Monday, June 22, 2015

Gnome House Update

I haven't had an update on this particular house in a while now. But lately I have done some work on it. Today I spent about 2 hours just aging the bark using chalk and paint. I also added some moss that I bought at a dollar store.
And a few days ago I lowered the windows. It was something I was dreading and had me at a standstill, not wanting to work on it because those windows were way too high. A miscalculation on my part. But  they are fixed now and they even got curtains!
You can see in the before photo the windows were just too close to the ceiling and I also had one window that

Friday, June 12, 2015

Matchbox Dresser Success

My matchbox dresser is done and it looks great! I'm so pleased. At the bottom of this post I added links to how I made the dresser and the bed.

This time around I used a real mirror from a powder blush compact.
It has taking me quite a bit of time to make this dresser and also to make the log bed but the results have made it worth every hour. I also

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Gnomey Approved

Late last night I finished making the parts for the second matchbox dresser. This morning Gnomey was checking out my progress. He opened and closed the drawers. They work fine he said but then asked why I hadn't stained it yet. Before I could answer he caught a glimpse of himself in the mirror... let's just say THIS dresser is Gnomey approved!

If you missed my first matchbox dresser you can see it here. It was beautiful and then I over stained it! But it was also a little too big anyway. So try and try again! I'll come back again when this dresser has been lightly stained, lol. See you soon.

UPDATE: Dresser has been stained, see it here

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See you there!

Monday, June 8, 2015

Gnomey the Swinging Gnome


Looks like Gnomey's having a great time!

See the tree swing in the making here and all done here

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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Tree Man Swing Is Done

This is just a quick update for those of you waiting to see how my tree man swing turned out. I adore him! He's got really great texture!
But it's really hard to get good photos of him. And today I have a ton of things to get done so off I go to do them and I'll come back at a later date with more photos of him and Gnomey together.

If you missed how I made this tree-man then click here. And in that post I've linked you up to my fake bark tutorial.

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See you later!