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Topic: Pinochle Trump Marker  (Read 4252 times)
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« on: July 10, 2011 02:48:29 PM »

Pinochle is a big deal in our family.  We get together and play every Saturday night.  We take turns hosting the event and always take time out for homemade desserts; it is always a special treat when Great Aunt Mary makes her homemade ice cream!
So when I read about your mixed media challenge the first thing I thought of was our Trump Card Markers to keep track of which suit is trump.  It has become a necessary item for those of us with a touch of "old timers' disease."
I have been looking for some creative ways to jazz them up.
Thanks Craftster for inspiring me! ~Wendy

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Materials Used:
Wood Block
Acrylic Paints
Playing Cards
Glitter Glue
Jewel Embellishments
Heart Shaped Wood
Tea Bag for age staining the pinochle definition
Paper Doll cut outs for the crowns
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011 07:15:59 PM »

Love it!

Pinochle is very big in my family, as well. A trump reminder cube could be just the ticket.

Thanks for this inspiring idea which is both artsy and practical!


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