Category: "Miniatures"

New needlework project

by brae  

Now that the Spring Fling project is complete, I am free to work on the Newport again.  Unfortunately, I've become obsessed with a new needlework project so any building progress suffers.  :D  It's a rug pattern from the book Miniature Needlepoint… more »

Italian shoes and matching handbag

by brae  

I now own three things from Italy, though I have never been there.  First is a Venetian mask I bought online about ten years ago.  And, now...these beautiful shoes with a matching handbag from the wonderfully talented Patrizia at… more »

Greenleaf 2010 Spring Fling Countdown...

by brae  

12 days to go... I finished the project about a week ago, but I have been making a few things here and there to add to it.  The birds nest was made using an online tutorial as a starting point, but I used what I had on hand instead of their suggested… more »

Living room rug

by brae  

During planning, I used paper printouts of various rugs to see what worked with the décor I had chosen for the different rooms.  One I especially liked was Parasols by Thomas Paul which I ended up using in the living room.   While the paper printout… more »

Scratch built single bed

by brae  

One of my favorite dollhouse furniture books is Thirties & Forties Miniatures in 1:12 Scale by Jane Harrop. There are a lot of great projects in this book that are both classic in design and usable in a more modern setting.  I plan to make… more »

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