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« on: April 06, 2012 06:58:12 AM »

Ever wondered where the best ideas come from? Yeah me too. I was thinking maybe they came from inside our wee brains, but now I know better. They come from ideas factories just like this one of course! Hee hee! Cheesy

I've had this glass, what, top from a decanter? thing forever stuck in a drawer and not known what to do with it. The same with the little mirrors. I've had them so long they're all mottled around the edges.

I was trying out ideas for another project and this just popped into my head when I was rummaging. I love it when things just unfold and you seem to have everything you need on hand. And especially when everything comes from one old drawer! Cheesy

Some paint and sticking later and this was born...



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Closer look at the wee cogs


Bits and bobs I used. I should probably take photos of the drawers too, but they're quite embarassing. And full! I'm sure there are a million projects that are lurking in the depths just waiting to be born! Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2012 07:23:13 AM »

The idea factory!  Love it!  Phizzy, you never cease to amaze me Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2012 07:47:21 AM »

I love this! I saw it on Pinterest, and knew immediately it was by you!  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2012 07:55:03 AM »

Thank you!

Ha! It was the stripes and tape wasn't it? Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2012 08:58:12 AM »

This is wonderful!  I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2012 03:07:37 PM »

Thank you!

Ha! It was the stripes and tape wasn't it? Cheesy

Really, it was the whole feel of the thing. And its awesomeness. So phizzy!
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2012 11:08:22 AM »

So that's where your ideas come from. I knew it had to be something like that!
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LOVE THIS! My SteamPunk Meter just went HAYWIRE!
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« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2012 10:29:40 AM »

Wonderful! The use of the decanter top is genius, cause it looks like a fancy light bulb for the "idea" factory. Smiley
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