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Topic: Cupid's Arrows for Faux Taxidermy Antlers  (Read 533 times)
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« on: February 03, 2014 01:30:36 PM »

I have a ceramic deer head faux taxidermy mount on my wall. It came with holes where the horns might go so I like to put different things in there and generally decorate her* up for the seasons and holiday.  So for this Valentines season I decided to make some cupid's arrows for her horns.



I realized last summer that synthetic wine corks worked well as a base for her antler shenanigans, so I cut one in half, drilled a hole and inserted a cut dowel.



Then I painted some stripes on the dowel in turquoise, red and gold using various arrows from an image search as examples.



The fletching is made with metallic gold paper I had in my stash.



In fact, the only thing I had to buy was a dowel. YEY!


*Yes, it's a female and her name is Mavis.
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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2014 01:38:09 PM »

Cute idea! I like that she is fancy with her gold accents.
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2014 01:44:27 PM »

Cute idea! I like that she is fancy with her gold accents.

Thanks! "Fancy" is Mavis's middle name: Mavis Fancy Fields Fischl.
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2014 03:05:36 PM »

Mavis looks marvelous! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2014 03:17:18 PM »

Mavis looks marvelous! Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2014 04:08:40 PM »

Right through my heart. Kiss
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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2014 05:14:29 PM »

I love Mavis, she's got style!
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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2014 04:41:54 AM »

Right through my heart. Kiss

Awwwww!  I can see Mavis will have her choice of suitors next week. <3

I love Mavis, she's got style!

Mavis loves you, too!
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