2015-08-31

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Solar system mobile

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   I've been making a small representation of my son's bedroom on the side during August.  I will post some quick crafts I did for this room this week. <Solar System Mobile> This is a miniature version of a solar system mobile we have hanging in my son's room. We bought the original a couple of years ago at Pottery Barn Kids as…

Possibly the easiest way to shape miniature clay plates

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Hooray! My new blog seems to be functioning OK so far! If you have been reading my recent posts, you might already be sick of plates and cups, etc., but this is the last one this season; I promise! OK, so on the title it says the easiest way, but technically, there are two ways that I consider the easiest. They are…

Water slide decals

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   This past week, I spent a lot of time making miniature decorative clay plates and decals to display in my little town. It took a lot of trial and error before I finally got it to look the way I wanted it to. In today's tutorial, I'm writing down the important things I discovered along the way in order to make my…

Tea Set 2 – saucers

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Ah, did you think that I was going to take another week before I write about how to make saucers for the tea set? You thought wrong! ;)  This tutorial is pretty handy.  Like I said before, you can do the same thing to make any size of plates.  So basically you can make your whole dinner plates set.  Awesome, right? Oh,…

Tea set 1 – tea cups

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Since I made a tea shop, I needed some tea cups. The miniature tea cups you can find at the stores tend to be slightly too big for the Sylvanian Families.  So here is one way you can make your own. There are many other ways to make cups, but this one is on the easier end of the scale, since it…