Last year, you might remember that I made a few little furniture/decorative pieces for my friend who collects and displays fashion dolls. (Like the Asian inspired shelf, or some of the other Making Miniatures posts)
Well, before covid shut everything down, I used the maker studio’s laser cutter & paper cutter for a few other things as well, and for Christmas 2020 I ended up finishing them off and giving them to my friend as well. (Her Instagram, @CanadianFashionDoll isn’t really being used currently, but maybe she’ll be up and running again?)
I realized when I was about to post about the miniature paper plants I’d made for @CanadianFashionDoll ‘s 2020 Christmas gift, that I’d never blogged about her 2019 gift!
With money in 2020 being so tight, and already having a bunch of these cut out from my time back when the Maker Studio was up and running (it shut down at the beginning of covid and has never re-opened) I decided to make MORE of these paper plants for her in 2020, as I did in 2019.
In 2019, I made her a fern and a spider plant in little faux bronze pots.
In 2020 I made two ferns, a monstera plant, another spider plant, and two miniature ivy topiary plants in little white pots with bronze trim.
The way I did the pots and the “potting” of the plants differed between the two years, so I’ll talk a little bit about that here.
After making so many different Courtesy Masks, I finally got the time to clean up my sewing space a little, and that really pushed me to finish up some of the “UFO”s (Unfinished Objects) in my sewing room, including this pink PVC hobble skirt.
Both of the side tables I made for my doll-collecting friend.
My recent posts have been about miniature furniture that I’ve made for my doll-collecting friend. (Don’t worry, this isn’t a secret project! I’m not ruining a surprise by posting here!)
I saw these really cute two-shelf tables on Pinterest (looking at all the miniatures has started to fill up my Pinterest feed with more minis…) from 1 inch minis by Kris, and decided to make some myself. While she does offer a pattern, it wasn’t in a laser-cutter friendly format, so I re-drafted it in Adobe Illustrator, making a shelf, legs, base, and top. Continue reading →