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« on: March 03, 2014 11:46:06 AM »

I made this for the Wicked Forest Altered Matchbox Swap, found here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=407942.msg4811588#msg4811588

I was lucky enough to have Knickertwist as a partner, and this is what I sent her. The matchbox was painted brown and covered with bits of moss and fungus. The cottage is made from paper clay, painted and distressed to look old. I made the tiny stepping stones from paper clay, also.



See the tiny cauldron? Also paper clay. Smiley The chipboard trees are painted brown, then green on top - simples!



Inside the matchbox is the cottage potions shelf.



It's hard to believe how small this really is, so here's a ruler for scale.



Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2014 12:06:07 PM »

How beautiful! Great work!

I'd be so intimidated to swap with Knickertwist, I couldn't make anything  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2014 12:14:55 PM »

so amazingly tiny!  Beautifully done!
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2014 12:30:44 PM »

I've always thought this matchbox was awesome!
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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2014 01:25:51 PM »

Gorgeous! I can't believe you never posted this before. For shame! I'm glad everyone outside of swapper world gets to see it now. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2014 01:56:44 PM »

Amazing tiny creation, Susan!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2014 04:18:27 PM »

This is amazing!
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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2014 12:00:21 AM »

rocks! I love this!
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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2014 05:17:24 AM »

Aw, thanks everyone! Racky, when I saw how many swaps I've never posted separately, I felt the shame. *hanging my head*

Wendiek - don't be intimidated by The Knickers! She's an awesome, gracious and fantastical swap partner. And she's fun, too!
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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2014 08:37:55 AM »

Amazing! I'm always dumbfounded by the way you ladies can transform a wee little matchbox. Love it!
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« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2014 01:00:07 PM »

Wendiek - don't be intimidated by The Knickers! She's an awesome, gracious and fantastical swap partner. And she's fun, too!

I'm sure she is! She never said or did anything wrong!!
It is just that I'm so impressed by her work, it makes me feel such a beginner, haha! Nothing she did, it's all in MY head Roll Eyes

But I'm impressed by all you Craftsters that can make such tiny things!! You rock!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2014 01:33:35 PM »

how gorgeous is that! And tiny! wonderfully done!
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« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2014 09:01:23 AM »

This is just fabulous!
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« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2014 09:24:24 AM »

Wendiek - don't be intimidated by The Knickers! She's an awesome, gracious and fantastical swap partner. And she's fun, too!

I'm sure she is! She never said or did anything wrong!!
It is just that I'm so impressed by her work, it makes me feel such a beginner, haha! Nothing she did, it's all in MY head Roll Eyes

Haha! Wendiek - I didn't think that at all.  Cheesy I'm crazy impressed with her, too. She and so many others here push me to do better, even though they don't know it.
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« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2014 01:00:30 PM »

A miniature matchbox masterpiece!  Love it.  I can't believe you can work that small and have something come out and be so detailed.
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« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2014 01:22:59 PM »

Wendiek - don't be intimidated by The Knickers! She's an awesome, gracious and fantastical swap partner. And she's fun, too!

I'm sure she is! She never said or did anything wrong!!
It is just that I'm so impressed by her work, it makes me feel such a beginner, haha! Nothing she did, it's all in MY head Roll Eyes

Haha! Wendiek - I didn't think that at all.  Cheesy I'm crazy impressed with her, too. She and so many others here push me to do better, even though they don't know it.

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« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2014 01:52:48 PM »

LOVE this!
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« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2014 02:12:34 PM »

Absolutely wonderful!! Love all the details, and especially the potion bottles!
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« Reply #18 on: March 13, 2014 03:33:33 PM »

Holy sh-nikies!  That is amazing!  As soon as I saw the potions I realized how tiny this really was! Bravo and good day!
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« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2014 03:40:05 AM »

That is wonderful!  Did you die cut or hand cut the trees? 
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« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2014 06:20:22 AM »

That is utterly amazing.  I am tempted to try making a miniature something or other. 
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« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2014 09:17:24 AM »

Absolutely gorgeous! Cheesy What amazing skill to get that so perfect at that tiny scale! Great work Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: March 17, 2014 05:40:56 PM »

This is amazing! Such detail in such a small thing. Great job!
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« Reply #24 on: March 18, 2014 04:09:44 AM »

I don't even have words for how awesome this is...it rocks!
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