yay! i'm so glad you got it today...i did take pics, so i'll post 'em here...i am so relieved you like everything! the necklace & the pvc cuff are both things i'd never tried to make before, so i was really stressing the outcome. does the cuff fit okay? i fit it to me, and i've got a case of Fat Wrist. so..onto the stuff! eric white tee shirt.
pendant made from a niagara print.
mizna mobile phone/personal electronical device charm.
niagara & mark ryden button set.
red pvc cuff. the pictures are mark ryden, niagara & eric white.
the reverse side of the cuff with super duper tiki fabric!
so yeah...thats the first cuff i've made, here's hoping you dig it!!
i received from the lovely stichingsister today! early this morning, in fact....since i mailed to you earlier, i'm hoping that you get yours today, as well!! (stupid holiday!)
at any rate, i got great stuff. ...including a blue tote bag with a rad camille rose garcia print on it, three snazzy a$$ed magnets, and possibly the best thing i've ever gotten in a swap, a niagara sampler!! seriously, the sampler is so cool, i never would have thought of that--and i ADORE it!! it's goin' up on the wall in our living room.
CRG tote. wish my scanner had picked the really nice blue colour....feh. plus, it's lined in a plush leopard. i love leopard, so i'm pretty stoked about this, too.
thank you so much...you rocked as a partner, even humouring my many questions throughout our five bagillion messages... yay!
i had a super lucky day, post-wise! i received from both nikkisixx666 and starpiste all in the same delivery...snazzy.
i took the pictures with miss hana wearing the clothing as she is the most neglected of my girls. poor thing never gets any new items.
from starpiste, i got a really nice knitted cap, an embroidered black dress with a spider (EE!), some little house slippers, 2 hair clips, and the best part--a tiny swiffer!! my 19 month old son has stolen the swiffer several times already and keeps trying to clean with it. it's rad...what a good idea!
from nikkisixx666, i got the hottest stripey sweater top ever! it's got an appliqued & embroidered bit with a rad skull guy. and guess what? it came with a cool skull guy headband to match....nice. she also sent me a sweet tweedy pair of slacks that'll be sure to cause strife amongst the blythes, as they have very few pairs of pants. on top of all that? the sweater and headband match hana's eyes! i re-chipped her when i got her, and so what you sent me is all matching. nifty.
i received from the lovely boxofpurls today!! wooo.
she sent me this neato knitted pouch that my son keeps trying to steal. he takes it and rubs it on his face, and while cute, it's a little goofy. i love the pouch, though. there's a nifty heart on it, and it's a beautiful colour! thank you so much...
now for the cd itself:
velvet divorce sneaker pimps the blue trees gorky's zygotic mynci (i've always wondered what they sound like!) spanish dance troupe gorky's zygotic mynci leave R.E.M. don't leave faithless the greek song rufus wainwright grey gardens rufus wainwright this mess we're in p.j. harvey (one of my ringtones is good fortune--heart polly jean!) hush the warmth gorky's zygotic mynci a pair of brown eyes the pogues golden lights the smiths (why, why did you change? ) live with me and be my love annie lennox when, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes rufus wainwright hitsville, u.k. the clash genius kings of leon marx & engels belle & sebastian (love them, too!!) eveline nickelcreek so real jeff buckley maxwell's silver hammer the beatles lose this skin the clash lover, you should've come over jeff buckley (one of my favourite songs of all time!!)
all in all--i really liked what i received! thank you very much, boxofpurls. i really hope you like what i've made, and the cd you get as much as i like this stuff.
i got my package from kidkoala today!! let me say, i really loved the tote bag the most...it's so soft and just roomy enough for all my crap, but not so big i lose said crap. hehe...my husband and i played with the paddle ball thingy for about an hour, too...he kept taking it from me to prove how good at it he is. the only bummer was that the barrel magnet was broken....his ear fell off and ran away. we checked that bag and all, but no dice. fooey. he's adorable, even without his ear, though.
my camera is out of commission 'til tomorrow (no batteries ), so i'll post pics then.
thank you so much, kidkoala!! the stuff is super swell, and my household is up in arms about the paddle ball!
ETA pics!! cool-as-can-be paddleball, here modelled by my lovely husband....my cats & 18-month-old can't get enough of it!
i've made plenty of jewelry in the past using string, elastic cords, etc....until now, though, i had never made anything with wire. while i definitely like the look of wire better, boy, is it hard to twist....and twist. and twist some more...over a period of a few days, an hour or so a day, i made this:
(hyperlinked because the photo is gargantuan.)
does anyone have any tips as to how to make the twisting a bit easier? or, at least a bit more uniform?