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Topic: Wicked Forest Altered Matchbox GALLERY  (Read 30956 times)
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« Reply #140 on: May 31, 2012 01:28:52 PM »

Definitely wicked...I'm going to miss seeing the moon *pout*, but if he has to live one place, it should most definitely be racky's craft room
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« Reply #141 on: May 31, 2012 03:05:32 PM »

eeek I love the creepy tree hands!
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« Reply #142 on: May 31, 2012 04:01:59 PM »

heh-heh... I never even considered putting the little hippo in the scene.  Cheesy

Pardon my French but holy sh*t! That is effing amazing! Good lord microjivvy.

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« Reply #143 on: May 31, 2012 04:15:44 PM »

Pardon my French but holy sh*t! That is effing amazing! Good lord microjivvy.

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i concur Grin
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« Reply #144 on: May 31, 2012 04:44:21 PM »

Waaaaaannnnt............

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« Reply #145 on: May 31, 2012 04:49:28 PM »

My matchbox from alwaysinmyroom was waiting quietly in my mailbox today, waiting to take my breath away.



Gorgeous, right? I love love the face, and that acorn? It;s felted beneath its cap, beautiful work! To give a bit of back story, alwaysinmyroom had spent two nights lost in the woods as a child, and I adore the fact she incorporated her experience into this piece, because I was intrigued by her experience. The layered paper is perfect.
Then I opened it, and found this



Well it's the back of the drawer, but how awesome! A very creepy, but super majestic owl. Inside the actual drawer was this



an itty bitty crazily detailed mini book, and what's inside that you ask?





each tiny page had a snippet of description from her lost in the woods expedition. Those were 2 of my favorites.




and this on the inside as well


There was certainly no wasted space on this little treasure. Linda, I can't thank you enough, this is beautiful, and I love how personal it is, most meaningful swap yet, thank  you bunches !
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« Reply #147 on: May 31, 2012 04:56:06 PM »

Woot!  Woot!  I received an awesome creation by the talented amaryllisroze this evening!  It is the perfect representation of the wicked forest theme! 

Front of the matchbox shrine (yes, it contains a matchbox) Cheesy



Close-up...the matchbox component moves Shocked  And the inset is an illustration by Brian Froud...what a freaky little creature.  It scary...and just a smidge adorable Wink



And just in case you're curious, here's what it looks like at the back...



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« Reply #148 on: May 31, 2012 04:59:30 PM »

I'm glad you like it!
The matchbox has a hole poked in the top and bottom of it and I strung in some twine to suspend it.
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« Reply #149 on: May 31, 2012 05:02:15 PM »

Oh, alwaysinmyroom, that is so beautiful!  I cannot believe you got lost in the woods for two days!  How scary!!!  Though I do love the little book you put inside detailing your adventure!  I acorn is too cute!

And, wow, amaryllisroze!  I'm loving the twig encases matchbox!!  And I love how there are little bits of moss coming out!  So cool!
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