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« on: June 19, 2012 07:20:38 AM »

Although I've never taken ballet I've always had a thing for ballet slippers. When I saw an old pair in a thrift shop I picked them up and knew I wanted to make something with them. Here's one of the slippers finished...











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« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2012 07:29:08 AM »

Brilliant!! You've given the ballet slipper a beautiful second life. This is magical.
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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2012 07:29:36 AM »

That's a wonderful way of using old ballet slippers. Great shrine, I love the tranquillity it radiates.
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« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2012 07:48:53 AM »

i can't even BEGIN to tell you how much i adore this...wonderful work as usual!!!
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2012 08:16:34 AM »

      TU TU CUTE !!!
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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2012 08:40:22 AM »

Simply beautiful work.   I am in awe of your skills! 
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2012 08:51:28 AM »

Wow! What an amazing idea for a ballet slipper! This is just gorgeous!
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« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2012 09:42:49 AM »

What a clever and ridiculously well executed idea! I am in awe of your skills.  Smiley
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Magical, absolutely magical.
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« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2012 10:42:38 AM »

I love this! So whimsical:)
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« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2012 11:30:34 AM »

So freakin' cool!!!
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« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2012 11:33:04 AM »

Thanks bunches Smiley I have the other slipper too which I'm planning on placing in a glass jar and leaving it for a stranger to find. Can you imagine finding a ballet slipper with fairies inside? *swoon!*
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« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2012 12:48:27 PM »

I have the other slipper too which I'm planning on placing in a glass jar and leaving it for a stranger to find. Can you imagine finding a ballet slipper with fairies inside?

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« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2012 03:26:33 PM »

This project is so cool. I love anything whimsical/fairlyland-like.
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« Reply #14 on: June 20, 2012 06:49:12 AM »

Oh my goodness, this is FABULOUS!!!!!! I am completely obsessed with woodland/fairy themes. Stunning. What a fun idea.
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« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2012 08:12:40 AM »

what a creative use for a slipper
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« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2012 12:30:53 PM »

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« Reply #17 on: June 24, 2012 09:53:41 AM »

Knickertwist, you have a very fun and amazing way to look at the world. This is amazing.
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« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2012 10:45:04 AM »

All of your work amazes me. Thanks for sharing. I'm looking at some asian house slippers with a lot of embroidery that have been hanging from my curtain rod for 7 years now.
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« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2012 05:29:16 PM »

This is one of the greatest things I have seen here! I adore this and would love one!! I am just at astounded with your skills! What true magic and beauty all in one.. WOW! I do not use the word EPIC ever however if the pointe shoe fits right Cheesy
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« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2012 06:36:15 PM »

Thanks everyone. I really do appreciate all the nice things you've said Smiley Every. One.
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« Reply #21 on: June 25, 2012 12:19:29 AM »

So much magic in so little space!
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« Reply #22 on: June 25, 2012 04:26:16 PM »

WOW! This is incredible! Its a little fairy land inside the shoe! I've always had a thing for fairies ^^ I love what you did with the hanging portion :3
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