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Topic: "Welcome to My Nightmare" - done in "modern day cuteness"  (Read 12382 times)
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« on: March 01, 2009 11:56:40 AM »

Before I begin I need to explain.......I LOVE creepy things but I just can't do them.  It doesn't matter how hard I try my creepy things ALWAYS wind up cute.  Well, for this project I decided to take the cute and run with it so I tried to put it in to cuteness overload.

My vision is what *I* think of every time I hear Alice Cooper sing "Welcome to My Nightmare".  I don't even know what the song is really about because I've developed this visual for it and can't seem to get past it.  Of course this may or may not be what you think of, but of course this is all about MY vision isn't it?  (I like to be stingy sometimes......hee hee)  

Materials:  Sculpey, Balsa Wood, Wire, Aluminum, Plywood, Embroidery Floss and Fabric.  I made every bit of this including painting my own fabric for the quilt when I couldn't find anything similar to what I was looking for (yes, the quilt is also quilted......I used polar fleece as batting).  The base is 13" x 16" at its largest and the bed stands about 6" or 7" tall.

ENJOY and Welcome to MY Nightmare:

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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2009 12:08:13 PM »

HILARIOUS!!!  I love it! Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2009 12:14:36 PM »

oh my goodness,  this is hysterical!! and precious, i love it!
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2009 12:23:29 PM »

Wonderful!  I love it and at this point in my life this would be my biggest nightmare!
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2009 12:26:15 PM »

Wonderful!  I love it and at this point in my life this would be my biggest nightmare!

yeah, same here.

also, i have to say... i think that in through cute you definitely managed to find creepy.
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2009 01:13:34 PM »

Yeah, I think you found creepy on this one...terrifying even (for me Tongue hehe). Nice work though! Very well done, I love all of your details!
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« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2009 01:26:57 PM »

this is hilarious. i seriously started cracking up when i saw it.  i love the people and the baby is great! the detail is awesome, like the quilt and the heart boxers. haha
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« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2009 01:32:07 PM »

wow! this is AWESOME!
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« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2009 01:40:51 PM »

Wow, your attention to detail is amazing!  I also love the humor....reminds me of folk art.
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2009 02:43:56 PM »

That is hysterical!!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2009 04:45:57 PM »

That is awesome!
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« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2009 04:55:06 PM »

amazing.  And funny. love it!  Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2009 05:00:27 PM »

This is awesome.  Cheesy
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« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2009 05:41:20 PM »

That is so great! I love your sense of humour.
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« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2009 06:14:11 PM »

That is seriously disturbing  Grin Great job!
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« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2009 07:32:54 PM »

That is hysterical, and terrifying, and really really cool! It's really special. Amazing job. This rocks!
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« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2009 07:36:36 PM »

I freaking love it! Great!!
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« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2009 07:50:32 PM »

So hilarious!
I love it!
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« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2009 07:53:34 PM »

AHAHAHAHAHA
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« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2009 07:58:53 PM »

 I love this, this IS my nightmare, but my mother in laws dream.
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« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2009 08:26:41 PM »

That is pretty darn cool! Love it!
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« Reply #21 on: March 01, 2009 08:32:17 PM »

Absolutely fantastic -- the facial expressions and body language are PERFECT. Well done! (It's one of my worst nightmares too, by the way!)
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« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2009 09:16:05 PM »

omg seriously this is creepy and terrifying - I don't think it's cute at all but rad and awesome - but definitely CREEPY

I hate babies

This is my nightmare too lol
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« Reply #23 on: March 01, 2009 09:32:06 PM »

That's terrific - and very scary.  I love the details - the quilt, the pillows, the boxer shorts.  Fantastic idea, great work  Grin
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« Reply #24 on: March 01, 2009 09:42:20 PM »

HAHAHAHA!!!! Oh my god, this is FAB-U-LOUS!! I'm cracking up over here.
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« Reply #25 on: March 01, 2009 09:46:38 PM »

I love this. The detail is incredible. I hope to see more of your work like this with a creepy/cuteness perception.

I absolutely love the quilt as well as the boxers. Those two are my favorite.
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This is hilarious!  Great entry!!   Grin
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« Reply #27 on: March 01, 2009 10:03:44 PM »

AWESOME! I am lost for words on how to describe my absolute love for this.
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« Reply #28 on: March 02, 2009 12:46:43 AM »

I have to say, it's the relative size of the baby that does it.  We cosleep with ours and still have a pretty great um, private life, but if any of that led to such a giant baby I'd be terrified too!

