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« on: June 25, 2011 08:00:35 PM »

So, I was doing a swap on one of the Dollhouse Miniatures lists I'm on with another forum, looking for ideas to make something spectacular and "wow" worthy.  I came across someone's blog page where they showed how they made a dollhouse aquarium, so I put my own spin on it and this is what I came up with.  It would be awesome with a miniature light in it, in a dollhouse living room, or just on a desk as a paperweight.  What do you think?

The "aquarium" it's self is one of those magnetic top paperclip dispensers.  The "water" is that acryllic stuff that hotels use to make their silk flower arragements (I got it at Walmart, but Joanne Fabrics has it too).  The fish are glass beads (I found some clownfish beads that I want to use to make another one of these).  The rest is stuff I had in my stash of treasures.




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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2011 08:29:35 PM »

What a neat idea. Just lovely.
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2011 10:07:57 PM »

Great idea! I'm looking for ideas for my dollhouse all the time.
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2011 10:53:37 PM »

so cool! brilliant idea to use the fake water.
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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2011 11:03:28 PM »

Wow! This looks so neat! What a creative idea!
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« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2011 03:38:20 AM »

what is the name of the acrylic stuff 'cos I want some! this is amazing!
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« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2011 07:28:35 AM »

It's called "acryllic water kit" or something like that.  :-)
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« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2011 07:46:56 AM »

These are so neat!! Thank you for sharing!
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« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2011 06:16:44 AM »

Aw, too cute!  I love the little fish beads.  They look terrific.
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Super duper cool!
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