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Gumdrops

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php] Hiya! Remember this tree? If you look closely, I've attached gumdrops to it, making them look kind of like the Christmas lights. I thought of an pretty easy way to make these gumdrops, hope you like it! First, I mixed translucent clay with whatever color you want to use, at 9:1 ratio.  Then I made the clay into the log shape, and cut…

Christmas Sugar Cookies

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php] Hey everyone!  Do you like frosting on cookies and cakes?  I love looking at it but I just can't eat it enjoyably.  I like my cookies and cakes not too sugary, I guess.  :p I was asked how I made my miniature cookies that were in the last year's Christmas display.  I took some photos while I was making this year's Christmas display,…

teeny-tiny snow dome

Hooray! It's officially December! Did you start an advent calendar?  Back when I was in college, I used to open all the doors and eat all the chocolate on the first day! I made a snow dome for the Sylvanian scene inside of my candle lantern. I found these glass dome thingies in the accessory parts isle at Michael's.  They are 2cm in diameter. I didn't feel like using the metal base as is, so I made a hoax wood…

Snowflake Floor

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php] Hi, there! For this year's Christmas decoration, I'm making a small scene using my Sylvanians and miniatures.  This candle lantern is a pretty standard size, and I thought it would be a good size to do a smaller project inside. First of all, I decided to make a snowflake pattern on the floor.  With a pencil, I drew bunch of lines like this…

Fall Bounty – Sweet Potatoes

  [insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Hiya! This is the last of my fall veggies this year.  I made some orange sweet potatoes.  These are also often called, "yams" in the US,  but the real yams are totally different, so I will just call them sweet potatoes to avoid confusion to the readers living in the rest of the world. ;) I like orange flesh sweet potatoes…