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1  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: All new! Gory, bloody, not-for-the-squeamish trinket boxes! on: January 19, 2009 12:17:16 AM
Holy moly!!!
i fricken love these.
tell me they are sculpted on altoid tins!!!!!
so so great!!
cheers!

Thanks!  I do use candy or Altoid tins.  I also have a large stash of round or octagonal tins that I hoard at Christmas time Smiley
2  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: All new! Gory, bloody, not-for-the-squeamish trinket boxes! on: January 19, 2009 12:15:36 AM
Love the Day of the Dead Altoid tin... good colors for its celebration too.

What kind of wavy blade/cutter did you use for the edgings on the top strips?


Diane B.

Thank you!
I use a dull ol' Olfa pinking wheel for the edging. 
3  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: All new! Gory, bloody, not-for-the-squeamish trinket boxes! on: January 19, 2009 12:14:11 AM
Wow I love 'em. Do you make the bodices and faces as well? From polyclay? Great work.

Thanks!  I'm not nearly talented enough to sculpt the bodies (I make note of that when I sell them, but I didn't bother to do so here).  These are recycled or repurposed porcelain doll parts.
4  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / All new! Gory, bloody, not-for-the-squeamish trinket boxes! on: January 17, 2009 09:43:18 PM
Okay, so they're not THAT bad, but I wanted to warn away those with a more delicate constitution  Wink

Some of you may remember the trinket boxes I posted here a few years ago.  I never stopped making them, I just moved away from the internet for a while Smiley

Here's the first, inspired by the campfire story about the girl with the green ribbon on her neck:


The second, a Day of the Dead-ish piece inspired by my late mother:



The third, just because I like hangin' eyeballs:



The last, a deep gash that bleeds glitter:



Thanks for lookin' at my stuff!
5  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Stitch And BOTCH / Re: Am I overreacting? (about a purse someone made for me) on: September 04, 2008 05:13:40 AM
I don't think you're overreacting at all.  The workmanship is painfully shoddy, and I too would be wary of accepting anything else he would send.    Embarrassed
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Tattoo Shirt? on: March 02, 2008 01:34:13 PM
I have my whole back tattooed.  I just tied a sarong around myself, with the knot at my neck.  Covered everything I wanted covered, but made it easy for my artist to work.
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Stitch And BOTCH / Re: so, apparently my potholder is a nazi supporter... on: November 25, 2007 09:10:43 AM
I don't find Nazism humorous, but I died laughing when I saw the thumbnail of this, because I just knew there was an "Oops!" story behind it.  It's so absurd!
Great job on the finished product--one day, I'll start quilting...
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Armed plates on: September 15, 2007 07:28:21 AM
Wow, cool!
Could you post the brand name of the foil you used?  Thanks!
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: so i went to vegas...[pic puggy] on: September 12, 2007 07:52:56 AM
Eee!  I remember seeing you there (I skate with Sin City Rollergirls)!
Great job on your B&B outfit!
Smiley
10  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Black eye, flowers, Latin, butterflies... on: September 03, 2007 06:15:01 PM
Yay!  Please post a pic of whatever you create Smiley
The Latin means something to the effect of 'Don't let the bastards grind you down.'  I didn't research it, just relied on the fuzzy memory of someone who studied it for a couple of years. 
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