Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A Craft From My Crafting Days Long Ago

I was telling my new friend, Judy F., about a tiny dresser I made from match boxes (did you know they still make those?) and as I prepared to send these photos to her in an email, I thought why not just share them with the whole class? :)

The idea came from a 1930's childrens' craft book called What To Do Now.

The lining paper is from an old Victorian calendar.

This could go inside a dollhouse, but I think it's fun to hide tiny things like rings and a parrot pin inside the tiny drawers. :)



Odie Langley said...

I used to make miniature log cabins with dowels and for the furnishings inside I used anything I could find and made it look like real items. It was so much fun. I still have the church I did with pews, a podium and even an offering place with hole punch paper pieces that look like money.

Storybook Woods said...

Oh Debra, how sweet is this. A fairy dresser. I will share it with my girls, they will love it xoxox Clarice

Donetta said...

that is just adorable!

Pearl said...

Very cute Debra!

Mary said...

Too cute! I am sharing with my girls tomorrow- no, wait, when I have some matchboxes in hand. See, I am getting wiser.

Judy said...

Thanks for sharing this with the whole class. Your friend Judy H. likes this too!