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« on: September 20, 2010 05:43:08 PM »



So, I recently participated in the Gnome and Mushroom swap, and had the most fantastic partner ever, Doxie24_7 who made me this :



Which, is like the coolest zombie gnome I have ever seen.  Thats my daughter holding him.  She loves him, probably even harder then I do.

I liked him so much that I set out to make my own.  Except that mine didn't turn out like hers.  And I frowned. Scrapped the whole project. And set out to make my own gnome, inspired by Doxie24_7, but my own.



Thus was born, the Gnomedrops, named for there very rain-drop like shape.  And I freaking love them. And I'm addicted to making them.  The bottom (pants/dress) portion is actually pouch-like.  I'm making these for a Christmas craft swap, and I think I'm going to hide either little candies, tea-bags, or potpourri in them.



I used the tiniest black saftey-eyes I could find, and embroidered the eyelashes.  I learned pretty quick that you should embroider the eyelashes first.  The rosey cheeks are actually a pretty pink combination of various eyeshadows.  I like the effect. They are mostly filled with plushie-fluff (recycled from lumpy throw pillows) but the bottom quarter or so, is actually beans.  It makes them stand on there own.  They are about 8-10 inches high.

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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2010 05:44:54 AM »

I like them!  So cute!
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2010 01:17:08 PM »

awww I'm glad I could inspire you. They are so cute! They make a nice family.
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2010 09:21:49 PM »

Awe! Love it. And they are so unique.
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« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2010 03:08:15 PM »

Adorable!!
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« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2010 07:12:16 AM »

Are these your idea? So cute!
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« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2010 11:14:19 AM »

How cute are these!! x
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« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2010 07:28:11 PM »

I hope it rains gnomedrops in Seattle this winter!! So cute.
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