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« on: August 09, 2012 04:46:36 PM »

Hello, all!  I'm getting ready for Dragon*Con, and decided I needed a parasol to go with my Steampunk costume.  I was inspired by the Alexia Tarabotti novels.  



I took a paper parasol, spray painted it brown and stenciled some designs in gold.  Then I added an old candlestick as a handle, made a keypad on the upper handle, added some old lamp parts, and added some "aether crystals" to power it!




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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2012 05:00:03 PM »

Very cool! The candlestick detail is awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2012 09:52:01 PM »

Amazing!!  I love steampunk, and this makes it.
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« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2012 11:30:20 PM »

This is fantastic!!!  I believe Alexia would most certainly approve of such a parasol.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2012 07:27:50 AM »

That is awesome - Love the green crystals and the handle is gorgeous!
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2012 08:21:01 AM »

Beautiful. I love the gold and copper stencils
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2012 07:04:34 AM »

I like this.
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