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« on: December 16, 2012 09:55:01 AM »

I wanted just one more little thing to give to my sister this year for Christmas, but I wasn't sure what. Then I remembered some photobooth pictures we took one year when we were Christmas shopping together, and thought that it would be fun to take some of those photos and make an ornament. I went rummaging around in my craft room for inspiration, and came up with the idea of using some of the old wooden blocks I've picked up at thrift stores.
 

It was pretty simple, really. The square block is from a set of puzzle blocks. I love these when the pictures are distressed and ripped. They make for a nice bright background. I copied the photos to size, and then gave them a slight hint of color with some Copic markers. I added the scrapbook paper hats and then glued an image onto each side of the block. The round part on top is an old wheel, covered with a ribbon and some ric rac. The wooden knobs are from Alpha Stamps, painted and distressed so they fit in with the vintage blocks.


A few sequin stars and rhinestones give it a little bling. I hope this will be a nice memory to hang on her tree. I think I'll have to make one of these for me!
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2012 10:05:57 AM »

This is lovely and I like the idea of an ornament with family pictures on it! Looking at the thumbnail it sort of looked like a draedle (sp?) And I like the look.
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2012 11:24:22 AM »

That is awesomely cute!!  I love the personal pics on there Grin
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2012 11:38:00 AM »

Thanks. Sissy and I love some us some photobooth.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2012 11:57:28 AM »

That is so fun! She will love it! What a great, personal gift!
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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2012 01:55:58 PM »

So cute! Looks like a couple of fun ladies! Smiley I love the hanger on top too!
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2012 02:00:10 PM »

THAT is fabulous. Totally swiping that idea!
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« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2012 04:29:08 PM »

So adorable, racky! It kind of looks like a top. You definitely need to make one to have on your tree. You should make one for your Mom too!! Guess you'll be busy Wink
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« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2012 07:23:32 PM »

i thought at first that it was a dreidel. this is cool and a great transformation of the photo booth shots!
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« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2012 07:31:41 AM »

Oh my goodness. I really, really love this. So wonderfully creative. I wish I had some photo booth photos of my sis and me to recreate this.
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