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« on: March 17, 2005 10:09:54 PM »



AHH!! i love gameboards! have i mentioned that before? lol. ive done cards, scarbble, sorry, & now im into CHESS!! eeeeeeek!





ok so this is my tote its abut 14 inches x 10 inches. the ribbon is black and is about 32 inches discluding the bow. the width is about 2 inches. it started out to be about a 20 x 20 chess mat, then i did some fancy shabams! to make it snazzy!!

i made this from my brothers old chess mat which he recieved when he won some competition.



the button was from an old antique store. while the ribbon was ripped of an old prom dress of my cuzins.



a closeup of the button, i used a hairtie for it.

 

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thanks! leave comments & critiques!! :]
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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2005 09:05:59 AM »

very 'mod'..audrey hepburn-ish

hmm, is it a cloth chessboard? interesting choice of material.
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2005 09:35:16 AM »

I like that it still has the chess information to distinguish it from a regular ol' checker pattern or a checkered flag!
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2005 03:54:50 PM »

its the craziest material! it feels like suede kinda..i ono how to explain it
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2005 04:49:25 PM »

Very cool! You have the most interesting ideas!! I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2005 08:48:10 PM »

thanks so much for your comments! i truly appreciate it! :]
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