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21  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Collaged Robot on: September 23, 2006 08:29:19 AM
I really like this. The handle and the heart especially. But what does that strip of paper say, though ?
22  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: paper mache lucky cat! on: September 23, 2006 08:27:44 AM
Aw, that's really great ! I love his paint job. Smiley
23  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: A few bits and bobs! on: September 17, 2006 07:49:09 PM
Those are really cute. I especially like the bow hairclip. Smiley
24  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Piratey Sunglasses case and fairy wings (odd combo) on: September 17, 2006 07:48:45 PM
Love the sunglasses case ! Cheesy The wings are really cute too.
25  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Lipgloss tin into a Pirate shrine on: September 17, 2006 12:45:42 PM
I found this old lipgloss tin and decided to make it into a pirate shrine for my Mom (who's been into pirates for a really long time).

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v88/dashboard_girl/pirateshrine.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v88/dashboard_girl/pirateshrine2.jpg

I forgot to include something for scale, but it's about the size of a silver dollar.

The picture inside the lid is of Mary Read, a famous female pirate. My Mom's name is Annie so I wanted to use Anne Bonny, but the picture I had wasn't very good. There's some shells from South Carolina, and a fake "pearl" necklace for a bit of plunder. Grin

The rolled up strip of paper says:

Yes, I am a pirate. 200 years too late. The cannons dont thunder, theres nothin to plunder, Im an over-40 victim of fate. Arriving too late. Arriving too late.

Which is the chorus of A Pirate Looks at 40 by Jimmy Buffet. Its one of her favorite songs, and she has a pretty nifty t-shirt based on it or whatever.

Anyway, she loves it and was very surprised so I'm happy. Smiley
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