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Topic: Bride and Groom Day of the Dead Miniature Box (IMG heavy)  (Read 2506 times)
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« on: January 04, 2012 04:46:52 PM »

Okay, so ages ago my sister and I visted Mexico and she had her eye on some of the crafty boxed minatures that we saw in a lot of places. She didn't really have the money to spring for one so I fiiiinally got around to making her one for Christmas.

Its made out of that Crayola foam clay stuff (can't remember what its called), an old el paso taco box (accidentally themed - it was the first thing I saw that would work), some frabric scraps, acrylic paint, and lots and lots of glitter.

I made the figures removable so that she could get a closer look at their cute little costumes Wink


Close up of their rings (the diamond is a nail gem I glued to a small piece of wire I wrapped around my pliers)

Another close up of the rings (click to enlarge)

For a sense of the scale (click to enlarge)

The colours look a bit off since I hurredly took the pics against a white background and I had to adjust the colours

Smiley Crits and comments welcome!
« Last Edit: January 04, 2012 09:06:27 PM by gwennie363 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2012 08:34:56 PM »

Lovely! You did a beautiful job. The details are really great. I made skelly cake toppers for my friends wedding cake a few years back, http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=301026.msg3436334#msg3436334 but your skellies are much nicer Smiley  Your sister is a lucky gal.

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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2012 08:39:07 PM »

Thanks! Your cake toppers are really cute! Love 'em.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2012 12:04:00 PM »

The glitter background is most excellent! What a great present!

« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2012 06:55:11 PM »

Lol normally glitter is NOT one of my go-to craft materials - I'm so out of my element with "sparkly". I love it in this piece though Smiley
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