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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 #90 on: November 09, 2007 08:19:56 PM »

"This is ugly. Or is it?  Someone once thought it was cute, maybe the Craftster people will actually think it's NOT ugly, after all I see some pretty weird stuff on there sometimes.

I'm kind of going through the same thing. "Hmmm... blue, grey, and yellow dog with pink rhinestones... that's really ugly... or would they think it was wacky-crazy-kind-of-cute? Who the hell bought this thing in the first place anyway???"

Which is why I spent like three hours in the thrift store today... and that was before I hit the clothing section. O.O
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« Reply #91 on: November 10, 2007 02:43:23 AM »


Great project!! Also have a suspicion I'll end up making something bad worse... But what does it matter as long as it's fun!

Actually reminds me of a really inspirational textile art teacher who encouraged his pupils to go for ugly 'you should aim to make it ugly, that's when it gets really good'.... 
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« Reply #92 on: November 10, 2007 09:25:09 AM »

My roommate and I are so excited for this challenge! We are each entering our own project and it's the first challenge for both of us! We went and bought our ugly things yesterday!
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« Reply #93 on: November 10, 2007 02:35:26 PM »

this will be my first challenge and i bought my ugly thing today after going to 3 goodwills and a salvation army! i hope i can make it super awesome. we'll see, i usually procrastinate and plus i am buying a house right now.
i am really excited!
and btw, my item is super ugly!
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« Reply #94 on: November 11, 2007 12:08:21 PM »

I found the ugly!  Now to come up with a fabulous awesome project with it....
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« Reply #95 on: November 12, 2007 09:50:38 AM »

I have the perfect thing for this... something a friend gave me about 5 years ago that I've been meaning to revamp.  Hopefully this will finally give me the motivation to tackle it.
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« Reply #96 on: November 12, 2007 02:07:42 PM »

I bought something at the thrift store yesterday, but I'm afraid it's not ugly enough Tongue Ah well, maybe if I alter it enough it won't matter too much. Although I probably have something else around that's pretty ugly.
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« Reply #97 on: November 13, 2007 02:02:06 AM »

Dragged the kids around the charity shops looking for ugly today. It was good fun and boy is there some ugly stuff out there. Think I have found a ugly duckling about to take photos before turning it in to a swan.

Good Luck to every one  Kiss
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« Reply #98 on: November 14, 2007 02:24:11 PM »

I am very new to Craftster and even more new to craft challenges.  However, I am a seasoned thrift store pro and I think I can manage this.  Just don't laugh too hard if my entry is reminiscent of some of your junior high craft projects, a la glitter and fringe.  We'll see what jumps out at me; maybe I'll come up with something awesome...

Not that I should be doing any extracurricular crafting, as I have a mile long list of Christmas crafts that I , er, um.... haven't started.
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« Reply #99 on: November 16, 2007 12:05:39 PM »

Ha this is what i do for fun ! lol .. I am so super exited about this challenge .. Ill be starting my project this weekend .. cant wait to see all the entires !  Grin Cheesy Wink Smiley woo hoo ! I am so exited !!!!!
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