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« on: October 14, 2012 12:51:45 PM »

My partner in the back to Hogwarts swap really liked the Harry Potter store Dogweed and Deathcap, and I've been loving all the little miniature stores I've been seeing on here and pinterest so thought I'd try my hand at one.  This is the result.
Dogweed and Deathcap is the seller of the plants mostly, so I researched the plants that are from the series and mostly just had fun with it.  It has all kinds of little items.  I like it because you keep seeing things hidden in the shelves.

It started out with a bead container I found at the local thrift store.  Tried putting some of the objects in just to make sure I was on the right track.  Then got stained and painted.  This is a second color actually, tried a green first and didn't like it against the stain. Painted the letters in a golden paint.


Then just went crazy with details.  The plants are polymer clay with a black wash painted over them.  Lots of little bottles with herbs or plastic pieces or polymer clay or whatever I could find around.  Gloves cut from fake leather strips.  Textbooks, spiders, pot of fire, scrolls, crystals, rocks, even an arrowhead.  Too much to list!  My 8 year old even made a piece for me, the snitch!


Size compared to my hand

I'm so glad my partner loves it, because I sure did!  I had to show that piece off to anyone who walked through the door for a week!
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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2012 02:46:06 PM »

Oh wow!!  This is amazing!!  I love it.  So many tiny details.  I wish I could see them all.


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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2012 02:52:55 PM »

I love it too! The color of the shop, the front, the abundance of details, it's fantastic.
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2012 05:51:00 PM »

Nice work! This looks great!

« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2012 10:02:20 AM »

It is just breathtaking

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« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2012 06:24:04 PM »

LOVE IT!! Shocked Your partner is so lucky!

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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2012 11:28:34 AM »

You miniature makers never cease to amaze me!! It's so fun to inspect all of the details you incorporated. Thanks for sharing your in-progress pictures too.

Also, your nails are neat Smiley.

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« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2012 03:44:58 AM »

My favourite is the Mandrake peering up from its pot Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2012 09:28:32 AM »

I know next to nothing about Harry Potter, but this is fantastic! I love the before and after pictures!

« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2012 11:21:20 AM »

 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

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