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« on: October 13, 2013 05:52:23 AM »

I have been wanting to do this project for a long time but couldn't find the right comic. I didn't want something too violent or gruesome and the colour balance needed to be right to fit in with our living room.  Finally it came to me - Moomins!



I took a 20 coffee table from Ikea and painted top white.  Then I stuck the panels on with PVA glue and varnished over the top. It really didn't take long, probably a day or half day project depending on how long your paint takes to dry.



This is the comic we used.



Halfway, laying them down...



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Overall I really love it, our house is very eclectic and rainbow-y so it fits in well even if it doesn't match perfectly :-)  And it gives our guests something to read if they're bored.

I have a more detailed tutorial for it over on my blog.
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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2013 02:08:32 PM »

Very nicely done.  I like the effect you get from a distance of having the same background color repeated for several frames in a row.  I hope you and your family will enjoy using this table for a long time.  Smiley
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    « Reply #2 on: October 14, 2013 07:06:21 AM »

    Your table looks great, such fun!
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    « Reply #3 on: October 15, 2013 04:41:47 PM »

    What a cool idea. It turned out great. Cheesy
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    « Reply #4 on: October 22, 2013 01:30:26 PM »

    Very nicely done.  I like the effect you get from a distance of having the same background color repeated for several frames in a row.  I hope you and your family will enjoy using this table for a long time.  Smiley

    Thanks, I hope it lasts too, I am having trouble getting the varnish right.  Water based or acrylic, very confusing!
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