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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Damn that's pink! And covered with flowers. And 50s-ish...........again. on: September 05, 2004 08:56:57 PM
I'm very impressed, it's beautiful Smiley
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Hemming Jeans Preserving Original Hem? on: July 07, 2004 10:25:09 AM
if you iron your hem and wash it before you wear it, it should look worn like regular jeans.

Really? Hmm, I might have to cut up an old pair just to test this out!!
3  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: paper flower lei on: July 02, 2004 11:32:28 AM
Am I the only one who ended up with a piece of paper with four holes in it?  Mine look something like this:

4  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re:Frosted glass -- How to make your own frosted glassware! on: June 28, 2004 06:53:35 PM

YOU CAN REUSE YOUR ETHING CREAM... DON'T WASH IT DOWN THE DRAIN!!!
ooh.. thanks for saying this.. I was kinda balking at the price of the etching cream (i'm pretty cheap..hehe)
So what exactly do you DO with it?  Could I take a popcicle stick and scrape off the excess back into the jar? (Immediate responses would be helpful, I've already put the cream on a  glass, but I plan to do more so late responses are a-okay, too! Wink )
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Old scrabble game? on: June 28, 2004 07:54:02 AM
The first thing I thought of was magnets. Just buy some magnetic strips and cut them to size, get yourself some good sturdy glue, and go go go.  You could buy a magnetic bullitin board (This one is $20, but I'm sure you can find one at Target or Wal-Mart cheaper) and then you can spell out whatever kind of message you feel like at the moment and it'll be easy to change later!

Here is a link to magnetic paint if you want to magnetize a Scrabble board, wall, or whathave you.  I don't know what color it turns out to be - maybe it'll make the Scrabble board gray? Undecided If you do this I'd test it somewhere first to see the color.

Or here is a link to another craftster.org project where they used the board as a regular bullitin board and put tacks on the back of the letters to make them stick to it.
6  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: painting a cd player? on: June 24, 2004 11:45:37 AM
If you want to do kategirl's suggestion, I'd try Mod Podge to keep everything well sealed and in place.  I'm not sure how well this would work though...
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Memory/theme purse -Australia- **now with matching wallet** on: June 24, 2004 09:51:08 AM
That's amazing, it all looks so great together!! And it's definately something more unique than a scrapbook (which is what a lot of people give to exchange students when they come home to show them what they missed).
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Apron type halter top! on: June 24, 2004 09:16:27 AM
Cute cute!  But um, what's the patch on your back?  Huh
I thought it was the birth control patch:
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I thought so, too.

Anyway, I love it.  I think it's super-dee-duper cute.  And I like that the lines are crooked - I tend to be a perfectionist, but things seem more authentic and unique if they aren't quite perfect.

9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Hemming Jeans Preserving Original Hem? on: June 24, 2004 09:13:59 AM
I bought a pair of jeans from a store that does alterations for free if you buy there, and I asked about that.  The girl who helped me said they have an awesome new seamstress who does it by cutting off the original hem and resewing it on a few inches shorter.  However, I don't know how you would do this without having a weird looking seam connecting the jeans and the hem.  Undecided
10  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Fridge decoration on: June 23, 2004 11:53:59 PM
I think I'd be worried about keeping everything sanitary.  I wouldn't want something to go wrong with the paint/glue so it made deadly toxins absorb into my food.  But, I have a phobia of all things unsanitary, so that's probably just me. Wink
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