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11  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Felt advent calendar on: December 29, 2010 04:11:07 AM
This advent calendar is a present I made for my parents - remarkably, I finished it just a week AFTER December 1st... So that's why the first 6 sweets were missing when I gave it to them on December, 7th  Grin

Empty...

... And full of sweets


Here you can see the little peg with a glittery felt star glued on it to mark the day


And a detail of the embroidered numbers (it was the first time I embroidered anything, so it took me forever)

Here is a WIP photo

I'm going to add some polymer clay and\or felt decorations for next year (I really didn't have the time to do it this year  Grin)

C&C welcome!

Thanks
12  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Woodland Critters! on: December 20, 2010 07:39:58 AM
OMG the little fox is too cute!!!
13  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Tutorial: Basic needle-felting overview on: December 05, 2010 11:03:41 AM
Thank you! Your tutorial is great!
After stabbing my fingers an embarrassing number of times, I finally got to make a ball! Well, almost. It's still sort of mushy but it definitely looks like a ball.  Grin Grin Grin
I'll keep trying! Grin
Thanks again  
14  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / November 2010 Crafty Inspiration on: November 17, 2010 11:15:17 AM
Yay!!! Thanks for featuring me, too!!  Grin
15  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Tshirt latch hook area rug - or why I'm having children on: October 08, 2010 08:48:07 AM
I love it! This definitely rocks! (And yeah, a tutorial would rock, too  Grin)
16  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: Reducing my dependence on mica powders! on: September 12, 2010 07:13:58 AM
Ooooh I love you drangoflies! Is the eye painted or made with clay? Love it, too!
17  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Re: A box for my engagement guitar! (more or less :) ) on: June 24, 2010 02:47:45 PM
Thank you both for your comments and congratulations!  Grin
18  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / A box for my engagement guitar! (more or less :) ) on: June 22, 2010 01:01:17 PM
I'm getting married in September. He gave me the wedding ring in January in a cute, little, black, velvet-covered ring box. Awww.

Since he is a musician AND a huge Paul Gilbert fan, I decided to give him a particular guitar as an engagement present, which is a limited edition signature model by - guess who - Paul Gilbert. (a PGM90HAM, if any of you are Ibanez lovers)

Ok, nothing crafty by now.

Now, everyone knows that a proper engagement present MUST be held in a cute, little, velvet-covered box. If the above-mentioned present is guitar-sized, you might have a slight problem. Luckily, the above-mentioned guitar-sized present came with a A4-sized certificate of authenticity, so no one could stop me from making my own cute, not so little, velvet-covered box  Grin

With the cooperation of one of his best men and lot of time, glue, adhesive tape, cardboard, adhesive tape, foam rubber, fabric, adhesive tape, two pivots, wooden sticks and some more adhesive tape later...

The boxes together with the guitar (I don't know why it looks so dark, it's actually blue)


The completed box, compared with my ring box


(I'm particularly proud of the rounded edges, made with empty toilet paper rolls. How incredibly romantic!!! Cheesy )

The closed box


Some in-progress photos


He LOVED his present (I assure you, under that black spot he looks really happy Grin )


I know it's just a box, but maybe because of how much it meant to me I loved making it! And I love how it turned out!

Thanks for looking Smiley
19  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: my crochet peacock on: May 21, 2010 09:18:50 AM
Stunning  Shocked
20  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Latest News / Re: 05/11/10 - We have 200,000 members! on: May 12, 2010 07:10:00 AM
Yay! Congratulations Craftster!!!  Grin
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