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Topic: A wedding gift for my husband... Simpsons' style  (Read 10110 times)
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« on: August 17, 2011 01:38:51 PM »

     I've made alot of things for my boyfriend (now husband) through the years, but I had to think of something very special and unique as a present for him on our wedding day (March 4, 2011 if you were wondering)... We both love the Simpsons' (and Futurama) and the first present I ever made him was a soul donut based on Treehouse of Horrors IV (episode 86), so in keeping with that theme I wanted to make him something that would be reminiscent of the donut that brought us together... So I decided to make pig cufflinks from episode 122 "Lisa's Wedding"...For those who haven't seen that episode, Homer presents Lisa's fiance with a tacky pair of cuff links (a bride and groom pig) that all Simpsons men have worn on their wedding day  Grin:


Here is my attempt to recreate these cufflinks... (note: this is my first time with clay, please be gentle  Wink)




Here's an action shot... (we had alot of fun at our wedding lol)

Now the cufflinks (and my hat, did not make the hat) are on display in our bedroom...

Hope someone enjoys this project as much as I did  Grin...
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2011 01:52:57 PM »

Oh I love them! My husband and I are big Simpsons fans too! Thy are so great!!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2011 01:53:46 PM »

Fabulous!!!! Congrats on the wedding too BTW!
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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2011 02:26:22 PM »

How awesome! What a great idea Cheesy Your dress is beautiful by the way Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2011 02:36:14 PM »

Too cute!! Looks like you had a blast!
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« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2011 03:34:06 PM »

So amazing!!!
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« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2011 03:50:16 PM »

Thanks all! I did have a great time... my husband loved the cufflinks and plans on passing them on to any future sons or son-in-laws  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2011 05:32:47 PM »

Bahahaha! Those are awesome beyond words. What a fun idea! And I remember the episode completely. Rofl!
Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2011 10:22:51 AM »

its not easy translating a 2d image into 3d but these look brilliant!
congrats Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2011 10:27:12 AM »

Wow, these are great!

Very very well done!
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