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: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 298,717
Currently Running With Scissors:
521 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 72 73 [74] 75 76 ... 88
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: CLOSED: HP Craftalong ~Winter Semester 2013/2014~  (Read 85074 times)
Tags for this thread: harry_potter  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
ErinAquaheart
« Reply #730 on: February 16, 2014 03:18:53 PM »

Challenge: DA--Lessons with Harry
SPEW: NA
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Stunning Spell Sun Catchers
Project Description: I needed a little umph for my windows in my room. I get lots of morning sun through the window over my bed so I wanted to take advantage of it.  These sun catchers not only look snazzy but give my room a lovely bit of color when I wake up in the morning.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
gaudiknight
« Reply #731 on: February 16, 2014 04:44:23 PM »

May I join in?  I know it's late in the semester, but I've been stuck in the library getting way too excited about all the books.

Class/Challenge/House Pride: Divination Class
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name: Winter Leaves Shawl
Project Page Link (if available): n/a, but more pictures on flickr and ravelry
Brief Description: I used to work at a historic site, and one of the things I liked about the opening shift was you had a few minutes with the mountaintop all to yourself to admire the dewdrops caught in the webs the spiders had made in the trees.  When my mom asked me to make her a shawl with beads, I found a pattern with leaves and tried to capture some of those memories.


Winter Leaf Shawl - Edging by AluminumDryad, on Flickr
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Acadian Driftwood
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2712
Joined: 09-May-2008

Ta neige, Acadie, fait des larmes au soleil


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #732 on: February 16, 2014 05:14:26 PM »

Gorgeous, gaudiknight! I love it!

Class: Astronomy
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Snow/Ice dye experiments
Project Page Link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=431614.0
Brief Description: Europa's covered in ice - well so am I! Well, I mean we currently have 18" of snow in the yard. Just look at it as a free craft supply - I used the ice/snow dye technique to make these fabulous shirts, one of which went to blupaisan as a Valentine's Day gift (many more pictures in the main post):



Challenge: Quidditch: Catch the Snitch for Hufflepuff!
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Snitch Valentine ATC
Brief Description: I zentangle doodled this snitch ATC for blupaisan for Valentine's Day!

THIS ROCKS   Logged

Anyone have a couple extra felting needles? I'll trade for them!

Pinterest

Etsy shop
blupaisan
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

crayyyyyyzeeeeeee about cats!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 4064
Joined: 25-Jun-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #733 on: February 16, 2014 07:04:04 PM »

Class/Challenge/House Pride: Bertie Botts' Tomato of love!!
SPEW: (If your item is for charity, enter that here; if not leave blank or add n/a.) n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: a smallish demonstration of my love for Rosie
Brief Description: (how it fits the requirements, pattern/techniques/recipe used, any fun tips, etc.)  The bean flavor, tomato leads to demonstrations of love. I love my daughter sooo much. I really have no money, but knew just what would make her happiest for Valentine's Day. I worked on this for a month. It begins with a large package and ends with a tiny but wonderful surprise. I was there as she opened each layer. An unforgettable experience.
Project Picture:

First the big box which I hauled into her livingroom...


I cut out dozens of illustrations from one of her childhood favorite books that I got for free at a convenience store of all places, and added cut-out text to create funnies.










There are just too many to show, but each is funnier than the last.

Inside of that is another box 'wrapped' in giant easy-to-read "Who Called Notes" with personal jokes on them.


Inside that....
Paper with footie prints on it...






inside that, a fabric painted pillowcase -

next, a giant map of Greece with a favorite quote from the movie Twister


inside that, a box decorated with owls and funny names I cut out of our local phone book!

Names are stuff like Smart Rob, Sargeant Bruce, Pray Kayla, Patch Marvin, Hellman Joel.




inside that, paper that I french-knotted together, forming an envie.



Inside that, an envie featuring Nature inchies...

inside that, a photo I cut from a How to Drum book, with funnies added

inside that, some cut-outs from an antique How to Draw book... turned into an envie

inside that, an envie made from a Russian WatchTower magazine.

inside that, my rainbow zentangles with personal jokes hidden

inside that, a tiny ATC envie made from a Vermont map

And FINALLY  she gets to open her 'real' gift which is a mere ATC (after all that!!)

but the back announces that I quit smoking a month ago.

She liked it.




THIS ROCKS   Logged

It were lightnin'...
Acadian Driftwood
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2712
Joined: 09-May-2008

Ta neige, Acadie, fait des larmes au soleil


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #734 on: February 16, 2014 07:16:58 PM »

She liked it.

liked it? liked it? LIKED IT??!?? I think it was the most amazing gift I've ever gotten, no exaggeration.  Love you so much! Kiss <3
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Anyone have a couple extra felting needles? I'll trade for them!

