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« on: January 12, 2014 02:44:36 PM »

We're celebrating Christmas with my mom next week since that was the first time we could all be together, so that means I had a little extra time to make her this!



She's been traveling quite a bit since she retired a couple years ago and have more trips planned, so I thought I'd  skip the holiday theme this time and go with a travel theme!



I used sky print scrapbook paper to decoupage the inside and the base.  The door and window frames are air dry clay, embossed with mini-screws and then painted with silver craft paint.



The base is the inside tube from a role of ribbon that is covered with the same air dry clay technique, then I cut felt for the bottom.



The spheres come with a gold thread hanger, I took it off and covered the hole with this silver star.



And one last pic, taken through one of the side windows.



I hope she likes it, I'm not entirely sure it's her thing.   Undecided
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2014 03:03:09 PM »

EEEP! Adorbs! I know she will love it!
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If it is handmade with love by you, any Mom would love it. Very cute. I like your techniques and details.

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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2014 06:41:11 AM »

If it is handmade with love by you, any Mom would love it. Very cute. I like your techniques and details.

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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2014 07:50:25 PM »

Awwwdorable! Perfect theme for your traveling Mom too! The way you did the outside really does look like an airplane part!
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2014 09:29:40 PM »

Awwwdorable! Perfect theme for your traveling Mom too! The way you did the outside really does look like an airplane part!

Awwwthanks!  I was beginning to think it looked a bit like an old-fashioned diving get up. Wink
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