Hello and Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s get started on the wreath. Grab some sewing white and dark brown sewing thread. Just the regular kind. Wind out a length of the brown sewing thread about two feet in length. Cut a square of wax paper 2×2. Apply aleene’s tacky glue to one side. Place one…… Continue reading Cherry Blossom Heart Wreath Miniature Tutorial
I think all mini makers want to make a Christmas tree to decorate for the holidays. I tried pipe cleaner trees as well as sisal trees and wasn’t happy with the results for an indoor tree to decorate. Well I manage to make the a tree…but the ornaments will have to wait until next year.…… Continue reading Christmas Tree Tutorial
I have had a few people express interest in the tree stump that I use as a prop in some of my miniature animals photography. Fairly simple supplies and an afternoon and you will have a tree stump ready for the garden. Starting with some copy paper cut into 1/4″ strips, toothpick and mod podge. …… Continue reading Miniature Tree Stump Tutorial
An easy tutorial for making a vintage style hand water pump with half barrel using mat board, card stock, glue wire and paint. Print out the template and transfer outline for the barrel onto your mat board. I pick up mat board when the craft stores sell the scraps from framing. You can easily…… Continue reading Miniature Water Pump and half Barrel Tutorial
My life has been busy with laughs and giggles. We had our grandchildren here for a week to give Mom and Dad a little break. So here is a little down and dirty quick tutorial for a wood planter box for the garden. Read on through til the end, I have a question for you.…… Continue reading Miniature Wood Planter Tutorial
Whew, I almost didn’t get this one done in time to post for May….trying to stick to my goal of one tutorial a month. I just love the vintage lawn chairs and wanted to make a miniature version. I can almost smell the fresh cut grass and taste the cold ice tea. Supplies: card stock…… Continue reading Miniature Vintage Lawn Chair Tutorial
I just love little bird cages and for the longest time have had a desire to make one. I just hate soldering. Soldering is not my friend. I have made progress on getting some things to solder some of the times. But I am not consistent every time. So….I had to think of a…… Continue reading Miniature Bird Cage Tutorial No soldering!