A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | 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: 305,897
Currently Running With Scissors:
591 Guests and 23 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2] 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: My beloved scooter...stolen, recovered, and given a new look :)  (Read 5462 times)
Tags for this thread: scooter , reconstructed , featured_project  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
pinokeeo
Offline Offline

Posts: 7761
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

You cannot master what you will not try


View Profile
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2013 05:53:11 AM »

Amazing story and an amazing re-do.  This rocks.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

50 projects-shooting for 100--- 122 done

Just married...after 22 years of unwedded bliss.
Smmarrt
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5441
Joined: 27-May-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2013 10:36:54 AM »

Wowser! You are a Crafting Queen.
Love the sparkly redo and the story.

I used to drive a Honda scooter - I loved that it cost me only 75-cents to fill up the tank(20 years ago).
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.pinterest.com/smmarrt/
Fabric Art Journal Page Swap - Crafting
Pocket Letter Swap - Round 1: Crafting
4 x 6 Art Swap - end of May
batgirl
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Part Librarian, Part Superhero
Offline Offline

Posts: 16882
Joined: 23-Sep-2005

Stop Pinning, Start Making.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2013 11:17:21 AM »

Poor Scootie! But she looks FABULOUS!! Great job and congrats!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Just added lots of new items! Use coupon code "craftster" for 10% off! http://www.LilyLovesBernie.etsy.com
 50 Things
Kookaloo_Starr
Offline Offline

Posts: 7376
Joined: 28-Jul-2006

the best things in life aren't things!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #13 on: June 06, 2013 03:11:16 PM »

Love the transformation!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Use what talent you possess - the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best
50 in '14
50 in '15
lanikins
you can't take life too seriously...you'll never make it out alive
Offline Offline

Posts: 1460
Joined: 14-Apr-2010


View Profile
« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2013 07:43:50 AM »

Thank you everybodeeee!!!

I recently got some paperwork from the victim's advocate.  The guy is pleading "not guilty", but I really don't think he'll get away with it...the evidence that it was stolen is pretty blatant!!!  Anyway...WHEN he is convicted, he will have to pay restitution Grin  Now I just need to find all of my receipts  Huh
THIS ROCKS   Logged

lanikins
you can't take life too seriously...you'll never make it out alive
Offline Offline

Posts: 1460
Joined: 14-Apr-2010


View Profile
« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2013 08:43:12 AM »

Lanikins great job- My son's scooter was stolen two months ago with two payments left- relied on it extensively as it was his only means of transportation- it was heart breaking to hear it was stolen- congratulations on getting yours back

I'm hoping your son gets some of the same luck I did...I know how heartbreaking it is.  If you've seen Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, you will know what I am talking about here.  Every time I saw someone riding something with 2 wheels, not only did it bum me out, but I had some of the music from the movie running through my head.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

craftewoman
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 5826
Joined: 30-Aug-2007

Busy sculpting...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2013 03:14:21 PM »

I've been following this on Facebook. I have a song running through ny head too. It's "Do you believe in magic?" I do. Especially in the hands of Lanikins. You are amazing! It must have been gratifying to get it back together and so purdy too! Love love love the sparkle!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mistress Jennie
Tutorial Contributor
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Craftalongs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

~*Harry Potter Craftalong Headmistress*~
Offline Offline

Posts: 7774
Joined: 30-Sep-2008

Beware the power of my Sonic Seam Ripper!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2013 10:06:11 AM »

Congrats on getting your baby back lani!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rackycoo
Global Moderator
Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 28599
Joined: 01-Apr-2005

"Best of 2014" Winner; too lazy to change avatar.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2013 12:25:44 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out my Etsy shop. Scary Toys and Halloween for everyone!
My blog: junk&stuff
Pinterest
JenniferSavage
« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2013 07:05:37 PM »

This looks fantastic!! I love the glitter paint  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"I can make that!" has been the start of more misadventures than I can count Cheesy
Pinterest - http://pinterest.com/ShesASavage

My username was previously MyBabyIsACommunist!
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2] 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
Finished Pottery Pieces from the Kiln
Pottery for Beginners - Part 3
Pottery for Beginners - Part 2
How to make a Medium Sized Bowl 1 - The Throw
How to Throw a Large Bowl - pt 1 - Throwing
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Painted Patriotic Table
Craft Challenge #114 - Pick It and Craft It!
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Paper Stars

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 ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.