A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 315,696
Currently Running With Scissors:
297 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: I love animals that dress up - so I make them!  (Read 2685 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
sheepBlue
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 7256
Joined: 10-Aug-2008

Crafting to keep insanity at bay.


View Profile WWW
« on: May 30, 2012 04:34:29 AM »

I made some more faux taxidermy plaques - for some reason I find making these guys so fun and delightful! There's always a story that slowly evolves in my head as I'm painting and gluing.

This is Bella. She loves the color pink and being a pretty pretty girl. She felt a bit fancy today so she put on a super cute mini tutu and her prize gem.











And this guy is Jimbo who escaped from the circus to see the world....with both pairs of trunks (haha, lame joke I know). He couldn't leave behind his signature polka dot trunks though, they make him feel like a star.









I'd love to hear what you think! Or more ideas for future critters I could dress up  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

elyxandra
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2012 04:53:30 AM »

These are delightful! That really put a smile on my face this morning!
While the painting is a wonderful way to add a bit of colour and character, I think the embellishments really make them stand out!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

sarahj2001
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3271
Joined: 18-Dec-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2012 05:21:58 AM »

Bella the cow is great!! I love these!  And I love that you're now giving them clothes.  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

MoonlitSun
Never stop believing. Stars never do.
Offline Offline

Posts: 890
Joined: 09-Jul-2010

We all need a little magic in our lives.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2012 07:05:37 AM »

These are great! Am curious, is that polymer clay you use to make these?
The painting is wonderful and i love how you gave each clothes to add to their character Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm a CHOCAHOLIC! Dare eat chocolate in front of me! xD
My Pinterest ^_^

Yay for personal swaps! Message me anytime ^_^
Currently looking for aida cloths! 14 or 20 count, or anything you can part with!
sheepBlue
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 7256
Joined: 10-Aug-2008

Crafting to keep insanity at bay.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2012 07:18:51 AM »

MoonlitSun - No these are actually reclaimed plastic toys that I've painted and otherwise altered.

Sarahj - Thanks! Yeah I'm exploring clothing and accessory options now haha.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

AlphaBrett
Offline Offline

Posts: 418
Joined: 03-Nov-2009

Crochet 'til my fingers fall off


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2012 07:53:08 AM »

So cute, they would be right at home in my house!
Great idea!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Kittens tangle your yarn, men tangle your wits, and it's simple as breathing for both. -Lini (WoT)

Personal Swap Friendly

Blogger Goodness www.thealphabrett.blogspot.com
New! Kitchen blog www.alphabrett.blogspot.com
FoxyBlue
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2012 03:47:31 PM »

They are wonderful and whimsical and I love them! It would also be really need if you painted their plaque's in a co-ordinating colour! Keep it up. They're very fun!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

follow me on Instagram  @delightfully.deedra
FoxyBlue
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2012 03:48:12 PM »

Ahem - *neat* lol
THIS ROCKS   Logged

follow me on Instagram  @delightfully.deedra
Dr. Craft
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2012 04:23:20 PM »

Just found your faux taxidermy and really like it. Great job.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
How to Crochet Baby Booty High Tops Part 4/29
How to Crochet Baby Booty High Tops Part 6/29
How to Crochet Baby Booty High Tops Part 7/29
How to Crochet Baby Booty High Tops Part 8/29
How to Crochet Baby Booty High Tops Part 5/29
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Vermicomposting
It's a bad week to be a seal...
Flower Power!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.