one item took like forever (like really 12 hours)  maybe it's just cause i'm slow lol, i dunno.  But i hope you like everything!
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5  Re: FIREFLY / SERENITY SWAP ROUND 7 in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: April 04, 2008 01:12:34 AM
First of all, 4 great packages posted ahead of me are me great Wink

Love the Jayne Bag and the Jayne hat Smiley  The jayne bracelet is a nice spin on the hat Wink  The Kaylee bracelet, too cute!  Tongue
And ohh a purdy Serenity bag! Wink

So on the loveliness Cheesy  Here is what i received from the talented miss JadedJenn!

Needle Roll, Clock, Stitch Markers, 2 Hands of Blue, Stitch markers, Growing Dion's, Postcards (thanks!), And the note that came with everything Smiley

Kick ass needle Roll!  I love it Jenn, thanks so much!  Check out that fantabulous embroidery!

Lined in my favourite colours!  Black and bright green.  It came filled with space themed pencils!  Nice touch there hehe

Hand of Blue magnets, and Pretty Kaylee inspired stitch markers.

(By the way Jenn, yes, they will work as stitch markers Wink)

A cute Leaf in The Wind inspired clock Cheesy

And look, here one of the dinos in a bottle with Bob and Patrick. He's still tiny at the moment Wink

Thanks so much Jenn, I love everything Smiley
I think I may have sent the smallest package out of everyone in this swap Sad  I really had no idea i was going to receive so much cute stuff *le sigh*
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6  Re: Tim Burton Swap Round 3 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: March 13, 2008 11:10:49 PM
Ok, so my partner cardigan was expecting to have a camera by now Wink  But doesn't yet Sad  So I'm posting pic of what i made her Cheesy

The pics are linked thumbnails so click if you wanna see a bigger pic Smiley

Everything, I sent tshirt, tote, necklace, and ring.

Stenciled t-shirt, i really like how this came out Smiley  The necklace matches Wink

A stenciled Vincent tote, the letters are red and orange.

Necklace, I didn't get a good pic of this, these were rushed pictures Wink

The sally charm came from Etsy

Resin ring (my first try Wink), the beads inside match the necklace. The silver ones went a bit funny in the resin.

It's beads, silver glitter, then purple glitter on the bottom.
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7  Re: Another Buffy Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: March 12, 2008 12:32:21 AM
Ok here is what i sent to hippiejo Cheesy  I sent a bit late, so I hope i was worth the wait!

The pictures are thumbnails, click for a bigger view  Shocked

I sent everything in this tote bag Smiley  Has the cast on the front, and Xander Kiss on the back

Hoodie, HJ asked for a reconstructed hoodie, I started with a plain black tshirt Cheesy The front is stenciled and the back is embroidered and painted.  (This cartoon has already made one appearance in this thread hehe)

HJ asked for knitted armwarmers, I hope crocheted is close enough Tongue  Crochet with little stenciled patches

Suncatcher, made from a season 7 DVD, melted beads (fun) and random beadyness 

A Gentlemen necklace Cheesy  I love making these and this is my favourite one so far Wink

And last but not least (well yes actually least)  How could anyone with a badge maker resist making this lol
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8  Re: Tim Burton Swap Round 3 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: March 11, 2008 11:45:09 PM
This is the cute little package i got from cardigan:

The package, with bugs and pretty card Wink

Stenciled Edward Pouch

with little goodies inside

Jack heads necklace, James notebook, Lock, Stock, Barrel magnets.  Sweeney Todd pin and Jack pin

Close up of the necklace and Jack pin Smiley

Cardigan said she couldn't figure out how to tie the necklace right, so she thought i could have a go Tongue  I'm thinking I'll drill holes in the top of his heads and stick an eyescrew thingee in there...

Thanks Cardy
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9  Re: Another Buffy Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by MelancholyMiss on: March 10, 2008 03:44:43 AM
Here's my loverly package Cheesy  (By the way, hippejo and I decided this swap was not big enough, to satisfy our need for Buffyness! So we decided to make it a bit bigger)

Everything, nicely packaged Cheesy


Canvas, These are really cool!  Oh Spike, how I love thee!

Tote/Shopping Bag Cheesy  I love Anya Wink

"Updated" Anya amulet Cheesy

Skirt, haha, would cheer Buffy not love this!?  Embroidered Spike on the front Wink  And "Sunnydale Hellmouth" on the back.

Apron, woohoo Cheesy  This fabric kicks ass Wink

Willowy Inspired items : D

And last but not least Slayer Slang Cheesy

Thanks so much HippieJo I love everything!!!
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10  Re: The Giant Multi-Theme Swap Signups CLOSED SENDOUTS June 2nd in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by MelancholyMiss on: March 08, 2008 03:30:40 PM
..a decouped box with the word communism on it!

Ooohhh sounds like a plan!  Tongue

Too bad 1 Small isn't an option ... lol Tongue

Haha check this out
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