Sunday, March 18

Two Lofts!

This morning I cut out my "second" loft using the original one as a pattern. Casey emailed me some great tips about working with foam core. Thanks Casey! I had two different brands of foam core. The WalMart stuff and some Gator foam. The Gator foam is much nicer.

I'm going to seal the walls with Gesso and then paint them. I hope they won't warp or fall apart! One of the walls will be covered with fabric. I read somewhere that spray adhesive is the best thing to use with foam core.

I just realized that my Starbuck's coffee stirrers are the perfect size for framing the windows. My supply is getting low. I hope they will refill my cup again?! :D

I'm still trying to decide what to do on the exterior. I've cut some of the windows larger than the ones in the kit. I like the idea of corner windows... we'll see?

I doubt I will get much more done today. I've been running a fever all weekend. Not sure why? Nurses don't get sick! I don't get sick! I have NO time in my little world for sick! LOL

Hope you have a good day! I'm going back to bed...


Caseymini said...

Get well soon! I am glad that you found Gator board somewhere. That stuff is much nicer. It is hard to find in Tucson though. I haven't looked for it for a couple of years. I will have to try again...LOVE the look of what you have done so far. The larger windows make it look much more real and open. Take it easy and get better!

Unknown said...

I hope you feel better soon. I love what you have done so far. Never used gator board. I don't know what it is like. I imagine more dense or sturdier. Get well soon.

Fabiola said...

I hope you feel better soon. The new project is beautiful.
Bye Faby

Jean Tuthill said...

I hope you feel better soon. Two lofts sounds really interesting. Can't wait to see them!

otterine said...

Hope you feel better soon! You've got minis to work on and share! ;D I've heard of gator board but have never worked with it.

Kim Gillian said...

Can't wait to see the loft. Thanks so much for visiting me today! Hope you get to feeling better real soon!
Have a great week!

-Kim :)

Unknown said...

Chicken soup for you.
I love big windows in tiny spaces and these look great.

Cinderella Moments said...

My sister had a weird fever too. It left very quickly. I hope yours will do the same. I love the foam board dollhouse. It will be so fun to watch you build it. Feel better!

PILAR6373 said...

Tu segundo loft tiene una pinta genial!!! me encantará ver tus avances!!!

Kathi said...

Thank you everyone!

I think I found the Gator board at Office Depot? They have a great little corner for artists and architects.

That's what WE are, right?! :D

Giac said...

Hi Debbie,
I hope you're feeling better! Your work is looking great! don't be bothered by the creating contest rules...that's just limiting yourself! you go and do exactly what you want to do!
Keep up the great work,

Giac said...

Hi Kathi,
Sorry, I just pressed okay and it dawned on my that I wrote Debbie instead of idea why...sorry, My defence is it's Monday morning.
Have a grerat week,
Giac, the confused man