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91  Shadowbox-Dejah Thoris's shootin' irons in Completed Projects by bookstorebabe on: March 30, 2014 12:26:35 PM
'In case of thoat stampede, break glass. D.Thoris'
Okay, this one's obscure. I did a pair of old fashioned pistols, was stuck on what to put in the plaque, and the OH suggested 'thoat stampede'. It's a nod to Edgar Rice Burrough's John Carter of Mars series.
Old thrift store frame retouched, painted up toy pistols with metal rose charms, scrapbook paper, lace, and a copy of a bit of vintage wallpaper-I was lucky enough to save a book about wallpaper from the discard pile. Insert frame is a painted clearance ornament. Mixed colors to get a purpley brown and a purpley copper on the pistols.

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92  Two Clocks, and a suncatcher in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by bookstorebabe on: March 30, 2014 12:09:50 PM
A Goodwill clock, and a dollar store clock, decorated.

And a suncatcher from bracelets and circuit board. I have maybe 15-20 in progress right now. Not an original idea, I saw it online and liked it.
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93  Vanity Tray Set in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by bookstorebabe on: March 30, 2014 11:46:10 AM
A $5.00 piece of wall art from the Dollar store became the tray. I broke the glass, painted it black and silver, lined it with scrapbook paper and two strips of black pleather from an old purse, and did several coats of matte sealer.
Dollar Tree mirror, used a set of gear stencils, black and silver paint, metal chain,took the back off an old earring.
Round mint tin, green nail  polish and glossy sealer, and took apart a new hair clip.
Used a green bottle,  domed silver piece from broken jewelry on the top of the lid, wrapped screw top lid with leather strips and chain, green cabochon I'd had forever plus part of an earring on the front, tied a broken metal bracelet around the neck(with a little glue), and painted it with  clear jewelry glaze  for extra  shine.
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94  Re: We want to see!!!! Completed Projects Links! in REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING by bookstorebabe on: March 27, 2014 10:01:49 AM
Made  a few rayguns.

Two of them have water pistols  as the base, one a toy barbie hairdryer. Pomegranate juice bottles, old earrings, a computer key, ect. Stands and plaques were laminate shelving pieces, and the  base to a broken aqua light, all scavenged from junk day. Stand also uses the plastic tube from a roll of receipt paper, a found round metal bit, pizza box plastic stand,and beads.
Also fixed up a clock from Goodwill. https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=432356.0#axzz2xBIq4L89
I painted old gift cards green, cut them up,  and glued them to the back where the cut outs in the clock frame were. Then glued on random things like broken watch pieces, washers and metal bits, charms, keys,a few beads, a small bit of pyrite, ect. The 'angel' is a two way splitter from the thrift store, with a bolt, two small charms from my stash for wings, and a random plastic piece painted gold for the halo.

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95  Re: 50 Projects 2014--Let's continue the craftiness! in Craftalongs by bookstorebabe on: March 23, 2014 06:22:06 PM
Way, way behind on this thread, I haven't posted in forever.  I've been loving everyone's creativity!
So, anyway-wall clock, upcycled Goodwill find, post here. https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?action=post;board=5.0#axzz2wpgiKTPB

Rayguns! Post here. https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?action=post;board=42.0#axzz2wpgiKTPB
Here's one of them.

I rescued the Calvin and Hobbes sign from the bookstore ages ago, intending to frame it. Well, I was lucky enough to find a great frame on  junk day! Spray painted it black, covered  the cardboard backing with wrapping paper, carefully went  to assemble it-and broke the glass. Sigh. But it'll do until I get a new frame. Post here.
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96  rayguns! pic heavy in Completed Projects by bookstorebabe on: March 23, 2014 06:18:06 PM
I love this one! The frame for it was a lucky junk day find. It's the base to a broken aqua bubbler light, spray painted gold. The red bubble piece at the end is a pomegranate juice bottle. This pic came out kind of dark, need to take another! Part of the black is highlighted in a very nifty gold, but it doesn't seem to be showing up here. red rhinestone squares around the neck of the bottle.

And another! The medallions with the arrow were giant pink and cream 80's earrings, the question mark was from a dead keyboard. The stand was a piece of laminate shelving (yep, junk day!), the inner roller from receipt paper, metal round whatsit, a pizza box triangle plastic bit painted black and beaded.

This one was an  experiment. napkin rings,  another juice bottle, mini cocktail glass, a quilted style light bulb(not visible from this angle), annnd-a Barbie hairdryer. Not entirely happy with this one. *shrug*

And a work in progress. A Vulcan Nerf gun. Picture it yellow and orange! It didn't have the tripod or ammo clip, it doesn't work, it was all of one dollar-so I figured I might as well paint it. Like how it's turning out so far.

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97  Calvin and Hobbes above my couch in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by bookstorebabe on: March 23, 2014 06:06:22 PM
Nothing fancy. Calvin and Hobbes display I rescued from the bookstore,a junk day frame I painted black, and wrapping paper background.

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98  Goodwill Clock steampunked up a bit in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by bookstorebabe on: March 23, 2014 05:29:16 PM
No before picture on this! Anyway, found a plain wall clock, with open cutouts around the frame.  I  took some old plastic gift cards, painted them green, then glued them to the back. Then the fun began!
Spaces are filled with watch movements, watch faces, keys, beads, charms, washers, bolts, a chunk of pyrite...you get the idea. Add a mechanical 'angel', and it's done.

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99  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by bookstorebabe on: December 21, 2013 11:21:19 AM
trinalocakery,that is very pretty, and so meaningful,too.
freakiegeekie,like the salt it and burn it.
Stickerchic,that's a lot of projects!
Okay,last mirror for 2013! Post here. https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=430224.0#axzz2o7nCLQZd
That  makes 63.
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100  Last mirror of 2013, a big one! in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by bookstorebabe on: December 21, 2013 11:11:46 AM
Hanging in my room,until the next craft show. It cost 7.00 from the Habitat ReStore, and was a shabby beige...rattan,maybe? I reattached the backing,and found a 1976 date. Spray painted it silver. Then,dug in the jewelry and beads.
For an idea of size.

Detail shots.

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