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: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 301,983
Currently Running With Scissors:
544 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 5 6 [7] 8 9 ... 31
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Altered Spool Swap Gallery  (Read 21181 times)
Tags for this thread: craftster_best_of_2014  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
lindyv321
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 9584
Joined: 28-Mar-2008

My fingers are itchin' to be stitchin'


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #60 on: June 09, 2014 10:43:39 AM »

OOOh that little cottage is adorable!  More photos please!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

MissingWillow
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator
Sewing in General Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 10551
Joined: 31-May-2010

'Best of 2014' Winner


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #61 on: June 09, 2014 11:03:53 AM »

That is fantastically gorgeous!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Ramona Q
Offline Offline

Posts: 554
Joined: 20-Jun-2006

There is a space between 'Ramona' and the 'Q'


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #62 on: June 09, 2014 06:42:11 PM »

I have some more photos of the spool I made. Thanks for all the interest. This spool was difficult to photograph but thankfully I've just made a light tent. Maria said that she and her daughter love fairies, so I decided to make a fairy villa.

Here's a shot of the front:


I have a dollhouse/minaiture store a block away from me. That's where I got the house. Then I added a super mini spool to the top of the bell tower to give the house a fairy feel. Covered the roofs with fancy ribbon fluff, and added some foliage and there you go.

Here's a picture of the super mini spool next to a regular sized spool:

Eek! I just love tiny replicas of inanitmate objects Cheesy

And here's a side pick. You can see the spool peeking out of the bell tower:


So happy you liked it mariak!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Smmarrt
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5126
Joined: 27-May-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #63 on: June 09, 2014 09:40:21 PM »

In record time from Ireland to San Francisco, I received my piece from edelc - a creepy cute shrine to childhood:



So many fun details and items to look at:



There is silk fabric in the frame, lace, fringe, eyelash yarn (?), bones and more.

Here is a close up of the arm and face - see the buttons? See the creepy little hands on her forehead?



And there is a small key on top.



I have one teeny tiny complaint, Miss C, and that is you didn't sign your work. So the next time we trade something (inchies, altered puzzle pieces, fabric), you must send me your autograph so I can attach it to the shrine.

Other than that, it is a perfect mix of creepy and cute and just fun, cool stuff.  Thanks a bunch!
« Last Edit: June 09, 2014 09:42:58 PM by Smmarrt » THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.pinterest.com/smmarrt/
May Dotee Swap - Music
Fabric Art Journal Pages - Gallery open now!
It's my 10th Craftster-versary!
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 32706
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Your life is what you make of it


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #64 on: June 09, 2014 10:07:26 PM »

very creepy, but in a good way...love the details...the buttons...the blackened lips...

I agree that people need to sign their stuff!  If you become famous, I need to be able to sell your art and make lots of money! Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Smmarrt
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5126
Joined: 27-May-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #65 on: June 09, 2014 11:35:36 PM »

Forgot to add that I received one of Edel's famous printed fabrics. I will add pic tomorrow.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.pinterest.com/smmarrt/
May Dotee Swap - Music
Fabric Art Journal Pages - Gallery open now!
It's my 10th Craftster-versary!
HSG
Global Moderator
Glass Crafts Moderator
Guest Blogger

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 11222
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

Margaritas & Facial Masks


View Profile WWW
« Reply #66 on: June 10, 2014 02:54:06 AM »

Such a wonderful spool shrine. Great details Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

MissingWillow
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator
Sewing in General Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 10551
Joined: 31-May-2010

'Best of 2014' Winner


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #67 on: June 10, 2014 02:55:08 AM »

So creepy... in a good way!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SonjaBoo
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Bring it on
Offline Offline

Posts: 3743
Joined: 03-Jan-2006

Napper extraordinaire


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #68 on: June 10, 2014 04:43:50 AM »

That is creepy - love it! And the little cottage is so sweet - I love all the fibers!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rackycoo
Global Moderator
Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 28587
Joined: 01-Apr-2005

"Best of 2014" Winner; too lazy to change avatar.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #69 on: June 10, 2014 05:16:04 AM »

Thanks for more photos of the cottage!

edelC, what a delightfully creepy childhood you portrayed! I really love the hands covering the eyes, and the use of other bones. Nice!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out my Etsy shop. Scary Toys and Halloween for everyone!
My blog: junk&stuff
Pinterest
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 5 6 [7] 8 9 ... 31 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
How to Display a Button Collection
How to Make Yarn-Embellished Cards
How to Make Leather Lanyard Bracelets
Easy DIY Fabric-Wrapped Bangles
DIY Wedding Dress Gift Bags
Latest Blog Articles
Summertime Sweetness: Fruit Salsa & Cinnamon Chips
Fire Up the Grill: Jerk Steak
Tute Tuesday: July 4th Light Up the Sky Hat

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 ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.