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tdyans
« on: February 05, 2009 09:10:49 PM »

Hi there, long-time lurker, first-time poster.  Wink  This contest finally motivated me to join in the fun!

My resolution: Save energy (and by extension, money)

The downstairs of our apartment gets really drafty in the winter, so in order to keep the cold air out and not need to use the heater, I decided to make a draft guard.  But I wanted to do something a little more unusual than a door snake, so I decided to make a door dragon instead.  What better to keep out the cold than a fire-breather.  Wink  So, here he is, guarding the door from drafts and other dangers (please try to ignore the stains on the carpet-- the place was like that when we moved in, unfortunately):



And a close-up:



I failed to take any pictures of the process, unfortunately, but it was pretty simple.  His body's some fuzzy felt that had a neat kind of scaly look to it, his spikes, eyebrows, ears and nose are just made of regular felt, and his whiskers and claws are made from pipe cleaners.
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OxMonkey
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2009 09:17:08 PM »

That's super cool!
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PatchIsHere
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2009 10:00:57 PM »

Very cute Tongue I'm not that into dragons, But this one is cool... Personally we just stick blankets under our doors Smiley
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ENGRbyDAY
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2009 08:39:40 AM »

He's a cutie!  Now you not only have a way of stopping drafts, you also have someone to guard the door for you! Smiley Or do you feel like a princess trapped in the tower by the dragon and you have to have your prince come slay the dragon and set you free?  Great Job!
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« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2009 12:22:56 PM »

neat!
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cyndy225
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2009 03:43:17 PM »

I like what ENGRbyDAY said! You have an awesome guard dragon! For some reason I feel like he needs a family....
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EowynUlysses
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2009 10:22:08 PM »

Aww, so adorable!
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