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Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
« Reply #50 on: November 04, 2008, 06:50:34 pm »
thanks all for sharing photos of your kindles...it is so hard to decide...i am a red or pink girl but i like so many colors...i have 6 different covers for my phone so its hard to decide...i have been thinking about the same one kindled spirit ordered...i have been worried about whether it woudl be to busy...its hard to make a decision..which will keep my kindle naked for a while
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #51 on: November 04, 2008, 07:16:18 pm »
    To narrow down my choices, I asked a couple of friends with similar tastes as me for help. I narrowed it down to this: since the kindle can only display black, white, and gray, I wanted to get something that looked good with those colors. I didn't want a skin with a pattern with a lot of color that would just suddenly stop as the pattern continues on to the screen. So I ordered skins that was looked good with  grey (like light blue) or that was mainly black/white/grey.  

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #52 on: November 04, 2008, 08:25:38 pm »
    I think it should match your case Vegas... or at least look good with it. The screen is really kind of neutral.
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #53 on: November 05, 2008, 10:29:23 am »
    I've had my Kindle skin for quite a while and I still love it! I chose the Midnight Garden.





    The colors are just right; it has black to coordinate with the cover, white to pull in the visible edges of the Kindle, and a shade of teal that is one of my favorite colors. Maybe when I upgrade from the stock cover I'll think about getting a new skin to coordinate, but I'm very happy with this one.
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #54 on: November 05, 2008, 10:37:50 am »
    I've had my Kindle skin for quite a while and I still love it! I chose the Midnight Garden.

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    The colors are just right; it has black to coordinate with the cover, white to pull in the visible edges of the Kindle, and a shade of teal that is one of my favorite colors. Maybe when I upgrade from the stock cover I'll think about getting a new skin to coordinate, but I'm very happy with this one.

    Very nice... thanks for sharing. I like the design on that one, but am hoping for something in purple to catch me eye.
     

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #55 on: November 05, 2008, 11:01:51 am »
    Those skins are beautiful.  Do they bother you when you hold Kindle in your hands to read or do you keep Kindle in it's cover when reading?  I think I will wait until I know which color cover I want to get so the skin will match...I don't want to keep changing out 'Kinny's' wardrobe all the time.  He should arrive today or tomorrow.
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #56 on: November 06, 2008, 12:08:13 pm »
    Yikes, those pics are big! When I left they were just links. I left them that way because I knew they were big but I wanted people to be able to see details. I guess someone decided to edit that.

    sailor: I use the stock cover when reading my Kindle. The skins do make the finish smoother. You'll have to decide if that would be a problem for you or not. They don't cover the removable battery cover on the back of the cover though, so that part is still quite "grippy."

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #57 on: November 06, 2008, 01:01:38 pm »
    I got the flower burst skin today. I was so excited...I put it on my kindle immediately. Half way through I realized that I has another one coming in, but I will just keep both. I have a tendency of changing my accessories' skins a lot.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #58 on: November 06, 2008, 01:05:53 pm »
    ... I have a tendency of changing my accessories' skins a lot.

    Hey Vegas... I have never used a skin like these on any previous devices, only the rubbery silicone type on my mp3. Are these skins from DecalGirl reuseable or one use only?
     

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #59 on: November 06, 2008, 01:17:26 pm »
    Hey Vegas... I have never used a skin like these on any previous devices, only the rubbery silicone type on my mp3. Are these skins from DecalGirl reuseable or one use only?

