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1  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Scooby Doo Cake on: March 16, 2011 11:20:13 AM
Holy crap, that's amazing!  How can you bear to eat such a work of art?
2  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: White Rabbit Wall Art on: March 09, 2011 10:41:50 AM
Very cool project!  The rose is particularly amazing!
3  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: My completed Zombie Family........... on: March 05, 2011 03:13:30 PM
Very very cute!  Nice work!
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Lions & Monkeys & Crabs, OH MY! on: March 05, 2011 02:12:18 PM
Thank you!!  I sent her a PM last month before posting it in my news feed, what are you gonna do.  I know my photography is not the best and it probably didn't go with her color scheme.  It was a fun challenge to do anyway!  It's all about the process, not the sale, right?  Wink
5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Lions & Monkeys & Crabs, OH MY! on: March 04, 2011 06:57:26 AM
One of my Facebook friends saw my beach houses and suggested that she would like to buy a lion/monkey themed wall hanging for her son's room if I would make one.  She did the lion theme because he was supposed to be a Leo, but was born early and turned out to be a Cancer, so it was my idea to add the crab.  I guess she didn't like it though, because I never heard from her after posting it!  So I guess I now have more inventory for that craft show I may do someday.  At any rate, it was a lot of fun to make; I never thought it would actually turn out the way I imagined it in my head but it's pretty close!

Everything was loosely held together with light fusible web and then hand-stitched; mostly simple straight stitches because the design is so busy I thought fancy stitches would get lost!  The monkey & lion are felt (monkey shape is from a cookie cutter but the lion was freehand), and the crab is crushed velvet so nice & bright with black beads for eyes.  The grass, tree trunks, and river are pieces of old t-shirts, with a little acrylic paint on the river.  The leaves on the trees are from silk flowers, and the background is just a fabric remnant.  I backed it with green fleece and there's a piece of cardboard inside so it won't lose shape when hanging on the wall.  It's about 13" x 9" completed.






6  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Pabst Blue Ribbon Label Cross-Stitch on: March 04, 2011 06:34:20 AM
Awesome, how funny!  Now I'm so thirsty though... Tongue
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Everything's coming up zombie! on: March 04, 2011 06:32:55 AM
That is HILARIOUS!  The butterfly really sets the mood for silliness - great job!!
8  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: The Beach House series (the first 9) on: February 07, 2011 09:46:56 AM
Thanks so much!!  You guys really made my day!
9  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Mixed Media Undersea Embroidery. Narwhals included! on: February 07, 2011 09:46:04 AM
Great job!  The colors look just gorgeous, but I think the jellyfish tentacles are my favorite part.  So cool!!
10  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Liberty Belle- Military Inspired Messenger Bag on: February 06, 2011 06:58:16 AM
Very very cool!  I love it!  I am such a messenger bag whore, I swear I must buy one every time I leave the house.  If I had the talent to make a proper one like that, I wouldn't have to!
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