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More Making …

This time Mum’s Mother’s Day present.

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I bought this kitset vintage wardrobe at Wellington Paper Arts last year … one of those things I could see lots of potential for but put away for one day when I have time …

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Turns out time is kinda hard to find with things like this but needing a gift for Mother’s Day was motivation to give it a go.

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I decided to cover all the bits with paper, then sand and ink the edges … about halfway through that process I realised it may have been easier just to paint it … guess I was just impatient to get to the pretty stage.

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Then it was just a matter of going through all the various drawers and containers in my craft space to see what I could find to fill it up with … a bit of vintage stuff I’ve been collecting over the years, a tiny kewpie doll I found recently …

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Very pleased I found an appropriate use for this vintage ribbon that says To Mother, with Love.

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And some of the smallest wooden cotton reels I seem to have collected.

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Oh and also glad I’ve finally found a use for that big pink flower … it was way too big for a scrapbook layout but has been floating around my desk for quite some time.

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4 Responses

  1. Looks amazing Beverley.

  2. Oh wow its gorgeous. Love all the wee bits and bobs on the shelves. šŸ™‚

  3. so so pretty….love it

  4. you are so so talented Beverley! I love all the trinkets too esp the kewpie doll, where do you find these little dolls now?

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