Crafted With Zeal

Where Crafts Are Time Devourers

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hatpire:

Hey everyone!

I have a bunch more of the designs I brought with me to Dashcon up at my Etsy store! What’s more, I’m offering 15% off your total purchase until the end of the month! If you all saw a box you wanted at Dashcon but didn’t get a chance to pick it up, it could be yours!

The end of the month is coming fast and my budget’s gotten pretty tight. I don’t have a sob story or anything to tell—I’m just godawful terrible at managing my money sometimes, and this month has been one of those times. If you were considering buying from me, please check me out!

I would really appreciate it. My bills this month would really appreciate it.

My sale only runs until the end of July! To get 15% off your entire order, just put in BALLPIT in the coupon code at checkout. And BAM! 15%! Just like that!

Happy Hatpire Designs

Thank you all so much!

Friend of the blog hatpire is having a nice promotion right now so I figured I would share it with my paper-loving followers as well.

(And I will get to posting some new stuff soon, I have just been preoccupied lately.)

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holy crap i thought that was ‘shopped on your head for a second. mad skills, Schala. MAD SKILLS!

Thank you! There are actually a lot of guides out there for making 3D Sims plumbobs, but I still had to go through and make up my own version to use with my Silhouette Cameo. The dark headband I used also helped to make the illusion a bit more convincing.

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I’m so happy to share photos from a recent custom party set! I was asked to create decorations for a Sims-themed birthday party and while it was a challenge at times since I don’t usually work with 3D papercraft, everything turned out really nice in the end.

So here you have a custom banner, cupcake toppers, hanging decorations, and yes, even a plumbob headband. (Oh yes and a photo of me. So if you’ve ever wanted to know what I look like, there you go.)

Interested in your own custom party decorations? Contact me on Etsy!

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The last of my gifts for Orin, a Paper Mario-style Flyguy!

Orin and I are both really fond of Shyguys and I’ve been itching to make a Paper Mario-esque hanging decoration, so this was my proof on concept. Like in Paper Mario, he is the same design flipped for the “opposite” side which is actually pretty easy to pull off. I really hope to make more of these soon!

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Part the second of the gifts, a vinyl decorated water bottle!I recently started experimenting with vinyl and decided to send Orin a water bottle decorated with a modified “Black Tiger”/H-01 symbol. I’m actually super happy with how this turned out and may do a few more experiments with it.

Part the second of the gifts, a vinyl decorated water bottle!

I recently started experimenting with vinyl and decided to send Orin a water bottle decorated with a modified “Black Tiger”/H-01 symbol. I’m actually super happy with how this turned out and may do a few more experiments with it.

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zenami:

Oh lawd!! I can’t believe I forgot to share this! I won runner-up in schalakitty's giveaway a little while ago and she sent me this REALLY CUTE drawing of my toon-style Cecil and Carlos!
I also won this killer bookmark ;] Go check out her store, it’s awesome and full of papercrafty game goodness!

Thank you for sharing this and the bit of promotion, zenami! I appreciate it.Also toon/chibi style is the only style I can do. *laughs*

zenami:

Oh lawd!! I can’t believe I forgot to share this! I won runner-up in schalakitty's giveaway a little while ago and she sent me this REALLY CUTE drawing of my toon-style Cecil and Carlos!

I also won this killer bookmark ;] Go check out her store, it’s awesome and full of papercrafty game goodness!

Thank you for sharing this and the bit of promotion, zenami! I appreciate it.

Also toon/chibi style is the only style I can do. *laughs*

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Time for a short personal project series - gifts for my girlfriend, Orin!

Orin and I are fans of Game Grumps and often watch episodes while we are at work crafting. Even if this causes us to have to pause our crafting while we laugh like idiots sometimes. I’ve been joking that we are basically the Craft Grumps with our own brand of banter and our love/hate for our work. So I made up this card for her completely with a logo and cartoony heads. (Though it must be said that she is the Grump and I am the Not So Grump, I just ended up in Arin’s place because my hair looks like his.)

The inside is a pop-up card full of things that Orin likes. In something resembling order - Chocobos, Organization XIII - Xemnas specifically, Dragons - Bahamut specifically, Poison, Pie, KOS-MOS, Ravage, H-01, Original DMC Dante, Sephiroth and Lazard (artwork borrowed with permission from LandOfDoom), Pugs, Shiny Things, Sebastian Michaelis, and Ocarina of Time Link. Also, we both really like Barry and I just prefer his font from the older episodes.

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shougie:

schalakitty:

Finally, the Legend of Zelda Fairy Companion suncatchers are available at Crafted with Zeal for $8 each!

And if you want a fairy companion in a different color, I do take custom requests.

I wonder if I could buy one, hang it up somewhere, and shout “HEY! LISTEN!” and then proceed to smashed the crap out of it with a metal bat

I mean, you could, if you really wanted to. I certainly wouldn’t stop you since it’s your $8. But I would be just a little sad since I work hard carefully making each one…

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