A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 302,537
Currently Running With Scissors:
553 Guests and 32 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 6
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: whimsy house (VERY image heavy!!!)  (Read 11783 times)
Tags for this thread: whimsy , dollhouse  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
erica_tattoos
« on: November 18, 2010 10:18:16 PM »

so i was helping my mom pick out a dollhouse for my niece last Christmas... and i saw all these crazy detailed wooden kits and was like... "i want one of those!" ...she got me one. it was lots of fun figuring out how to put the durn thing together, especially since some of the numbers didn't quite match up how they were supposed to, etc. but when i finished it, i was like... now what? so i decided to just paint it totally outlandish/fun... when i finished that, i was like.... now what? after that the project kinda took on a life of its own.... it's not quite done 'cause my whimsy stash is (not surprisingly) totally busted..... and i've reached a point where i'm just not sure what i wanna do with that last room and that last little space on the downstairs porch....  anybody got any ideas? =)















THIS ROCKS   Logged

Smmarrt
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5003
Joined: 27-May-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2010 10:24:29 PM »

O.M.G. Totally rocks - every little girl and boy on this site will want one too. I say keep adding stuff as it suits the house and you.

Love the giraffe. And the colors. And all the bits and pieces. Fun, fun, fun.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.pinterest.com/smmarrt/
March Dotee Swap - Celestial
Fabric Art Journal Pages - Early April 2015
IRShannon
Offline Offline

Posts: 57
Joined: 07-Aug-2008

We do the ska. Yeah, we ska.


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2010 10:28:28 PM »

Wow...
The kit rocks!
The paint job rocks!!!
And the room with the animals and the hanging keys TOTALLY ROCKS!!!!
Well done, I applaud you.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
twiterpert
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2010 10:31:04 PM »

Oh. My. Gawd. This totally rocks. I've always want to make/have a crazy detailed dollhouse; my sister and I would spend ages looking at all the tiny pieces of furniture and the mini chandeliers. This is WAY cooler.

I love all the sweetness , like the painted hearts, mixed with the kitschy and random. Is that a MJ bride peaking out of the green tower? And the dangling keys look awesome. I say leave the spaces empty for now; you'll know when you uncover something amazing that it was destined to go in one of those places.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it.
KLKing
Sewing Mentor
Offline Offline

Posts: 2880
Joined: 23-May-2009

"Craftophrenia"~ Dabbling in Everything!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2010 10:46:51 PM »

  I think you need an Alice doll sitting  in the middle of a black and pink spiraled floor. To give the idea she just landed there! Then paint the walls black with white stars on the walls and ceiling. What do ya think?
  Anyway, Totally Awesome Doll House!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

gavagai
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2010 10:48:32 PM »

Love it! I want to make one too now! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Still wishing for a Tunisian crochet kit. Would be happy to personal swap for one. I have fabrics and all sorts of stuff to swap for.
erica_tattoos
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2010 10:54:06 PM »

thanks you guys! it's been fun, so far... and i think y'all are right... i've got a few things i could have put in there, but right now i think the house and I are both just..... waiting for the right something to come along. =)

smmartt, funny you should mention that giraffe - i just hot-glued googly eyes to a $.50 dollar store giraffe and he came alive! i have since been hot-glueing googly eyes to a lot of my son's toys......  Grin

IRShannon, i think the key room is my favorite, too... if you look in the lower right corner there's a little blue-glass and pewter teapot charm. i think that's my favorite thing of all... Smiley

twiterpet, you're right. my son's 4, and he will just sit and stare at it for ages (i just have to keep an eye on him - sometimes he can't overcome the urge to try and "liberate" something for himself  Cry ) and yes, the green tower is home to a dollar-store bride and groom cake topper. i made a point that every window and door has either something looking out, or something looking in, or both!  

anyways, thanks so much, y'all! I'm so glad you like it!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ScrappySue
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 3966
Joined: 23-Aug-2007

Oh, not you. We named the monkey Jack.


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2010 03:22:32 AM »

This is so amazing in everyway!
and I agree with the other posters, dont rush to fill the spaces, Im sure the right thing will leap at you when the time is right. Grin
S
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I've started a wist!
http://wists.com/scrappysue
working on the Teesha Moore craftalong
Destashing the craft room
Cealy
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2010 04:07:49 AM »

What you have here is the best entertainment for kids and adults alike! When you do decide what to do with these extra spaces, take pictures of each item in every space and make 'I spy' cards! Use laminating name tag thingys you can get a the dollar store and put them on a key ring. If you put the house on a STABLE turn-table you will be able to entertain all the small people that come you your house for hours!!!

THIS ABSOLUTELY ROCKS!!!!

ps, I like the Alic in Wonderland idea, you could use all kinds of stars from buttons to stickers, now is the time to find A-I-W characters to put in with her! You could stick the other characters on the walls and ceiling so it looks like they are falling with her, or better yet, hang some from the ceiling so they look like they are falling!
okay, Im done! lol
THIS ROCKS   Logged
omgmarissa
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2010 05:44:46 AM »

wow i love that! soo much detail. the space with the hanging keys is really cool. in the last room i'm imagining birds on the carpet and other animals flying.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 6 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Adobe Photoshop Express Beta - Software Review
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Icons - Software Review
How to Create Gallery Image Part 2/2
How to Make an Unbelievable Image in Photoshop
How to Enhance a Dandelion Image in Photoshop
Latest Blog Articles
Challenge #107: Bottle It Up Winner!
Tute Tuesday: Whitman's Sampler
The Zombie Trend: Now... Sheep!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.