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« on: September 20, 2013 09:08:10 PM »

I made this box for the CHA shin-dig a while ago using the Steampunk Spells line from Graphic 45



The base is just one of those tiny wooden hinged boxes from the dollarstore.



Those amazing feet were kindly donated to me by craftylittlemonkey  Kiss I love that girl xoxo



See those sort of curly bits? They're curved brad prongs.



The other metal bits are from G45, their staples line. I'm on the design team but in all honesty... holy crap, their stuff is soooo nice and hefty.



The Swinging Hook & Latch Set is from Alpha Stamps and is so much nicer than the original hardware.



The whole piece was pretty small, if I remember correctly it was probably only about 5" tall, but it weighs a ton with all those metal bobs on it.
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2013 09:22:03 PM »

I love it - all you're stuff is just amazing.
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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2013 11:59:43 PM »

It is perfect. Just perfect. And beautiful, of course!
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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2013 02:03:14 PM »

 I have no idea how you multi media crafters pull it all together to make it awesome, but you do! Very cool.
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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2013 04:35:01 PM »

I want this! <3
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2013 08:45:23 PM »

Beautiful!  But I love all of your stuff!  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2013 08:08:44 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!
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« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2013 03:51:44 AM »

I have no idea how you multi media crafters pull it all together to make it awesome, but you do! Very cool.

This is exactly what I was thinking! I don't do this type of crafting, but I really love & admire it. How do you begin? Do you have a vision of the final piece before you start, or is it something that develops as you go?
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« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2013 10:31:33 AM »

This is exactly what I was thinking! I don't do this type of crafting, but I really love & admire it. How do you begin? Do you have a vision of the final piece before you start, or is it something that develops as you go?

I usually start with a VERY vague idea and think about it for a few days. I don't usually sketch for specific pieces but I kind of work it out in my head while I'm doing the laundry and other boring things for two or three days. Then I just set to work and fiddle amd move things here and there and keep working until it's done. Most often what I end up with is quite different than my original idea. I think that helps a lot because I don't force things that don't work, and focus on good design. Having a good stash helps a lot... I never buy supplies for specific pieces (unless it's a house).
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