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FlawedMaude
« on: June 01, 2006 04:34:43 PM »

I was inspired to make a headpiece for Challenge 12 by Sofia Coppola’s movie Marie-Antoinette .



I chose pipe cleaners, pom-poms and plastic Easter grass. I also used a Styrofoam head, beads, feathers and some sequins



I attached sequins to the Styrofoam head with pins to make a pretty Marie-Antoinette face. I then started adding pipe cleaners around the hairline.

And I kept adding the pipe cleaners. More and more pipe cleaners. Soon I was hoping that a hot glue gun would appear in my life.



I then swept up the pipe cleaners and attached them with hot glue. I wasn't so happy about having a hot glue gun in my life after I burned three fingers. That glue sure is hot.

I stuck little pom-poms around the hairline, glued big pom-poms around the back of the head, then filled the spaces in between with even more pom-poms.



Beads were added to the pipe cleaners that were still sticking out. Each end of these pipe cleaners got two big beads and a colored feather before being accented with a pom-pom or two.



I'm not sure how I can get the headpiece off the Styrofoam head so I can wear it, but until I figure that out, it makes a good display as it stands.



It will go with the shoes that I made last week... (http://www.flawedmaude.com/2006/05/22/color-shoes/)...
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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2006 04:38:32 PM »

That is amazing.
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2006 04:40:39 PM »

wow, it is indeed, amazing! I hope you figure out how to wear it!
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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2006 04:41:38 PM »

that is some kinda wild - Selkie
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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2006 04:42:28 PM »

HOLY CRAP!  That is amazing!
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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2006 04:43:03 PM »

 Shocked  How does that thing stand up?
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« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2006 04:52:22 PM »

All I can say is WOW! so cool, what a great design.
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« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2006 04:53:56 PM »

WOW!!! So creative Smiley Awesome job... I don't think I'll ever forget your headpiece, I love it. I really love the materials you used.  
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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2006 04:54:34 PM »

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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2006 05:32:02 PM »

How creative!!It looks like a colorful head of dreads!! I think it would be great to wear but it looks awesome on the sparkly face!
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