Monday 26 August 2013

More Dollhouse Improvements

As an antidote to nervous energy, I spent more time this weekend working on the dollhouse reconstruction.

I made replacement panels for the missing molded plastic.  Here's one of the originals.

And here are my attempts at replacements.  I used thick watercolour paper and toothpicks.

Next I had to try and make them match in colour.  It took a couple of tries but I think I got a good match.

Then I went ahead and retiled the side porch roof.  It had come off years ago so I could bring it upstairs to work.

First I cut a solid piece of bristolboard that exactly matched the roof, then I glued my tile strips onto the bristolboard.

Trimmed it up.

And glued it all together.  I think it turned out pretty nicely. 

Let's all hear it for funneling nervous energy into procrastination creative projects!  All this in only one Babylon 5 episode.

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