A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 296,707
Currently Running With Scissors:
708 Guests and 31 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Dream Room (picture obese)  (Read 1060 times)
Tags for this thread: shadowbox , dollhouse  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mrsflibble
Offline Offline

Posts: 3198
Joined: 29-Jan-2008

will work for yarn


View Profile
« on: May 30, 2011 07:54:26 AM »

I was completely and shamelessly inspired by http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=381444.0, but I don't have the same skills. Also, I wanted to use one of the box frames I bought years ago.

as a child I used to love making miniature stuff and annoying my mum with cut up bits of cardboard. I still make things, only now I annoy my husband.



Ok, so there's the taster Wink

I began by making a sewing machine fro fimo and cooking it to cure, then painting and leaving it to dry. then I began on the shelves.

here it is with a UK penny for scale, and also sorry for the undried modpodge Wink



I made everything on the shelves, the rolls of fabric, bottles of perfume etc... and also the baskets. those were crochet from upholstery thread using a 0.6mm crochet hook. I made the crochet hook in the backet from a cocktail stick which I whittled using a stanley knife.







the orange flower is from a length of daisy trim.

I love sewing and crochet so I wanted my room to be multi purpose Wink

then the table...



here's the shelves when  put them in last night. mmm. natty.



now for other shots of the room, firstly I need to show this:



my beloved Brother SuperGalaxie2000 in my current sewing/computer/crap storage room. the one I made form fimo is; I think, a fairly faithful recreation. it even has little metal bits and I added a "Q" foot made from jewellry wire, and used some thinner wire to make a needle which doesn't show up on the pictures too well... but I know it's there Wink







I even added a footpedal. not that the foot edal would be connected while the embroidery arm is attatched but hey, artistic license Wink



and in this one you can just see the bead I filled with individual bits of feather...



oh, the stool is made from the lid of a tiny camping size saltpot. It used to be domed, so I bashed the holy poo out of it with a hammer and added a felt cushion.

the notice board is much like the one I own, has jewellry hanging on it, photos of a small blonde child etc...



on that pic you can also see the textured ceiling (sand and acrylic paint) and the light fitting made from fimo with a small glass bead as the bulb...

so. yeah. my dream room. all mine.






THIS ROCKS   Logged
LupitaS
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2011 08:17:14 AM »

It's beautiful!!! It's amazing how you made everything so small Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Lupita Cheesy
LaundryBunny
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2011 04:21:41 PM »

This is fabulous!!  I love your attention to even the tiniest details.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Do Natural Date Night Makeup
The Best & Worst Celebrity Beauty Looks Of The Week
The 5 Best Eyeshadows for Brown Eyes
How to Get Rid of Foundation Flashback in Photos
Designers in the Beauty Business at NYFW
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.