Showing posts from November, 2021

Quick craft: letter decor

These past couple of years I've been making some pieces of furniture, mostly bookcases, to fill up my indoor photo scenes. I have quite a few pieces to alternate now, but it turns out I don't have many props to fill them, and they sometimes look quite empty. So I thought I could start making smaller props to fill my shelves with and add more realism to my dioramas.  Today we're making some "letter decor" (I can't think of a better name) using some wooden letters. I found them at a store called Tedi and I believe they're meant for scrapbooking, but they're the perfect size for fashion dolls. It's quite a simple craft, so that's why I'm going to show you two different designs.  For this craft you will need: Small wooden letters for scrapbooking. Popsicle sticks and/or wooden coffee stirrers. Craft paint. White glue or hot glue. Scissors or a cutter.  Let's start with the easiest design, that was actually the one I did last. I picked up le

Photo compilation: September-October 2021

Hello everyone and happy November! Can you believe how fast the year is flying by? I can't believe this will be the last photo compilation in 2021, as I've been doing them every other month and the next one will be in January 2022 (although, it will still be photos from 2021 but... yikes!).  To be fair, I don't have many new photos, as most of what I've been posting on Instagram you've already seen here. I haven't been very inspired to take photos just for the sake of it, so it's going to be a shorter post.  Let's start with some interior photos. Back in September I took these photos of Blake with the new bookcase that I had just made. I actually took them way before I started working on the upcycling post , so I didn't include them. This first one is my favorite from the set. The floor on this scene is actually a wallpaper sample that I got from one of my last jobs. The catalog was discontinued, and we had to throw it out, but I kept it and cut the