Brass Etching for Miniature Hinges · Uncategorized

Metal Etching for Miniature Hinges and The Weather Vane

My little adventure in metal etching to make my own hinges and the weather vane for the chicken coop. There are a lot of great tutorials for metal etching and this is just a little outline of my journey through the process. I started with the easiest process that I found.  Etching with ferric chloride. …… Continue reading Metal Etching for Miniature Hinges and The Weather Vane

Standing Washtub Tutorial

Miniature Standing Galvanized Wash Tub Tutorial

So here I go again.   Late but as least getting it done.  I lost a follower last week and that made me very sad. Thank you all of my faithful followers that hang in there with me!  I do appreciate you all! This is a little bit different as in I used a heavy duty…… Continue reading Miniature Standing Galvanized Wash Tub Tutorial

Cherry Blossom Heart Shaped Wreath · Uncategorized

Cherry Blossom Heart Wreath Miniature Tutorial

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

Miniature Tree Stump Tutorial · Uncategorized

Miniature Tree Stump 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

Dollhouse Miniature Water Pump and Half Barrel Tutorial · Uncategorized

Miniature Water Pump and half Barrel 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