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Post by thriftycrafter on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 14:40

How gorgeous is this.....

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It has been so well thought out, my name in it and lots of sewing things, which I enjoy, the sides (and base) are decorated with stamping, there are some walls in a turquoisy green, the decorated domino has a face on (Is it a green man Lorraine?). A lot of the embellishments are metal and some are die cut, the back wall has been hand decorated with stamps I think. The vintage lace is real. The more you look the more you discover on this amazing piece of work. The photo's just can't do it justice.
Thank you so much Lorraine, it is beautiful. Worship
I also have 2 Tim Holtz embossing pouches, Thornton's chocs (had), and a travel toiletries kit, which is a great size for taking camping or to Sherwood when we go with school.
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Not sure why it's gone sideways, replaced it twice now, but you get the idea.


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Post by Scatty on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 15:09

That is totaly Stunning, Fabulous SS gift.

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Post by kt_dragonfly on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 15:45

Gorgeous Mr Green


That's like the house i did earlier in the year

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Post by gingerjo on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 16:13

Wowee what a lucky gal you are.
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Post by lyndaejane on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 17:53

Absolutely gorgeous, that!

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Post by Guest on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 18:10

What a simply fantastic gift this is! So beautifully made, of course, and so apposite to have all the things you like Karelyn.

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Post by supergran on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 19:54

That is so beautiful, I really must try and find one to try my hand at this.

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Post by cb on Mon 26 Dec 2011 - 22:50

That is so gorgeous Karleyn and so much detail to look at.
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Post by kimb on Tue 27 Dec 2011 - 0:18

omg this is so gorgeous ,i want !!!
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Post by Maria on Tue 27 Dec 2011 - 18:36

absolutely stunning and Im so glad Karelyn got it as she always does such lovely stuff too.

Lorraine you are doing brilliant crafting these days.

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Post by Guest on Mon 9 Jan 2012 - 19:31

oh my word truly amazing Lorraine as always lucky so and so!

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Post by Scrap Monkey on Mon 9 Jan 2012 - 22:10

can't believe I didn't see this before. Just wow!

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Post by thriftycrafter on Mon 9 Jan 2012 - 22:46

It's in it's third position now, on top of the piano, I keep moving it to a 'better' place. I might bring it in here later (dining room) so it's by the pc and I see it more often.


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Post by Guest on Tue 10 Jan 2012 - 10:23

WOW WOW WOW
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Post by Guest on Tue 10 Jan 2012 - 22:33

Lorraine it must have taken you ages,how long would you say?

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Post by Lorraine on Tue 10 Jan 2012 - 23:05

4 days Emma. Allowing drying time for the paints, inks and sealant of course. And, I enjoyed every minute of it. Mr Green

Karelyn, if you're really having trouble finding a place for it, then it's obviously not for you so just send it back. I won't be offended, promise. Crying Laughin

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Post by karinlouise on Wed 11 Jan 2012 - 0:43

Wow as usually you astound me, this is amazing Lorraine, gorgeous work.

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Post by thriftycrafter on Wed 11 Jan 2012 - 17:18

Lorraine wrote:
Karelyn, if you're really having trouble finding a place for it, then it's obviously not for you so just send it back. I won't be offended, promise. Crying Laughin
Peeing Laughing Yes of course, it's already in the post, Peeing Laughing
It's just a case of no longer spending so much time in the sitting room so I will see it more often in the dining room now the TV season is over, and the ironing pile is gone.
I might be able to hire it out.
I'll certainly bring it to the retreat so everyone can see it.
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Post by WeirdCat on Fri 13 Jan 2012 - 21:31

That's amazing

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Post by Mrsfeefee on Sat 14 Jan 2012 - 13:42

Wow that is beautiful.
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