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« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2012 09:30:26 AM »

Thank you, all... especially for the squealing.  Cheesy

alwaysinmyroom, I have not tried the coated Kodak paper -- this was such a new venture for me, I was wingin' it.  Cheesy  But now that you mention it, I think I do have a pack of photo paper around here... (glances around room) somewhere...

One thing I forgot to mention -- the "stems" on the plants? False eyelash clusters.  I discovered these when I was wandering around a pharmacy one day (waiting for a 'scrip to get filled) and started using them for plant stems in my 1/144 houses (think vases with flowers).  I love using them... natural looking and perfectly teeny. Wink
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« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2012 10:25:58 AM »

I just squealed!  You have such a great eye for seeing tiny in everyday things! Eyelashes...who but you would have thunk it!? Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2012 11:40:12 AM »

In the world of 1/144, they call it "Micro Eye Syndrome" (MES).

It's where whenever you see a tiny thing (false eyelashes, confetti, price tag holders), you immediately wonder what 1/144 object you could turn it into.  Cheesy

The woman who found a 1/144 scale wine bottle hiding in a particular type of price tag holder is my hero. I used them in my dia de los muertos matchbox shrine:

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« Reply #13 on: August 21, 2012 11:49:38 PM »

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« Reply #14 on: August 22, 2012 08:04:11 AM »

Now I want to see the price tag holder, plain!

Amazing, as always. I love that your wicked side saw a challenge and embraced it. The house is adorable! Thanks for the tip about coating the paper with glue before printing. I never would have thought about that.

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« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2012 08:30:49 AM »

That is amazing...you even made the paper cut out banners...wow...I think you are giving me Micro Eye...I am looking at things a bit differently lately... Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: August 22, 2012 08:42:07 AM »

Now I want to see the price tag holder, plain!

Your wish is my command, dear Racky.  Wink


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« Reply #17 on: August 22, 2012 08:46:45 AM »

OK, wow, that's impressive.

You miniature people (or should I say "people who do miniatures") are so creative!
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« Reply #18 on: August 22, 2012 11:07:21 AM »

oh wow--I definitely do not have "Micro Eye" yet...I would never have seen a wine bottle in those! Cheesy
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« Reply #19 on: August 22, 2012 05:36:09 PM »

I LOVE this!  Fabulous job!
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