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Topic: Wee House Craftalong-Ongoing 2011-Forever!  (Read 238440 times)
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« Reply #940 on: December 08, 2011 05:23:15 PM »

love the tiny things! Esp the book!


Dont lose hope on finding something cheap, aniraangel, I am in Aust and was holidaying a while ago and saw these houses for about 10 dollars, (BEFORE I FOUND THE THREAD) lol, and I didnt buy any, and am not driving 250 kms back there, but it was an elcheapo red dot type store.
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« Reply #941 on: December 09, 2011 07:57:57 PM »

Just so I don't spam the thread....how many pictures would be too many to share my progress of my house? I have 6 >.>
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« Reply #942 on: December 09, 2011 08:07:46 PM »

no such thing as too many pictures Grin
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« Reply #943 on: December 09, 2011 08:09:30 PM »

Agreed. Share as many as you have!
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« Reply #944 on: December 09, 2011 08:53:29 PM »

Just so I don't spam the thread....how many pictures would be too many to share my progress of my house? I have 6 >.>

If that were the case I have seriously spammed this thread
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« Reply #945 on: December 09, 2011 09:22:52 PM »

Just so I don't spam the thread....how many pictures would be too many to share my progress of my house? I have 6 >.>

I think you are FAR from spamming the thread. The more eye candy the better really. If you only view the photos in this topic there are only 9 pages of photos in 90ish pages of text... you could add a zillion photos and you'd be fine and dandy
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« Reply #946 on: December 10, 2011 12:39:46 PM »

Just so I don't spam the thread....how many pictures would be too many to share my progress of my house? I have 6 >.>
  Yeah, bring on the pictures!!  We are all craving views of other people's work - it's so inspiring!  On that note, I better get some pics off my camera and get them posted myself :-)
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« Reply #947 on: December 10, 2011 12:58:25 PM »

I finally finished the "one room house" I made for a friend for xmas (crossing my fingers she doesn't follow this thread - Coley if you do - stop reading now!!!)
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Ok she loves loves loves reading, as well as being a professional book reviewer so I thought it would be appropriate to make her her own miniature reading nook. The box I used as a base was a $1 gift box from Michael's measuring 6 inches square, 4 inches deep. Heres the pictures!

Roofing detail - I finally decided to do shingles cut from balsa wood and painted over brown/black





And the whole shebang with details





Views through the windows (I had to add windows so that the wee scene could get some light)





And details of the miniature items that weren't glued down - sadly there didn't end up being enough room for the glasses and newspaper. I also made some shelving that didn't make the cut as it was getting a bit too crowded. Oh, the books - they were all individually made and removable but I forgot to grab them of course  Roll Eyes And the wee domed mushroom figurine was inspired by our lovely knickertwist of course!  Smiley



Things I learned while making this:

1 - I tried using spackle for the grout filler as suggested from the egg carton brickwork tute but it was just too messy. I ended up using white puffy paint which ended up working like a charm! And wayyyy less messy. I had to go back to fill in any bubbles but it was awesome.

2 - Spackle however did come in very handy for filling in holes in the roofing detail especially on the side facing the front where all the shingles overlapped creating a lot of holes. A bit of spackle and paint and it looked great!


I'd love to hear any thoughts or suggestions for the next tiny thing I make!
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« Reply #948 on: December 10, 2011 01:56:19 PM »

Oh, I love love LOVE this!
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« Reply #949 on: December 10, 2011 02:01:44 PM »

That reading nook is so stinking cute!!!
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