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« on: June 24, 2012 06:48:37 AM »

so the fabulous knickertwist was kind enough to agree to partner with me in the iyp swap! and since she got her package, i thought i'd share! here is a little day of the dead shrine type thingy i made for her! i started with a little pinewood shelf i got from the dollar store... i painted it up, then filled it with goodies!

















it was almost entirely assembled from bits n bobs from my whimsy stash ~ the hardest part was just deciding what to put where! =) i only wish i'd been able to photograph it to show the depth a little better! hope you all enjoy!

this is what i started with!  http://www.dollartree.com/Wooden-Craft-Curio-Shelves/p307305/index.pro
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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2012 07:28:38 AM »

this is awesome!!  I love those dollar store shelves!
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2012 08:08:09 AM »

So awesome, Erica! I wish I could explore your whimsy stash. It must be amazing Smiley. Great paint job!
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2012 08:13:06 AM »

dangit!  I never see those at my Dollar Tree!   Angry  Very, very cute!!  I'm sure Knickertwist loved it!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2012 06:38:03 PM »

This really is the BEST THING EVER! I'm going to try to get some better pics tomorrow and will post them if I manage to capture the depth of the piece.
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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2012 06:57:34 PM »

i'd love to see some pics, knickers! your images are always so awesome! lol@ limeriot, yes my whimsy collection is kind of a living organism! it swells and recedes with the tides depending on what i've been up to.... was just looking at pics - this particular piece, in addition to stuff from my own collection, also has bits n bobs i've gotten in various swaps from lanikins, sheepblue, jonnamarco, and goodness knows who else!
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Seriously the awesomest thing of all time!
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