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Crazypantsjones
« on: May 03, 2010 02:26:42 PM »

I made this for hubs, with fabric paint and an old pillowcase.  The song "Birdhouse in Your Soul" by They Might Be Giants always makes me think of him.

Originally, the lettering was done with a fine paintbrush on the pillowcase, but OOPS! I screwed up on the lyrics.  There goes an hour and a half of my life I'll never get back, over a song that I know by heart-- or at least, thought I did!  I painted over with white, looked up the lyrics, and tried again.  Huzzah! Success!






Anyways, thanks for looking, and please excuse the cat, Pablo.  There is no moving him when he's super comfy.
« Last Edit: May 03, 2010 02:27:19 PM by Crazypantsjones » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2010 02:29:31 PM »

I can't wait to sleep on it tonight!!! Kiss
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2010 04:27:18 PM »

how did you screw up the lyrics, I know that line..know that song. it was in the charts when I was on my honeymoon 20 years ago!!..arrgh
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2010 04:35:33 PM »

how did you screw up the lyrics, I know that line..know that song. it was in the charts when I was on my honeymoon 20 years ago!!..arrgh

Instead of "Say I'm the only bee in your bonnet", which is right... I put "Say you're the only bee in my bonnet", which, when you think about it, is really odd and needy-ish.  Oops!
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2010 06:20:41 AM »

ah Ok, strange, I read it a couple of times and didn't see it...I like it that way though! in some respects your version is better, the first one is kinda arrogant
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