Thursday, August 28, 2008

A Magazine Rack Fit for a Dollhouse

Have you ever noticed how razor cartridge containers look like miniature magazine racks? No? Maybe it's just me. Well, today I tested the idea out on my daughter's dollhouse. Using painter's tape, I adhered a razor cartridge container to the dollhouse wall. Then I printed out some scaled down magazine covers for miniature magazines. Now I'm envisioning a whole doll house made out of recycled items. So many ideas, so little time.

23 comments:

mayaluna said...

I love it so much!!! I lovev making things like this for my daughters doll house. I just made perfect little towel and a bath mat from one of our big ones that had a tiny graphic print. I might need to go find something to hold the cartridges in my razor right now! I really enjoy the way your mind works!

amy turn sharp of doobleh-vay said...

OH MY GOD! Yr like the most creative gal ever. This makes me freak out with creativity! We must talk about this idea you have! love it! xo

Amber M. said...

I REALLY wish I could see the potential in things like you do! What a fab idea. And I love the itty bitty magazines to go in your mini magazine rack.

Knit - R - Done said...

I think disposable coffee creamer cups look like mini waste baskets.

Ren said...

how cute! very clever. : )

Fuji Mama said...

It looks so much like a magazine rack in fact, that I wouldn't have ever guessed what it really is!

greetingarts said...

You are such a smart woman! Too cute.

M.Kate said...

too cute!! you can of everything and anything under the sun :D

tks for sharing :D

Kristin said...

spectacular!

Jen said...

that is AWESOME

this chicken said...

Haha! When I first looked at this I thought it was a real magazine rack! Absolutely fantastic! I think I'll be having a go at this later even though I have no children or a dolls house to put it in (it has THAT effect on me)!! :)

juliekintaiwan said...

Very cute and ingenious! I had no idea what it was until you explained it, it really does look like a mini magazine rack. Family fun has some ideas for doll furniture made from everyday objects. Can't wait to see how they inspire you.

http://familyfun.go.com/arts-and-crafts/buildmodel/feature/famf0200dollhouse/

wayfarer said...

That is such a great idea!

Anonymous said...

Way cool

Now everyone will have them in the doll houses.

Great idea

Sandy

Maiz said...

This is great! I'm waiting until my kids are a little bigger before I trick out their doll house with stuff like this... that has been my plan since I was about 6! I used to make stuff like this all the time when I was little. My favorite was using toothpaste caps as lampshades. If you glue one onto an old game piece (from something like parcheesi) it makes a perfect table lamp. I can't wait to see what you do next!

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

Genius! That is so cute!

Mommy and Daddy K said...

you are a genius. thank you for your clever idea... i just got my daughter a doll house and this will work perfectly. thanks!

Renna said...

I know you are probably sick of hearing me say this by now, but the way your mind work never ceases to amaze me!

Vonnie said...

What a genius idea!

XUE said...

we make dollhouses' minis too but we don't hv any razor cartridges - what a shame as this really looks good! My daughter would love it!

Marie @ Make and Takes said...

This is the best recycled craft ever!! Now I just need a doll house to put it in!

Zip n Tizzy said...

You are so wonderfully creative. I love it!
Fabulous idea.

Wendy said...

American Girl published a great little book of miniature items crafted from everyday stuff . I think it's called Tiny Treasures. It's right up your alley.

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