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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by wh..sh » Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:08 pm

melodiousdirge wrote:Got some fun clothes in the mail today.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Drawingablank » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:44 pm

Bought my plane tickets.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by FeetOfClay » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:47 pm

borrowed cruiser bike from my mom: wide tires :)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:53 pm

Did not--Did Not!!--go to Multiple Threads to talk about my uniform alteration. (Shakes fist at heavens...)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Foxfur » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:44 am

I HAZ NEW STENCIL!!!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Straightveg » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:14 am

Foxfur wrote:I HAZ NEW STENCIL!!!
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Foxfur, looks great!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:32 am

Browsed LED strips on ebay, and now contemplating on buying a 1 meter strip to outline the fur colour on my coat, but I'm hmmin and hawing over cool white vs. warm white. Such a tough decision :P
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Post by Drawingablank » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:46 pm

Sunny and 94 degrees with fairly low humidity - about as close to playa conditions as it gets here. Walked to work and trying to spend as much time outdoors as possible to start acclimating, but sadly it will be starting to cool down by the time I'm off work.

I leave for the playa in 63 days so now making stuff is in crunch time.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by DustHand » Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:32 pm

Fufa wrote:Browsed LED strips on ebay, and now contemplating on buying a 1 meter strip to outline the fur colour on my coat, but I'm hmmin and hawing over cool white vs. warm white. Such a tough decision :P
Do RGB, then you can change based on your mood!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lazerfox » Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:43 pm

DustHand wrote:
Fufa wrote:Browsed LED strips on ebay, and now contemplating on buying a 1 meter strip to outline the fur colour on my coat, but I'm hmmin and hawing over cool white vs. warm white. Such a tough decision :P
Do RGB, then you can change based on your mood!
wow...now to research how easily they can be converted to battery power.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by catinthefunnyhat » Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:09 pm

Got my glowy-pretties (as someone in the Toronto burners' FB group has called them) in the mail today. Fibre-optic, (replaceable-)battery-powered, hair clips.
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Hairclip-schmairclip; I'm going to use at least some of them to decorate hats.
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Post by trilobyte » Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:34 pm

They're also called glowbies - fun stuff.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Bounce530 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:28 pm

I had an overflowing mailbox full of packages from overseas containing a bunch of new el-wire, and battery op. rainbow led string lights.
Those rainbow led's are a lot brighter, and blinkier then what I was expecting, so I think I may have to order some more tonight.
Also, stocked up on the vitalyte, and did a little costco shopping for fluids.
And, picked up the ugliest most "atrocious" (as my daughter called it) rust colored fuzzy jacket. Maybe I'll attach some of the LED's to it just to up the gaudiness of it.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:49 pm

Shortened my leg warmers, sewed the top of a pair of arm warmers and 95% done one my bra zebra top. I forgot one of the cups at my house so couldnt put it on . other then that we are good to go on it I think. I kinda want to put some gems on it though. It is pretty plane. Also started a bit more work on my Apocalypse skirt. Going to be pretty bad ass after im done i hope.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Foxfur » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:52 pm

Y'all inspire me so much! Makes me want to go beyond stencils and safety vests...
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by forty_eight » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:47 am

I go the time off work just now ... will probably make the call on alternative plans by July 4th.

Honestly, I'm eyeing 2013. It's all good, though.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:35 pm

Good for you, gettin' your time off 48_Love . . . fingers crossed for you. It's really hard to type with crossed fingers.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by FeetOfClay » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:15 pm

Today, bought 5 blinky clip-on LED lights (the kind you'd use when biking at nite) at Dollar store.
$5=5 lights that can be moved around from my play coat to my bike to whatever is needed :)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Foxfur » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:24 pm

I went to the mailbox today and look what greeted me:
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Thank You Shambala!!!

I couldn't figure out if this belonged in the Happy Thread ('cause it makes me very happeh) or here ('cause it's an item and also a day)...
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Oldguy » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:31 pm

Not really an item, but I just hired a housekeeper who promises to babysit my dog while I am away in Nevada.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by inthecolumbiagorge » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:36 pm

I totally understand the significance of finding someone to watch the dog. Lucky you!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:57 pm

lazerfox wrote:
DustHand wrote:
Fufa wrote:Browsed LED strips on ebay, and now contemplating on buying a 1 meter strip to outline the fur colour on my coat, but I'm hmmin and hawing over cool white vs. warm white. Such a tough decision :P
Do RGB, then you can change based on your mood!
wow...now to research how easily they can be converted to battery power.
Hmmm RGB... I did see a multicolour one complete with a remote to change the colours. It's nice that my coat's fur colour is a light grey so anything would show up nice. I'll price them out then decide if I'm willing to spend it. I noticed there are ones with a sticky backing, which is definitely easier to attach before sewing it to be playa proof.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:00 pm

Bit of shopping today buying little things. Bought 50 Button cell batterys for $7 *(hope they arnt junk)
Bought another pair of yoga pants that im going to mod.
Bought my Nylon to sew onto my tent to cover the mesh.

2 of my 3 fimo's came today so Once it cools down a bit more in the house I am going to make my new gauges/plugs for my ears. Thinking these two
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by International Incident » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:56 pm

My latest additions are:

- Return flights from LAX to Reno booked
- car hire - deposit paid

fly out in less than 6 weeks! Eek.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Foxfur » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:05 pm

melaniejane wrote:My latest additions are:

- Return flights from LAX to Reno booked
- car hire - deposit paid

fly out in less than 6 weeks! Eek.
I can't Wait!!!

(Less than 6 weeks to clean off kitchen table...)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:02 am

tg--the learning curve on fimo might be that second is very ambitious. Also, if you have any sort of reaction to it (my hands get itchy), I'm not sure putting it in your ears is okay. Even further, super sculpy is the strongest polymer clay (at least at the time I last seriously worked with the stuff). Might react better to the stress; they also make an elasticy one--after my time, so I'm not sure what it's like.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by FeetOfClay » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:39 am

sewed 2 more pairs of pants today for the playa: red and black ruffly "rhumba" pants, and black bike shorts with metallic gold and purple embellishments! yay!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:57 pm

Just purchased 2 RGB 5050 LED strips off of ebay, each 1 metre in length and 60 LEDs/m. They each came with a controller for 16 colours, 5 solid/flash modes, and several settings for brightness and flash speed. Hopefully it turns out as nicely as it appears. Now to wait for them to come cross the ocean to my mailbox. :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:39 pm

Have to love the Chinese for their cheap electronics :) I am to waiting for a bunch of stuff from overseas.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by catinthefunnyhat » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:41 pm

FeetOfClay wrote:sewed 2 more pairs of pants today for the playa: red and black ruffly "rhumba" pants, and black bike shorts with metallic gold and purple embellishments! yay!
These sound awesome!
Rhumba pants, eh? You're giving me ideas...
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