Crafter's Living Room Vignette. Day One: “Ah yes, the first of the week and the house is finally all neat and tidy…the pillows & magazines are all lined up, the books are neatly stacked on their shelf, the carpet is vacuumed, all is right with the world…and it is going to stay this way.
I am only going to craft in my workroom. I mean it. I will not bring one thing into this room that does not belong here! Seriously, there is no need to bring projects in here to work on. “Huh, what do you mean “that will be the day”? (Scroll down daily to find more Creative Mind projects and changes in the room) Have fun and enjoy, Joann I have created this scene on a white 8” x 10” picture frame. Instructions: -From ½” foam core board cut a sofa back 4 ½” x 2 ½”, a sofa bottom 4 ½” x 1 ¾”, two sofa arms 2 ½” x 1 ¾”, two cushions 2 ¼” x 1 ¾”. -Working on the sofa back piece, use your thumb nail or a round pencil to compress the top front edge to round it off.
Cut out the print, leaving a seam allowance all around. FLOOR LAMP (non working) Let's Build A Dollhouse Sofa. Let's Build a Dollhouse Sofa When you are just starting out with a new dollhouse, it takes a while to fill it with furniture.
It would be great fun to buy everything, but this is not always feasible, so making some of the furniture is a good option. Upholstered furniture is relatively simple to make, you can make a dollhouse sofa with very little money out of just cardboard and fabric. Of course, once you get the hang of it, you can make an armchair or a loveseat, using the same method. The main thing to remember is that we don't want any raw edges on the fabric to show. I use spray starch and my iron where it is necessary to fold down the raw edges. You will notice that I have not given any measurements, thinking that you will all want different sizes, depending on the space you have to put it in. It is much easier for me to actually make a dollhouse sofa, than to explain in writing how to do it, so I have taken photographs and given step by step instuctions with each photo. How To Make A 1 Inch Scale Wicker Table & Faux Tile Top. This is the little wicker table we are going to make.
I haven't gotten complicated with different weaving techniques, just the standard over and under. The faux tile top comes from my good friend, Mary. I thought it was so innovative that I wanted to share it with you. Let's start by cutting a piece of card stock 2 1/4" x 1 1/2". Did you ever get a 40% off coupon from Michael's and not know what to do with it? Mary used a scrap booking paper that represented water, I couldn't find that so I am using this paper. You can use any punch you might have that you think would work. I punched out my squares.
Mary has such a good eye, she can put things just right, I worry them to death and lose the spontaneity. I put a tiny dot of white Elmer's glue on the corner of the card stock. Now, I will begin to glue the squares on the long side. I glued 9 on the long side of the card stock, counting the beginning corner. I am randomly choosing squares to glue on, kind of, sorry, Mary. Please let these dry. How To Make A 1 Inch Scale Ladies Secretary From Mat Board. This is what we are going to make this month.
This is my inspiration, another picture from a full-size decorating catalog. This piece is small size even in human size furniture. I made it a little wider for us to make. If you want to make it larger just change the measurements. When I want to make a piece of furniture I draft, or draw it in 1 inch scale on a piece of paper. This also good to keep for future reference. Before we begin: I am going to use yellow wood glue or yellow carpenter's glue. Here are the patterns we will need. The first pattern we need is the bracket foot, I forgot to label them! My patterns are made on card stock, this is paper that is as thick as a business card or greeting card. You can see my bracket feet all lined up on my 3/8" wide mat board. To make the cutting easier I made a diagonal slice with my knife coming from the point in the middle of the foot. Sofa.Make A Miniature Sofa 1:12 Dollhouse.