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Keli
Michigan
Interests: almost everything
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I'm busy, busy, busy with real-life-size house goings on. The new windows and doors are being installed next week. The week after that new flooring is going in every room except my studio and the bathroom. Next month, I think,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at iseecerulean
Thanks, Giac. :)
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2017 on chickens, eggs, and indecision at iseecerulean
That's an idea I hadn't thought of...but if I reduce the depth the cabinet won't come far enough out into the room to act as a side table for the chair.
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2017 on chickens, eggs, and indecision at iseecerulean
That's a good idea, but I've already burned and drilled the hole. My idea worked flawlessly.
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2017 on chickens, eggs, and indecision at iseecerulean
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Before I forget...Ester is doing much better. :) I have been busy enjoying our short summer season, so haven't worked on the build as much as needed to stay on schedule. If I want to photograph it outside while the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at iseecerulean
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It looked, last Friday and Saturday, as if Ester were getting over her cold. Sunday she was worse, yesterday she was absolutely miserable....so much snot she was gagging on it every time she had a sneezing fit. We took her... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at iseecerulean
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Four movies today, three tomorrow. I'm having a wonderful time. Ester has a cold. She is not having a wonderful time. My poor sneezy, coughing, feverish baby. She's on the mend, she's been feeling better the past few days. I've... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at iseecerulean
Me too!
Toggle Commented Jul 29, 2017 on garden guest at iseecerulean
That is not a bad idea.
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2017 on Irked at iseecerulean
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I dry fit the double-hung windows on the side of the house, then glued all the windows in place, assuming they'd all be the same depth. They are not. I should have dry fit all of them, so that I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at iseecerulean
It is rather TARDISy....but don't worry, my library is vashta nerada free.
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2017 on bluer bricks at iseecerulean
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at iseecerulean
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That's as bricked up and painted as it's going to get. Wait to see!
Toggle Commented Jul 23, 2017 on bluer bricks at iseecerulean
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The second (and final, I think) coat of blue. Before I did that I bricked the base of the porch, then went over all the bricked surfaces looking for the few I'd glued on upside down. I carefully pulled off... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at iseecerulean
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The bricks are on and have their first coat of blue. No grout, because I'm painting them a dark color and need the depth. Looking at the picture just now made me realize I forgot to brick the base of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at iseecerulean
My favorite part was having my bestie close enough to hug :)
Toggle Commented Jul 18, 2017 on Best vacation ever at iseecerulean
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This is taking much longer than I anticipated. Save Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at iseecerulean
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My best friend Susan and her husband came to visit me for a few days the week of the fourth. We had a marvelous time. I was too busy watching them enjoy themselves to take many pictures, but I have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at iseecerulean
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A gift from my new mini friend Deborah, and order fulfillment and gifts from Nancy. I am on vacation! Yesterday I took care of odd-and-end spring cleaning tasks that have been niggling away at me. I feel much brighter now.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at iseecerulean
I love it!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2017 on recent acquisitions at iseecerulean
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Susan mailed me the burgundy succulents to finish the roof. She has been making books for her own mini library (two stories, with a spiral staircase, I'm jealous) and said she was putting some in the box. Some?!? Holy cow.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at iseecerulean
Pffft, I'm not dusting the big house. Just the little ones.
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2017 on Chantilly completed at iseecerulean
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The Chantilly has been sitting on my bookcase, close to done, since 2011. I was talking to another miniaturist last week, also working on a Chantilly, about how I need to finish it. I took it off the shelf to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at iseecerulean
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Pottery by April Wright (will let you know when her Etsy shop opens this fall), suede backpack and leather handbag by Joann Shaw, sketchbook with original watercolor drawing by Nancy Enge. Save Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2017 at iseecerulean
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The empty cup return outside a local coffee shop... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at iseecerulean