Making Miniatures – wooden Asian-inspired shelf

Wood Asian-inspired miniature doll shelf.

Wood Asian-inspired miniature doll shelf.

The other day I published a post showing an Asian-inspired shelf made of paper. Once I had sorted out how it went together and liked the result, I decided to do it in wood for my friend as a future gift.

(Don’t worry, I’ve been posting the work-in-progress on my Instagram, so it’s not a secret surprise!)  Continue reading

Making Miniatures – Paper Asian-inspired Shelf

Miniature Asian-inspired paper shelf for my friend's doll display

Miniature Asian-inspired paper shelf for my friend’s doll display

If you’ve been reading my blog for a bit, you might remember the holiday gifts I made for my friend and her doll displays. I decided to try out a few more things to accent her displays to give her (no surprises here, she’s already seen my instagram posts). The first thing I wanted to try was an Asian-inspired shelf based loosely off a shelf I saw on Pinterest. Continue reading

Oseberg-inspired Viking bag handles

Bag handle for a Viking-inspired Hedeby - style bag inspired by the Oseberg ship burial.

Bag handle for a Viking-inspired Hedeby – style bag inspired by the Oseberg ship burial.

I loved the Hedeby-inspired bag hangers/handles I made on the Maker Space laser cutter so much, that I wanted to try my hand at another set as well… though rather than going to the Birka style directly, I decided to merge the sawtooth style with… something a little different.

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