My Doll House Minature projects

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

My lastest project-Tide box laundry room











I made most everything in here. The sink is purchased. The Washer & dryer are printables from Jim's site. They are done on photo paper and I added "insides" to it and made openings. Added some beads brads for knobs on the machine control and wooden handles painted black. Clothes hanging from thrift store.
I made the water heater from TP Roll(a tip from a group friend Janet Whittig.),cut down to about 4 inches wrap it afew times with freezer paper. Inside are glued caps from bottle that you can't see for stability then I added a flat milk lid for the bottom in blue and a wooden circle on top, drilled holes for the pipes and 2 tiny thin straws painted "brass." brown paint and a little oak stain mixed. I added the printies to it from heaters I found on line. I used an earring back for a faucet at the bottom and a tiny block of wood sanded on the back to fit on the "roundedness" of the heater.
I made all the things in the blue shelf cabinet with printies I made from graphics on line. The shelf with the pitchers on top I got from allabout.com /Leslie Shepherd. I made the mop, swiffer and dust pan (it's a graphic from on line) the laundry signs I found on line as well and some are printies like Tide on the white shelf and Spic & Span I got from my group.
I made the ironing board in my RL group. The spay starch is a printie, iron is purchased, shirt I made. The rug in front of the W&D is a graphic as well. Sink is purchased, basket with laundry & tide and all the hangers are purchased also. The wallpaper is scrapbook paper is from Joanne's,The flooring tile is from a large single piece from the True Valu. The blue cabinet and white shelf are both from the same bashed Michael's hutch. The shelf on the left side is purchased I added a pole to hang the clothes on. I made the plant from the Dollar Tree store and pot is purchased. Trash can is a thimble from DT store and filled with real lint from my dryer! I have a "dryer sheet" showing in the dryer but can barely see it.I guess I have to move it to see it. The cat box is a jelly container filled with sand & glued I even put tiny clay "poop" in the litter box LOL. I think I mentioned everything...

5 comments:

  1. ¡Me gusta muchísimo!!¡Felicidades!!!
    Un abrazo
    Flor

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  2. I love your laundry Chris! You've done an amazing job of the details.

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  3. Thank you Susan it was so much fun to make!

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  4. The water heater is really awesome Chris, looks like the real thing! I see more each time I peek, I love the homey feel. You've made me think I should put my laundry together again. I had to throw the box away, it kept bleaching out the wallpaper so now the contents are put away. I never even thought of making a water heater so you've given me yet another project!!

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  5. Thanks Susan so easy and cheap to do and so much fun to get a "real look." I am sure there are many ways to make one even more real but I am happy with how mine came out.I hope you do make one and get it on your blog anything I can help with just hollar!

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