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« on: August 01, 2008 07:56:15 PM »

Welcome to Katie's Surf Shop and loft.
I would like to send a big "Thank You" to teapotdnky for posting a tut on liquid polymer clay. FYI that's what the windows are made of.
All items are made by me or found at the beach, except for house itself.
The original structure is a wood CD holder that I picked up at the craft store. The roof is "thatched" with tiny shells.
I painted and then glued layers of sand on. The wood is drift wood I picked up. I used scrap book paper for the wallpaper.
The lights, yes it really lights up, are push lights you get from the dollar store. I dismatled them and drilled a hole in the back and strung them through. Then I hid them with the scallop shells.
The pics and surf boards are pics that I printed out and stuck on vinyl floor tiles.
Did you see the Crafts magazine? Hehehe
Shells make-up most of the decor. Bamboo for the painting and the surfboard holders.
The windows are liquid clay and paint that I baked and cut out.
Polymer clay was used for the Imp, goggles/snorkel, cash box, and surf supplies.
Now I need to make the fairy!


For scale

Loft bedroom.


Surf shop


Imp and signs.

Light

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side with lights on and flash off

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2008 08:07:01 PM »

ahhhh!! too cute!! love it!
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2008 08:12:45 PM »

That's so cool! I love it, and I want one Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2008 08:45:29 PM »

Sooo cool! I love all the little details!
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2008 09:09:20 PM »

wow, you have amazing attention to detail...this is awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2008 09:18:09 PM »

Thanks everyone I had fun making it. I want to do another one.
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2008 09:44:36 PM »

I love it. You should make more. Like a CRAFT store. !!! Was there any reason for you making it or just for something to do?
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« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2008 07:16:00 AM »

I love it. You should make more. Like a CRAFT store. !!! Was there any reason for you making it or just for something to do?
We went to the beach and I found millions of these little shells. My first thought that it would make a neat thatching for a roof. It kind of snowballed from there.
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« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2008 12:36:14 PM »

I love miniatures and this is really cool.  Love the artist loft.  Can't wait to see what you'll do next.
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« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2008 04:21:19 PM »

This is so great!! Looks like a little universe.
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