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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Mannequins coming to life

One more step left till my mannequin shelf is finished. I thought I would go ahead a put a few close up photos    for a sneak peak.

Making this shelf got me to wondering what else you can do with a mannequin. So this is what I found...

Mannequin Lamp 

Mannequin Art

Pinned Image
Mannequin Shelf 
(Picture was found on Pinterest but was a dead link)

Vintage Repurposed Mannequin Dress Form Disney
Mannequin Stand from the ETSY shop vagabondsandcaravans

Mannequin Jewelry Holder

Mannequin Art

There are so many things you can do to repurpose these. Any other ideas out there? Leave a comment or a link if you know of a neat way to recycle these ladies...

Sunday, November 25, 2012

100th Sale Celebration

I opened my shop a year and one month ago. I finally hit 100 sales this month. In celebration of my 100th sale I am having a site wide 20% off sale!!!! 

Head on over to my shop to see some of the great deals!

Hurry the sale ends November 30th!

Saturday, November 24, 2012

New member of the family... (Mannequin Shelf)

My latest project has got me soooo excited. I wanted to create a unique way to display my leather bracelets. I remember when I was young my family and I went on a cross country road trip and one of our favorite stops was Disney World. At Disney world there are many small streets with neat looking shops with beautiful window displays. One window had the neatest shelf I had seen, made from a mannequin torso. 

So there was my inspiration. We took a quick picture of it but never forgot how interesting it was. Sixteen years later I still remember it and am finally doing my own take on it. I am still in the process of the finishing touches so for a little teaser I thought I would add some before photos.

I marked a line where I wanted to cut it and ended up with this...

The outside will consist of two different kinds of burlap and some cream canvas fabric. There are so many more details I have to add. I can't wait to show you the finished product but your just gonna have to wait. :-)

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Keep Calm and Wear Bows

Bows! Who doesn't love them? Check out the latest addition to my shop. I recently added some adorable leather rings with Swarovski elements. Ring Section of my Etsy Shop

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