Monday, April 29, 2013

Easter Island Flower Pots - With Resin Castings!

Ta Da!
My weekend project was a success and I am so excited to share my very cool new flower pot with you!
On Friday I posted that I had some EasyCast resin curing in a mold for a project.

 This silicone ice cube tray was one I had not experimented with yet and I was really happy with my results!  I may need to track down a second tray to actually make ice in. 
 The characters are based on the famous Easter Island statues.
 I bought my flower pot over the weekend (3.99) and glued my heads to it.  Then I sprayed silver paint over everything to get my new uniform colouring.  The spray paint I used was good for wood, plastic and other surfaces.

In closing, my favorite Easter Island character quotes from the movie Night at the Museum:

Easter Island Head: Hey! Dum-dum!
Larry: Yes?
Easter Island Head: You give me gum-gum!
Larry: I give you gum-gum?
Easter Island Head: You new Dum-dum. You give me gum-gum.
Larry: Gee, okay, you know what? I have no gum-gum. Sorry. And my name isn't Dum-dum. My name's Larry.
Easter Island Head: No, your name Dum-dum.
[People screaming]
Easter Island Head: Oh, you in trouble, Dum-dum. You better run-run. From Attila the Hun-hun.
[Larry runs as Attila and his gang are chasing him]
Easter Island Head: See you later, Dum-dum!

3 comments:

  1. Wow!! Carmi !!
    A Flower pot? that is very good !! Who knew? Hmmm, it gives me ideas on my boring yard and garden decor. You go Carmi!! You always have something very creative and interesting to share. Thank you!!

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  2. That's how I feel about my Robot ice tray, and I do have 2! one for resin one for ice.
    Night at the Museum is a family classic fave.
    These are great!

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  3. What a hoot! It looks like a lot of places carry this ice-cube tray and several other amusing types, including lego and starwars ice cube trays. I think I am going to get some of these for the sheer entertainment value!

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