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Topic: ooo la la Cary Grant multi-sized photo frame mural!  (Read 13211 times)
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« on: August 31, 2004 09:16:13 PM »

Throughly intrigued and excited by the rasterbator (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=9333.30) photo possibilities, at approximately 3am on an early-summer night I realized that my search for the perfect Cary Grant poster had finally come to an end (which had been a crusade of epic porprtions for the past few months). 

After printing out the picture, I was thrilled, but still slightly disastisfied in its display. Two months of pondering and trips to walmart, plus one evening of glue sticks, scissors, and 30 frames, multiplied by my roomates' inability to use the kitchen table for fear of murder by papercuts, my final crafty arithmetic computation took form in this:

"Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant." -- Cary Grant

I am still a little upset that you can see some of the seams where I pasted some of the sheets together, but all in all, I am pretty happy with the outcome. Or atleast too tired to redo it currently. The picture i took is not that great, but the actual dots from the rasterbation (oh what a name) are very sharp and not at all blurry or pixelated.

Now the second hurdle is to put him up correctly on the wall. And to paint the wall before doing so .... But what can I say, I am a sucker for a man in a cardigan who always makes sure to put on his hat before leaving, even when chasing after his girlfriend and a leopard.  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2004 09:32:13 PM »


I bow down to you.

Cary Grant is the most deserving person who ever lived of being immortalized like this. I love him. And you for doing that. It is so worth it.

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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2004 09:34:26 PM »

Awesome!! I LOVE Cary Grant, and that's just awesome!
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2004 09:43:43 PM »

FAnnnnnnnnnnnnnntastic!!!  sigh Cary Grant  sigh  lol
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2004 10:51:31 PM »


Why don't you do some thing productive and kill yourself because standing here next to you is beginning to make me look like an idiot. And trust me, I'm capable of looking like an idiot without your assistance.
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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2004 11:37:04 PM »

this is the BEST!!
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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2004 07:38:40 AM »

oh that's so neat!

As a young girl and even up through high school I had a total crush on him. And I suppose I still do a little when I watch him. *whew
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« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2004 08:14:38 AM »

damn, i'd never be able to figure out how to do that! go you.
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2004 08:51:57 AM »

Thanks for all of your kind comments! Huzzah for the others with the Cary Grant Lurve, in lieu of one roomate's observation after standing on a chair to get a better look, " Cool. But isn't that a lot of work for some old guy?"  Cry

I think I might do a Robert Smith one next, maybe gift it for a birthday or Christmas, if I do not get too attached ...

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« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2004 10:14:53 PM »

there's no such thing as too much work for cary grant. he's the bestest!!!

that's so awesome.  i think i might steal that idea and do one of bogie.   Smiley

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