Archives for: "November 2021"

A Coral Pink Christmas, part 3

by brae  

Continuing work on the two coral pink Christmas trees. Time to make ornaments. I'm using Swarovski Elements 8mm beads. A tiny crimp bead serves as the topper. I had some thin wire in my stash that worked perfectly for the loop, formed with round tip… more »

A Coral Pink Christmas, part 2

by brae  

Starting on the two coral pink Christmas trees. These have large wood bases that I don't want for the final display. I used a drill to make holes around the center wire while trying to not break through too harshly and grab the brush fibers. It loosened… more »

Chicago Auturm Showcase of Miniatures November 2021

by brae  

I attended the┬áChicago Autumn Showcase of Miniatures last night and it's still on today, so you have time to shop if you're in the Chicagoland area. T&D Miniatures and Dollhouses. Cooler, milk crates, bee apron and kitchen items, laundry basket. A… more »

A Coral Pink Christmas

by brae  

I'm planning a coral pink Christmas! If all goes well, there will be one tree for me to keep (I mean, for Chester to climb) and one for sale. I bought these bottle brush trees last year but had no time to work with them. I have lights, garland and an… more »