I've been slowly making a sort of diorama / doll's house room to display my cloth art dolls in. As with most of the creative projects I take on, this one took a lot more time and effort than I anticipated... but I've really enjoyed it and have learned a lot along the way.
I wanted to make one large room with interchangeable walls, windows, a door and wooden floor boards. I really love the way it's turned out - kind of like a cottage or cabin in the woods. I'll continue working on it - adding things like book shelves, furniture, curtains etc., but just wanted to show you what it looks like at this stage and describe how I made the floor, windows and door.
I'll start off by explaining how I made the tiny floor boards, and save the window/door tutorial for a later post...
To make the floor boards
You will need:
Suggestions for non-toxic DIY wood stains*:
11/11/2017 03:14:05 am
Absolutely beautiful. This is a wonderful way too showcase your work!! Thank you for sharing. Looking forward to the next step.
13/11/2017 05:10:22 pm
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My name is Margeaux Davis. I'm a doll-maker, sewing pattern designer and children's book illustrator, based in northern New South Wales, Australia.