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wendy cevola 7/16/18 huge tiki garage sale #2 july 21st 7 am until 11 am. I Dream of Jeannie proj.
danlovestikis
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Posted: 5 days ago; 08:25 am   Permalink

hang10tiki you have us spoiled we are ready for you to go on another island vacation right now!

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We will have another tiki garage sale Saturday July 21st. If you need our address just ask or send a message.
We have been asked if we are getting out of tiki. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Dan just needed to get his album collection
out of the garage. Since I wouldn't give up my Asian living room he had to make a space in his jungle room. It's
sad but he is very happy and along the way a lot of people got tiki art that they desired. We are fine with the
change.

The sacrifice.


The beginning of the changeover.


All the records are gone. However it's tiki from the top shelf up.


Dan in his album heaven. A very happy man.


Cheers, Wendy

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hang10tiki
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Posted: 5 days ago; 7:38 pm   Permalink

Another vacation I wish

Dan-0 looks very happy in album heaven

Makes my 300 or so albums look like a drop in the bucket, or pool




Cheers
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Worst sound ever, slurp of an empty tiki mug through my straw!!!


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 4 days ago; 09:27 am   Permalink


hang10tiki I wish you music joy at all times.

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Time to get back to the Wish List #8. I have completed the hardest project I have ever tackled. I've already posted the sculpting of the I Dream of Jeannie project. Now I'll be posting the next steps.

I made the bottle cap and when it was almost dry I finished it off.


I opened up a hole to


hold a huge diamond.


It will tie in better once the diamond is in place and all of this is glazed.


Once all the pieces are completely dry they are bisque fired.

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Skipping the glazing and firing part let's get to the last part for the little bottle.

Since I was doing a small statue of Jeannie and she is too large to fit into the big bottle I made a small bottle for her so she could be a stand alone art piece as the huge bottle can also stand alone.


The best gold I could think of is auto pin-stripping paint.


I still wouldn't scrub it.


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Skipping the drying, sanding, fine tuning and then firing I'll go straight to glazing.


It was time to glaze the huge bottle. He desired sparkles so I used Duncan's Shimmer Black Diamond Glaze.


By the end of three layers, drying between each one, I decided to ask permission to do an experiment.


After it dried again (you can see Jeannie waiting her turn) I


did a fourth layer of Shimmer that has no color just glitter. Hopefully it would just add more glitter and the


black diamond color will still come through.


The last step was to do the inside of the bottle. The outside will have large red gems so I added extra red crystals to the glaze.


This is a project that you do because you love a challenge. The number of hours in these pieces would break anyone's bank so it's more a gift than a sale.

More photos soon, Wendy



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danlovestikis
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Posted: 4 days ago; 3:15 pm   Permalink

Here are photos of our second garage sale that will be held this Saturday July 21st, 7 am until 11 am. After that we will make appointments for people to shop what is left over.

Bring your own boxes, bubble wrap and cash for me. We are out so if you have extra to donate we would love to get it.









































I am not selling anything you see in these photos until the day of the sale. However we are still adding to these tables. I hope you can make it. Just visiting with tiki friends is a blast. Cheers, Wendy and Dan

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danlovestikis
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Posted: 3 days ago; 11:20 am   Permalink

Wish List #8 the I Dream of Jeannie project for Bulkmar is complete. It's one of those that just takes months to do but in the end it was worth the effort. I'll never make this again.

There were so many steps to make this and then to finish it. Maybe 100 hours. Just guessing. Here are some of the finishing steps.

It worked. The fourth coat of Shimmer glaze did just leave it black but it did all more glitter.


I used pin striping paint for the gold accents. I glued on jewels


so that Jeannie would be happy with this new home.















In 1958 my mother made a Halloween outfit for me. I still had the thread and was able to use it for this project. It brought back memories of my mom who could do absolutely anything. She could shake shingle a roof or paint a beautiful scene in oils. Anything.

















I took apart an Eisenberg earing and use the stone on the top of the bottle cap. The big diamond I bought elsewhere.


I painted the little bottle.





I glazed Jeannie with 3 layers of color and four layers for her skin. All Duncan CN glazes. They do not move when fired and gloss over.





It wasn't easy getting the scarf to drape just right but after a few sticks of the needle I got it to work out.











Done at last and ready to be boxed and shipped to Florida.






















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coldwarspacemonkey
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Posted: 3 days ago; 1:23 pm   Permalink

Nailed it! Jeannie is perfect! Beautiful piece. Is Tony's Mercury capsule next?

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 3 days ago; 3:31 pm   Permalink

WOW

Amazing I dream of J
Came out awesome
Looks great


 
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I was at Hidden Idol in Denver on Sunday. They were playing “I Dream of Jeannie” on the TV, and I thought of you.

 
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coldwarspacemonkey thank you. That wouldn't have occurred to me. Don't suggest that to Bulkmar I need to move on to the next set of projects.

hang10tiki Thank you. It took so much time it put me behind for the whole year.

Hamo I loved this show as a kid and now I'll always feel connected.


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Absolutely fantastic!

 
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Haha!! Love it!

 
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