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Just a quickie

Hey guys and gals,

This isn't going to be much of a post, but wanted to share a few pics. Nymeria's sister is basically done, I just have to work on a backdrop and I'll introduce her.

I wanted to show you what the storefront that took me forever to complete. I did a lot of experimenting, ran into numerous problems but I'm happy with the result and I know much better ways to complete it now.

So it's made out of polystyrene foam. I should have just carved the brick into the foam but I had this wacky idea to do papier mache over it, then I didn't like the stripey texture of my paper strips, so I went over it with  this wood filler I had laying around. Then painted and painted again. I must have made 4 doors until I had something I could work with.

I just have to make my store sign and it's done. Maybe some flyers for the window. And some method of attaching it. Maybe velcro? I don't want it to be permanent.


Also, my niece just went off to college and gave me a couple of goodies. One is a circular shoe rack with three tiers. I'll be hanging up doll clothes on it. I've already run out of hangers so I'm thinking of getting those clip things. I thought I took a shot if it, but I guess not..

Anyway, she also gave me a bin drawer thingy where she held her massive amounts of makeup.



I still feel really unorganized and I'm thinking of boxing up loads of unused stuff to give to the kids when they come of age. I hate sports, why do I have so much sporting equipment?

Anyway dolls, I'm taking a real break from making doll stuff. I need to focus on Grandville. Storefronts and exteriors for my homes. Improving some homes I have, etc.

smooches,
dani



Comments

  1. The store front looks awesome! Wow, you really scored on storage bins. Nice work! Can't wait to see Nymeria's sister.



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  2. The detail in the store front is quite eye catching!

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  3. The store front looks AMAZING. Determination aint no joke!

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  4. Love the brick wall of the store front and that silver metal/glass door ... that looks great. Congrats on your start.

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  5. Love your storefront. Phenomenal job on that door! Do you know how much money you saved on those bins? Why is organizing so expensive.

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  6. Thanks guys! Organizing really is expensive. The shoebox bins were a great deal at Walmart too. I think it was 3 for $4 or something.

    I finished designing the store sign, so I'll post that soon!

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    thanks :)

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