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« on: October 06, 2013 08:15:11 AM »

For the One Tiny Halloween Thing swap, we had to list five themes for our partner to consider.  My partner, Ludi, listed some 'normal' Halloween things like bats, cats and skeletons but she also listed Vincent Price.  I couldn't get him out of my mind and considered it a personal challenge.  Cheesy  The item had to fit within a 4 by 4 inch space so I selected an altoid tin to craft with, and came up with Vincent Price's Living Room. 



There's a mid-century metal chair in front of a TV where his Muppet episode is playing.  There are a few of his movie posters on the walls, and a spooky night outside the window.  Popcorn waits on the little cube side table.  We had one of those tables at my house growing up.




He and Kermit are both trying on vampire teeth!  The walls are red suede with wainscoting.  The floor is 'hardwood'.


I knew it needed something else and decided to craft a tingler to put under his chair.  It's either a pet or is lying in wait for him to arrive home...


I got the frame for his portrait and the awesome tiny window from Retro Cafe Art. 
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2013 08:44:19 AM »

It's mine and I love it!  Cheesy  Thank you so much, MissingWillow! 
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2013 09:14:54 AM »

totally awesome!  I love that the telly is showing Vincent and Kermit Grin
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2013 09:34:44 AM »

So glad it 'hit the mark', Ludi.  I loved the Kermit image, too, AM!
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« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2013 09:51:28 AM »

"Look at that Tingler, Dave. It's an ugly and dangerous thing."

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« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2013 11:43:10 AM »

The details are absolutely amazing.  I keep discovering more and more. Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2013 11:55:29 AM »

So cute, I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2013 01:44:59 PM »

This is incredible and fun!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2013 01:50:57 PM »

"Look at that Tingler, Dave. It's an ugly and dangerous thing."
LOL!

Thanks guys!   Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2013 03:51:05 PM »

So much awesome packed into such a tiny space!! This is fab.
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« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2013 08:10:08 PM »

I love this more than you will ever know! My husband wants me to bribe you to make another one.  Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2013 04:59:08 AM »

Thanks so much (and your husband is sweet)   Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2013 05:50:22 AM »

I'd say you nailed it! Such a good idea  Shocked
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« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2013 07:14:23 AM »

I don't normally go for these things, but you changed my mind.  I can't believe all of the little details you got in such a tiny space.
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« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2013 07:14:35 PM »

This is so great!
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« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2013 03:56:20 AM »

Thanks for the nice comments.   Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: October 08, 2013 02:50:01 PM »

I love this more than you will ever know! My husband wants me to bribe you to make another one.  Cheesy

Can I stand in line for one, too?  Cheesy Love it!
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« Reply #17 on: October 08, 2013 02:59:30 PM »

I think you need a Harry Potter themed one.  Just saying.   Cheesy
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« Reply #18 on: October 08, 2013 03:26:04 PM »

Indeed.  Cheesy
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I absolutely love this!
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« Reply #20 on: October 10, 2013 03:12:53 PM »

I think you need a Harry Potter themed one.  Just saying.   Cheesy

Snape's living room?   Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2013 03:16:39 PM »

The Ravenclaw dorm?
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« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2013 05:20:16 PM »

Something spooky!   Cheesy

It's Vincent Price Month on Turner Classic Movies, and here's a little tribute to Vinnie by John Waters which I think you all will enjoy:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7SiZEMj3Y8&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PLA767BE589F74A064

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I heart that Vincent tin like you could not believe.
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Something spooky!   Cheesy

It's Vincent Price Month on Turner Classic Movies, and here's a little tribute to Vinnie by John Waters which I think you all will enjoy:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7SiZEMj3Y8&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PLA767BE589F74A064



That is an awesome short feature on him!
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« Reply #25 on: October 13, 2013 08:32:17 PM »

I think you need a Harry Potter themed one.  Just saying.   Cheesy

Snape's living room?   Smiley

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I can't begin to put into words how much I love this.   Shocked  It's one of those things where I want to throw my hands up and say, "That's it - I'm NEVER CRAFTING AGAIN because THAT already exists!" - and I mean that in a good way.  Wow.  Just wow.     Wow.    (did I mention wow?)
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