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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Ready for My Close Up...

No... Don't look at the hand.  Look at the dressing table and stool.

I designed and made this in 1985.  It was one of my very early pieces... Nobody told me I couldn't do it, so I did it... It was for me, so no worries if I ruined it.

Its not too bad, considering I made it up as I went along. 

It has never really had a home.
I wasn't to savvy about wood and didn't notice that the sides of the bench weren't going to match the rest of it until it was pretty much a done deal.

Oh well.  I liked it anyway.

There's that half a bench again.

What does this have to do with anything?  This is what is going in the bay in the box.  I had to get measurements to do the draperies.
This bed is also an orphan.  That is, it was never meant to be one of the numbered series of beds.  I made it just for ME in 2006! 

Tessie can borrow it, but it is still MINE!

I went so far as to make it like a real bed. The other beds that I made for sale were done on solid bottoms like Judee Williamson teaches in her classes. 

I noticed that both of these pieces need a bit of repair work.  Scratches.  Dings.  A few ruffles out of place.

 I can fix those.

Meanwhile, I have done a sketch of what I want to do in the bay.  It's a bit hard to see in the photo, but trust me... I know what I'm doing...

And Tessie approves!!!

By the way... The green marble floor is real.  It's a floor tile.  I simply made the box to fit it.  Much easier than cutting it!

I am going back to work now.

See you tomorrow.

8 comments:

miniaturista said...

Es precioso.
UN Abrazo
Maite

Caseymini said...

Thank you, Maite!

Wee Cute Treasures said...

The needlework on your stool is magnificent. Wish there were a closer photo. Beautiful. Mini hug, Carol

Caseymini said...

Carol, when I finish the room, maybe I will take a closer shot.

Elizabeth S said...

Your early work is clearly indicative of your enormous talents Casey! They are Really Beautiful pieces and I know that Tessie will feel honored to have been allowed to "borrow" them for a little while, knowing of course, they are still -YOURS ?.... ;P

Giac said...

Hello Casey,
You have so many talents! It looks wonderful...even for an early piece. I like your idea for the nook and can't wait to see it
Big hug
Giac

Fabiola said...

The needlework on the stool is so beautiful.

Caseymini said...

Thanks Fabiola