A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 297,505
Currently Running With Scissors:
342 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 [2]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Craftster/DIY Pimp My Ride  (Read 1845 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
The one with the stripes
Offline Offline

Posts: 1031
Joined: 19-Jun-2004

you look like lunch to me! ^_^

View Profile WWW
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2005 12:20:26 AM »

hmmmm......i'm thinking you could probably contact paper the dashboard instead of decoupaging it. damn, now i'm tempted to pimp My ride. at the moment the interior is all boring tan. with leather seats. it doesn't even have a bloody clock or trunk release, but it has Leather Seats.


My website is coming together nicely! Please send me feedback, as I don't know how well it works on systems other than mine.

Also, I have a blog at  http://neglectedblog.blogspot.com/
Medium Reality
Offline Offline

Posts: 610
Joined: 23-Oct-2004

making stuff, taking names.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2005 11:13:39 AM »

if you're trying to do something permanent to the (plastic) dash i'd recommend taking sandpaper or a wire brush to it first - adhesives will stick a lot better!  For semi-permanent i'd guess contact paper would work, though i'm not sure for how long.  i'd think it would turn brittle in the sun.

I love mixed media and all things vintage
Offline Offline

Posts: 401
Joined: 23-May-2004

View Profile
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2005 02:22:14 PM »

so this topic sparked my interest and i did a search on art cars and these were the coolest ones i found..thought id share

this ones very creative and i dig the lizard crawling up the front

and this one...all marbles wow.
« Last Edit: January 26, 2005 02:23:47 PM by stunnedbannana » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Medium Reality
Offline Offline

Posts: 610
Joined: 23-Oct-2004

making stuff, taking names.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2005 04:57:49 PM »

One of my favorites that i've ever seen is the carthedral: http://www.carthedral.com.

« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2005 01:59:33 PM »

Wow, those are all awesome, the art cars are amazing- I especially like the pez one and the marbles one! I am thinking of something not so permanent, since I will probably end up selling the car. Any more ideas?
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2]  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Five Things The Social Network Got Wrong
Doug Jaeger on How to Create Collaborative Film Project Teams
Behind the Scenes of Montana Fare
What Is a Timelapse Video
How to Stage a Hit and Run Using Special Effects
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Seed Packet Gifts
Cooking: Honey Month
September 19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.