Winner: Cec Jones
Vintage furnished dollhouse
Donated by the Ney family in memory of Bunny Ney. The house was lovingly made by the late Bunny with her grandchildren, Connor and McKenna.
Dollhouse Electric Halloween Tree
Winner: Wendy Mercier
Dollhouse Halloween Decorations
Winner: winner left before name noted
Dollhouse Easter Decorations
Winner: J. Kish
Dollhouse Christmas Decorations
Winner: Carol Goepfert
Group of 1/2 scale dolls
Winner: Cec Jones
In addition to large vintage furnished Dollhouse, all raffle prizes were donated by the Ney family in memory of Bunny Ney who built the dollhouse with her grandchildren , Connor and McKenna and together enjoyed decorating the dollhouse for the different holidays.
Proceeds from the raffle were used to make a donation to the APL in memory of Bunny Ney who also loved animals.
My challenge project consists of the oatmeal container, a Buttercup kit, cardboard, Creative Paperclay, sliced wood circles for the floor and more.
I sliced the oatmeal container down the center, cut out the bottom, trimmed the top and cut a window in the side. I stretched it to make a curved wall.
I bashed the Buttercup dollhouse kit to open up a wall for adding the oatmeal container. I glued them together and covered them with paperclay.
I added on to the kit floor to extend into the curved wall. The floor is made of wood slices, paperclay and jewel colored stones.
I covered the kit with paperclay. In order to curve the peak of the roof I cut cardboard in a curve, glued it to the roof and shingled it.
The trees on the exterior are paperclay textured and painted. I add the trio of baby raccoons peeking out a hole in the trunk. I also added my Robin’s nest and 3 eggs like I always do to all my houses and room boxes.
I made most of the landscaping from dried flowers, printies, vellum, paper punches and floral wire.
The climbing rose vine covering the outer fireplace were bought at Dawn's Dolls and Minis. as was the Buttercup kit.
The things hanging from the rafters were more dried flowers baskets and bought hams.
The wood slice table is actually my husband Dan's, which he bought because he liked it.
My inspiration is the ocean since it's my favorite place to be. I also love lighthouses. I love to use shells when I do crafts. I love doing miniatures so using shells, the ocean and lighthouses just kind of worked together in this project.
Dr. Marie Albano
Sometimes it takes a while to find the inspiration for any challenge, this year's came from the little chair and table my daughter bought me for Mother's Day. That gift along with the project of the herb drying rack lead me to the herb drying scene with gardening tools. I always wanted to own a big rack and do it for real, but instead with miniatures I can have it without the sneezing.