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« on: August 18, 2012 11:24:31 PM »

I needed to alter a matchbox for someone, and fresh off the Tiny Houses swap, I decided to do another little house.

This was made using a large matchbox (because we use the long matches to light the wood fire), heavy construction paper/card, PVA glue, a black pen and a wee bit of polyfil for the smoke.

I added a floor to the inside box and covered the inside with some decorative origami paper I had, to simulate wallpaper. A bit of ribbon stuck to the bottom as a tab lets you pull the box out, since you can't push it out anymore.

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« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2012 12:03:47 AM »

so sweet. A Polly Pocket could live in there.
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Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?

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« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2012 09:50:03 AM »

So cute, I want to live there!
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012 06:58:46 AM »

I love the polyfil smoke. Great detail. (and I bet a Polly Pocket would love to live in there).
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2012 05:18:23 AM »

That is really cute. I love the smoke coming out of the chimney!

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