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Topic: Japanese Geisha Kimono (FFX Yuna) Inspired Jewerly n' Earring Holder  (Read 1387 times)
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« on: July 27, 2007 08:06:00 PM »

Hiya everyone  Smiley
Geez I hope I am posting this in the right place, if not, I'm sorry XD

Only my third post here, and this time its a Jewerly Holder! It's made of a wooden frame (only like .97 cents XD), wooden skewers, and wooden chopsticks. Specifically made for my earrings  Wink The dangling ones goes on the two skinny skewers and the studs go in the center of the frame with the fabric and padding. Although sometimes I will put my rings or pins on the sides for decoration lol.

This project was inspired by a few things:
1)  Almost finishing the novel Memoirs of a Geisha
2) A Geisha Swap Item: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=88155.msg870911#msg870911
3) My love for Final Fantasy video games and Tetsuya Nomura's (the illustrator for many FF videogames) character and costume design. I didn't wanna put a regular kimono because I wanted something that showed something that related to me. Originally I was gonna put a japanese school girl outfit (a fuku) since I do wear a uniform to school XD But then I was like nah  Grin So I based my design on Yuna who coincidentally had a very modern, chopped up, funky yet still very sweet version of a kimono. But mine is much more simpler and not as nice looking XD

Here is the link to Yuna's costume design:
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y63/animaeariesgirl/crafty/yuna.jpg

Now on to the photo's!

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Oh and here is my original jewerly holder. It served very well, however it took up too much space and kept dropping my earrings because I didn't attatch the ribbons tight enough lol  Tongue


« Last Edit: July 29, 2007 11:09:46 AM by animaeariesgirl » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2007 08:12:24 PM »

Very cute and functional.  I like the colors.
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2007 08:55:57 PM »

Oh my gosh, that's so cute!  Cheesy

I love the little kimono; I've been trying to come up with a bajillion tiny dress forms to hang my jewelry on, and all of them I find are too kitschy and lacy.. That's so perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2007 05:14:07 PM »

Sweet Idea! Definately hitting this rocks.
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2007 10:42:09 PM »

I love it! ^_^
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2007 04:25:29 PM »

thanks for the compliments everyone  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2007 05:25:58 PM »

Kawaii!!!! I love it! I wish I had room on my dresser to make one, I am obsessed with all things geisha-related!
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