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Happyturtle
« on: September 01, 2010 03:42:56 PM »

This last month of summer, I was getting pretty bored, so I thought the perfect thing to do was this challenge. Whenever I thought of pencils, the first thing I thought of was a pencil skirt, and so I had to find a way to make a pencil skirt, out of pencils. What I ended up doing was making a base skirt out of newspaper, then using this insanely sticky foam tape stuff to stick the pencils to. When that took only a couple hours, (rather then days, which I as hopeing for) I had to branch out. I started was an old school style shirt to go with the skirt out of my old schoolwork, and melted some wax into frilly heart shaped molds, which I had way to much fun with, and now have a lifetime supply of heart shaped crayons. I used them for buttons and embellishments. I also used the pencil packaging to make a book bag by gluing it to an old somewhat broken binder, and the crayon boxes to make some spiffy little sandals.  also used the crayon paper to make a headband, and make a flower out of crayons. I hope you like it!
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Also, I almost forgot, but I am gifting this to my mom, to inspire her future crafting. Thanks for looking!














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« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2010 03:48:27 PM »

AHH!
this rocks!
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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2010 04:19:56 PM »

Wow. Just wow. At first I thought it was just the dress, and then you kept adding things that went with it. I am amazed! Excellent job on everything!
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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2010 04:41:01 PM »

I'm very impressed. 
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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2010 05:17:16 PM »

You are a PHENOM designer!  I'm in awe.  What do you do with it now?
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« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2010 06:35:24 PM »

Wow! I absolutely love the sandals... I think they're my favorite! and now you will always have a writing implement! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2010 07:13:04 PM »

Rad! My favorite part is the headband!
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« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2010 07:56:24 PM »

This triple rocks!!! I just loved what you did with the pencils and crayons. I am not sure about sitting but standing that could be worn to a Halloween party or trick or treating. Very well made and that would be a winning design on Project Runway if they had to use school supplies.
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2010 09:43:26 PM »

Super impressed with your post! This outfit is wonderful, creative, colorful and inspiring. We should teach school children that everything has more than one use. I can't say enough about how this is such a wonderful entry. Good luck to you, you deserve the votes.  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2010 10:09:56 PM »

Rocks! I think my favorite's the headband...Oh, or the shoes! :3
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