Beginner's Miniature Projects - About.com. Printable Miniatures For Dollhouses, Model Scenes Or Dioramas. This two page list of free miniature printable projects has original projects and easy to follow tutorials for model buildings, items for dolls house kitchens and shops, tea sets, miniature wallpapers, tiles, shop packaging, dinner services, food labels, food packages, fabric designs and doll clothing to add to your miniature and model scenes.
Printables or "Printies" are a quick, inexpensive way to use your computer printer to produce paper miniatures and models. There are also reference sheets and boxes to help you keep track of or organize your collection. Many of these printables can also be used to try out a project in a particular scale before you create a more permanent version. The projects shown here are all suitable for beginners and are available in several common scales. Designs for boxes for small gifts and treats useful for wedding favors or gift packaging are included in this list. 2. Lesley Shepherd 3. Photo ©2007 Lesley Shepherd, Licensed to About.com Inc. 4. Cardboard Warriors Forum: Paper Minis Wargaming.
Tools For Miniature Dollhouse Furniture. For those who make miniature furniture, the project of building miniature dollhouses to place these tiny pieces of furniture and furnishings is the core of the beautiful craft of miniatures.
However, without the appropriate tools, it can become a challenging and testing task which may rob the enthusiast of the satisfying accomplishment of building miniatures collectibles. To make beautiful miniature dolls house furniture as stand-alone collectibles placed on the living room display shelf may be an end in itself, but for those who love to build miniature houses, they just never seem to look complete without furniture. A miniature house without dining tables, chairs, sofas, desks, tallboys, armoires, table lamps, drapery, etc. is like an unfinished project, an unfurnished home.
There will be a need for an assortment of basic hand tools asides a few essential power tools. For example if one needs to fasten or solder wires together, an inexpensive soldering set will be required. What Is Mat Board? I've been asked about chip board.
I have to admit I've heard of chip board but I don't think I have ever had any. I use mat board because it's 1/16 inch thick, if your chip board is 1/16 inch thick and it glues I would go ahead a use it. Will it sand? Will it take paint? If so, use it. Precision Tip Glue Applicator.
Miniature Collectibles: Miniature House & Furniture. Collectors of unique pieces of classic crafts, who accumulate art objects for their personal interest, for its value, or its beauty, appreciate the pleasure of owning miniature collectibles.
Of all miniature collections, one of the most interesting works of art that dates back hundreds of years are miniature houses filled with beautiful handmade miniature furniture and furnishings. It's a well known fact that many wise collectors who have invested in miniatures and those who crafted them in the past, have successfully sold these rare items for an awesome amount of money. Exhibitors of miniature homes filled with furniture know how valuable these items are, and some of their collections include those that were crafted or fashioned the Gothic, Edwardian and Victorian eras.
Many hobbyists of miniature collectibles today are either purchasing or crafting what is commonly referred to as dollhouses, filled with mini furniture, furnishings and fully dressed dolls.
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