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« on: July 01, 2007 07:46:54 PM »

My tiara turned into more of a crown, I hope it still counts...But it was fun to make nonetheless!



The base for the crown/tiara was some leftover boning (from a dress I made) wrapped with red embroidery floss. I also used a deck of cards (not all 52, though), craft paint, red tulle, and a glue gun for assembly (because I couldn't figure out how to sew it together).

I kind of went picture crazy, because I couldn't quite capture it correctly.


Front, with slightly askew tiara/crown.


Mirror shot with more centered crown.


Back


Back, close-up


Veil, laid out sort of flat.


Detail of veil decoration (I cut pieces out of the cards, decorated some with craft paint and attached them to the veil).


Tiara/Crown part not on my head.

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« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2007 07:57:37 PM »

you are the queen of hearts and every other suit too, I think your crown is very nice.
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« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2007 07:58:50 PM »

oooh very pretty.  I love how you cut the cards into strips to form the crown shape
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« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2007 08:11:53 PM »

Ohhh! I love the veil! Excellent job.
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« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2007 08:32:37 PM »

That's CUTE!

I've been trying to think of some "gambling themed" awards (don't ask!).  Maybe something like this will work.  Wink

What fun!  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2007 04:17:44 AM »

Very nice tiara Smiley I love that you used all queens for the cards and turned some of the strips around to give it some color! The suits on the veil makes it! Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2007 09:56:42 AM »

that first picture is a riot!  great job!!!
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« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2007 08:38:30 PM »

It has a very Alice in Wonderland feel-and who doesn't love tulle??
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« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2007 05:31:39 AM »

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« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2007 06:46:43 AM »

I love it! I like how you cut out little pieces for the veil.
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