A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 296,600
Currently Running With Scissors:
634 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Spotty Umbrella  (Read 2755 times)
Tags for this thread: painted , umbrella  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
ninjanator
« on: September 12, 2010 08:22:41 PM »

I don't like gloomy weather, and had an umbrella that had some ugly text on 2 of the panels, so I gave the whole thing a paint job to give it some cheer Smiley



You can see some of the text behind the paint above (someone gave it to my mum for free, hence the ad text)

the whole thing:

THIS ROCKS   Logged

when I'm wearing my crafty pants: etsy
...when I'm a pack rat: blog
...and when I feel like sharing: tutorials
spotnik
Where did I put my pliers this time???
Offline Offline

Posts: 2212
Joined: 20-Apr-2008

It's my cheese!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2010 08:25:21 PM »

I love that!  What kind of paint did you use?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

cankle
Offline Offline

Posts: 611
Joined: 20-Aug-2010

I'm a piece of work.


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2010 09:06:05 PM »

This is awesome! Ditto on the paint question?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
ninjanator
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2010 09:09:00 PM »

it's just good ol' acrylic paint Smiley it's held up pretty well so far (i've used it about 4 or 5 times over the last 2 weeks)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

when I'm wearing my crafty pants: etsy
...when I'm a pack rat: blog
...and when I feel like sharing: tutorials
BethieB
Offline Offline

Posts: 999
Joined: 21-Mar-2008

Welcome to the nuthouse, enjoy your stay! :D


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2010 09:10:30 PM »

So adorable!  Love it a lot.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My blog: http://messymama.wordpress.com
Am taking a crafting/posting hiatus and formally withdrawing from all the CAL's I was in.  Need time to recharge and rewire.  But, I am still lurking and loving you guys like crazy, keep posting the amazing projects!!!  You all rock!
shadowbox
Offline Offline

Posts: 728
Joined: 28-Feb-2009

You can catch me cutting paper snow flakes in hell


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2010 09:21:13 PM »

Beautiful! I bet paint parkers would work pretty good for this as well. Seriously though, it's awesome. Makes me think of octopus suction cups for some reason.l
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Cephalopod Swap! - Organizing - Sent!

Gnome Swap - Crafting! - Sent

One Tiny Mustache Swap - Organizing - Sent 1/2



I am looking to do some personal swaps, I need wall art and lots of it!
Indiana
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2010 10:29:29 PM »

very, very awesome. i love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm interested in personal swaps, PM me!

Happy Crafting! Smiley
punkyflossy
Offline Offline

Posts: 95
Joined: 12-Dec-2008

Call me Katie (:


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2010 04:25:43 AM »

That's such a cute idea Smiley
i would do this too if i had any artistic talent at all..
and all my umbrellas invariably break, so i gave up on them..
but this is seriously cute, and you can barely see tehe ad text in the first photo Smiley
and not at all in the second..
now all you need is a matching raincoat and wellies ^.^
THIS ROCKS   Logged

tattooedcrafter
I don't need friends, I have teddy bears!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 2422
Joined: 26-Oct-2006

Me and My littlest love


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2010 07:24:11 AM »

You did a great job, I never use an umbrella but I might have to make one like yours
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I have very limited internet access so if you don't hear from me don't worry I'll be around soon

I'm Full of Unexpected Awesomeness
wists.com/tattooedcrafter
Acadian Driftwood
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2649
Joined: 09-May-2008

Ta neige, Acadie, fait des larmes au soleil


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2010 10:58:30 AM »

Looks like it would cheer me up on a rainy day!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Anyone have a couple extra felting needles? I'll trade for them!

Pinterest

Etsy shop
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Rice Cracker Crusted Tuna Appetizer Recipe
How to Make Miso Soup
How to Make a Diet Oriental Salad Dressing
How to Make Chicken Curry
Choi Sum Sweet Corn Soup
Latest Blog Articles
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament
Cardboard Tube? Craft Supply!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.