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« on: September 25, 2012 03:33:10 AM »

I found a rather cute wooden puzzle at a charity shop and decided to give it a new life with a little bit of creativity and an awful lot of Mod Podge. This is the final result:



The original, as you can see, had good bones, but was a little dull.

And pretty beat up.

I drew a new image for the top, added some colour with watercolours, carefully traced around the pieces (the trickiest part), sanded off the old stickers, and Mod Podge'd the hell out of it.


Will the final product withstand the slobbery onslot of baby brambory? Only time will tell....
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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2012 05:03:25 AM »

I love the update!  Great work.
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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2012 05:46:40 AM »

That is awesome! Your artwork is 1,000 times cuter!
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« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2012 06:09:23 AM »

That is awesome! Your artwork is 1,000 times cuter!
Exactly what I was thinkin'! 
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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2012 08:20:12 PM »

What a clever idea!  I love the way it turned out.
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« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2012 05:07:30 AM »

Beautiful!! What an awesome upgrade! I work in a school district so I may use your idea of repainting the puzzles as a fun project for Christmas break!
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