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Topic: Lady Bugs all over my driveway!  (Read 8788 times)
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« on: April 26, 2007 03:02:10 PM »

I bought this for $5 off Craigslist like 3 months ago to redo for my nephew but my sister bought him a brand new one so I decided to make it for my little sister instead. I am going to give it to her for her first birthday in June.  Between being sick and the rain I haven't had time to do it but I finally finished it!!  Her name is Layne (Laney) and everyone calls her Layne Bug hence the lady bug...

It was much more faded than the pic suggests and it was really dirty


The seat is naugahyde (sp?)


This is the "beaded curtain" on the back I made with straws and ladybug beads
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2007 03:04:54 PM »

 Shocked What a lot of work! She'll love it for sure!! What paint did you use?
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2007 03:10:20 PM »

Thanks! I hope she does.. she has so much lady bug stuff that I am afraid she is going to hate them by the time she knows what they are!!
I used Krylon spray paint for plastics for the base and acrylic for the spots/details. Also.. forgot to mention this before but all the black spots are painted over with acrylic glitter paint.
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2007 03:41:57 PM »

I absolutely love this!!!
i love ladybugs, and wow thats is superb!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2007 05:17:49 PM »

wow what a lucky little sister you have - this is way cute! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2007 06:23:17 PM »

Oh wow, that is totally awesome!!!  Shes gonna look so sweet hooning around in it Wink
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« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2007 07:51:52 PM »

I was just thinking of doing that to my lilt tyke car... guess it was have to be spider-man themed now.
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2007 08:11:00 AM »

WOW! what a good idea you had! She's gonna LUV this!

It looks so nice, good job! I love the beaded curtain, but I wonder what it would be like with some kind of antennae?

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« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2007 06:29:54 PM »

That is fantastic!  You've done a great job.  And how wonderfully creative to come up with the idea in the first place!
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« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2007 12:09:31 PM »

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