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« on: September 24, 2010 01:34:28 PM »

I had fun making these but feel like I could have done way more with them. I tend to go light on the first round to new projects (wish I wouldn't be such a wuss about it sometimes.)
Some of my first matchboxes:





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« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2010 02:33:52 PM »

Love these!  Especially I will not slit your throat
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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2010 07:52:11 AM »

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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2010 10:03:53 AM »

These are really cute. I like them a lot. I tend to do the same thing and go easy on the embellishments so I can totally relate to that. I bought a bunch of matchboxes to do something similar with and haven't gotten around to it yet. Thanks for the inspiration. Maybe I will finally get my butt in gear. Great job on these too, by the way. Take care and have a good one.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2010 09:34:30 AM »

I love these what a cute idea!!!
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2010 02:23:55 PM »

These rock! I love the skeletons and it would be really cool to do a Day of the Dead themed matchbox swap at some point. Thanks for the inspiring photos.
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« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2010 07:21:34 AM »

Lovely!

How long do you take to deco them?
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« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2010 03:19:52 PM »

nice matchboxes! very creative
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« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2011 01:17:20 AM »

these are really neat!!! where do you get the matchboxes?
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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2011 02:15:53 AM »

Thank you everyone! I got the matchboxes at the dollar store and they probably took a couple minutes a piece. I tend to set up and work on many things at once. With these, I started the backgrounds and covering the labels all together at first, and then added one or two things per matchbox each time around. My system is an odd one, but it works for me. I am still learning how to work with my incredibly short attention span....
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