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1  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Penguin and Polar bear Costumes. on: November 01, 2010 02:10:11 PM

I found this costume/snuggy/poncho online, and loved it a lot.
http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=19174424&itemdescription=true&navAction=jump&search=true&isProduct=true&parentid=SEARCH+RESULTS But I didn't have $68 , and even though I love it, not $68 much.
So crafted my own (ended up being $30 for all the fabric)

It was super simple! Fleece poncho with a hoodie=Awesome
Its really warm too, me and my hubby have been wearing it around the house. That's when we got the idea to make one for him too. I quickly sewed one up for him that day.
Hes a polar bear. The poncho is all white, and the hood has a red lining.


(Me at work showing off my costume and some cookies)

Happy Halloween
2  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Ten Christmas Angels Painting on: March 19, 2010 06:20:35 PM
I have this children book called Ten Christmas Angels that my Grandma used to read to me and my cousins.
She gave each Angels one of our names, I was given the little angel who goes off with the nicest cake (Its a counting book, they all leave one by one until one angel is left).

I thought because I am about to Graduate Culinary school- Baking and Pastry Tongue I need this on my wall. And with some changes, and many mistakes. Here it is....


I was trying to go picture perfect at first, and it was really bugging me. But one day when I was working on it, I took a brake and went to go make some tea. When I came back and glanced at it I thought "Aww...Its my bakery" So I stopped going for picture perfect and just kept painting tell I was pleased with what I had done!

Heres a picture of the painting and the book so size comparison.


3  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / old oil pastels on: June 30, 2008 01:30:47 PM
I got a small jar from my mom of old, cheap, messy, broken oil pastels.

I already have a bunch of pastels that i actually use for art and stuff.

I was wondering if you can melt them like crayons or something to make new/awesome pastels?

or as anybody got any cool ideas of what I can do with them?
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / my altered t shirts 2 on: March 30, 2008 12:41:19 PM
Some more t-shirts that I forgot to get in the last post, because they were in the wash.


Boys T-shirt into strapless top......I'm soon going to had straps to it.


Sorry for the blur. This was one of those XL t-shirts that was easily turned into my new little dress. nothing new.


and now a long sleeve, short, mini, coat...or whatever you would call it. 
5  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / a few more crafts. (artwork and buttons) on: March 29, 2008 11:22:42 PM
just the last few things i made for my crafty spring break. I'm tried of making lots of topics which end up in the wrong place. >P and i only got two more things so here they are.


a little bit of art above my night stand


a few buttons I made for a friend, who requested them. Tongue
6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Awesome paper clip jar! on: March 29, 2008 10:56:15 PM


made from a babies food jar, with a magnetic strip along the top. then decorated in those small beads things. NEAT!
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / T-shirt into Pillow on: March 29, 2008 10:49:14 PM
(i just now realized i put this in the wrong spot, so dont get mad at me, I'm going to go fix it)

nothing new. but I'm crafting all my stuff away.
plus i needed a pillow just to throw onto the floor or behind my head when needed.




I <3 this pillow!
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / felt camera case on: March 29, 2008 10:30:25 PM
(sorry if this is in the wrong place, but it sounded like a good place for it).

well its been my week for crafting, but you can read more about it on my many other topics I've been putting up.


my camera really needed a case  just to keep the dust off it.


I dont have the skills to take a picture of my camera in the case. sorry folks Tongue
9  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / scrap paper to make large cards to send out. on: March 29, 2008 10:08:20 PM
Its been my week to clean out a lot of stuff, and some of that is my crafting stuff. So i made this week (spring break) the week to craft all my stuff away, so i can my more crafting stuff. Tongue
i got a lot done, but not all of it sadly. oh well...

I had this large envelopes, and so i made large cards to go inside using scrap paper.

nothing great, but i had fun doing these. I had some other designs, but i sent them out pretty fast (about half of these are already gone.) Smiley
10  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / just spiced up my old shoes on: March 29, 2008 09:59:45 PM
its spring break! (which is almost over). But i made a goal to get a lot of my craft projects done....so i can go out and buy more craft stuff Tongue (i got other topics of projects i got to do this week)

With some white shoe laces i found and some glitter I found. I spiced up my shoes just a little.


sorry for the blurred pic, still having trouble with my camera. 
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