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Happy Thanksgiving!

HappyThanksgiving to any of my Canadian followers! Too much is going on this year! so much I didn’teven realize that Thanksgiving was coming until last monday So we didn’t have any special Turkey dinner. That’s ok with me, because it’s my first holiday as a vegetarian and I would be worried all the yummy food […]

Busy bag!

The other night, I was going through my D.I.Y kids toys pinterest board, when I found a link to this “busy bag round up”. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the busy bags, they are a portable games or activities for kids that are easily stored in…bags! (Or boxes). I was very inspired […]

Real dollhouse miniature flowers; 1″, 1/2″ and 1/4″ scale

I finally let my creativity flow. I’m not sure if this happens to all creative people, but sometimes I will have so many ideas flowing through my head that I can never actually get to producing anything,  I’m too busy thinking lol. I had a time sensitive idea recently that involved real flowers, not something […]

Finishing Things: Week #3: DIY Calico Critter Accessories

I pinned this amazing site a while ago that is filled with cute Japanese miniature printables. This site is especially useful if you collect Calico Critters or Sylvanian families as most of the items available for print look similar to those that are included in sets. The site is in Japanese, so use Google translate […]

A Week of Sickness!

Last Monday, Gord started coming down with a fever…by late Tuesday, Nia (3) had it. By Thursday night, Makaio (11 months) had it. And by Sunday morning? Everyone was better, so it was Mommy’s turn, naturally. It’s Thursday night, (a week and a half into the whole thing!), and I’m just starting to feel better…ish. […]

Long Vacation Kit – Day 2

On the second night of making the contents of the eBay kit, I started with the couch. I knew I wasn’t going to use the fabric that was intended to be used, So I went in my stash and hrabbed leftover fabric from my prom dress. Yes…my prom dress. I was tempted to upload a […]

Long Vacation: An eBay Dollhouse Kit — Day 1

No one who is reading this and interested in dollhouses/miniatures, can say that while searching (for things they don’t need) they have not seen these dollhouse kit listings on Ebay. They don’t look like anything special, but I decided I would like to order one anyways, just to see what it was all about. This […]

Making Dollhouse Lamps

I ordered some extremely cheap lights off of eBay. They cost me less than 5$ combined including shopping. I wasn’t expecting much BUT the seller accidentally sent me two different lights, AND one was bent.. Also, they are off scale, so I had to come up with a way to salvage them. Enter pliers. After […]