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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Not a whole lot to update...

Must admit to being a bit lazy today, kind of feels like trying to keep my eyes open after taking the newer anti-inflammatory is impossible. None the less, I have been working on shingling the bungalow -- never my most favorite section of a house. Don't get me wrong if you're in the mood to let your mind wander and still work, shingles are great. Just wasn't there for me today. Don't know if I had mentioned but the shingles on this house are all scratch made here at home. Really not hard to do at all, and I like the look of these -- a bit more rustic right off the bat. We'll see how the finished product turns out, but at the moment when I look at this little house I think it's my best one yet... It somehow puts me in the mood of a little bungalow on a cape somewhere. Makes me smile.

In other news I should get my shipment from HBS from their House of Miniatures sale tomorrow. I also have some molding in that order which I need to finish the living room of the bungalow. Have to admit I'm quite excited over that! Had also found an old American Girls Minis Illuma Room for $3.99 at the local Goodwill store. Haven't tried the power in it yet, but have my doubts it works -- simple reason being it looks like someone tried to take the box apart at the base. Probably just blew the transformer with it previously -- and in all honesty, not too big a deal. Think I'm going to do this into a sports themed football roombox for one of the few true guy friends I have. He's just recently bought his first house, and will also be having a birthday in a little bit... So, even though I'm definitely not a Steelers fan -- going to see what I can do since he happens to be a die hard fan. lol

Meanwhile, going to go attempt to do something so that I don't feel like this was such a wasted day for mini-making. Hope everyone's had a good one!


  1. Hi Kelli!
    Can't wait to see your Steelers roombox! I made one years ago and I am still adding to it. Go to and get their catalog sent to you. You'll get a lot of ideas. I always end up cutting mine up to make things for my roombox. The current issue has the perfect size pennent you can just cut out and use. It also has perfect size Terrible Towels you can just copy onto printable fabric and cut out. You could make a lamp and add a logo from the catalog to the shade. I also googled an action scene from a game and put it on my mini TV screen. Joann Fabrics has Steeler Fabric you can cut logos out of. I made a bed with black and gold fabric and then ironed a Steelers helmet from the fabric to the middle of the comforter. If you crochet or knit you could make a black and gold scarf. Currently I am making a football rug out of bunka to add to my room.
    Have fun! I would love to see pictures when you're done.

    1. Actually just went to about 3 days ago to get their catalog! lol You have some great ideas and suggestions that I have no doubt are going to be helpful to me with this. Thanks so much! =)