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Cross stitch ninja
« on: January 02, 2009 12:21:39 PM »

A christmas gift for my brother: a silhouette lamp with a city landscape. I like the thought of making something pretty out of everyday events, so it's all covered with things like children playing, people riding the bus or walking the dog, an old lady with a rollator.

The lamp in daylight:

The lamp while lit:

And some close ups of details:

I used black adhesive plastic and regular white drawing paper. The lamp is an old flea market find, about 22 centimeters high. I made a bunch of christmas gifts, but this is the only that turned out the way I wanted.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2009 01:38:43 PM by Cross stitch ninja - Reason: fixed broken link » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2009 12:57:01 PM »

wow, that is really awesome!

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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2009 03:17:07 PM »

That's really, really cool. I really like the guy with the dog and the old guy. Awesome
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2009 07:59:17 PM »

Must catch that bus! I bet your brother was thrilled. What a clever sister.

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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2009 01:14:55 PM »

Wow, that worked so well, I love the choices of pics
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2009 01:37:20 PM »

Sorry about that, I changed the pics on my Flickr account and forgot to edit here. All fixed now!

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