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« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2008 07:46:43 AM »

i love it!
a great idea for collecting money i think Wink
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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2008 08:50:13 AM »

Those look great! My boyfriend has been complaining about not having a piggy bank, maybe I'll make him one for Valentines Day!

Can I ask how you got the images to lay so smoothly around the jar? And what medium did you use to adhere the images? (I'm a needle crafter, with very little experience in glue and such things.)
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« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2008 03:56:17 PM »

I used a great product called Mod Podge. It is kind of like white glue but thicker and you will find it near the glues in most craft stores. Paint a layer on to your service and place down your picture. Rub out as many of the wrinkles as you can and paint a layer of Mod Podge over the top. You will get wrinkles but most will look better once it is dry. I'm sure there are lots of other little tricks if you search around the site a bit. Good Luck!
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« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2008 08:22:49 AM »

Thank you!

I'm dismantling all my old magazines right now!

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« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2008 08:39:29 AM »

This is really great! I'm always saying I'm going to save up money for another tattoo, but it always seems to get spent-this is a really creative way to save up! I hope you find the perfect inspiration for your tattoo!!
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« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2008 10:21:49 AM »

That jar is awesome!!!
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« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2008 03:08:51 AM »

Thank you everyboby for the niceness.
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« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2008 10:27:20 AM »

this is a great idea, my ex-boyfriend used to do the same thing. He paid for a half sleeve with his spare change.

(what I did when I had the artwork & the artist but not alot of money, I opened a credit card specifically for tattoos, kind of like getting credit for a car loan or something. I could pay him all at once but pay it off over time. Most shops take credit cards these days.)
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« Reply #18 on: February 14, 2008 08:30:51 PM »

Great job! This is exactly what I did and after 2 semesters of putting all my change into a hibiscus painted cookie tin, i was able to buy this:


good luck!!
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