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« on: February 06, 2005 11:04:09 AM »

OK! so i had this really bad accident with myself going through a glass window the other morning. 7 stitches in my ear and 4 in my head! OUCH! and various cuts on my hand... but ANYWAY i was home from school for the past few days, and i really couldn't do anything involving a lot of energy, so this is what i did to get my mind off the pain!  Grin





all i did was measure a section on my wall from end to end that lined up with my window on the left side.

then on the top and bottom i traced 1 1/4" radius half-circles, one next to the other with a good ol' black sharpie. then painted inside the lines because that's what i'm best at.

then i took a bunch of pictures, ads, ticket stubs, postcards, cards, ETC and taped them up on my wall in whatever way i so pleased. i covered it up pretty nicely!!

i'm proud. i like the way it looks.


ALSO! last year (jan 2004) i created an easy way to store most of my thread. so its right next to my machine, i can see all the colors! ETC/WHATEVER!




i found a nice long slab of wood in my shed and asked my dad if i could have it. he said yes, so i spray painted it SILVER! just for fun... (actually it was all we had) then about every 2 inches or something... (i can't remember now) i drew a mark then nailed in a nail! its holding up pretty nicely

i nailed 2 more nails on either side near the top, and attached string to that and its hanging up! i nailed it into the wall with help from my dad. its a little heavy but i haven't had any problems with it.



hope you like! or at least get some ideas or something!
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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2005 11:08:17 AM »

Wow thats a really cool and cheap idea for your thread.  It looks awesome!  I like your stuffs!! 

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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2005 11:19:12 AM »

That is so cool!  I wish my room looked like that! I'm so jealous!  I'm definetly going to try looking at thrift stores for a chest like yours and I'm going to start my collage project right now! 

Thanks for the inspiration!
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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2005 01:37:43 PM »

It's weird because I had an accident with a window a little while ago too!  It's been like two weeks though.  I had to get stitches on my lip, my chin, my back, and my knee.  I didn't get anything as nice as that collage out of it though.  I just sat around feeling sorry for myself.
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2005 11:48:14 AM »

Your room is oh-so pretty. I <3 wall collages. Yours looks great.
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« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2005 11:57:45 AM »

your room is super cool! i love it!! the collage is really cool! i love collages!! hehe also, a really great idea to store your thread! i hate putting all of mine into a tub/box and having to dig them all out to find one!! fantastic idea! way to go!!
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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2005 05:02:49 AM »

Omg, I looove your room. You're really good at decorating Tongue
And I like the collage too, it's really cool.
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« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2005 05:56:23 AM »

I love the thread idea! totally doin' it!

Your room looks great! Too bad you had to get hurt to get the time to do it  Cry
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2005 04:08:00 PM »

That looks great. I also did that thing with my thread in my craft room, great minds think alike Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2005 08:47:13 PM »

oooo you're the one that lives in a tangerine, aren't you!  I can tell from the mirror and thread board. haha.
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