Pinterest

Etsy shop
LadybugsAndBumblebees
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5213
Joined: 18-Dec-2009


View Profile
« Reply #735 on: February 16, 2014 07:22:14 PM »

Those gifts are truly priceless.

Do you come up with those jokes yourself?  They crack me up!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://Pinterest.com/LdybgGrl


You can call me Queen Bee!
Or, Ladybug Girl, if you'd prefer.
coulsenl
« Reply #736 on: February 16, 2014 07:25:54 PM »

That is a very cool gift!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

vincentvanbuck
In Martha we trust
Offline Offline

Posts: 1004
Joined: 22-Jun-2013

Breaking loved ones' sewing machines since 2013


View Profile WWW
« Reply #737 on: February 16, 2014 07:27:42 PM »

blu, that entire package is just UNREAL.  What an absolutely amazing gift and expression of love!  On a personal note, the very first layer has to be my favorite, because of the Richard Scarry book.  Throughout my entire childhood, whenever my grandmother would come to visit us at our home, the very first thing we would do (I mean literally, even before she got to go to the bathroom, lol) was sit in "the grandma chair", her, my brother and me, and she would read the same Richard Scarry book to us (one of the big blues one), cover to cover.  So in my book (sorry for the pun), that's a pretty awesome choice for "favorite childhood books".  (I think Richard Scarry is going to have to be one of my ATC themes for the next round now.  Wink )  The quotes are so funny!  I also love the footprints paper (Oscar the Grouch -- teehee), and the adorable owls (felt?) with personalities to match their names.

Geez, what a great package!!!  Wouldn't something like this make a cool swap theme?  I know nobody's going to send out a big box, but if you keep opening decorated envelopes, etc. designed to fit your partners' interests... has there been a swap like that before?

And last but not least, congrats on quitting smoking.  Smiley
« Last Edit: February 16, 2014 07:29:08 PM by vincentvanbuck » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Current Swaps:
  • Yet Another TM Patch Swap R. 3
  • Christmas Stocking Swap R. 10
  • October ATC (organizer)
  • November ATC (organizer)

Nerd Battles: Team Multimedia
Harry Potter Craftalong: House Ravenclaw
BadWolf314
Offline Offline

Posts: 313
Joined: 28-Jun-2013

Team Textbook Captain


View Profile WWW
« Reply #738 on: February 16, 2014 08:49:22 PM »

Just a quick fly-by posting, I'll comment on all the awesome projects later!

Class/Challenge/House Pride: Catch the Snitch for Slytherin (Hufflepuffs you aren't making this easy!!! Smiley
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name: Ravenclaw Team Shirt
Brief Description: I made myself a quidditch team shirt to wear during my matches!
Project Picture:


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Catch the Snitch for Slytherin
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name: Ravenclaw Fingerless Gloves
Brief Description: A good quidditch player needs to be prepared for cold weather but also needs to be able to have a great grip. These fingerless gloves are the perfect thing for that!
Project Picture:


Class/Challenge/House Pride: DA Lesson: Fred and George
House: Ravenclaw
Project Name: V-day of Nerdiness and Deliciousness
Project Link: http://kitchenoverlord.com/2013/07/11/1-up-mushroom-pizza-rolls/
Brief Description: I dont have any children yet so I have some free time (I cant imagine how you crafty ladies with kids can still get so much done!) I also LOVE food. So for Valentines day I went a little overboard and cooked up lots of deliciousness (all of this plus steak and potatoes and broccoli, we were so full!) The cupcakes and cake were supposed to look like the galaxy with little pops of color from the funfetti on the inside but the batter was slightly yellow hence the green. And I guess didnt carefully read the instructions on the mushrooms very well I apparently needed a mini-muffin tin and not a regular one but they were still pretty tasty and looked pretty awesome. And instead of doing a basil pesto, I just did tomatoey pizza sauce and inside with just pepperoni and cheese and sauce.
Project Picture:
« Last Edit: February 16, 2014 09:56:47 PM by BadWolf314 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Theres no point in being grown up if you cant act a little childish sometimes.
Summer HPC
Summer Nerd Battles!
Ant Bee
Offline Offline

Posts: 454
Joined: 23-May-2012

Expecto Procrastinatum!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #739 on: February 17, 2014 02:19:08 PM »

Glad the package made it to you, Erin, and what GREAT GREAT news! Fabulous!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall walking right past Peeves who was determinedly loosening a crystal chandelier and could have sworn he heard her tell the poltergeist out of the corner of her mouth 'It unscrews the other way.
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 72 73 [74] 75 76 ... 88 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
What is an SLR camera?
How many megapixels should my digital camera have?
What are some things I should look for when choosing a digital camera?
Will a digital camera make picture taking easier?
What is the difference between film and digital cameras?
Latest Blog Articles
Challenge #104 Halloween Costume Winner
@Home This Weekend: Painted Countertops
Tute Tuesday: Paper Lantern/Ball Ornament

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.