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Question: Choose your favorite Super Ugly to Super Awesome transformation!  (Voting closed: December 12, 2007 05:42:29 PM)
Candy Chair!! Yumm~ - 3 (0.4%)
Cat pee curtains to sentimental and functional gift - info heavy - 16 (2.4%)
Celtic Art takes a (Night) Stand! - 7 (1%)
Cute kitchen chairs - 1 (0.1%)
Flannel to babydoll top - 6 (0.9%)
Fleece shirt transforms into bunny - 0 (0%)
From Frightful Frocks to Goddess Gown (img heavy) - 23 (3.4%)
From UCK & Yuck - to His and Hers - 17 (2.5%)
Funky Old Quilt Hanger now Nifty & New! super img heavy - 6 (0.9%)
G.I.( Violent) Jayne - 73 (10.9%)
Heart on my sleeve (or coat to coat). (img plump) - 8 (1.2%)
Heinous 80's sweatshirts have their uses, too! - 3 (0.4%)
Hideous huge beige pants into Pimptacular jacket! - 1 (0.1%)
It's Britney Bitch - 60 (9%)
Kitty shirt = Kitty pillow w/ toys (4 pictures) - 2 (0.3%)
Milton Bradley would be proud---recon Monopoly Chair! - 11 (1.6%)
My ugly coat to posh pillow and throw. Let me show you them. - 1 (0.1%)
Nasty to Pulp Fantastic side table (IMAGE obese) - 2 (0.3%)
Obnoxious Dress Goes on a French Picnic (insane amount of photos) - 19 (2.8%)
Ollie dog and his super sweater - 5 (0.7%)
Paisley Purse - IMG Heavy - 3 (0.4%)
Poseidon's Pet - 12 (1.8%)
Purple People Eater Storage Ottoman Refurb Entry - 46 (6.9%)
Rainbow Disaster into Cheerful Party Dress - 61 (9.1%)
SWEATY gramma to SWEET glam - 6 (0.9%)
Sad Suit to Ruffle-y cute - 129 (19.3%)
Super Ugly Seashells to Super Awsome Tribal Lamp - 6 (0.9%)
Sweater Sock! *severely IMG heavy* - 2 (0.3%)
"The Rise and Fall of Toby" - 3 (0.4%)
Tiffany's Nightmare [img plump] *new pics! - 2 (0.3%)
Try to see the beauty in all things (Whole Lotta Pictures) - 4 (0.6%)
UGLY TIES, AWESOME PURSE/MESSENGER BAG - 3 (0.4%)
(Ugly trousers + shirt + chunky necklace) = posh bag - 6 (0.9%)
Ugly Rattan, your time has come - 4 (0.6%)
What's That Buzz? - 2 (0.3%)
baby bag gone hippy??? (img obese) - 0 (0%)
dead vw to psychedelic car! (that's right... A CAR!!) pics:D - 24 (3.6%)
earthy rainbow muumuu to cute 60's mini... - 1 (0.1%)
frightful 90s sweater transformed into fluffy boots - 0 (0%)
from ugly curtains to awesome messenger bag - 4 (0.6%)
frumpy frock to fabulous formal - 35 (5.2%)
old lady footstool transformed to modern storage ottoman! (img heavy) - 7 (1%)
servingtray/art/magnetboard - 13 (1.9%)
ugly suitcase to "MONSTERously" awesome suitcase - 33 (4.9%)
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« Reply #100 on: November 17, 2007 01:12:43 AM »

I'm going to assume that if it was something one just happened to "find" on the side of the road, it'd count for the secondhand under $20, right?

Right... Now, to pick through the pile of stuff my mom and I gathered on our last trashpicking adventure for hideous...
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« Reply #101 on: November 17, 2007 02:03:16 PM »

This really sounds like a lot of fun!  I love challenges so I'm going to see what I can find and do.  I do crafts all day because I am not able to work.  Let me see how creative I can get!

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« Reply #102 on: November 17, 2007 07:51:23 PM »

this is such a great idea! id love to enter, hopefully if im not to busy with the upcoming lil baby i can get down to it.
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« Reply #103 on: November 18, 2007 04:57:58 PM »

WOO! WHAT A GREAT IDEA!
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« Reply #104 on: November 19, 2007 03:00:52 PM »

hurray!! This is so the craft challenge for me!!
When I read this, I knew exactly what I would recon lol... It's really quite funny, It's secondhand, it smells, it itches (I sat through the itchiness while reading this thread...way too long!), and it has caused multiple arguments between my significant other and I. Did I mention it has a clone??!! lol yes there are two of the same ugly items!! (I have hidden one of them for a loooooong time.... Sooner or later I will weed out the double and there shall be no more of this UGLY duo ROFL) can I possibly make it beautiful though?? I may find something uglier to recon...if that's even possible Grin
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« Reply #105 on: November 19, 2007 06:52:35 PM »

I've reconed my thing but I dunno if it was ugly enough for super ugly to start with.... but it sure is freaking super awesome now!
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« Reply #106 on: November 19, 2007 08:09:28 PM »

I think it's really cute (it's actually making me giggle) that we are all worrying about how ugly our items are, when any other time, most of us worry if our projects are beautiful or pretty enough. It's a really interesting turn around Cheesy I wonder if it was planned this way... lol to make us question and/or appreciate what 'ugly' really means.
I personally like a lot of ugly or tacky things...this is going to be a very interesting challenge that's for sure  Grin

 
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« Reply #107 on: November 20, 2007 08:41:10 AM »

I started on my project not too long after reading this around the beginning of the month.  My main problem is, the thrift store sweater I bought in October, I had already ripped out and rolled into balls of yarn.  Thus, no picture of the starting item.  It was a chunky Gap sweater, and I've tried to find a photo of it online, but so far no luck.  Does this disqualify me?  Blah...
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« Reply #108 on: November 20, 2007 08:47:14 AM »

Disqualify is such a harsh word... but you do need to include a photo of the original item in your entry.  Perhaps find another ugly sweater and have at it?
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« Reply #109 on: November 20, 2007 02:29:48 PM »

question: do i have to have a before/after pic? because i just finished mine and i realized i didnt take a before pic.
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