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« on: January 29, 2014 04:16:09 PM »

I made this little jewelry/trinket box quite a waaay back for the Tim Burton swap.  I'm just a tad late posting  Embarrassed
Ahh well.  The image used is NOT my original art.  For shame, I know, but I used the image because my partner had it on her Pinterest with emphatic notes about how much she loved it, so I thought it would be perfect.  Pinterest links it back to invaderzim91 on deviantart.com, who has apparently deactivated their account.  Please, if anyone knows an active account or website that I can link this to in order to give proper credit let me know.  Thanks.

Anyway, back to the project. I transferred the image using the good old graphite on one side of the paper and trace technique, then simply painted to the best of my ability.  Sad, but true.  Afterward, I realized the bottom swirly is all wrong. Whoops! Lastly, I added a little felt liner on the bottom and on the inside. Viola!  A cute little trinket box that I kinda wanted to keep.  I hope my partner found some use for it!







I guess the inside could have used a little something, but it's hard crafting with a hyper active 2 year old running around.  Shocked
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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2014 06:52:22 PM »

It came out great! 
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2014 07:19:10 PM »

Very cute! Your artwork on the front turned out great.
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2014 10:33:36 AM »

adorable
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« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2014 11:25:17 PM »

Thanks folks!  I'm hoping to move into doing more decorative pieces like this.  I'm super inspired by all the posts in the miscellaneous topics, but I very rarely do anything that qualifies.  I'm kinda stuck making amigurumi (or 'dolls', as my husband calls them), but I love this type of crafting too.
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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2014 06:47:04 PM »

This is adorable !
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« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2014 07:30:30 PM »

Thanks mockingmakenzie!  I really appreciate Craftster because otherwise I would never remember all the projects I've made and how impressed I sometimes am with them.  (Conversely, I'm also reminded of ones I've made that I was less than impressed with!  :-O
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« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2014 09:34:06 AM »

Thanks mockingmakenzie!  I really appreciate Craftster because otherwise I would never remember all the projects I've made and how impressed I sometimes am with them.  (Conversely, I'm also reminded of ones I've made that I was less than impressed with!  :-O
ahh the misadventures in crafting I am sure you will see mine eventually lol
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