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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Fantastic Plastic...

I am going to have to make this fast. We are leaving shortly to have dinner with Seth and April. I wanted to show you what I did with a couple of the plastic beds from the cards. I cut two of them apart at one end and switched one with the other, so that I would have the same arms on either end. I wanted a French day bed look. I will go into more detail tomorrow. Meanwhile, here is a sneak preview. To the left is the original bed and to the right are the two different configurations of day beds that I am making. I cut a pad for the bottom and designed a back piece to go around and behind. Then I covered two back pieces with fabric. I pleated curtains for the sides with pins. Put it all together and you have a 1/4" scale day bed. Hang in there til tomorrow for further instructions. See you then. If this is all one paragraph, I apologise. I am running short of time. I will fix it when I get back from dinner.

11 comments:

Nicole said...

Wonderful, wonderful quarter scale bed, Casey, I like it very much!

Julianna said...

Nice bed. I like the fabrick a lot.

Lucille said...

Casey, this is unbelievable! If I had not seen it with my own eyes, I would not have believed this possible. A million compliments to you! You're a genius! Did you know that? Well, you are! This is the most endearing little piece of furniture I have ever seen! And, of course, Tessie looks so happy!

Rosamargarita said...

Es bellísima la cama de día.
Que cenes sabroso.
Un abrazo

Lataina said...

This is just simply too cute!!! =)

dale's dreams said...

Oh, my goodness, this is awesome and in such a tiny scale!

Sorry, you had lack of time, but, it looks marvelous! :)

Eliza said...

They look great!One question. What type of glue do you use with these? I tried my normal plastic glue on a set a while ago, and it was nearly useless.

Drora's minimundo said...

It's brilliant what you have achieved from these plastic beds.

miniacollection said...

I love it.
Geneviève

marlies said...

WoW! Great bed, love that fabric!
Love it love it!
* marlies

Jollie said...

I missed a lot the last few days here at your blog, my gosh you did a lot of wonderful work Casey!
Did I just see a tiny Tessie??? Or is she fooling me ;)

I love this little Franch daybed, it is soooo gorgeous! :)

Hugs Jollie