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fruithead
« on: June 30, 2005 03:49:54 PM »

here is my contribution to the diorama challenge. it was inspired by a web site about victor hugo era france and i took the images from that web site.

it's made in a cigar box-turned purse for easy portability. here's the front


and the diorama on display


finally, a close-up of the scene. hope you can all see it clearly (sorry about the podge-related glare)


so what do you think? all i used was the box, the images, tiny scissors, podge, newspaper and some red flowers.
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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2005 04:40:09 PM »

god, this is freaking fantastic! I bow down to you! (Did you paste the figures on cardstock?) I love everything about it- the fact that it's in a purse, the design, the theme. Fabulous!
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2005 04:53:09 PM »

thanks! i used cardstock to make little stands for the characters and glued them in place. glad you like it.
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2005 06:55:17 PM »

I love the portability/surprise  factor.  The cardstock figures are also great.  I don't know why, but it reminds me of a Mona Lisa box- art object (not the one with the mustache) that Marcel Duchamp did.
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« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2005 09:20:38 PM »

if i was going to participate in this challenge, i wanted to do something like this.
it looks Awesome with a capital A!!!
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« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2005 09:52:29 AM »

Whoa, that's really cool, I'm totally voting for you.

I once saw this neat purse sort of like that. they had kind of taken the box apart and re-hinged it so that the stuff was displayed on the outside with glass covering it and then the purse part was empty inside. I bet you could make a fortune selling something like that. Diorama purses!!
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« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2005 10:47:46 AM »

fantatic job!! Very cool!
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« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2005 01:46:46 PM »

very well done, a purse! Wow  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2005 07:15:56 PM »

Too Many good entries! I love this one too!
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« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2005 07:27:13 PM »

That is amazing!! I love it!
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