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Topic: Rehabbed Train/Make-up Cases Dr. Who & Celestial Themed PIC HEAVY!  (Read 2800 times)
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« on: February 23, 2009 12:33:56 PM »

Hi! This is my first time posting a project I did and I can't wait to get some feedback. I am pretty happy with the way they turned out. I LOVE old train cases and am constantly buying them at yardsales. I somehow ended up with a surplus of them and since we were super broke at Xmas I decided to fix some of them up for my sister and Mother. The one I fixed up for my Mother was in pretty good shape so I just added a mirror and a new bottom. I also added a few images and some small amount of beadwork around them. I am dumb and didn't take any before pictures.  Embarrassed The second case I made for my little Sister who LOVES Doctor Who. Her case was a total wreck inside but it was Tardis blue so I HAD to use it. It had this horrible bright red lining that I had to rip out and replace. Hers took a while, but I was thrilled with how the new lining came out. It's a dark blue corduroy with a silver ribbon trim. I lined the top with black fabric and covered it in pictures and a new mirror. The top doesn't look as good as I would like, but I am happy with it none the less. SO anyway a ton of Mod Podge, hot glue, and Aleene's Craft Glue later this is how they turned out. I would love to hear what you guys think of them!

















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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2009 12:49:36 PM »

I also adore train cases,  so classic! I like the fabric choices a lot.
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2009 01:52:29 PM »

Super amazing Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2009 03:14:02 PM »

Thank you!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2009 04:49:23 PM »

I have the suitcases that match that first train case. Sadly when I found the cases at an antique store, the train case wasn't with them. I love what you did with it though. Great Job!
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2009 01:50:22 AM »

These are amazing! I love when people redo and customize items, especially like these. Beautiful!
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« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2009 11:03:19 AM »

Cute! I have a train case I need to re-fab before vacation (not that its anytime soon, but hey) maybe I will get off my ass and do it today. Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2009 12:36:23 PM »

Thanks so much guys! These were super fun to work on. I have a few more laying around that I am going to eventually do something with.
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« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2009 08:47:50 AM »

I love the celestial one.  The design at the bottom is beautiful.
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« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2009 03:57:13 PM »



I used to have curtains made out of this fabric! My whole room in High school was all done up like a crazy ren fair gone to space lol.

 I love the boxes by the way they are awesome!
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