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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Wonderland inspired Sundress Recon on: January 18, 2017 02:33:04 PM
Oh my god ! I love this!
2  SEWING IN GENERAL / Machine Embroidery: Completed Projects / Re: Moon Phase Scarf on: January 02, 2017 10:51:27 AM
This is so beautiful!
3  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Felt Name Book for my niece on: December 20, 2016 11:11:44 AM
This is AMAZING!!
4  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Some things I've made lately! on: December 08, 2016 12:52:26 AM
Love them! You have such a beautiful way with their faces
5  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Embroidered lotus necklace on: December 07, 2016 06:02:32 AM
Woah! This is beautiful! I love the sparkle, too!
6  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / Re: Safety Pin Ally Brooches (to help fight hate organized groups) on: November 22, 2016 04:38:41 AM
They are beautiful, and a great way to wear a safety pin without becoming a target yourself. I love the gold healing hands one.
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: DIY Kitchen Remodel on: November 22, 2016 01:36:21 AM
Oh, it is so beautiful! The new brickwork has made such a difference. Would love to cook in there!
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Shared room at Daddy's house! (picture Heavy!) on: November 22, 2016 01:33:32 AM
We have my partners children g,11 & 7 every other weekend, and I wanted to make a really special bedroom for them so they feel they have their own space here, that's it's not 'Dads' house, it's 'their' house.
Before, it had an ikea bunk bed in, which was rickety, ugly - and made the space awkward. If it had been wood, I'd of worked with it, but.... I found two divan beds on Freecycle, including mattresses. So that began the project!
The divan's had to be sawn in two to get up the stairs!
Here it is as I initially finished it - now I have made lots of changes, they have gallery walls next to their beds, filled with photos and their artwork, a yellow wicker toy chest (rather than the purple open shelves) and a chest of drawers.
If they ever tidy the room, I'll update the photos!

I repainted all the walls white, as they were rental-yellow  Angry Then I started putting on the yellow and blue. (Their favourite colours)

It made the room look so bright and cheerful!

I wanted to make black, back-lit heard boards with their initials on. I designed them, and my partner cut them out with a jigsaw. (I'm going to do a separate post for that, I think!)
I was really pleased with how they turned out.

Because my partner did such an amazing job cutting the letters, we could use the cut outs in the room! hey are now hanging on the door Smiley

I made this beanie Baby shelf with old strips of wood from a bed base! It eventually broke Roll Eyes

Because they have no space for a bed side table, I made these 'end tables' with old crates, and we painted them their favourite colours.

I painted the inside of the wardrobe doors with chalk paint, then decorated them with a mixture of white acrylic and chalk pens.

My OH also sanded down and painted this desk for them.

And this is before:


They were completely dumbstruck, giggling, hugging - so, SO worth it!

Thanks for looking Smiley
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Isadora, the artist! on: November 22, 2016 12:49:07 AM
Looks like socks it is! Don't worry Patraw, the socks are always removable..! Wink
10  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Beet amigurumi on: November 21, 2016 01:20:25 PM
So sweet!
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