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« on: December 23, 2010 08:09:06 AM »

Ah Miscellaneous Topics my favorite location and home of all the awesome crafts. I have been wanting to post about this project for awhile but since the wife frequents these halls I could not let her catch a glimpse of her present. I had a lot of fun working on this and think it is some of my best work to date, hope you enjoy it as well.

My wife loves mushroom houses but I wanted to make something she could use as well and not just look at on a shelf so I came up with this idea. It has a 24" diameter top, and a 15" diameter base. it is about 2 feet tall and has a working door, and a flickering yellow LED light behind the window.

Finished Project.

Full Base

Close up of base

Close up of door.

Door open

Close up window

Window light on

Happy wife

Thank you and I hope you all enjoyed it.

« Last Edit: December 26, 2010 09:05:16 PM by Joesuplicki » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2010 08:16:42 AM »

Extremely cool! Lucky wife!

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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2010 08:22:04 AM »

This is undoubtedly one of the best projects I have ever seen. You, sir, have won the craftverse. (I wanted to put "internets", but it seemed out of context somehow) I want one. Or at least I would want one if I didn't know my cats would eat everything on it, including the door.

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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2010 08:30:15 AM »

I want a toadstool to sit on! Fantabulous!

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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2010 08:54:48 AM »

ugh i second the PP, I want one too.. I love toadstools, and in your wife's case, a literal stool..lol..
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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2010 09:05:06 AM »

I agree with the sentiment that function is just as important as form .... I've too many dust collectors myself, and have asked not to receive any more - you did such an awesome job on the stool! I like the door Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2010 09:43:50 AM »

A wonderful toadstool - but more importantly a wonderful husband for creating such a thoughtful gift - who could ask for more than that?

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« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2010 10:36:58 AM »

I love it!
Especially the details at the bottom. The little door, the stones, the moss, the plants, the butterflies.
And it is functional too. Great!
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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2010 11:34:53 AM »

I love this!  I want one!  LOL
Thanks for sharing

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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2010 11:49:35 AM »

I absolutely love this stool!  My late husband introduced me to Gnomes and all that goes with it, when he took me to Rock City TN. I want to take my 40 or 50 Gnomes and create a scene in the yard next summer. Something like this would be a great beginning item.

I am sure your wife is going to love it!!
Thanks for sharing this project.

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