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« on: April 05, 2006 11:01:09 PM »

Well, first off I'd like to say a quick hello.  This is my first post, and my first craft challenge.  yarn_tart got me here  Grin

I'm sorry to say, I don't really have any pictures of the construction process, it was done over a few days and I just didn't think to take pictures >.<  So, without further ado, my shoe fountain!







The idea actually started out when yarn_tart and I were at the thrift store looking for cheap yarn.  She mentioned the craft challenge to me and pointed out a pair of children's rain boots.  I said it'd be cool to do a fountain with them...being water and all.  When we went back, they weren't there, but I found a really cute pair of green kids flip-flops and that inspired this rendition of the fountain.  Many more pairs of flip flops were bought at wal-mart and kmart and other cheap places.  Then we disassembled a fountain we had, drilled some holes in a birdbath, filled it with water...layered the shoes and added some rocks and shells we had collected.

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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2006 11:22:32 PM »

haha I think that's really creative! nice!!
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2006 04:46:28 AM »

beautiful, very innovative
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2006 09:27:01 AM »

That's the coolest shoe fountain I've ever seen.  Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2006 11:15:23 AM »

That's awesome! I love the shot looking down on it. Are you thinking about decorating the sides or the post of the birdbath? It could look really cool with some color, maybe...  Smiley Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2006 03:35:44 PM »

That's awesome! I love the shot looking down on it. Are you thinking about decorating the sides or the post of the birdbath? It could look really cool with some color, maybe...  Smiley Great work!

Thank you, and yes I am thinking about decorating the sides and post to add more color ^.^
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2006 03:38:01 PM »

very cool use of shoes!
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« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2006 02:18:00 PM »

that's fantastic!  I would never have thought to do that!
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