I love, love, LOVE Sharpie paint pens!! So many uses but one of my favorites is turning resin objects gold. Here's a basic white resin frame I got at a craft store and look how great it looks after just a few minutes with a gold Sharpie paint pen!
I've been doing Miniatures for 20 years (please feel free to tell me that doesn't seem possible because I look so young, lol). I forget all of the wonderful things I've learned. This is why I like going to workshops and shows. It gets the creative juices flowing again! In Feb. I went to a… Continue reading Baubles from Bits and Beads
I'm so excited, I can hardly type! Hobby Lobby has introduced their own line of Roomboxes. At $40 they are pretty reasonable and a good size. They have acrylic fronts AND tops. They come in unfinished wood (shown below and online)*. At less than 11" deep, they will fit perfectly on any bookshelf in your… Continue reading Hobby Lobby has Roomboxes for sale!!
Despite my husband's displeasure, I'm determined to get miniatures displayed in every room of our house. Look, if he can walk past a sock on the floor EVERY DAY for a MONTH and not pick it up, he's not even going to notice miniature room boxes displayed beautifully, right?! So when I started planning the… Continue reading Bathroom Makeover: Displaying Your Miniatures
Applying glue Removing glue Distressing the painted finish on furniture Drapery rod Supports to keep your dollhouse windows open Carving decorations on clay Poking holes in clay Applying tiny dots of paint ½” scale table legs Chair spindles and stretchers make an old-fashioned plate rack use the fancy toothpicks for pegs on shelves or on… Continue reading 25 Uses for Toothpicks