My Doll House Minature projects

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Happy New Year 2012


I will be off blogger for about 3 weeks.
see you in the new year God bless
all my wonderful followers!!

Christmas mini stash



I got some as gifts from my mini group and some I purchased half off. I bought the box, book box, lights, pkg of trees. The rest were gifts!











Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christ-mas to all



If our greatest need had been information
God would have sent us an educator.
If our greatest need had been technology
God would have sent us a scientist.
If our greatest need had been money
God would have sent us an economist.
If our greatest need had been pleasure
God would have sent us an entertainer.
But our greatest need was forgiveness
So God sent us a Savior!
(author unknown)

Sunday, December 18, 2011

If I win any give aways....

Please contact kimmy1375@gmail to let me know. This is my daughter's e mail subjest "Chris you win" so she will know to open it
I am going to be off line for about 21 days in January 2-22
thank you!!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

My Christmas porch-winter time


A porch for all seasons. I hope to change it when spring, summer and fall comes around. I built this as a group project. It's basic structure is foam core.
I will add more details later.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Happy THANKFUL Thanksgiving!


I am going to be so busy soon so I wanted to take a minute now and let you know I trully appreciate all my followers. Also to wish you all who celebrate this wonderful holiday a very happy and blessed thanksgiving.
I am very thankful for so many things. I am in very good health, a very good husband a loving family, and my wonderful heavenly Father who has blessed me so much in many ways! I pray you all have a wonderful time with friends and family, stay safe and be totally stuffed with all the rich bountiful blessings we take so for granted! XO Chris

Friday, November 18, 2011

Tut for bread box- found!!

Thanks to Patty she found it..CDHM has the tut.
See it in comments under the bread box posting
for the tut. thank you Patty!!!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Looking for this tut: a rolling bread box?


I made this but cannot remember who posted it.
Please help.
I made it from the pattern but have no instrucions.
There are people asking me about it.
PS UPDATE: found it on CDHM forums!!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

My porch is done!


The mini group I am in did these as a group
project but only 3 ladies did one. We can decoate them for whatever the season!
Please check out my other blog for their porches
(click to go there on the right side ----->)
(Friends through minatures)

Sunday, October 23, 2011

What I made for my daughter

My daughter Kim led worship at church for the first time
so this is a gift I made for her!


The songs are her favorites!

Monday, October 17, 2011

*Best answer for the photo format*

If you’d like to disable Lightbox on your blog, log in to Blogger and select “No” next to Lightbox in the Settings | Posts and Comments section (new interface) or the Settings | Formatting section (old interface).

It works like it used to now!! I gothis answer from blogger!!

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Blogger's picture problem SOLVED!!

SOLVED!! I saw that there is a small link on the left side when you click on the picture click on it!! The BIG picture comes up!!! yeah!!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

I don't like blogger's picture format!!!!

I don't like the new way the pictures are shown when you click on them.
We used to get nice big details iin the pictures. I wish they would change it back.
What do you think of it?

Saturday, September 17, 2011

how come?

When I post a picture on my blog it does not show on the blog reader previews ?
I see a lots of others post pictures does any one know why?

Monday, September 12, 2011

My butterfly story...I raised a Monarch butterfly

This is not mini related but "More" as my blog says. My caterpillar was too hard to photograph so I got this picuture from the w.w.w.  Mine looked just like this only smaller. Scroll and see the pictures that I took of my butterfly's stages of development.

My caterpillar was kept in a quart jar. It was about 1 inch long when I found it. There was a bunch of milkweed leaves in there to eat. It ate and ate milkweed for a few days and then when it was time it craweled to the top of the foil cover and turned upside down and curled into a "J" ready to shed it's skin and become a chrysalis...wish I had caught that stage..missed it but I have seen it in the past and it is something to see! This is my picture.

Here's what the chrysalis looks like a beautiful shiney green with shiney gold spots on it.
but this one  is also from the web because it's a better picture from the other side...click on the pic to see the glorious colors!
After nine days it looks like this...See the butterfly's beautiful colors and it's tiny wings?

The chrysalis is darker, the colors are showing some air pockets are forming so it will come out today!! It's about 7am right now.

 It's now about 8:45 am. It has just come out of the chrysalis! Notice the wrinkled wings! This is another stage I have watched when it first breaks open and it happens in a blink of an eye! This is what you should see when it comes out..another web picture


This is my picture

 
The wings are getting flatter bigger and stronger.
I had to leave for 2 hours but

I came home and it's much stronger and climbing on my finger
after another hour it's ready to fly now.

ooops he just made his first test flight...

