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Victorian Pirate Chest - Front by CrystalKittyCat Victorian Pirate Chest - Front by CrystalKittyCat
A project I've been working on for the past couple of weeks, mostly the days where I've been feeling way too crappy to be attempting sewing projects. This is really a personal piece and a prop for vending, but if someone makes an offer of the right amount, I'd probably take it.

I'm considering offering things like this on a custom order basis.

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jloli Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Stunning work! I especially love the font you chose to write the verses on the lid, but really all of it is gorgeous. Good job on all that delicate wood burning.
I've been considering doing something like this to house all the pieces for my Catan game + expansions. Transferring a print onto the wood prior to burning is a great idea to keep things clean and even. I'll have to give it a try. Do you have a special kind of paper you print on in order to do the transfer?
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CrystalKittyCat Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much! The font is actually just my own handwriting. :) I'll write in pencil first, since trying to get my strokes with only the burner hasn't worked out well before.

For doing my transfers, I actually just print the image onto plain printer paper, use a soft pencil to draw the design on the back of the page (usually with the paper taped to the window for the sunlight to shine through, a lightbox would be much better), then tape my design into place, drawing over the print with a hard pencil to get the soft graphite onto the wood. I've tried using graphite paper to transfer a design without having to go through all of that, but it just ended up extremely messy, and I couldn't tell where my design was. The extra steps and time are definitely worth it to me!
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LadyBrookeCelebwen Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is gorgeous! :D I really love all the swirls. 
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CrystalKittyCat Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you!!! Huggle! 
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LadyBrookeCelebwen Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! :hug: 
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andromeda Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Wow, beautiful!!
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CrystalKittyCat Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you!!
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waiting-for-wings Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful!
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CrystalKittyCat Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank ya!
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AnnEnchanted Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013   Artisan Crafter
Oh my gosh pretty
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