A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 300,875
Currently Running With Scissors:
544 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Jigsaw puzzle pieces  (Read 1383 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mdoggy2555
« on: July 30, 2011 05:08:35 PM »

So my dog decided that 6 puzzle pieces looked tasty when my back was turned. Now I am left with 994 puzzles pieces. Since the rest of the puzzle as a whole is useless, I am trying to think of this positively and turn this into an opportunity for a new DIY. Any ideas?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
ClouDesign
Offline Offline

Posts: 81
Joined: 13-Jun-2011

wanna-be fashion designer ; )


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2011 05:37:11 PM »

make a party and treat those pieces as a confetti ; )) (just kidding)

Maybe throw out some puzzle pieces (near from those which was eaten by your dog) and stick some colour paper sheets ? Or more creative way: use puzzle pieces as a mosaic and stick them to a flowerpot? Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.cdfashion.blogspot.com
crafting, sewing, subjective about fashion and...
ThreadOrYarn
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2089
Joined: 25-Aug-2007


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2011 05:45:12 AM »

Have you thought about an altered puzzle? Or assembling the rest of the puzzle and making new pieces from cardboard (that's why you need to assemble the rest of the puzzle - to know what shape to cut the new pieces) and paint/draw/whatever the new pieces? They won't match but so what? They can be like the little "censored!" marks they put on tv shows or pictures sometimes. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

arwenjade
Offline Offline

Posts: 338
Joined: 04-May-2009

I draw with a bar of soap...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2011 02:41:42 PM »

My family made Christmas ornaments out of old puzzle pieces before. We spray painted them green, glued them in wreath shapes and added tiny red bows. I think we also out a picture in the middle.  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Deviate from the well-traveled path. Instead, take the narrow Way and discover the Truth for yourself...

Etsy ~ Pinterest ~ Flickr
JodiHendon
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2011 01:13:34 AM »

I have a Christmas reindeer pin made from puzzle pieces.  Once the head and antler pieces were glued together, they were painted brown and a red nose and wiggly eyes were added.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
ShinyKitty78
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2011 08:45:18 AM »

Jewelry?...earrings or a pendant..
THIS ROCKS   Logged

my wists http://www.wists.com/Shinykitty

Goddess Swap-Crafting like a fiend
ReDesigns By D
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2011 11:22:35 PM »

Earrings are a great idea.  You could even decoupage another image over the puzzle front. Also, try a quick google search, the answer ideas were actually pretty awesome! http://familycrafts.about.com/od/puzzlegamepiececrafts/tp/PuzzlePieceCrafts.htm
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Why recycle when you can upcycle?  Totally open to personal swaps, even if we make different stuff!
mdoggy2555
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2011 02:33:33 PM »

 Grin Ooohh thanks guys! Those are absolutely perfect! Hopefully Lea won't eat the completed projects as well. lol
THIS ROCKS   Logged
jasminerenee
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2011 09:23:36 AM »

I love the 'altered art' idea! I probably would put the puzzle together, then glue it down on a board or something. Then create something to fill in the gap, depending on what the puzzle image was, and where the pieces were missing from. I put together a monster 1500 piece puzzle couple years ago. Found out that a huge 20-piece chunk of a corner was missing from the box. It was a picture of a field of flowers, so I went and bought some faux flowers and glued them into the corner to cover up the missing chunk. It looked adorable! I gave it as a gift to a friend who adored it. It paid off - I'd contacted the manufacturer about the missing parts, and I got a coupon in the mail for a brand new puzzle for free! Yeah!

Jasmine Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Insider Tips on How to Master the At-Home Facial
Chocolate-Covered Almond Self-Tanner
Most Expensive Manicure
Insect Secretions to Reduce Cellulite
Busting Beauty Myths
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight On: Stamping
Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Jose Romussi
Tute Tuesday: Imprinting on Concrete

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.