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« Reply #60 on: July 30, 2009 04:11:41 AM »

Hi!
Firstly apologies to greenfaerie! She sent me such awesome bookmarks and i haven't done them justice becasue i have posted pictures yet, i'm very sorry!


Here they all are crammed into the book i'm reading at the moment (i got a bit carried away in my excitement!)




I got an awesome southern kitsch bookmark! with little piggys on! i cannot believe you have a store called piggly wiggley  Cheesy

A route 66 one to represent my love of all things americana! I am very jealous of your trip btw greenfaerief  Smiley

I loved the coney island one - greenfaerie left the back in scrunchy vellum so that i could add my own pictures of my trip! its going to make a great memento - thank you. I think the idea of doing it in a representational style is awesome and the little metal coney on the bottom is adorable; This is how greenfaerie described it and i think it is much more eloquent than my excited babble! ; Stylized take on Coney Island marker:  Since I love Coney, but never have been there, I actually did this in a representational art style.  The yellow reminds me of the lights, the stitching both the rails of the coasters and the stitching on some of the proud freaks who perform there.  I put a sheet of puckered vellum on the back with the intention that you could glue a panoramic crop of your trip or even 3 small pictures to the back.  The metal "Coney" part I formed myself out of wire

and finally this cute little bookcorner which i think is my favourite - its a style that my partner used in alot of her wedding stuff and its beautiful your wedding must have been pretty as a picture, i'm honoured to be the first person you've used the style on since your wedding!

Thank you again greenfaerie!

and p.s i am loving the gallery everyone did such awesome jobs!




 
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« Reply #61 on: July 30, 2009 04:15:14 AM »


I am so happy -- great partner! Thank you, ntrebleagain.


You're very welcome! My swap anxiety was very high for this! I'm so very glad you enjoyed them.  Grin
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« Reply #62 on: July 30, 2009 05:49:43 AM »

Wow, all the bookmarks are great! I especially love the beaded one on the last page.
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« Reply #63 on: July 30, 2009 05:53:18 AM »

That Z corner bookmark is Gorgeous Cheesy
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« Reply #64 on: July 30, 2009 11:34:45 AM »

finally, I am posting, sorry ifallthraindrops it has taken me so long...
 
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« Reply #65 on: July 30, 2009 12:12:54 PM »

Oh, I love the Beatles one!!! That's one of my favorite songs!  Cheesy
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« Reply #66 on: July 30, 2009 01:56:58 PM »

Here's the bookmarks I got from Zombie_Queen!

I gave her several themes to work from and we decided on 4 bookmarks.

She picked:

1) Dark Victoriana - a glittery, laminated tombstone with a raven & one of the classic Victorian grave saying "Remember me as you pass by, As you are now so once was I, As I am now so you will be, Preparre for Death, & Follow me" (And yes, I realize it is upside down, but my computer is being an SOB right now)


2) Sailor Jerry/Vintage Tattoo Imagery - fabric with geishas & snakes & skulls & & roses more (oh my); and a robe & bead string.


3) Crafting - a spool of thread button-thing on a giant paper clip style bookmark
4) Campy B-Horror Moves - embroidered zombie girl on a giant paper clip style bookmark


Thanks Zombie Queen! You totally got my themes, and I've started using a couple bookmarks already. Plus, the bonus tea & biscotti found a nice home - in my belleh! Smiley

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« Reply #67 on: July 30, 2009 03:01:45 PM »

Great bookmarks Psyche!  The spool of thread is the cutest thing ever....and even though I usually wouldn't think I'd like "dark" themes, I LOVE the gravestone bookmark.  But I have a creepy thing about liking to walk in cemeteries anyway.  Well, maybe not creepy, I think it's because it's quiet and historical.  Smiley
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« Reply #68 on: July 30, 2009 05:23:24 PM »

I also am not normally into the dark stuff, but I love the tombstone bookmark.
very cool saying, kinda spooky Shocked
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« Reply #69 on: July 31, 2009 10:35:27 AM »


Thanks Zombie Queen! You totally got my themes, and I've started using a couple bookmarks already. Plus, the bonus tea & biscotti found a nice home - in my belleh! Smiley



I am sooooo thrilled and relieved that you liked everything. I was beyond nervous because this was my first swap.  Grin
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