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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Small log cabin on the stone

Hi everyone! I am proud to share my latest piece finished just today. It was a challenge for me because of it's size, but I am happy with the result. But let me tell you a short story first.

I was waiting for a train on a station two weeks ago. It was snowing and wet and I had 10 more minutes before the train. I looked at my feet: there were all kinds of stones there - you know, the usual ones that are everywhere you go. And I thought - hmmm, interesting, why noone is doing micro-minis on such stones? They are easy to find and provide great surface... The train came but I still managed to grab one stone and toss it in my pocked. (It was pretty dirty and I had to clean my hands all the way to the next station :) )

At home I washed it with soap and was happy with it's look:
 It was pretty heavy, but I didn't pay attention to it. I went to pinterest.com and found some inspirational photos for a small log cabin. Like this one:
I was eager to get started! I have drawn the plan of the house, sit at my desk... And found out that if I make this cabin in 1:144 it'll be so big that it'll cover the whole stone! But I wanted to make a garden too... I was close to ditching the project, but curiosity won: Can I make it again smaller? I've sketched another plan and started working:

Formed tiny house, made curtains and hung paintings:



... I didn't do any more in process photos, so let's imagine a little magic here...
AND TA-DA:







Last, but not least - the size :) I suppose it is circa 1:288, the house itself measures 15mm x 10mm x 14 mm



And this is how I work. At night. In a huuuuuge mess! :)
Thx for stepping by! 
I hope I've inspired someone for seeing tiny treasures where you have never expect to find them :)


18 comments:

  1. That's lovely and soooooo small! Very inspiring!
    Véronique

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  2. You've done an amazing job Daria! The detail you have managed to get in something so tiny is astounding! Who cares if you make a mess when you produce masterpieces like this! I love it! Kind regards, Brian.

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  3. Wow I love it! It's so tiny but well detailed and in scale. Wonderful work!
    Hugs, Drora

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  4. It is so good and creative thought and such a brilliant idea. It's so wonderful. Very well done.
    Hugs
    Wyrna

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  5. Все меньше и меньше! Очень впечатляет!!!
    Татьяна

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  6. Sin palabras es fabulosa, un trabajo magnifico.
    Un abrazo.
    Yolanda

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  7. Oh my...that is so small. You did an amazing job with all of the tiny details.
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  8. Hi Daria, I fully agree with you: everywhere are miniatures, if you'll look well, but they really are there :D!
    You have outdone yourself! Because this house looks so lovely and cosy, allthough it is so small. And that garden is really stunning!
    Hugs, Ilona

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  9. Wow this house and garden are Amazing. Fantastic work I love it.
    Hugs Maria

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  10. I love it =) (As always ;) ) I have been looking for stones to build on, but haven't found one I really like yet =) Your stone is very beautiful =) But the house is even better =)
    And the garden is perfect!
    Hannah

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  11. It´s fantasic! Iove it. You did a great job.
    I have an award for you. Please visit my blog and take it.
    Greetings and a hug
    Melanie

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  12. Дарья, ты такая умничка! Супер просто)))) смотря на последнюю фотографию видишь масштаб работы!!! Меня эта работа зацепила)) Камень и дом с природой, так и хочется разглядывать!!!!!!!! Еще новогодняя тема с крайнего поста впечатлила!!!!!! Ты мастер!!!!! А есть ссылка где твой онлайн магазин?

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    1. Спасибо, Ксань)
      я сюда ссылку не постила - все равно в основном англоязычные читатели, а магазин на ярмарке, здесь - microdomiki.livemaster.ru

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  13. Да, забыла сказать))) где ты взяла такие большие 5 рублей))) хихихиххи)))))

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  14. ой... я что то удалила нечаянно(
    спасибо)) за ссылку) буду к тебе частенько в гости заходить) я тоже все же решилась открыть свой магазин ) но не только миниатюры а еще и валяние) может ты уже видела мои игрушки)

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  15. Very nice work, I really love it! Hugs, Melli

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