Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: 100th Post!

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Oct 20, 2008

100th Post!

It's my 100th post, and completely off topic.

My weekend was all about making a Tinkerbelle costume. Pretty good so far, except for my profound disapointment with the green glitter spray I got. It looked good on the cap but mostly what came out of the can was glue with no glitter! A whole can later the slippers and wings are barely green. Not what I was hoping for.

The other project of the weekend was this scarf, which I am making to send off to a Special Olympian. Very easy: if you can knit and purl, you can make this. Too bad the specified yarn is oh-so-plastic-y. (Inexpensive, though. I got it at the mart of Wal for $2 a skein.)

Coats & Clark are hoping to collect 5000 scarves! Read all about it on their site.

And now for today's Paper content....

I made another of these lattice pumpkins and hung some bats on the inside. There are fancy ways to do this, but I just used a little bit of fishing line and Scotch tape.

By the way, if you downloaded the pumpkin template before today there was a slot error on one of the pumpkin pieces which I just fixed.

Click to download the revised template.


Anonymous said...

Congrats on your 100th post. In regards to your costume you can get spray that is just glitter either gold or silver. I used it on the wings when I made my dd's Tink costume years ago. That way you can color your items a darker green with regular paint and then spray on the glitter. I also like the scarf you are making I love blue and white together. TFS.

Debbie/Phx AZ

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

That lattice pumpkin is SO stunning! And YAY for your 100th post. Tinkerbell costume sounds tricky but cute. :O)