    My understanding is that they are resusable. Sturdy vinyl that you can peel off and put back on. At $14.99 each I hope they are not a one-shot deal! LOL

    My "symphonic" skin has been shipped so I am eagerly waiting its arrival. I'll post pictures when I get it.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #60 on: November 06, 2008, 01:21:22 pm »
    I never used skins until my Kindle, because I never had means to order any. I worded that entry wrong. I should have wrote: "I change my accessories' appearances a lot."  Before my kindle, I used different stickers (from friends overseas, the type for scrapbook making or some I make myself) for my phone, Mp3, guitarhero guitar, and rock band accessories. Stickers are tough getting off of some surfaces. Both my phone and my MP3 (a Zune) have cases, but various types (hardcases, leather cases, ect. in colors black, red, or blue). I even have earphones in various colors. (I love my skullcandy earphones)

    When I was applying it, I kept on having take it off and putting it back on and I believe it is reusable. By the way the taking off and putting back on was not from issues with my skin, it was becuase of my dog running around and under the table. She's a big dog so the table and chair really shifts if she bumps into you.
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #61 on: November 06, 2008, 01:39:18 pm »
    Yikes, those pics are big! When I left they were just links. I left them that way because I knew they were big but I wanted people to be able to see details. I guess someone decided to edit that.

    I made them a wee bit smaller, and updated the code so if people click on them they will go to your originals.
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    « Reply #62 on: November 06, 2008, 01:50:47 pm »
    Just received "Spirits" new cover and skin. Now she's all "Pretty in Pink" :D

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    « Reply #63 on: November 06, 2008, 01:54:23 pm »
    She looks GORGEOUS!!!!  Where'd you get the pretty pink cover?

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #64 on: November 06, 2008, 01:59:17 pm »
    Just received "Spirits" new cover and skin. Now she's all "Pretty in Pink" :D

    ooooo pretty...  :)
     

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #65 on: November 06, 2008, 02:06:13 pm »
    I'd like to get the Dalmatian cover, to match my dog!

    Anyone have both an M-edge case and a skin? Does the Kindle still fit in the cover with the skin on?
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #66 on: November 06, 2008, 02:11:59 pm »
    I'd like to get the Dalmatian cover, to match my dog!

    Anyone have both an M-edge case and a skin? Does the Kindle still fit in the cover with the skin on?

    I'll have that combination as soon as my skin arrives, so I'll report definitively then. But my understanding is yes, the skinned Kindle fits in the cover.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #67 on: November 06, 2008, 02:15:50 pm »
    So can you take the skins on and off, and put them back on again?  For some reason I had envisioned them being ruined if you took them off.  But it sounds like some of you bought more than one, and almost seems like you are saying you can put them on and off and back on again...

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    « Reply #68 on: November 06, 2008, 02:23:35 pm »
    thanks colleen, thanks angela :) I ordered the cover from Mivizu. heres the link. they did have green, red, blue, black and pink. but now i think all they have left is blue.

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    « Reply #69 on: November 06, 2008, 07:01:38 pm »
    Very pretty Kindled Spirit!

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #70 on: November 06, 2008, 07:11:53 pm »
    We love ours, although my wife will have to get a new set from istyles.com: her Kindle croaked and we got it replaced, but the skin covering the keyboard tore when she tried to take it off. But at $15 a set, it's not a complete disaster.

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    « Reply #71 on: November 06, 2008, 07:25:44 pm »
    thank you chynared21 :)
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #72 on: November 08, 2008, 08:34:50 pm »
    I took off my skin before some of the family came over, knowing they would like to see my kindle. It was harder for me to take off my skin. Putting it back on was easy. Like mentioned before by kreelanwarrior before especially careful around the keyboard area. Try starting for the top and slowly make your way across the keyboard.

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    « Reply #73 on: November 08, 2008, 09:32:57 pm »
    I got mine at istyles.com and and also got one for my ipod.  These are great!  My Kindle has the Absolute Power one and is very nice.  Easy to apply and looks great.  I've had it for a month now and it's still good as new.  I also have 4 covers from strangedog.com.  My skin looks best with my dolphin cover.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #74 on: November 08, 2008, 09:33:47 pm »
    I was looking at these earlier. My husband's like a what for your Kindle? I said I don't want her to get dirty I think she needs clothes. I like the pixie design and it looks like it will go well with the black m-edge cover I have her in. Her name is  pixie so that should suit her fine. :D

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