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Topic: Rooster Breadbox to Pimpin' Purple Message Center!  (Read 5227 times)
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SkyyAngel
« on: February 05, 2011 09:11:49 PM »

Good evening my dear Crafterstonians! Here is my entry for the latest Craft Challenge...

First, the cringe-worthy before pic:



Can you just picture the grotesque orange linoleum that covered the floor of the kitchen this once housed? The most *perfect* shade of puke green "avocado" appliances that so perfectly accessorized this very breadbox? I know you can. We've all had those aunts/grandparents in our lives somewhere. Mine was Great-Great-Aunt Ella (or La-La as we called her). I dedicate this recon to her and her awful kitchen... even if it produced the best waffles on the planet. Wink

A close-up of the masterpiece that I call "El Pollo de la Muerte"!



Don't let the flowers fool you, he is a master of death and destruction. Just look at those beady little eyes for the truth. But I... I have conquered the Pollo.

For only $2.99, El Pollo was mine....





Some FABULOUS purple spraypaint, bling-blingy rhinestones, decadent stickers, scrapbooking embellishments/paper, ribbon, some cork coaster backs, a new cabinet knob and a piece of metal sheeting later... I give you my new Desk Organizer/Message Center!





This picture is the closest to the true color. It's definitely purple and not as pink-hued as the other photos try to show it.







It will eventually take up residence in my craft room. The two baskets and pen can inside helping corral stray tools that don't have another home at present or that need to be kept close by at all times.  Smiley

Thanks for looking and listening to the tale of El Pollo and his untimely demise.  Cheesy

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badgerbear
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2011 02:55:51 AM »

what a great idea! that rooster was hilarious! and I think you have made the most stylish breadbin I have ever seen!
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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2011 04:50:32 AM »

I want a purple breadbin! I don't have a craft room, but this would sure beat storing my bread in the fridge!
Very funky  Wink
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Calentine
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2011 08:22:04 AM »

This is soooo creative!!!  Who'd think that rooster dude could be turned into something so girly and awesome!  My wheels are turning like mad now!
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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2011 12:30:22 PM »

That rooster nearly cock-a-doodle-dooed right off my screen. Lawdeh LAWDEY! I like the newly adorned and re-purposed former breadbox. Nice blingy bling. What girly girl wouldn't want this on her table top?
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« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2011 02:33:24 PM »

I absolutely need something like this to stash my little messes in. Very cool idea Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2011 11:53:01 AM »

You have made a good job. But I must admit, I really liked the rooster  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2011 09:45:55 PM »

Very awesome idea!!!! and i can so relate to the horrors of the avocado green kitchens with the roosters (Pollo)  hanging out in them! hehe  :0 Great job! I love how practical it is!!!
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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2011 01:20:58 PM »

What a fantastic idea; I love it!
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2011 01:15:10 PM »

wow, this is AMAZING!! i am def way envious of you! great idea on metal sheet too!
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