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« on: April 05, 2014 08:04:16 PM »



My lovely wife (Arachnea) told me about Craftster and about the monthly craft challenges. She's so awesome and is helping me write this as I've never navigated Craftster before. I was told this month the challenge was to use a container and re-purpose it, so I grabbed some Welch's juice containers:



They became the focal point of my Steam-punkified goggles:



Because I wear glasses, I even fit an old prescription into the goggles so I could see out of them more easily:



Essentially, I used dollar store items to create most things - the silver corrugation is from princess tiara's in the kids section - The red interface is a binder sectional, the goggle base is a pair of goggles from the "tools" section. I spray painted everything with a copper - and spray painted the front pieces silver. The juice containers make up the body of the goggles - the spherical part that sticks out, to which other things are attached. The strap is a belt from a thrift store.

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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2014 08:09:41 PM »

Some additional pictures:





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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2014 03:02:37 AM »

Very cool transformation Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2014 12:04:42 PM »

Wow, I love this!
You must have a very creative mind to come up with something so unique out of simple items! Well done!
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« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2014 07:42:37 AM »

Woah, what a transformation!  I would have never guessed this one.  Great work and attention to detail.
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2014 08:06:03 AM »

These are awesome!
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« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2014 08:09:25 AM »

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« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2014 08:13:42 AM »

So creative! I'm into steampunk too!
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« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2014 10:03:36 AM »

What?!  You even put subscription lenses in?!  You are awesome.
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« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2014 10:22:51 AM »

They are so much fun! You'd never guess they were juice containers in a former life, great upcycling!
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