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Topic: Shadowbox-Dejah Thoris's shootin' irons  (Read 1884 times)
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« on: March 30, 2014 12:26:35 PM »

'In case of thoat stampede, break glass. D.Thoris'
Okay, this one's obscure. I did a pair of old fashioned pistols, was stuck on what to put in the plaque, and the OH suggested 'thoat stampede'. It's a nod to Edgar Rice Burrough's John Carter of Mars series.
Old thrift store frame retouched, painted up toy pistols with metal rose charms, scrapbook paper, lace, and a copy of a bit of vintage wallpaper-I was lucky enough to save a book about wallpaper from the discard pile. Insert frame is a painted clearance ornament. Mixed colors to get a purpley brown and a purpley copper on the pistols.



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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2014 08:31:32 PM »

This is awesome, congrats on a good thrifty find. I am looking at making a shadow box finding the frame is the hardest part at the moment. Well done on finding a good one. 
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2014 05:18:04 PM »

Thank you! I'm fond of this one. I sold it to a young couple decorating their first apartment. And thrift stores are the best for finding the perfect frames.
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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2014 05:59:34 PM »

Good job, very nice combination of materials!   Smiley
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