A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 305,035
Currently Running With Scissors:
415 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Christmas gift for my BFF  (Read 1018 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
fleagirl
« on: January 29, 2013 09:37:20 AM »

We live in the Bay Area and are those annoying oldsters who say that when we went to Burning Man in the '90s it was [cooler, smaller, cheaper, whatever-er], while seekritly wishing we had the time and energy to do it again. The sentiment expressed is something of an inside joke with us (its meaning goes beyond what it seems to say on the surface :).



I used the stitchpoint.com text generator for the text, and designed the mini-man border myself.

This was my first cross-stitch project in a loooong time, and now I want something more ambitious, but can't decide how big and detailed I can go without losing interest before I finish. A favorite album cover or work of art, maybe...
« Last Edit: January 29, 2013 11:14:00 AM by kittykill » THIS ROCKS   Logged

we're special in other ways, ways our mothers appreciate.
LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12919
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2013 11:03:00 AM »

Pure awesome. Love it!! Your little man design makes the perfect border.

Thanks for letting me know about stitchpoint.com too Smiley.

This ROCKS!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Pinterest!
My Blog!

Craftster has gone mobile!!  Read the news here.
alison.anne
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2013 11:22:54 AM »

This cracks me up! I had to sit through far too many Burning Man stories back when I lived on the coast.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
saranethx
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013 01:03:33 AM »

This is great! Makes me smile.

Thank you for the stitchpoint.com info. You have inspired me to try cross stitch.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
noodle-bug
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1171
Joined: 20-Apr-2011

equal parts love and evil laughter


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2013 05:48:06 AM »

ohhh that stitchpoint tool is so handy! Thanks.
and I love your project, what an awesome present
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My 50 things in 2014 challenge!
I'm always up for swapping hexies or TM patches (or anything, really!) - PM me Cheesy
Listessa
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Summertime Slacker Crafter
Offline Offline

Posts: 1117
Joined: 05-Jun-2008

Buried in Beads!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2013 11:19:10 PM »

I bet your BFF loved it!  It looks fantastic- the little man boarder and your color choices are perfect. 

The meaning is awesome too.  I don't get many burning man stories, but some smaller scale local stuff up here generates the same response from some folks! 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Looking to de-stash cross stitch magazines, particularly Cross Stitch Gold or New Stitches?  Please drop me a line!  I'd love to swap or buy some missing from my library!
beki710
Offline Offline

Posts: 1226
Joined: 24-May-2008

Partly confused all of the time...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2013 05:52:51 AM »

This is fantastic! I have a friend who's always wanted to go to Burning Man (we are from the UK)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

fleagirl
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2013 09:50:10 AM »

You should go if you ever get the chance! There is some incredible art that happens out there, that just couldn't exist anywhere else. And also there are mobile all-night dance parties.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

we're special in other ways, ways our mothers appreciate.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Vegetarian Saag Aloo Recipe
Regional Chinese Food and Cooking
How to Cook Lemon Chicken
How to Make Dried Tofu Fried With Celery
California Sushi Roll Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Thrifty Dog Bed
October 29, 2014 Featured Projects
Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.