I let it go in the flowers. FREE AT LAST!!!

see this link for a video of the birth...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt-5lS9hJFA&NR=1

I wanted to a picture of him flying away but he was too fast for me!!! Don't you just love the beautiful butterflies? God chose to use His creation to tell His story of a transformed life. God used the butterfly to help me understand this truth in the Bible. "Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new" 2 Corinthains 5:17 This is the picture story of being born again, from a stage of lowly life of sin and bondage, fome darkness to light, to becoming free in Christ to fly free in His love and service! I was born again Oct 6, 1979 my life was transformed and I became brand new in Christ Jesus.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

10th Anniversary 9-11 We will remember

all who gave all that terrbile day in NY and PA. and VA
prayers for all who lost a loved one..so many
precious lives...we will alway remember them!

Friday, September 9, 2011

my porch scene progress-coming along

I have a roof but I need to change something first so I have omitted the photo so far..then I do landscaping. The siding is 1/2inch strips of 1/16th basswood what a project! I am so tired of cutting by hand all the strips so I used scapbook paper bricks for the rest of it!
The railing has woden cocktail fork/picks for spindles.



Sunday, September 4, 2011

I'm having trouble commenting!

Blogger says to sign in.. I do and still can't
leavea a comment on many blogs!! how about you?
very fustrating!!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

My porch project

We are making these in a small group. Here's what I have done so far.
We can decorate it for the different holidays. I will post all three in my other blog when we finish them. http://friendsthroughminiatures.blogspot.com/

Foam core base


I used scrapbook paper for the bricks and textured granite paint for the stairs with gray paint base under it




Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Update: mini cheese balls info

If you want to make the cheese balls and are having trouble finding the Gazz-it at Hobby Lobby in the Christmas isle there are some tiny stryofoam balls that look to be about the same size as the Gazz-it balls, so they would work for the cheese balls also. I think a package was $1.99, and you get a whole lot. If you need a tut E mail me.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Annoucing Mr & Mrs Pecherzewski

My son Brad and Daughter in law Christine!




Wedding cake and wedding box on the table I made the wedding box for them.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

A wedding box gift for my son's wedding!

This was made for my son & daughter in law's wedding yesterday. The wedding was Black & white and touch of red. I made the tree, gift bags to match the the scrapbook paper on the walls. 3 differnt layers if you can see them. I added their picture on the table. My dear friend Cheryl helped me too she made the table, bow on top and the cake was repainted wedding place card holder from Hobby Lobby.



this is the finished project with the rings and the dove added on top.


There is a music box hidden under the table.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Mini cheese balls anyone??



Tanya Thayer's idea she shared with a group on line.
Need the product for it..it's called Gazz-it balls.
it's found at the Dollar tree but if you can't find them try Hobby Lobby in the Christmas isle I saw some tiny stryofoam balls that look to be about the same size as the Gazz-it balls, so they would work for the cheese balls also. I think a package was $1.99, and you get a whole lot.
If you need the tut e mail me Tanya wrote one I can share.
My results!! I am puting this is my picnic scene and I making a bowl full of them as well.

Monday, July 25, 2011

A new project in progress




My Little red kitchen
Things I am making for it. I got some real nice cherry kitchen accessories for a B day gift and I am building on cherry theme. It may take awhile I have 2 other projects going now too. A porch scene and a wedding shadow box that one is almost done!!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

My Patio scene


This was made from a wedding card holder from Joanne Fabrics. I got it 40% off and just had to make a patio. My dear friend Cheryl L. gave me some plant stands and and wicker pole lamp accessories and she also made me the cute humming bird feeder and wind chime at the top. Chery P. made the wonderful trellis from chopsticks, I purchased the table set and made the cushions. The flowers are mostly from Bright delights.

Oh It's a beautiful sunny day and Carol is patiently waiting for her friend Annie to come and have some light treats and give her a birthday gift that she purchased on her lunch break. She wants to share with her the newest Miniatue magazine from Am. Miniaturist!
Ok, where is she? Late...again? As usual but at least Carol got to enjoy the pretty flowers, birds and butterflies that filled the patio and now it's getting late and she has to get back to work. She hopes Annie shows up really soon!
Carol agrees to posed for me while she waits so I can try out my new camera! Enjoy!
Click on the picture see more details!!