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« on: July 06, 2014 10:35:47 AM »

100 things are easy to think of, but hard to imagine in one craft. I recently became the owner of a box of doll arms (impulse bid on eBay that won). I had this wooden purse, a thrift store find, that cried out to become a shrine, but no inspiration. Then I found a penny on the ground and it all burst into fruition.

But I had to find 99 more pennies. I searched my car, the change bowl, the laundry area, the bottom of my purse and came up with 69 pennies. What? Only 69. So I started designing, gluing, thinking of things I could buy that would give me pennies.
Luckily I finally found the big change jar and 31 more pennies joined.

Enjoy "Pennies from Heaven" and pass those pennies forward.





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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2014 01:12:16 PM »

What a cool idea, and a really cute little box!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2014 04:43:40 PM »

This is awesome! Love the penny stacks Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2014 07:38:01 PM »

I never would have thought of doing something like this!  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2014 07:38:54 AM »

I really like this. Do you have any plans for the other side of the box?
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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2014 08:33:11 AM »

Not yet. I rather like the plain exterior, then the rich interior. But for the inside of the lid...it hasn't struck me yet. I think this may be an ongoing project. I may just end up being a felt or velvet lining to finish it and not draw away from the art. It turned out much better than I had thought. Now I want to find more wood boxes.

It seems to me a share the riches theme, passing pennies/riches/good deeds on. So the title may get changed.
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2014 08:43:08 AM »

I love the "pennies from heaven" theme, and the way you conveyed the richness of all the pennies. Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2014 04:58:41 PM »

Beautiful assemblage!
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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2014 05:41:03 AM »

Lovely shadowbox! 
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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2014 12:13:04 PM »

Just hit 'rocks' button, I soooo love this, not just the artistically wonderful success of it, but the spirituality behind it. congrats, it is so awesome!!
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