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Topic: The stuffie throne... or sitting on a pet cemetary (lots'o'pics)  (Read 5375 times)
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« on: March 05, 2012 10:01:29 AM »

Quite some time ago I saw this awesome post of a mardi gras costume made from stuffies:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=375296.0

...and thus started collecting neglected stuffies from thrift stores.... and I ended up making ...

TA DAAAA! A Stuffie throne! Grin Grin Grin



It started as an old chair, a leo-pattern blanket and 27 stuffies.... So first I made the cover for the chair..

and a little pillow to sit on...


... and then flattened all the stuffies except for the heads and some of the limbs ( I do remember a creepy Toy-Story-feeling gripping me now and then, but I do believe all the stuffies are much happier now than they would have been , being used as chew-toys for dogs..) and attached them all over and now, it looks like this:











.. cuddly and cute and actually quite charming in real life... and all that for the low, low price of about 20 Dollars.... Grin

and I even have an action shot: Grin



What do you think?
Comments and critique are very welcome! Grin
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2012 10:04:35 AM »

love it! It reminds me of Gaston's chair from Beauty and the Beast
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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2012 10:05:34 AM »

You're quite mad, but I love it! You must have had so much fun deciding which stuffie went where, and you look great sitting on your throne!
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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2012 10:08:34 AM »

that is too fun! how my toddler would adore her own stuffie seat
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2012 11:47:31 AM »

lol, birdbones!  too funny!  I love your new stuffie throne! 
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2012 06:16:35 PM »

She's not mad, she's a genius!  Amazing work as all ways BB.  I drove for 3 hours today and I spent a bunch of time thinking about making one my self.  And the chair I'm going to use is just about as lovely as the one you started with Grin
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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2012 08:13:48 PM »

Oh, thank you all for your lovely comments!
craftladyofsteel - I do admit to having a couple of images like that in my head...I think there even was some Disney villian who sat on a pile of skulls, but it's so hard to find stuffie-skulls Grin
Angry Angel - yeah, I suppose, I am a little mad ( I try to hide it though) Grin And they were all fun to attach, but the funniest was the demented bird in the front Wink
coconutbells - I vote you make one! Pictures don't really do it justice, it looks really nice in real life..
jillybeans - You should make one too! I think all stuffiemakers deserve to have one....
suereal - Awww, you are wonderful, Dearest! I'd love to find out if the shop keepers looked as oddly at you as they did when I bought huge bags of stuffies Grin And to think that all they imagined about what kind of mental illness ails me, isn't even close to the truth Grin...
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« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2012 10:44:05 PM »

We would all make thrones!  I'm imagining stuffies for me too (of course).  But I think I want 2 bags. *wicked grin*

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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2012 10:34:03 AM »

Angry Angel - yeah, I suppose, I am a little mad ( I try to hide it though) Grin And they were all fun to attach, but the funniest was the demented bird in the front Wink

I hope you understand that 'mad' is a compliment, as in 'not bound by boring everyday conventions'  Grin. The demented bird is especially fun.
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« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2012 01:30:39 PM »

Angry Angel - yeah, I suppose, I am a little mad ( I try to hide it though) Grin And they were all fun to attach, but the funniest was the demented bird in the front Wink

I hope you understand that 'mad' is a compliment, as in 'not bound by boring everyday conventions'  Grin. The demented bird is especially fun.

Oh sure, Angry Angel!  Grin What would the world be without a little madness in it?.... and it's always fun to be a bit mad- it keeps the boring reality-bits at a safe distance Wink
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