10.19.2010

I've Gone Batty

I have absolutely gone batty!
Lot's of things going on around here and that statement is no joke!
But -there is a story behind this project.

You see, for some reason,
I don't think I have ever been told the real reason,
my Father's nick-name is "Bat"
My cousins all called him "Uncle-Bat"
As long as I can remember, his friends called him "Bat"
He even has a belt buckle that is in the shape of a bat!

So, when I saw this adorable creation at Ameroonie-Designs few weeks ago,
I thought it would be a perfect little surprise gift for Dad.
And when I saw this remnant piece of embossed vinyl fabric, I knew it had to be done.
So, I set out and cut a bunch of bats.
Then I pulled out my new favorite Blinger- Extreme Glitter Acrylic Paint
and applied it to the back of each bat.
Then all the bats, except one got little black rhinestone eyes.
That lone bat, got red eyes.
Then I arranged them to be flying out of the corner.
I think it turned out really cute!
So, Dad, you gonna tell us why your called "Bat"???





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18 comments:

  1. What a fun project!! I am sure your Dad is going to love it. I wouldn't give it to him though...until he tells you the reason behind the name "Bat".

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  2. Holy bat pillow, Batman! That is awesome. Great job!

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  3. This looks great! So creative and fun :)

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  4. Great job! Thanks for linking up to Tuesday Tell All.

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  5. This is really a cute idea- love it!

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  6. This is amazingly creative. Bats haven't been around too much this year, mostly crows and skeletons. You did a great job, I like that one of the bats is different.

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  7. I love this! And I think we have pleather....

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  8. This turned out great! Thanks for linking back to my felt pillow. Your blog is full of fun, beautiful ideas! :)

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  9. i love, love, love this pillow...so cute! i wonder if my nominal sewing skills will be enough to make this. stopping by from something i whipped up
    christy

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  10. I love this! I wish I had enough time to make one before halloween without having to stay up all night to do it. :) So cute!!

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  11. Wow this is totally awesome! I love it. You have a great blog, I'm your newest follower. Hope you'll stop by and check out my blog. Thanks!

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  12. LOVE it!!! It is so amazing! Thanks for linking up another fun project to Thrilling Thursday @ Paisley Passions.

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  13. very fun! I just featured this on my facebook page! I'm in love with all the bat crafts.

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  14. This is so creative!
    I love it!

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  15. This is too fabulous. I love the layering of the bats...very clever! Thanks for linking to tickled pink!

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  16. What an awesome pillow idea for a man I must assume is also awesome (cause you are making him a bat pillow here) He has to think his daughter is awesome as well. Bravo Girl!

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  17. Very cool - thanks for linking to my party!

    Susan,
    http://entertainexchange.blogspot.com/
    Party and Entertaining Inspiration

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