Friday, April 17, 2015

Dollhouse --partially made--

Hi, I'm sharing a Dollhouse that I am making.  I started it last week Tuesday, surprised I'm this far along actually.  This was a kit that I bought in the late 80's--I was also very surprised I found most of the pieces since I had started building the walls then and moved in '99 (the mask to do the brick work is missing and several small pieces that I was able to duplicate.  Here is a manual I found online and a movie someone else did of making it.  The instructions are vague at best on much of it, but I loved the first one I made and donated to charity so much that I got this...  Fortunately, i have done construction and know angles, because you have to cut most of the little pieces yourself, like the banister. Here are some picture of the inside with the hardwood floor and wallpapering.








http://dollhouseworkshop.net/instructions/duracraft/HR560_Heritage.pdf

If you want to see a movie of someone assembling it you can view one here, decided not to duplicate their work and didn't want to make myself stress more with the events from last week.--https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JksjYQNE4GQ

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Another Gelato background

Yesterday I tried a new technique and loved it, so I am doing another, I used several Unity stamps as a background and used the Gelato's that Beth Williams gave me to color after heat embossing the stamping. I also paperpieced the dress on the prima. I used Maya road and paper pieced their umbrella also. I used my spectrum Noir pens to color the f Prima doll. The flowers were Petaloo. The flower on the ribbon was Maya Road. The butterflies were made using the Epiphany Crafts butterfly.  The drops were Queen and Co.
.See below for links to where entered and details:



 Really Reasonable Ribbon Things with wings
 Unity Stamp Color Challenge

Friday, April 3, 2015

Unity, Maya Road, Prima tag -card


Tried a new technique, I used several unity stamps as a background and used the Gelato's that Beth Williams gave me to color after heat embossing the stamping.  I also paperpieced the dress on the prima.  For the bike stamp I cut out all the spokes.  I also used the gelatos to color the paisley pieces and flowers from Maya road and paper pieced their umbrella also.  I used my spectrum Noir pens to color the flowers and the Prima doll also.   The white,cream, and black flower were Petaloo.  The brad on the bow was from Graphics 45.  You might note that I fussy cut out the spokes on the bike to show the colors of the background.  I wanted it to look different so I made a tag/card for my niece.
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