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Topic: Help!!! Xmas present for GF--(Finshed!! thanks for the ideas!!)  (Read 1750 times)
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« on: December 13, 2006 09:16:31 PM »

So this is a Christmas present for my girlfriend. I know it needs something uptop,... but what?  Huh Huh Huh
I was thinking swirly clouds but would that leave too much white?
If I paint the background do i have to get into all the white spots?
Should I college images onto the top ie, a moon or fairy or something?
more water at the bottom??
As you can see I am very confused. Help!!
Front shot (I promise, not best representation of what it looks like in real life)

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EDIT: I've (pretty much) finished it and it's posted here:

Thanks for the suggestions!!
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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2006 10:54:08 PM »

Maybe a message!

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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2006 11:33:00 PM »

a message (in your handwriting) to her.. in that blank spot.
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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2006 11:37:25 PM »

a sun??? its very pretty. show us when you are finished.

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« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2006 08:47:49 AM »

Yeah, it seems to be the perfect place for some text. Smiley Maybe some nice calligraphy or something. It looks amazing, somehow I like the water best. ^^ (Maybe just 'cause it's blue and blue = pretty. Tongue ) Great job!

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« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2006 08:50:43 AM »

I like the idea of a message too, how about a memory of something you did together or a wee poem.
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« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2006 09:31:02 AM »

i really like it as is! i would say put a frame around it. and if possible paint the background? either than that i love it!

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« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2006 07:08:01 AM »

That's why I love craftster!!  Grin

Those were my thoughts, somehow the ideas seem better coming from awesome craftster chicks. I  think that's what ill go with--song lyrics and a sun in the corner. she is always singing to me and i think lyrics would be awesome. She's also my first girlfriend so we're really cheesy and romantic and disgusting lol.

 I also want to paint the backgroung but i think i should have done that first. I think i might ruin it if i try to come back with paint.

Thanks for the compliments, I'm so nervous, I hope she likes it.
Anyone can do it, its soooo easy. Its just scrapbook paper and Elmer's glue. I love it because its so relaxing to sit and work on it.

« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2006 07:48:56 AM »

Don't worry about the paint. I like the white background. I would have said a simple message, maybe even just one word but since she sings to you a lot, lyrics would be perfect.

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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2006 01:36:35 PM »

maybe you can watercolor a background on the white..really diluted though..and definitly put a message in there

thats so awesome i just watched the carol duvall show and she did the same thing with the paper and set them underneath a piece of domed glass and made paperweights

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