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« on: March 19, 2007 02:40:53 PM »

I made this for the Photographer's Swap. Smiley  I used a good ole Spartus camera for the "body" of the purse.  My partner liked green, black & skullies, so I tried to tie some of those in. Smiley


The strap is a belt & the "lens" is a Craftster pin. Cheesy




I didn't want to permanently line it because I like to see the inside with the shutter fun, so I made a removeable little pouch instead.




The great thing about using a belt is that it's adjustable for purse or clutch length. Grin




It's funny to see a camera being carried in a camera... Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2007 02:48:15 PM »

that's a really cool idea  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2007 03:54:18 PM »

WOW. Is that just an old camera you ripped apart and made into a purse? It's amazing!!
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« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2007 04:01:48 PM »

Thanks! Smiley

Yep, just took out it's guts! Cheesy  It had an old, tearing strap on it that wouldn't hold the weight of the camera, let alone purse goodies so it had to go.

I got it at a local antique mall and cleaned it up a bit. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2007 05:57:22 PM »

Ooh cool. I am going to be on the lookout for a cool old camera now!! Awesome idea.
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2007 06:00:35 PM »

This is a really interesting idea.  Great thinking.  I hope that she liked it! 
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« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2007 06:09:15 PM »

this is an amazing idea! i absolutely love it! i'm amazed everyday by this site!
really, this is really cool, what inspired you to make it purse?
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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2007 06:12:10 PM »

OH MY GOD!!! that is the sexiest thing I have EVER seen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked
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« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2007 06:19:44 PM »

OH MY GOD!!! that is the sexiest thing I have EVER seen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked

You crack me up! Cheesy

Thanks for all the wonderful comments!  She hasn't posted "action shots" yet, but she PM'd me and said she loves it - it's her favorite piece of the package, I think! Smiley

this is an amazing idea! i absolutely love it! i'm amazed everyday by this site!
really, this is really cool, what inspired you to make it purse?

I'm not even sure what inspired me in particular.  I was looking over her likes/dislikes and it just hit me that I HAD to go to the antique mall and find a camera to recon.  My fiance & I went scavaging and we ended up finding this one for 5 or 8 dollars.  It was love at first sight. Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2007 06:20:33 PM »

Ooh cool. I am going to be on the lookout for a cool old camera now!! Awesome idea.

We found tons at the antique mall and then when I wasn't looking for them anymore, they seemed to be in all the thrift shops as well.
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