Category: "Miniatures"

Doily, filebox and plant

by brae  

While waiting for some supplies to arrive, I made some more miniatures.  First was a doily for the dining table made in the same fashion as the faux crochet afghan I made.  It used up the scraps I had left over and went together in no time at all.… more »

Bird prints

by brae  

I found these beautiful bird images on etsy.  They are vintage prints from A History of British Birds, published in the 1850s by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris.  I resized them and put borders around them before printing them on bond paper. I used Yes! p… more »

Topiaries

by brae  

With the extended front porch, I have more room to add plants.  My first idea came from this photo of two tall topiaries on either side of a front door.  There is a similar item for miniature settings on the market, but I wanted them to have the "snowman… more »

Fabric printing - replicating a pattern

by brae  

I get a lot of my ideas for the Newport décor from real life size rooms in decorating magazines.  One of the problems in replicating those designs is not being able to find suitable fabrics in both color and scale.  Quilting fabric often comes in small… more »

Dining furniture makeover

by brae  

For the dining area, I wanted a table reminiscent of Crate & Barrel, like their Avalon Extension Dining Table. I found this light wood table by Classics in a similar shape.   One coat of black paint, and I had exactly the type of table I wan… more »

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