Great attention to detail!  The woman is amazing.  The baby's teeth are scary.  The heart boxers are my favorite part.  No, the quilt is.
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« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2009 03:57:55 AM »

Creepy...Cute...Hilarious!!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #30 on: March 02, 2009 05:06:51 AM »

Thanks guys!

I have to say, it's the relative size of the baby that does it.  We cosleep with ours and still have a pretty great um, private life, but if any of that led to such a giant baby I'd be terrified too!

When working this out I decided the baby really had to be big.......if it weren't it would just be a baby crawling on the floor and wouldn't make any sense, or the meaning would be a little fuzzy.  I also had to make him crying because what is worse than a screaming baby?  I can't think of anything.  I added the pointy teeth for those who love babies...........can you say breast feeding nightmare?

As you probably guessed, I don't like babies.  I'm the oldest of 8 and did more than my share of baby-raising....no thanks.  My parents still wish I'd have grandbabies for them.  Apparently they're not satisfied with the 20 or so grandkids (I've lost count) they already have.  Nope, the only grandkids here will have four legs.....and the only two-legged ones have feathers.
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« Reply #31 on: March 02, 2009 08:14:21 AM »

OMG, this is hysterical and brilliant!  You've somehow captured the perfect blend of creepy/cute!  This rocks Cheesy
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« Reply #32 on: March 02, 2009 08:26:35 AM »

Wow what a huge amount of work you put into this. I think it's amazing! That baby's face is perfectly scary to me.
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« Reply #33 on: March 02, 2009 08:43:56 AM »

I think that is my nightmare as well!!!  That or like a giant bird or spider!!! It looks awesome!
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« Reply #34 on: March 02, 2009 08:49:33 AM »

This is amazing! I love the details of the tiny quilt and the mattress pad and the pillows. I especially love how the sheet is coming off of the mattress a bit, because mine does that ALL the time and it drives me nuts!

And I agree with everyone else who said this is a nightmare of theirs, it's definitely one of mine. The first time I met my boyfriend's grandmother, she told me that she couldn't wait for us to have a bunch of great-grandbabies for her. We've only been dating a few months, are nowhere near marriage, and that scared the crap out of me!

Congrats, this is really well done and I love it!
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« Reply #35 on: March 02, 2009 01:00:44 PM »

UGH!
I love/hate it!
And there's only hate, because this pretty much visualizes my worst nightmare come to life as well.


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« Reply #36 on: March 02, 2009 01:12:26 PM »

this is awesome
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« Reply #37 on: March 02, 2009 05:17:08 PM »

wow. I am SO having a nightmare tonight! Tongue
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« Reply #38 on: March 03, 2009 03:47:09 PM »

Fantastic! I love the baby and all the wee details... like the cover coming off the mattress. Too cool.
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« Reply #39 on: March 03, 2009 07:44:39 PM »

VERY good! That's a large baby... guh!

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« Reply #40 on: March 06, 2009 12:10:18 PM »

Fantastic! I love the baby and all the wee details... like the cover coming off the mattress. Too cool.

Thanks!  I made the sheets come off of the mattress because I spent SO much time making the mattress and then it was all covered up.  This was the only way to show it.
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You won me over. Cheesy

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« Reply #42 on: March 10, 2009 11:47:11 AM »

I have a nightmare who keeps me awake hours every night.  Love her, but need sleep.  This captures it beautifully.  Great birth control. 
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« Reply #43 on: March 11, 2009 09:34:36 PM »

This is the best thing I have seen all day. And now I don't know if I'll be able to fall asleep without nightmares like this  Wink Excellent work!!
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« Reply #44 on: March 13, 2009 03:55:24 PM »

This is so awesome! Can I tell you that you sound so much like me. I am a HUGE Alice Cooper fan. Then again, I'm not into the creepy things, I prefer his lyrics simply because of the humor. He makes a song apprear both scary and humorous at the same time, and that to me makes him a genious. And I think he prefers it that way, and that's what makes this project, in my opinion, also genious. I love the attention to detail. Great job!!
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thanks!  I to think humor is always good.....
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