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Crappy light and three-legged-chairs

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We had kind of a holiday today (people wear costumes, get terribly drunk and dance in the streets to awful music), and since I'd rather stay out of their way I tried to take some pictures of the new diorama.
Unfortunately the only free space to put it is in a corner that doesn't get much light if it's as gloomy as today. And my girls must have been jumping on the furniture when I wasn't looking, one of the chair's legs broke off. I didn't notice until it was too late, so you have to ignore the leg in the pictures.
As soon as the weather gets better and I have better light I will take loads of pictures, but I wanted to post at least these to give you an impression how the whole thing turned out.






Just pictures

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The new backdrops arrived :-). Light is still bad, though. Never mind, I had to take some pictures using two of them.











This is the candelabra I made using a coin, a nut, two tattoo needle bars, silver beads and some wire.


Building a fireplace

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A comfy armchair in front of a fireplace, a good book and a cup of tea...
I always dreamed of having a fireplace, but since that'll stay a dream I thought at least my resin family should have one. It will be part of the new diorama.

Now I just need some things to put on the mantle, like a clock or a candelabra. Have to build those too, I guess.

I think I will darken the sides a bit more, and get some orange transparent paper or some more LED candles. And I do have a swing chair, so it'll be a comfy place to read and dream staring into the flames...


Work in progress

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Slow but steady...
The walls of my new diorama are finally painted, and one of the part's backs makes a nice new background.
I mixed the colour for the foam stucco piece with sand to make it look less like styrofoam.
And the trim for Vasilissa's dress arrived, I accentuated it with bronze beads. Seraphine has a new dress, too.
Maybe I'll add a ribbon to the neckline, it kind of folds up depending on how the arms are positioned.