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« on: February 19, 2011 08:16:10 PM »

My IYP partner is rackycoo and she got her package so I'm posting what I did.


I found this clock at a craft store........

It's pretty okay the way it is, but it's shape is pretty and to me it looked like it could be more, so I started messing with it.

Sanding....


And priming.......


Painting and imagining.....


Until finally, I had this....
 

It's not as yellow as it looks on the right..the sun was going down. Cheesy  A really enjoyable project!
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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2011 08:20:24 PM »

I like this a lot! I really dig the bird on top Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2011 09:41:36 PM »

Oh I love seeing the before and after. You are so creative - that clock may have been "okay" when you bought it - but its 100 x better and much more fun now that you got ahold of it!  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2011 10:44:32 PM »

I want to unleash you in my house.
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« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2011 11:35:34 PM »

When I saw the clock in it's original form, I thought it was fine... interesting even. 

And I admit I had a cringe of, "oh no, it's going to be ruined by craftiness!"

I was wrong. So. Very. Wrong.

I love the finished product, you did a great job.
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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2011 12:33:13 AM »

Nice clock  Racky.  I love what you have done
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2011 02:06:05 AM »

wow.Looks stunning, reminds me sort of Alice from wonerland
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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2011 05:22:55 AM »

When I saw the clock in it's original form, I thought it was fine... interesting even. 
And I admit I had a cringe of, "oh no, it's going to be ruined by craftiness!"
That's exactly what I thought! But what you've done emphasizes all the good things about the clock's form and makes it look even more elegant and interesting. And the surprise concealed inside the cupboard is a wonderful touch.

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« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2011 06:13:52 AM »

When I saw the before and after photos, I wanted to crawl inside Rackycoo's head and see how she thinks!  Grin  I NEVER would have been able to look at the clock (before photo) and think of what to do to make it (the after photo).  She's amazing! Kiss
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« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2011 06:50:58 AM »

I should clarify and say I made this clock for racky in the IYP swap. That's why it's racky's clock.  Wink
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« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2011 06:45:42 PM »

I should clarify and say I made this clock for racky in the IYP swap. That's why it's racky's clock.  Wink

I got confused and it was late when I posted.    Anyway I still love what you did, Cackle.
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« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2011 08:42:04 PM »

I should clarify and say I made this clock for racky in the IYP swap. That's why it's racky's clock.  Wink

I got confused and it was late when I posted.    Anyway I still love what you did, Cackle.
No worries, qazicat!
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« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2011 05:10:43 AM »

This is truly a thing of beauty.  Rackycoo is a lucky craftster! 
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« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2011 06:32:42 AM »

I AM lucky! It's an awesome clock. cackle totally outdid herself in the IYP. I was the lucky one!

 
When I saw the before and after photos, I wanted to crawl inside Rackycoo's head and see how she thinks!   

This is never a good idea. You'd be better off hanging around in cackle's head.  Cheesy
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« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2011 06:48:27 AM »

How about both brains together?Huh? Shocked Roll Eyes Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2011 07:26:26 AM »

How about both brains together?Huh? Shocked Roll Eyes Cheesy

Now that's just frightening. 
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« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2011 07:48:43 AM »

GORGEOUS!  What is the bird perched on top made of?
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I agree with Mirkrojivvy and Wulf - you did a lovely job. Rackycoo is one lucky girl!
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« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2011 11:45:51 AM »

How about both brains together?Huh? Shocked Roll Eyes Cheesy

Now that's just frightening. 
Oh, yeah, that's too scary to contemplate!  Grin
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This is AWESOME!  I love what you did to the inside, and the little bird on top is perfect!
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« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2011 01:41:08 PM »

I featured this on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks again, cackle!  Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: February 21, 2011 05:47:57 PM »

Its beautiful!!
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« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2011 06:25:08 PM »

I featured this on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks again, cackle!  Smiley
Hey cool! And you're welcome!
Kitschbitch, I'm not sure what the bird is made of....I got a pair of them at a wee gift shop in my town (the only gift shop) brutally cut off their little feet (they were the wrong kind of feet...more like seagull feet) and wired it for a screw. I think it might even be some kind of plastic.........

Thanks for all the kind words, folks!
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Cackle, you are seriously my crafting hero! This clock is amazing, I love it!!!
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« Reply #24 on: February 22, 2011 07:10:32 AM »

It is breathtaking!  I love it!
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I cannot physically put in to words how much I adore this...
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