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1  Pennsylvania / Pennsylvania: North Central / Re: Knitting in State College on: August 07, 2005 03:32:11 PM
aww i lived here for 3 years, and miss it sometimes. Smiley good luck!
2  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Glam-as-all Get out Earring Holder from a Cereal box!? on: August 07, 2005 03:26:42 PM
all of u people who have made earring holders...always have awesome earrings!
where did u get the long pink leaves & the white skulls?

that cereal is my mom's favorite!

the pink leaves were my mom's in the 80s. the White skulls I made, and would be happy to make you a pair for hm. 5 bucks? Smiley let me know!
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: My Anthropologie Shower Curtain! on: July 26, 2005 11:58:47 AM
awesome! I actually used to work for this company, and one of my best friends is the Home Buyer. Yours is almost exactly the same! Great work!

4  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Glam-as-all Get out Earring Holder from a Cereal box!? on: July 26, 2005 11:44:05 AM

Hi Crafting buddies! Its been FOREVER since i posted a project, but I'm all moved into my new apt & have my things here and organized, so project 1 was this fun new EARRING CADDY!  It was probably one of the easiest things I've ever made, and it came out as one of the more professional projects I've done.

1. Cut a piece of cardstock to the size that you'd like.  (i used a cereal box) Make sure its not too thick, or you won't be able to poke holes into it. Too thin, and it won't support the weight of the earrings.
2. cut fabric leaving about 1/2-1" around all corners
3. Pull the fabric tight around the cardboard & Staple as close to the edge as you can. (i also used a bit of white glue before stapling to help hold it evenly.)
4. Cut off any excess fabric at the corners or edges
5. Cut some decorative ribbon (I used thick ribbon with gold threading and black to pull out the fabric colors I used)
6. Hot glue ribbon around the edges, wrapping around the back to hide the ends(this will also add thickness at the corners and keep it off of the wall) Glue the Hanger the same way
7. Note: most earrings are not sturdy enough to poke through, so I took a Push pin and made my holes in the cardboard. Insert earrings & Hang.

You'll never waste time looking for a pair again, and it will look great on your wall too!

You might want to use some plain cardstock, possibly a folder or something similar, obviously, I don't want anyone to see the back of mine! hahah. You could also spraypaint it, but i wan't feeling that ambitious since I'm the only one who will see the back. Smiley


5  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Christmas tree topper ideas? on: December 03, 2004 09:33:14 AM
well, i went for super non-traditional this year.  ahaha. tacky toys, tinsel, and to top it all off, a skeleton pirate bank.

yeah. banks would make good toppers, you could probably find a more appropriate one...i know this is tacky, its intentional. ha

6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: GODZILLA STOCKING DESTROY TOKYO! MERRY XMAS! photos inside! :) on: November 30, 2004 05:04:33 AM
i thought about the buildings too, but that was kinda made on the fly w/ things i had lying around. i didn't think of the buildings until he was already attached. haha.
7  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / GODZILLA STOCKING DESTROY TOKYO! MERRY XMAS! photos inside! :) on: November 29, 2004 03:16:35 PM
Nothing says Christmas like the destruction of Tokyo!

For all of you who are having trouble with holiday crafts for boys, I just made something that has gotten  every boy i know to drool with jealousy. I made this one for my boyfriend, but it looks like i'll be making a few more this holiday season too!

1 stocking
green, red, and yellow felt
hot glue


8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Army bowl on: June 30, 2004 09:52:23 PM
Guys! Readymade did a full page spread on this army bowl this month:

page 44!!! hahahaha we are so on the pulse of the craft world!
9  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Rasterbater! (its not dirty!) make small pictures into HUGE murals so easy&fun ! on: June 28, 2004 11:23:03 PM

Check out this site. you can turn any image into a HUGE mural like these:
(these are not my photos they are directly from the Rasturbator gallery)

10  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Rasterbater! (its not dirty!) make small pictures into HUGE murals so easy&f on: June 28, 2004 11:21:38 PM
ack so sleepy Leah, i'm sorry. could you move this to the correct forum? (future housewares) i selected the wrong one and it won't let me delete it now. i'm really sorry!
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