Compact Memories

November 16th, 2008 in member junk     
laboheme17 laboheme17, member
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At first glance, these appear to be ordinary makeup compacts....because they are ordinary compacts! But these are very special. Inside the empty compartments, I put some of my favorite pictures. It's easy to do, especially by using existing prints and cutting them up. I think the one that turned out best is the one of me and my brother: I flipped us from our original positions so we face each other. I guess I just like the play on the compacts being on my vanity. Hope you like it!

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Compact Memories
posted in: member junk, tabletop, picture holder, frame, bedroom, bathroom

Comments (9)

ShaeLeigh writes: Fantastic idea for old compacts...I love this idea. What a cool combination! Posted: 8:55 pm on January 8th
fellowjunker writes: This is such a wonderful idea. I put some pictures on the back of old hand mirrors that I had (I will try to post them in the next while). So glad you shared!! WELCOME.
xojanis Posted: 10:08 pm on November 18th
paisleypenguin writes: This is such a cute idea! What a great gift idea too - love it! Posted: 4:21 pm on November 18th
thefrogprincess writes: I love everything about this. The nostalgia of the pictures coupled with the patina of the compacts - hmmmmmm. Posted: 3:49 pm on November 17th
CottageElements writes: Love this idea! Very JunkMarkety--how creative.

Lani Posted: 11:38 am on November 17th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: This is a really great idea. I too think the one of you and your brother is fantastic.

Thanks for sharing such a creative idea!

Candy Posted: 8:44 am on November 17th
LuAnn writes: Very well done. I've heard of these before but hadn't seen them completed. You did a great job!! Looking forward to more pics.

LuAnn Posted: 8:22 pm on November 16th
suewhitney writes: Hi there,

Welcome to the site. I absolutely adore this idea...very sweet. Look forward to more good things to come.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 8:07 pm on November 16th
WhisperWood Cottage writes: Very clever! The vanity is the perfect place to display them!

Amy Posted: 7:58 pm on November 16th
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