Spring Fling Contest




Thought I'd try Greenleaf's Spring Contest. I don't know if I will have enough time to finish the project but I am going to try my hardest. I am too much of a perfectionist, so two months isn't a lot of time for me. 
I decided to make a Scandinavian Country Store (with the help from the ladies at work!) Its been fun researching. I learned a lot about the culture. As far as rosemaling.....I don't think I could paint that way on life size objects so making miniatures objects with rosemaling on it is out of the question. I will have to be creative and think of different ways to bring the beautiful artwork into my piece. 
After wallpapering the second floor I was a little upset to find the roof piece isn't long enough! GRRR!! I wonder if all of them were made short of just mine??  I posted a picture of the extra piece I had to cut and put in. The wallpaper won't be perfect as I don't have any more, but it will have to do. 
Off to work on the floors and ceilings. 

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  1. Rachel, you might try to find something to use as a wide border to fill the gap - a pretty scrapbook trim or ribbon, maybe.

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  2. Looking good! When you win the grand prize, you aren't going to forget your work-mates right?? :-P

    Jennifer

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  3. It looks lovely so far! I'm surprised you are showing pictures right now. Most people are being super, super secretive about theirs.

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  4. It's so nice what you have doing. Working very hard but the results are fantastic.
    Meli

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  5. I hope no one would steal my idea MiniKat! Now you have me worried.

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