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« Reply #120 on: April 27, 2012 06:17:02 PM »

I have come up with an idea that is creeping me out, so I must be on the right track Grin
Okay, now that creeps me out! Cheesy

In the last matchbox swap, wasn't there actually one that was about the size of a milk carton? One other thing to avoid, which I learned last time, is don't completely cover your entire matchbox with chunks of metal. It increases the postage costs enormously!

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« Reply #121 on: April 27, 2012 07:04:16 PM »

Dang, Jilly, you're fast! I've been slowly pondering and changing my mind a million times for your matchbox... Lol, it will at least be May before I send Cheesy Can't wait to see the wicked awesomeness though.
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« Reply #122 on: April 28, 2012 01:01:58 AM »

I would have loved to join but i really couldn't handle much right now. I just now had time for internets for the first time in days, so probably a good thing i wasn't able to sign up. I can't wait to see the awesome stuff made though!
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« Reply #123 on: April 28, 2012 10:17:56 AM »

WOW...this is a hard one...i am having a hard time figuring out what to do. from the post i've seen we should keep it small? this is my first matchbox and i am stumped.  Undecided
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« Reply #124 on: April 28, 2012 10:34:17 AM »

It IS hard! I think we'll all probably struggle with the size a bit, but we'll have a full month to figure it out. I know we can do it!!
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« Reply #125 on: April 28, 2012 10:47:10 AM »

I found a couple of links that might inspire cool ideas..........

http://zuzuspetalsstuff.blogspot.com/2010/04/altered-matchbox.html
http://graphic45.ning.com/photo/altered-double-decker-match-8
http://whimsymoondesigns.blogspot.com/2008/04/altered-matchbox-fairy-looking-glass.html
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« Reply #126 on: April 28, 2012 11:22:05 AM »

OH!!! I like that last idea.  I had not thought about the matchbox being up right!  I don't think that will work for the idea I have, but totally filing that under Think About This Next Time

EDIT:  There are a ton of matchbox photos here.

http://www.google.ca/search?q=dimensions+of+a+match+box&hl=en&rls=com.microsoft:en-ca:IE-SearchBox&rlz=1I7ADFA_enCA475&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=NzecT6vRGovXiAKhtOlm&ved=0CFIQsAQ&biw=1680&bih=849

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« Reply #127 on: April 28, 2012 11:33:27 AM »

in my mind small is relative
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« Reply #128 on: April 28, 2012 12:16:46 PM »

Those are some great inspiration photos!

I got what I think is a good start today. I'm trying something new, so I won't know if it's a good start until I see the end result.  Cheesy
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