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« on: May 04, 2011 11:00:25 PM »

 Cheesy A Zipper on a Matchbox, who would have thought? Well when a crafter like me is mixed with a matchbox challenge, a broken but fascinating zipper and a swapp-ie who is interested in steam punk and Victorian style, you will get something like this! My swapp-ie Samantha_McKay has informed me that she did receive the box! She also said she's been reallllly busy and hasn't gotten the time to post pictures in the Gallery here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=377824.0. So without further ado here is the zippered up Matchbox!

By the way, the key pendant is hand steam-punk'ified! here is an up-close shot.

So by now I bet your thinking, how did she get that zipper to stay on the box? Well to put it simply, I sewed/glued it on... like so... very punkish no?

And now I can just GUESS your thinking, well with that chunky zipper how does the box even close? Well the outside of the box, as you can see, is like an envelope. So the best way to close it, is to snap it closed!

Well now I shall show you the ACTUAL drawer!

In-nerds all packed up!

Out-turds laying out all over/goodies!

Oh, And I made the "Stargate Portal"! Same with the mini paper stars!

And here are some further details!

Hope you enjoyed, And most of all I hope my partner loves it!
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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2011 12:51:06 AM »

Wow, that's amazing! I can't believe you fit all that in a matchbox! Truly awesome. Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2011 06:30:13 AM »

Aqua- I love this matchbox! You really have a gift for these mini treasures. I love how this one closes- very creative with the snap.
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2011 04:05:48 PM »

Very cool! I love the way you did the stitching on the outside. And you filled it with such awesome whimsies. Great job Smiley.

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2011 07:26:47 PM »

Thats so cool!! ive always loved big zippers!!!....and i love your mini Stargate Portal Cheesy

« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2011 06:51:04 AM »

very cool! I really love the fabric under the zipper

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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2011 06:56:18 PM »

Great job! I'm pretty jealous of your partner i must say  Cheesy
the tiny shoe reminded me of monopoly pieces.. and got me wondering how i can craft with them! off to hunt down my monopoly game!

Awesome job! very talented indeed.
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