Archives for: "September 2016"

Take me to your leader

by brae  

Haaaaaaaaaaa...sometimes you just have to play.  :] more »

1913 Model T Van, part 1

by brae  

We're diving into the Model T Van box now that the sprues have been primed with their respective base colors. Even though models are molded in color, I still prefer a painted finish for more realism.… more »

1913 Model T Van - introduction

by brae  

You've likely guessed I'm not building anything modern considering my mode of telecommunication and that snazzy wallpaper, so I'll spill some more beans.  This is a 1/16 scale Model T Van by Entex.  There are decidedly fewer parts to the Model T kit… more »

Antique wall phone

by brae  

The Chrysnbon phone/clock/coat rack kit has a wonderfully detailed set of mini accessories. The phone is very well done as is, but I wanted a smaller wall phone.  So, I used the hook, receiver, mouthpiece and bells to make my own.  You can see the… more »

Fabric bolts

by brae  

I made up some fabric bolts using balsa wood and fabric scraps from my stash.  They were time-consuming but an easy project.  :] The labels are images I found on the internet, printed on Avery labels.  I wasn't very careful with the application of the… more »

Chrysolite kits

by brae  

Finding good lighting is always a challenge but not impossible.  I've used Chrysolite kits in the past, and I like their adaptability even if they are more old fashioned in design. I had one Zenith Hanging Lamp kit in my stash, and Debora sent me a… more »

Repairing textured paper

by brae  

I am using textured scrapbook paper called Pressed Tiles - Brown, by The Paper Studio (purchased from Hobby Lobby) for the ceiling.  Love this paper!  I used it in the Heritage kitchen, painted white.  This time, I painted it Liquitex Antique Bronze.… more »

Three and a half months left...

by brae  

There are roughly three and a half months left to the deadline, and this is the time when I usually get impatient and want to reveal what I'm working on.  :D  Even Roland is sneaking about trying to see inside. This is also the point where my long… more »

Clyde

by brae  

Clyde is a handsome Hoopoe bird by Katie Doka of FairiesMiniatures. She's captured the plummage beautifully.  Be sure to check out pictures of them flying...so interesting!  :D more »