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21  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: ikea fabric love (1st-ish sewing project...yay!) img obese on: May 17, 2008 01:21:48 PM
Uber pretty!  I'm too afraid to give zippers and actual clothing a try.. maybe one day Smiley
22  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / New plastic on: May 17, 2008 01:18:28 PM
I got an accidental day off today when my gig was canceled... so I sat around and decided to draw on some shrinky dink plastic...   I used prisma color pencils, and a (get this) Bic brand Mark-it pen... I know that everyone loves sharpies(as do I) but I have found that the black Bic Mark-it pens work wonders on top of the prisma colored pencils... I like them better for shrinky dink work...

This is my first time ever using Shrinky Dink Brand... usually I buy the off brand that they sell at Ben Franklin's..   

things that I love about Shrinky Brand:
-Already roughed and ready!  no sanding!
-holds color great!
-nice and thick

things that I don't like about Shrinky Brand:
-seems to be more fragile than off brand...
-tears easily when trying to cut and turn sissors..
-couldn't cut through it with my x-acto knife easily... curvey shapes were a challenge.

And without further ado(sp?) here are my new shrinky drawings.

NOTE: these have not yet been shrunk, I'm pretty excited to see just how intense the colors come out AFTER I shrink them! 

-I'll try to remember to add pics later of the finished products..

23  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Pocket full of posies on: May 16, 2008 06:30:23 PM
super cool!  I just got some acrylic and had planned on using it to make a box, I didn't even think to cut it into other stuff... DUH!

Love yalls style!

ps... do you think my dremel will cut this stuff?  Or should I get a saw like yours to make my box?
24  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: security tag earings on: May 11, 2008 05:12:13 PM
super nifty
25  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: From used plastic soda bottles to butterflies on: May 07, 2008 08:04:55 PM
I've done this before too! 

I love reusing the soda bottles for stuff.. did you know that there are companies that recycle them into clothing??

super cool!

you did a great job!
26  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: New Candy Pieces... on: April 21, 2008 10:40:44 AM
yay!  Very clever to use the packaging Smiley

I just got a book on doing resin from barnes and noble.. great read thus far Smiley  now I just have to actually make something Smiley

I like that you did the little picture out of the sprikles, very cute!

And finally, a use for those nasty bunny candies! I hate those.. they taste gross.

I've been collecting random things to try and shove into the resin once I get around to playing with it..

Kudos!  Lovely as always Smiley
27  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Super sweet human heart sculpture. on: April 21, 2008 10:36:42 AM
yay for repurposing!
28  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: New Vials *pics* on: April 21, 2008 09:04:08 AM

I think it's VERY fair of you Strawberry!!

I see nothing wrong with keeping your sources or techniques to yourself.  There's no rule that you have to share them!  You worked hard to make such nice pieces, and it shows. 

Figuring out how to do something is half the challenge, and half of the FUN of crafting!  It's that sense of accomplishment when you're like, "yea!  I figured it out!  It looks great!  Oh, I'm so happy with it!   I hope that it inspires others to be creative and experiment."

You said plenty when you said Ebay and Etsy... that's all you really needed to say Smiley   I think your work is super fun and I wish you the best of luck!

-Studio Rat a.k.a Normal is boring
29  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: Henna on: April 09, 2008 09:32:57 PM
Yay henna!  I've only done it a couple of times(I do mostly face and body painting)  but yours is lovely!  Makes me wanna break my paste out of the freezer!
30  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: My first attempt at fused glass! (quite a few pics) on: April 09, 2008 11:25:21 AM
Yay!  These are amazing!  I wanna see more!
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