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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Dreaming of Freedom (aka Caged Dreams) 3 pix on: July 09, 2011 10:40:02 PM
I made this dreamcatcher recently and it was my first foray into orb dreamcatchers, and i LOVE how it turned out.
I used black and white leather, 2 steel rings, synthetic sinew, black and white feathers, black obsidian, white moon stone, and a black bird pendant from an old earring. It took about 4 or so hours in total to make and was really helpful to get me through a tough time.

here is the full view:

and a little closer:

and even closer to show the bird in the center:
2  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Cross stitch bookmarks :) (a little pic chubby) on: November 05, 2010 08:43:59 PM
these are some bookmarks i was commissioned to make by a very close friend Smiley
all the motif's i designed... the text on both Cheshires was freehand and the my drugs one, was from the net, i no longer have the link to it though.

all 3 together:

Cheshire 1:

Cheshire 2:

My Drugs:

the story behind the last one is, when the ____ my anti-drug campaign was really big, we had a conversation about it one day, and she said "Music and reading aren't my anti-drugs, they *are* my drugs" Smiley

C&C welcome (and wanted!)
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Dreams of Rainbows and Love (Pic chubby) on: November 05, 2010 08:37:05 PM
Another beaded dreamcatcher i made, this time, with rainbow beads... will try to update with natural light pictures soon

The whole thing:

a bit closer to show detail:

even closer to show off more detail:

and to show the feathers and the wire wrapping of them:

C&C welcome (and wanted!)
4  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Cubic Passions (A dreamcatcher) on: October 30, 2010 01:07:30 PM
This is a dreamcatcher I dreamed up and had to make Smiley

hanging up

closer up hanging up

closer up shot with different lighting

close up to show charm

I used wooden skewers and embroidery floss to make the frame for this one
the metal charm says "Be Yourself" on it Smiley

C&C appreciated Smiley
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Dreamcatchers (Serious Pic OBESE) on: October 28, 2010 11:20:49 AM
I think this is my first real post...
Two dreamcatchers i made this year (one back in march, but life kinda went nuts and i never posted... and the other i finished today Cheesy)
first, the older one from march:

close up to show some detail, and the crystal star (that my sis gave me)

whole thing Cheesy

hanging up in my room

second, the beaded one i finished today Smiley

whole thing laid out

close up on center to show detail, and the crystal angel (my mom gave me)

close up on feather to show wire wrapping

whole thing hung up

just the main circle

Comments and criticism welcome Smiley

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