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1  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 37 ENTRIES / buttoned bedstand on: April 05, 2009 09:39:27 PM
heres goes AGAIN i messed up a couple times and lost everything i'de put together for the post....
so i had this ugly bedstand and i decided to button it up...
So I started with sanding it and removing the legs and handle on the drawer. Then I  painted it pink. Next I attached all the buttons to the top.. Then I painted and put glitter buttons on the bedstand. Next I glued a button to the handle for the drawer then I sealed the top of the buttons with glow in the dark star glaze. Then I sealed everything with a clear glossy spray paint then I screamed a few times as I tried to put the pictures on the computerfinally attached some and here we go here they are.sorry I meant to explain better..hope this isnt late my time says 11:38 on the 5th its not midnight quite yet

Teaser pic for main pic



























Comments much appreciated and I hope I win but if not im just glad I finally got it finished and posted
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / need ideas for mobile pieces on: June 11, 2008 11:16:45 PM
So i plan on making a mobile but i cant decide what objects i want to make..im going to make the haning parts from wire and jump rings.. but im gonna make a variety of different objects that will be hanging from the different levels of the mobile..some being cut out of metal. some flat shaped wire and some 3d objects out of wire.. i need ideas on what those should be..i've considered my initials being part of it. and different shapes like flowers and stuff but i dont know what to do I NEED HELP if ur confused just say so cause im confused to
3  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / need ideas for decorating a glass jar thingy on: March 31, 2008 01:28:31 PM
so im always misplacing ALL of my scissors and the other day i was cleaning alittle and i found like a whole bunch of them and i was trying to figure out a place i could put them all in and i found this huge pickle jar thats glass and so i put them all in there but its alittle boring on the outside and i want to decorate it alittle but not alot just enough so its not boring but so i can still see inside, i thought about printing pictures of scissors then spraying them with a sealer thing that we have then attaching them like with modpodge or something..but i thought about also doing stuff with words like something like "cut paper with my fabric scissors and ill cut u" or something lol...so what im asking for is ideas such as sayings or ideas of pictures
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / cant find shirt that i wanna make HELP PLEASE on: March 27, 2008 05:21:10 PM
ok so idk if anyone will be able to help me but i saw this reconstructed shirt it had a tutorial it was yellow and was really easy. the shirt was plain basically except for the sleeves were cut and only a thin piece for each should was left and then they were cut at an angle then tied...if anyone knows what im talking about let me know i thought i added the page to my favorites but apparently i didnt. HELP!!!
5  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / my new necklace clasp and charms in front, and keychain bead thingy on: March 16, 2008 11:00:42 PM
so i had been wanting to make a necklace this way for a while and so i went through my clasps and i had these that i just got so i got some beads and made it, its butterfly and flower themed. and black. heres the pics

the whole necklace

the clasp part(or whatever this style clasp is called) with two charms

and me wearing it..flowers backwards



and now to the keychain thing...they both happen to have the flowers in them..well i wanted something to put on my keychain to seperate my keys a little so i made this. and i had this T (T=Tiffany) that was from a necklace that i didnt wear anymore... i put two other bead dangly things on both sides and i put it on this small d ring that i got of some old tennis shoes...so here it is.

heres one of it sitting on the desk..

and heres it hanging with a piece of paper behind it..
6  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / no more cold feet socks just werent workin on: March 11, 2008 02:52:55 PM
ok so my rooms in our finished basement well i have a fireplace. but my dad wont let me use it and so it gets cold down here sometimes when we dont have the heaters on. So me finally getting annoyed by my feet getting COLD i swear its so annoying being on the computer or watching tv or whatever im doing and my feet wanting to fall off haha not literally. so i decided to change that so i got the idea to make something like those rice or corn heating things i have a square and a long rectangle for like my back or neck. so i thought why dont i just make like a sock type thing with rice on the top so i made these. despite that there really ugly but my feet dont care they love them. i put a sock on my foot and then the rice sock on after that and then another sock that are really big that my friend gave to me for christamas (winnie the pooh YAY, lol) sry no tutorial... ok heres my pics
 the top of the rice sock thingy hehe (out of stretchy material)

