Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Bedroom Progress



I have been doing battle with the bed hangings recently - I just can't make up my mind which design to choose!  So for a little light relief, I made a couple of objects - a clothes chest and two oval paintings.  



                 The bed linen is progressing, I made a valance, using neither pretty pleater nor a thousand pins!  I'll show you how to do it when I do my next bedding tutorial.

                The bedroom is a real mess!  I am struggling with plaster dust at the moment, but I had a brainwave at about 12 last night, and sprayed the walls with hairspray.  I'll see if that helps a little!  Most of the debris comes from moving things about, which should stop soon as I start to glue things in permanently.

                 I made the little hook on the left using a black head pin and a piece of lolly stick.  The candle on the shelf is only there as a guide for the electrics, I want to get a little 'wee willie winkie' candle instead.

    I'd better get on with the bed hangings before they defeat me!


                                                      Jonquil

9 comments:

  1. I like your clothes chest.
    Bye Faby

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  2. It already looks amazing! I'd love a tutorial as I struggle a bit with bedding. I keep making things and throwing them out again...

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  3. Looks very promising. Can't wait to see it develop.

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  4. I like the apparent symplicity of the room, the simple alcove, your use of clean white and then the single black chest. I wonder what kind of bed hangings you will be making, something very ornate to contrast with the room, or the opposite, simple but stylish?

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  5. Bellissime miniature!!! Mi piace il tuo blog ..sono una tua nova amica!!!
    Vieni a trovarmi se ti va!!!
    Un bacio
    Elvira

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  6. I like your white bedroom, love the box and paintings you made, wait with baited breath to see how you finish it.D

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  7. Hello Jonquil,
    It is looking better and more real every time you post. I am always excited to see more of your work.
    Big hug,
    Giac

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  8. The room is coming along nicely! I do like those little paintings and the chest the bed is coming along well too, I look forward to seeing how you did it soon!!

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  9. The chest with the oval painting is a lovely piece. Good luck with your bedding and I'm curious to see how you did the valance.

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