Category: "Miniatures"

Watson Mill - main room furnishings, part 2

by brae  

Continuing work on the main floor furnishings.  I tried out some new Minwax stains I picked up at Lowes.  This is Natural, Fruitwood and Driftwood (left to right) used on basswood scraps.  Natural gives the grain a lift and a slight warm tone.  I might… more »

Watson Mill - enamel tabletop, part 1

by brae  

A Greenleaf forum member suggested enamel tabletops, so I scouted around the net looking at examples. It seemed a grand idea, so I printed some designs I thought would work best in blue, black and orange-red. These are just on regular paper for testing… more »

Kitty tray

by brae  

I treated myself to a splurge item just because.  NAME Miniatures has a great collection of estate pieces, and I could not get this kitty out of my head.  It's a beautifully painted tray with a stand on the back that is held on with wax, so the tray… more »

Gazelle Rug - new, old work

by brae  

Yes, one more needlework project, but I know you all understand.  :D  I ran across this work while organizing this weekend, so I thought it might be nice to see if it will work for the bedroom of the mill.  I had already done the center detailing in… more »

Watson Mill - main room furnishings, part 1

by brae  

Now that I have the general layout, I can start making the final furnishings.  I've raided my stash of furniture kits and took out a couple that I would not likely use otherwise. For the kitchen area, I will make two Queen Anne Side Chairs from The… more »

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