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1  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Handmade mask (made by 4yr old Levi) on: November 08, 2011 09:59:49 PM
That is an incredibly scary mask, Levi! You did a fantastic job!  Shocked
2  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Xenomorph!!! on: November 05, 2011 10:27:43 PM
Thank you both very much! Smiley
3  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Xenomorph!!! on: November 02, 2011 06:25:38 PM
Heyyyy there! There are so many cool & unique costume entries, I'm having a blast checking them all out!  You all are amazing! Grin

So,  my 13 year old son decided about a week and a half before Halloween that he NEEDED to be the Alien from the movie Alien.  He had previously told me that he wasn't interested in dressing up this year because he's "too old."  So of course...I thought I was off the hook.  Undecided   Yeah...right.  Anyway, since they don't make Xenopmorph costumes, I was informed that he was "challenging" me to make him this costume.  haha!  

It took a lot of sleepless nights, about 50 hot glue sticks & hours of googling Alien pictures...but I think it turned out ok.  He was happy, and that's all that matters, right?   Roll Eyes

The mask is made of 2 plastic canisters, a laundry detergent bottle, a bike helmet & paper mache'
The chest & back piece is 2 lumbar supporters from the dollar store, a pleather jacket I found at the goodwill, some pool hose and a lot of foam pipe insulation & black duct tape.  The tail is the foam pipe insulation, wire coat hangers, duct tape & cardboard.  Grin  

I wish I had gotten more pictures but he had to rush off to a Halloween party...

4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Oregon Trail Binder Cover on: August 18, 2011 04:38:38 AM
That is SO awesome! I used to love that game as a kid, too! Nice job! Cheesy
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Craft Studio: Work in progress on: July 25, 2011 08:56:39 PM
It looks great! And, I'm totally in love with those jar holders, very unique! Smiley
6  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Love to Share on: June 21, 2011 02:38:10 PM
I love it!  I see a city bridge, and to the right a carnival type setting going on...ferris wheel, rollercoaster, etc. Smiley Great job & beautiful colors.
7  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Bunni Bunny on: March 24, 2011 12:59:41 PM
That is so cute!....in an odd way of course!  Grin
8  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Caroline on: March 10, 2011 07:55:54 AM
That is gorgeous!  Shocked  It always amazes me how people use watercolors to achieve such beautiful artwork.  Any time I try to use watercolors it always looks like a 2 year old painted it.  haha.   Seriously gorgeous!
9  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: "Your Song" Wall Art on: February 25, 2011 06:53:00 PM
Thanks everyone!  My mom did love it, and I had a lot of fun making it.  Hopefully, I'll get the time to make another one, soon.   Smiley
10  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / "Your Song" Wall Art on: February 25, 2011 09:56:49 AM
Hi everyone!  Grin This is my first time posting a project of my own. All though I've been enjoying looking at all of the beautiful projects that you all post on a daily basis.  This community is amazing and inspiring!

I made this for my mom as a Christmas gift.  It's a line from her favorite Elton John song.
Mixed media on 9-8x10 canvases. (paper, decoupaged tissue & acrylics)

Sorry about the crappy cell phone photo.
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