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« on: September 02, 2012 02:07:33 PM »

Man, I love Halloween. It's my favorite season to craft for. Michaels is carrying feathered ravens, so I brought one home, dressed it up, gave it a key, and perched it on some wooden blocks. The striped spool is handpainted and sanded, while the other two blocks are vintage and come by their patina honestly. Although I did add the clear spider sticker for some extra fun.



I wanted to give him a little collar, and I had some vintage lace that I love, but it was too stark, so I gave it a wash with some orange acrylic paint to match his hat. It's a little hard to tell in the photo, but there's a black star on the front of the party hat.



I think I'll name him Lucifer.

EDIT: Well, Lucifer has left the nest, so I made him some siblings. Meet the twins, Gregor and Jasper. Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2012 02:09:21 PM »

he looks awesome, and I am in love with the party hat.
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2012 02:20:47 PM »

cute! i love his hat.   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2012 03:21:46 PM »

a well accessorized bird! i have to say that the spider sticker adds a great touch to the whole weathered stand that he sits-- i really also like that part a lot.

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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2012 05:34:53 PM »

Rackycoo, you make such creative items!  When they are not made for a swap, what do you do with them, if you don't mind me asking.
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« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2012 06:36:49 PM »

Some I keep, some I give away. I am usually pretty attached to things I make for a while, and then I get tired of them, so I don't mind if I let them go.  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2012 05:24:31 AM »

I LOVE this!  I am inspired to make a version of this for myself now.  Smiley  awesomesauce. 
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« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2012 10:22:25 AM »

He is great - and I'm so intrigued with your old blocks - why do I never find things like that??  I need to happen upon a cool old junk store someday...
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2012 11:29:24 AM »

I got some from a junk store, but that bottom block I got from etsy. It came from a set of puzzle blocks, where each side has a different part of a picture. I mostly bought them to craft with, but I love them so much that I have a plain stack of them on one of the shelves in my craft room.
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« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2012 11:50:41 AM »

Someone is getting ready for the vintage Halloween swap! Grin He's awesome.
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Lucifer is definately ready for trick or treating! He is adorable  Grin
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