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Topic: ratty old dress form turned christmas tree/art  (Read 1243 times)
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« on: December 13, 2008 01:55:57 PM »

I don't post on here a lot, I need to change that. I'm STILL not up to 10 posts yet! Alas, it's still links for me  Sad

So a few years ago, I got this old dress form from my grandma. Sadly, upon closer inspection, it was revealed to be broken and shedding dry-rotted foam. Yuck. So I proceeded to set it in my hallway where it remained as an eyesore and hat rack for a couple of years. Today I was rummaging through some old stuff and found my green Christmas lights and wondered what on Earth I could do with them. Then I got this idea...

Broken, so sad. I'm stripping off the old, nasty fabric.

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v600/greenscreen582/?action=view&current=DSCF2958.jpg

Halfway there! All duct taped together.

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v600/greenscreen582/?action=view&current=DSCF2960.jpg

Final product!

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v600/greenscreen582/?action=view&current=DSCF2962.jpg

You can't really tell from the picture, but the lights are very bright. And contrast with the orange dress in a fabulously tacky way.  Smiley
« Last Edit: November 12, 2011 08:26:09 AM by Aislynn » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I bet and you exploded in my heart.
BettyBravo
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2008 08:14:29 PM »

what a cute idea! Keep up the great work!
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