 the bottom of the rice sock  (regular cotton material or whatever not stretchy)

 heres a pic of me wearing it over a regular sock it can get alittle to warm so i wear a sock so it doesnt over heat my foot lol

 after i put the rice sock over the other sock i put another sock over that so i dont get the rice sock dirty...
comments are very appreciated on my very strange creation
7  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / 69 Cassette tapes and no ideas wat to make with them HELP!!!! on: March 05, 2008 11:12:39 PM
so my mom has had these tapes forever no idea what they were for actually they said something about starting your own business but half or more werent even out of the plastic yet. but she had alot of them and they were just sitting in a box so when we moved in with our dad and she moved. i made sure to get them cause otherwise they'de sit in a box for a few more years....when i could be creating something with them... there all white..i though about making a wallet or something i've seen something on here before but thats only one or a few.....i thought about figuring out how to make a purse but need help with that idea also heres a pic

8  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / cool cell phone case gone to big but still COOL on: February 22, 2008 12:32:04 AM
Ok so i got the idea to make a cellphone case with poptabs WELL it didnt quite turn out like i had wanted maybe if my cell phone was huge but yea i made the lining of it with fabric and i made it too big figures but oh well its still cute. i dont know wat im going to use it for.. my digital camera is way to big to fit in it. and idk wat else to use it for i thought about using it to like put my phone. lipgloss. bluetooth in it and put it in my purse cause those things tend to get lost in my purse but idk i might use it for something else any ideas..

the ribbon through the poptabs are sposed to be x's but some dont look like it..
it looks like the poptabs are falling off but there not, there hot glued on so hopefully they wont but who knows





with cellphone-bad measuring lol




tell me wat ya think
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / cute awesome sleeved to short shirt need help!!! on: January 24, 2008 11:21:01 PM
I dont know if this piece is ok so i dont remember when i got this but i got it at some thrift store or something for really cheap and i love the sleeves and the color but ITS TO SHORT i dont know what i could do to it to be able to wear it but not look like im wearing a little kids shirt, i thought about carefully cutting down the middle and like crocheting it somehow idk any suggestions wud be greatly appreciated heres some pics



10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / COOL turtle neck shirt into a awesome hoodie. with a sorta explained tut on: January 21, 2008 07:44:35 PM
Soo i wanted to make a hoodie but i dont have alot of experience making clothes so i made a hoodie out of two turtle neck shirts, i added a hood, pockets, and zipper, to begin i cut off the huge turtle neck off, then the way i made it was i measured a pocket of a regular no zipper hoodie and cut that size from the second hoodie and ironed it into shape, pinned it onto the other turtle neck  (about and in and a half up from the bottom), and sewed. next i put my rotary cutter board inbetween it and set it flat, got the measuring tape and handy dandy yard stick and found the center and held the yard stick still and cut it straight up the center. next i folded the edges of the cut center over once and ironed it (both sides) then i pinned a 22" zipper in. sewed that in next i got another jacket and used the hood to make a hood, sewed the curve. then sewed the front edge of the hood (folded twice), then i attached the hood to the top edge. AND WALA, and for an extra touch so u cant see the retarted sewing on the pocket (stretchy material. ugh) set up a sheet that u dont mind having paint splatter on, get paint (i used those little things that u have leftovers off with paint by number pictures) added water to them, mixed it up with a tooth pick, got the paint brush and splattered paint all over (i tap the paint brush against my finger so i dont get paint in my hair and everywhere), now. the pics...

On me

On the table

Close up of the pocket

Hood- with other hood that i used to make pattern


AND WITH PAINT SPLATTER


Comments are definately wanted, hope u love it as much as i do
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