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Question: What's your favorite entry?  (Voting closed: September 13, 2008 08:03:43 AM)
"I like you America" Gun Cozy - 101 (16%)
A Cozy EVERY one of us needs! - 1 (0.2%)
A fork by any other name... - 2 (0.3%)
A misunderstanding, a bad pun, a paper bag, one hour, and a pow-wow - 0 (0%)
A Mod-Podged Cozy for...............Mod-Podge!!!!! (IMG HVY) - 0 (0%)
A Tee Pee (toilet paper) Cozy - 0 (0%)
Abacus Calculator Cozy - 30 (4.7%)
Adam + Eve Sleeve (MacBook Screen Cozy) - 41 (6.5%)
always fresh egg(s) cozy - 18 (2.8%)
Always remember to brush your sweet tooth! - 3 (0.5%)
amputated lady's finger with memory - 6 (0.9%)
An Irony Filled Tea Cozy - 6 (0.9%)
Bert got rid of Ernie - 5 (0.8%)
Bi-polar Bear cozie - 2 (0.3%)
Bicycle Cozy (Top Tube Protection) - 1 (0.2%)
Brrr... Antenna hat! - 3 (0.5%)
Coffee Creamer Cozy- and a resultant injury - 7 (1.1%)
Combine This with This and you get This! - 0 (0%)
Come on baby SNUFF MY FIRE - Fire Extinguisher Cozy - updated w/ new pic - 1 (0.2%)
Cozy cozy ... of sorts. - 1 (0.2%)
cozy i made after an ironic fight with my girlfriend's ex-girlfriend - 2 (0.3%)
dry eraser marker cozy of DOOM - 2 (0.3%)
Durian cozy - with irony (img heavy) - 1 (0.2%)
Frida Kahlo Cozy - 10 (1.6%)
GPS Cozy with Attitude - 18 (2.8%)
Grasp for breath: the thunderbolt [mature connotations for the unholy viewer] - 1 (0.2%)
Hairy Hairbrush Cozy! - 0 (0%)
Have you seen my tv-cozy? or The camouflaged cozy - 3 (0.5%)
Heavy Machinery Needs Lovin Too - 8 (1.3%)
Hermit Crab Cozy - 11 (1.7%)
Home is where the heart is! - 4 (0.6%)
Homestar Runner Inspired Cozies - 2 (0.3%)
I rocked so hard I had to cozy my guitar! - 1 (0.2%)
I sleep with scissors eye cozy - 6 (0.9%)
ICE CUBE COZIES! - 138 (21.8%)
Insulin pen cozy. ^^ - 1 (0.2%)
iPod Cozy, for my non-iPod - 6 (0.9%)
Ironic T Cozy - 2 (0.3%)
Kindergartener Kozy - 2 (0.3%)
Knitted Axe Cozy - 14 (2.2%)
Knitted Mouse Cozy - 1 (0.2%)
Legitimately Ironic Tea Cozy! (pic heavy) - 46 (7.3%)
Look What the Cat Dragged In (a.k.a. Cat Scratch Fever) - 9 (1.4%)
Mario DS Cozy - 0 (0%)
Mario Pipe/Piranha Plant TP Cozy - 29 (4.6%)
MP3 and headphone cozy - 2 (0.3%)
Mr. Jar - cozy for..well,what else, a jar - 1 (0.2%)
never again shall i be *puzzled* as to the whereabouts of my tissue...(pixheavy) - 3 (0.5%)
Pen(cil) Cozy - 4 (0.6%)
pink and cozy cellphone cozy! - 1 (0.2%)
Raincoat for my PSP. Always play safe! Image may not be suitable for all. - 2 (0.3%)
Scary Monster Nail Polish Cozy - 3 (0.5%)
Spong Brand grater Cozy - 1 (0.2%)
The saggy fire cozy - 0 (0%)
The Uncomfortable Cozy - 13 (2.1%)
They Call Him Mr. Fishy, the AquaFish - 2 (0.3%)
Upgrade a PS2 to a Wii! - 6 (0.9%)
We all know Craftsters run with scissors..... - 11 (1.7%)
What I "came up" with: The Naughtiest Cozy of Them All - 10 (1.6%)
Will vacuum for attention- cozy - 3 (0.5%)
You know your a dancer when... - 4 (0.6%)
You want me to touch what!!???!!! - 17 (2.7%)
zebra knife cozy - 4 (0.6%)
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« on: July 31, 2008 08:30:37 PM »

Craft Challenge #30 - Cozies WITH Irony - Due Sept 1 - Sept 5 2008

9/17/08 - The winner has been chosen!

