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1  Snakeskin, Gunmetal, and Vintage Earrings ;D in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by ArmyOfMe on: November 08, 2007 09:26:13 AM
Hello there! Here are some earrings I made recently. And I finally figured out how to take some decent looking photos. So I'm proud of the earrings and photography! Take a look Grin

A couple of pairs make out of snakeskin wrapped beads:




Fleur de lis charms in glass donut, sterling danglies! ><


My faves, lampwork beads, opalite briolettes and vintage enamel chain!


Gunmetal findings with vinatage lava beads Smiley


Would love to know what you think. Thanks for lookin!
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2  Dark Creature - a screen printed tote ^_^ in Screen Printing: Completed Projects by ArmyOfMe on: September 23, 2007 03:34:53 PM
Hiya! This screen design was created by my boyfriend Miguel. Tote sewn together by me. Fabric is vintage, found it where I get my car alignment?? lol yeah surprised me too! Its got an inner pocket and a vintage button closure on top. Second like it I've made, you can check out the first one here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=196524.0 Smiley



vintage button =]


inner pocket


spooky! ><


close up of fabric


We would really love to know what you think! Grin
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3  Funky Tote from vintage fabric + Screen print!! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by ArmyOfMe on: September 16, 2007 05:02:21 PM
Phew, so much work has gone into this one! My first screen printed tote. I drew up the girl and leaf myself, tried to make it work with the funky vintage fabric as much as possible. I think it worked out pretty well Smiley Its lined with a pocket inside and has a vintage button w/ loop closure at the top!









Thanks for lookin! Wink
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4  Dreaming of a Purple ZEBRA (a desk) bunch-o-pics in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by ArmyOfMe on: June 29, 2007 09:08:26 AM
Our (my boyfriend Miguel and I) adventure started at a flea market where we found this sturdy wood desk for $40. Looking back, it didnt look all that bad, but we had something else in mind for it.


We didnt know what we were getting ourselves into. Our power sanding thingy kept dying so we ended up sanding most of it down by hand. (my little sis in the pic)


We primered and added layer after layer of purple!! Then comes Miguel's drawing skills. He drew out the stripes on either side with marker and we got to painting the stripes in! [tilt head sideways hehe]


At this point, we took it home (we were working at my step dad's house) and my friend Curly came over to help with the border and stripes on the drawers.


Tito guarded the desk from intruders!!


And finally we started screwing in the lovely handles!




And tada! My new sewing desk!



All thats left to do it put a new lock on the bottom drawer where that hole is Smiley

We worked on this on and off for several months and I'm just so happy and proud of how it come out!! We're a good team Grin I hope you all like it too, and ofcourse comments and criticism are welcome with open arms! Wink

P.S. sorry so many pictures Undecided
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5  Urban Outfitters Housedress? in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by ArmyOfMe on: June 10, 2007 04:59:59 PM
I've been eyeing this dress for a while. I decided I wanted to make something similar for myself and bought some fabric, but I really have no idea how to go about making it. Does anyone know of a pattern that is similar? No collar, button down front dress.





And if you know how they did the buttons with the little loops, that would be helpful too (though I know I dont have to do it that way). Do they sell trim thats already like that?

Thanks in advance! Smiley
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6  Galleria 409 (photography at an art gallery) in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by ArmyOfMe on: March 15, 2007 12:56:32 PM
Sorry they are so freaking enormous Embarrassed



Portrait by my friend Karla




Building across the street
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7  Cherries! Tank top with rouched bust in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by ArmyOfMe on: February 25, 2007 12:30:40 PM
Hiya! I have tons of fabric that I need to start putting to good use. And since it is starting to get warmer down here in texas, I decided to make a tank top!

Its longer than it looks in the pics, I should have straightened it out a bit




Close up of the rouched (sp?) part. I used elastic.


And a close up of the fabric/trim


Its a little sheer so I have to wear another black tank underneath it but I still love it! And it would be cute to wear over a swim suit at the beach Smiley Sorry the pics are a little orange, I took em in the bathroom :/ I hope you like it!
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8  FUNKY RETRO MODERN Pistol earrings and 3 strand Chain/bead Necklace. in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by ArmyOfMe on: December 29, 2006 01:26:16 PM
Hey there! Thanks for stoppin' by. After a trip to Bead Oasis yesterday, I came home and put these bad boys together. I'm proud of 'em. Enjoy! :]

Three strand beads and chain necklace w/ toggle clasp






Pistol earrings w/ glass donut and dangle chains




Comments and criticism welcome and enjoyed Smiley
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9  Cutesy OWL Brooch Hoothoot! =] in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by ArmyOfMe on: December 04, 2006 01:40:23 PM
One night I felt like crafting, but had nothing in particular in mind. So I brought out all my fabrics and beads and put this bad boy together. Smiley I hope you like!





I used vintage fabrics for the owls and bow thingy. Beads include glass, vintage, swarovski crystals, gemstone, plastic and sterling sliver. Thanks for looking!
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10  Re: AHHHHHHHHHHHhhhhhhh REAL MONSTER!!! in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by ArmyOfMe on: October 26, 2006 08:19:04 PM
Annnnd the back  Grin


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