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« on: May 08, 2012 09:12:26 AM »

For the Craftster meetup last weekend with rackycoo, cackle and Killam Creative, the little swap suggestion was to craft small tins or ATCs for each other based on a theme.  Of course those three are all awesome papercrafters but I decided to suck it up and do my best (at least I'd get something fantastic out of the deal!)  Grin.  I told them to be fair, they'd need to bust out their sewing machines for our next in-person swap!  Cheesy 

Cackle's theme was mermaids.





Rackcoo's theme was child beauty pageants.







Killam Creative's theme was butterflies, you'll find her altoid tin over on the machine embroidery board 
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2012 09:23:43 AM »

These are great! How did you do the water for the mermaid? The pageant girls are a hoot! We always joke about the "Children of the Damned Corn".  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2012 09:31:02 AM »

Thanks Lime!  The water on the back of cackle's tin is a section of really pretty tie dye scrapbook paper.
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2012 10:16:20 AM »

I love my beauty tin! Cheesy

If anyone would like to read more about our awesome weekend meetup, it's here in the Craftster blog.
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« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2012 11:21:10 AM »

They're really beautiful  Smiley The child beauty pageant one is amazing! I love it! Brilliant and creepy!
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2012 11:58:01 AM »

Man, those kids still creep me out. *shiver* I busted out a sewing needle and embroidery thread for ya (and maybe a little paper...) This was such a fun weekend. Thanks for your fabulous hospitality. You are an amazing cook and the only person to ever get me that close to a goat... sheep... a baby turkey... chickens... and a cow! Smiley
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