CONGRATS to turtlelove for her incredibly ironic entry entitled,

Click below to see the full thread:

Blog about the challenge is here:

Update: 9/6/08 - Time to vote (Sept 6 - Sept 12)! You can find the poll here at the top of the page.

Update: 9/1/08 - Time to enter your project! Click here for the entry folder and instructions.

Cozies. Cosies. However you choose to spell 'em, your challenge is to make a cozy with irony? What does that mean? Well, that's up to you to decide!

According to our research team (uh, ok, a quick trip to this Wikipedia entry) the original intent of a "cosy" was a cover for a teapot and they were made of cloth or wool and were meant to insulate and keep the contents of the teapot warm.

But over the years, we've all seen our share of absolutely delightfully amusing cozies that serve no other purpose other than to decoratively cover some inanimate object. Here are some of my favorites from Craftster and around the web: crocheted dish soap dress cozies, sushi-themed toilet paper cozy, apple cozy, tape measure cozy, cat cozy (ok, maybe not), and finally the mother of all cozies... the tampon cozy.

Your challenge is to make such a cozy.

In my opinion, it should be form fitting to the object you are covering (cozying?), and above all it should be fun and silly and quite frankly kinda useless. Cheesy But of course you are free to interpret this challenge however it strikes you!


  • Post your craft during the period of Sept 1 - Sept 5 2008. No sooner. No later. On Sept 1 there will be a special folder created for entries.
  • Voting will happen from Sept 6 - Sept 12 2008.
  • Each participant can enter ONE project. (Although your entry can have multiple components to it.)


It's probably impossible to know whether your project is 100% original and has never been posted on Craftster or made by anyone else in the past.  But if your project was definitely inspired by something you've seen before, then just give credit to that project.


At the end, I'll set up a poll right here and the first place winner will get...

(1) their project in the Featured Projects area
(2) their project in the Craftster Blog

And this prize (winner can receive prize in U.S. or non-U.S.):

A copy of the awesome new craft book by Jennifer Perkins called The Naughty Secretary Club: The Working Girl's Guide to Handmade Jewelry !

Amazon.com's description:
If you prefer your jewelry subtle and serious, you might want to go ahead and set this book back on the shelf. However, if kitschy accessories made with a wink and a smile are your cup of tea, this book will have you on the edge of your chair.

The Naughty Secretary Club is packed with more than 50 kitschy-secretary-themed jewelry projects, plus lots of quirky sidebars covering hot topics such as office romance and the best secretary theme songs to listen to on your lunch break. Youll learn how to use your office supplies in a whole new way - did you know standard office fare, like binder folders and shredded junk mail, makes craftalicious jewelry? Plus, author Jennifer Perkins will teach you how to turn almost anything into a charm, including plastic gnome cake toppers, doll furniture and cast-off hotel keys.

Whatever your day job, you can be a Naughty Secretary in spirit - and in style. So cancel your afternoon meetings, take a break from watching the clock and send yourself a memo to whip up a new paperclip necklace just in time for happy hour!

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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2008 08:36:10 PM »

It would be really difficult to beat some of the cozies I've seen on Craftster.... I'll try to get the wheels in motion...

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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2008 08:52:55 PM »

I am sooo excited to see the entries for this one. Cheesy  There have been some CRAZY cozies out there!

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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2008 09:35:07 PM »

I think I am going to try and make a cozie, but for what?... Smiley

yeah... i should probably get on that...
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2008 10:05:57 PM »

Oooh! I have the best idea for this one! And It is so ironic. This will be the first challenge for me. (the first organized challenge-I have lots of disorganized challenges).
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2008 10:06:41 PM »

I have an idea for a cozy, but won't have time to craft/enter.  I hope someone steals my idea 'cause it's SO stupid, haha! Cheesy

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Yay! Fun, what to make? Cool...

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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2008 11:25:26 PM »

im so excited. ideas, ideas, ideas!

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« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2008 11:35:07 PM »

I know what I'm making a cozie for! I hope I can finish in time, I've got it all planed out I just need to go to the store and get my supplies! I'm so exited! Grin OMG I want to scream!

yeah... i should probably get on that...
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i dont have  a teapot ! will have to cozy something else Wink looks at her man with a smile.......

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