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« Reply #60 on: July 11, 2008 07:40:03 PM »

all of these ATC's are AWESOME! I cannot wait for the next round! WEe all have definitely been thinking WAY outside of the paper ATC box!
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« Reply #61 on: July 11, 2008 08:17:26 PM »

Wow! Wire, melted beads, crayons and balloons...  Cheesy

I love the wire tree and the colors on the beads & crayon/balloon ones are great. Those melted beads do look sort of edible. I'm going to have to try embossing on metal sometime...


definitely got lots of ideas for other non-paper ATCs  Cheesy I hope we'll do another round, I had some plans for some different backgrounds that I didn't use this time around, and these are giving more ideas for embellishing them ....

and I'm waiting to see what Lmcbride does with resin and ricecakes  Wink
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« Reply #62 on: July 11, 2008 10:44:45 PM »

I'm just glad the melted crayons and balloons got there in one piece. i was really nervous that the postpeople would break it.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #63 on: July 12, 2008 07:54:05 AM »

The gallery is amazing so far! I would never have thought of some of these materials in a million years. Cheesy
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« Reply #64 on: July 12, 2008 08:38:43 AM »

I received a really cool ATC from kantha_stich yesterday!


It's a pear made of layered fabric.  The interior pear shape and the leaf are actually stiched around.  I could never control my sewing machine well enough to handle small curves like that!

It's a really neat ATC, kantha_stich.  THANKS!
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« Reply #65 on: July 12, 2008 10:37:49 AM »

Gah!  Melted balloons!  You crazy person, Hardcoremothball! Cheesy  I can't stop laughing!  I like how your mind works.  I just picture you looking around the house saying "Hmmmm, what can I melt next....?" and how cool to have an outdoor oven or whatever for your melting activities.  Sounds like so much fun!
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« Reply #66 on: July 12, 2008 10:44:32 AM »

For those of us who don't have an outdoor oven, I wonder how a square metal pan/foil mold on a grill rack (charcoal or gas) would work...?  No fine temperature control like you need for shrinkies, but would surely get the job done on crayon melting and maybe with beads?

I still love the melted dinosaurs and army men bowls I saw here a while back but I've been absolutely forbidden to use the food oven for crafting...!

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« Reply #67 on: July 12, 2008 01:28:41 PM »

for the melting crayons i went to the dollar store and bought some cheap glasses and used them like a double boiler. i threw them away when i was done with them. no fumes for that one.
i'm lucky that my parents own and rent out cottages to tourists(we live on an island with a beach so we get loads of them). i use the ovens in the cottages when theyre not rented out. but i'm sure you could melt beads on a grill...lay a cookie sheet across it so theres a flat bottom and melt away. i would just keep a closer eye on it since its not really a regulated temp. just to be careful not to burn anything... Wink
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« Reply #68 on: July 13, 2008 07:31:15 PM »

so, crafty_dame met up this weekend and we swapped atcs! (she also got me awesome baby pressies!).....so here the atcs are:

from her to me!
crocheted and embossed...she can explain the materials later!


image transfers etc on plastic i think


and mine to her:
crewel on canvas with sewn border....


and from sewhelpme! check it out!


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« Reply #69 on: July 14, 2008 03:20:32 AM »

Wow! All of those cards are amazing!! Shocked
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