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« on: July 03, 2012 08:10:06 AM »

I just got back from a wonderful weekend with some of  the Craftster mods. We had so much fun! We went shopping for mixed media supplies at antique malls one day, and spent all the next day crafting! We may have slipped in a little time to share some Cosmos and wine as well.

One fun thing we did was a Yankee swap, where we each brought a little craft and swapped them out. Everyone was so happy with what they got that there was no stealing. Cheesy Here's what I made to give away: a small "Pocket Affirmation" tin. This is the size of one of the Altoids mini tins.


Here you can see there's some Dresden trim on the side:


I had this great image from an Alpha Stamps collage sheet, and felt that this gentleman would be the perfect guy to say everything one would need to hear.


The pocket envelope on the left holds a card that has different sayings on it, so you can make him say whatever you need to hear. There are two balloons on the other side of the card as well. One says, "You're right, as always." I left the other one blank so that the recipient could write in whatever she personally needs to hear most.


HSG ended up with this tin. I hope this pocket affirmation tin always reminds her how awesome she is!
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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2012 08:25:38 AM »

That is awesome! Love it!
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2012 08:34:44 AM »

oh my gosh thats awesome so beautiful. i would love one of those it would never leave my side, for those little moments of doubt  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2012 09:12:56 AM »

It was wonderful to see it in person!  The details on such a small piece were wonderful!  I think the person who got it hung on a bit too tight so I missed that it had the removable affirmations piece!  Wink

Beautiful work!
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2012 09:14:18 AM »

I missed that, too!  Lovely work, rackycoo.
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« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2012 09:24:46 AM »

Cool tin.  I tried to get my grubby little fingers on the tin, but alas, HSG wouldn't budge Wink
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2012 10:12:29 AM »

What a fantastic idea!  (and some swell motivation to get into altered tins....)
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« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2012 10:39:36 AM »

I'm the lucky person who got this tin. It is wonderful in all its elements, and so tiny. The guys expression cracks me up, and I've already changed the little affirmation a couple of times. The hubby just shakes his head when I giggle about it.  Smiley

How great to have a rackycoo original!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2012 10:58:33 AM »

I'm so glad you like it. Have you decided what the last affirmation will be, or is it a secret?
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« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2012 12:34:54 PM »

OOOOOooooooooooooooooooooh - I love it!  What a fun and cute idea!
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« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2012 02:47:06 PM »

I love it too!
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« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2012 02:52:14 PM »

I'm so glad you like it. Have you decided what the last affirmation will be, or is it a secret?
Got it narrowed down to two.
"Honey, why not go mosaic and I'll do the cleaning"

"I love it when you tell me what to do"

Decisions, decisions. Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2012 03:05:30 PM »

HSG, the first option's great...but the 2nd one takes the cake! Cheesy
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« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2012 03:42:48 PM »

Those are both great! You can always make more cards if you want.  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2012 04:35:49 PM »

So awesome!
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At some point in the future, I'm fairly certain I will be stealing this idea.  Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2012 05:52:26 PM »

I think you should.  Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2012 09:14:34 PM »

Perfectly wonderful.  Every girl should have one!  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: July 04, 2012 02:25:57 AM »

Oh this would be so awesome strung on a chain a a pendant.
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« Reply #19 on: July 04, 2012 09:15:00 AM »

Love this, racky. I'm with microjivvy.....I will probably steal this idea and have my wicked way with it.
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This is beautiful and awesome! And a great idea!

I need one of these things.
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You're so darn creative! Wink
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« Reply #22 on: July 05, 2012 08:53:57 AM »

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« Reply #23 on: July 05, 2012 09:12:54 AM »

I think a few of these might have to become part of my Random Acts of Art repertoire...can you imagine how great you would feel finding something so fun in some random place?

It was great seeing it in person...racky is very talented...but with a great sense of wicked humor!
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« Reply #24 on: July 05, 2012 10:35:01 AM »

Well thanks, Ms. always!

And you're right...it would make a great Random Act of Art object. Hmmmm.
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This is so pretty.  It is very well done.
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This is crazy cute!! Everyone should have one!  Shocked Cheesy Grin
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Not just adorable, but well made too Smiley
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« Reply #28 on: July 08, 2012 12:47:28 PM »

Thanks, all! Smiley
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I absolutely love it!! Nice work!
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« Reply #31 on: August 09, 2012 01:11:11 PM »

I'm going to take this to my crafting circle. It's just the kind of project we like, one with lots of room of fun. What a great project! Thanks for sharing.
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