Make your own free website on Tripod.com

 

 

 


Instructions:  Furnishings

 

Table of Contents

  Tuxedo Couch and Chair

  Area Rug

  Wreath

  Hurricane Lamp

  Throw Pillows

 

Tuxedo Couch and Chair

 

The couch and chair were made from…

Balsa wood (for the base)

Cardstock (wrapped around the back and sides of the base, and glued in place)

Silk (for the upholstery and cushions) 

Back to top

 

Area rug

 

The area rug in front of the fireplace is made by…

Reducing a picture of a carpet (in a graphics program, such as Print Artist, Print Shop, MS Home Publisher, Corel Paint, Paint Shop Pro, etc.).  I bought this one from Sally Dohrman (it is printed on fine cloth)

Print it on fabric, quality printing paper, or velour/velvet paper.

 

To print on fabric …

Iron the fabric onto the shiny side of freezer paper (aka butcher’s paper)

And insert in printer (fabric side up).

When dry, seal with a spray matte sealer (such as Krylon).

 

Back to top

 

Wreath

The wreath was made by using …

 

Bunka (to shape the wreath)

No-hole beads (for decoration)

And tiny silk ribbon bows.

 

Back to top

 

Hurricane Lamp

 

The hurricane lamp is made by:

  Inserting and gluing a piece of gold wire

  …Through 2 beads,

  …Allowing a small amount of wire to stick out of the top.

  …When glue is set,

  …Paint flowers on the beads

  …And trim off the excess on the bottom.

  Glue to corner table (which was made by cutting the back off a metal chair).

 

 

Back to top

 

Throw Pillows

 

 

The throw pillows are made from…

A small piece of velvet paper

…With flowers painted on them.

 

 

 

 

 

Back to top

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: 

 

The links below are to be used ONLY if you are EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES with the web site’s frames.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Last revised: December 2004