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« on: July 17, 2009 01:52:49 AM »

Dear You,

There's boot sale near my house that i never explore because i honestly didn't think I'd find anything. On ym first trip there I spotted a lovely locket pin and was in negotiations. when i mentioned i was interested in the metal link vintage oroton bag the prices went down down down.

Now the pin was lovely but the bag smelt of old lady.

I aired it out and decided to nerd it up a little, hence the Super mario reference. Now it's cute and I love it! I hope the nerd in you likes it too!

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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2009 03:01:31 AM »

This is awesome! How did you get the design on the bag?
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2009 03:16:32 AM »

Now, I've always been a big fan of the Super Mario Bros. Used to have the ringtone on my phone, in fact, but that's as crafty as I got with it. This is definitely cool. Did you cross-stitch? Embroider?
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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2009 06:08:49 AM »

This totally rocks!   Grin
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« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2009 07:43:07 AM »

Thanks Smiley

It's a metal link bag so no fabric was used. I was going to stencil on with spray paint but i wanted to use the metal links to enhance the pixelhated effect so I simple coloured them in with permanant marker, used nair polish remover to add tone e.g. pink shaddow inside the white spots and finished it with a spray gloss seal.

easy peasy
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« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2009 10:26:42 PM »

Cheesy I just love it, aren't you clever! How big is that bag? I really want one! I never see Mario fabric at the store. You did a super job!
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« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2009 07:46:05 AM »

Its about 10 inches tall and 10 inches across. Big enough to fit my wallet, keys, phone, camera and lip balm
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« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2009 12:26:57 AM »

I love this. It is very mario chic  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2009 03:06:15 AM »

Wow. Based on your description, you put a lot of thought and work into this. I commend you on your dedication to Mario Smiley
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