Monday, June 6, 2016

His Friends Call Him Henry

Let me introduce Arthur Henry Horn the 3rd. His friends and family call him Henry because his grandfather and father were already using the name Arthur.
Henry comes from a long line of extremely smart moles. Henry himself is a Professor. Well, he's semi-retired now. He tutors young students and enjoys that immensely. Even though Henry is now an elderly mole he walks very quickly and always seems to be in a hurry.

(I named him after my good friend's grandfather, Arthur Henry Horn)

I also made a tiny pocket watch, which he can hold, out of a very tiny catholic locket (I'm not catholic, I found this locket in a thrift store and knew I could use it for something. It's the perfect size for a miniature pocket watch). On the left side is pictured his grandfather, Arthur Henry Horn (photo from "Wind in the Willows"). The watch face is a

Friday, June 3, 2016

Lil' Jack the Dirty Rat

Last week I introduced you to Big Mack here. This is Mack's younger brother, Lil' Jack. As you can see, the brothers are very different. Lil' Jack has always been the smaller of the two. He often finds himself in

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Big Mack The Paper Clay Rat

Meet Big Mack,

The other night I got the urge to make a couple of rats. In the past when  I've made a character from paper clay they end up with unmovable parts and that's no fun. I always wish I can at least move their arms. I managed it this time, with wire and clothing to hide the wire, he has poseable arms. I made the hands separately and those have poseable fingers! Next time I'll try moveable heads too.

Big Mack has a younger brother named  Lil' Jack. Here they are in the

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Light Up Your Dollhouse NO Wires Needed

I showed you how to make your own Mushroom House right here. Today I show you how to light up your dollhouse for under 10 dollars, no wires needed!

What you'll need:
Mini Touch Night Light ~ any brand
peel and stick Velcro