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A Dream Bedroom, Tiny Tea, Fancy Scrolls & Filigree Sale!

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Celestial Papers, Filigree, Lucky Star Kit, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Tutorials
Update! A newer post about Rhonda’s artwork is here.

Star Filled Dreams by Design Team Member Rhonda Thomas

Oooh! What a beautiful little scene, using Lucky Star Papers from the Lucky Star Kit! Rhonda used half-scale items for this project (which surprisingly work well with the (fairly large) prints on the 12×12 papers.

Here’s an intro from Rhonda’s blog post to get us started:

It brings my spirit peace when I am creating, especially when it is a miniature space that I can get lost in. The latest kit from Alpha Stamps, “Lucky Star”, is put together to make the perfect creative escape.

I began with this Square Half Scale Corner Room Box. After easily putting it together with a tad of glue, I gave it a light coat of white paint. I don’t like to paint the chipboard too much because it might warp if I get it too wet. One thing that really helped in the design was how beautifully this set of Lucky Star 12×12 Scrapbook Papers are, it made it easy to put the room together.

For my side table, I used an image from the Mini Alchemy Half Collage Sheet. I also used a vintage cufflink as framed art. (See a close-up photo below.)

Lucky Star Crescent Scrapbook Paper is the perfect choice for the walls of my room. The detail is gorgeous, and I traced over the outside of the moon with a sharp colored pencil, to make the edges jump out even more. Then I added some bling.

The Half Scale Bed was super easy to create. Again, after gluing it together I added a tad of white paint. To make the bedspread, I simply cut off the amount of paper to “reach the floor” and kept the trim on the top that shows what the other side of the paper has on it. It made for a perfect fold over on the bed spread. Next, I shaped the paper over the bed and made a scalloped trim with some shaped scissors.

Clever! Both making a comforter and pillow cases with scalloped edges (and tracing over that moon on the wallpaper to make it pop)! You can read more and see more photos in Rhonda’s blog post.

Plus see below — after the new supplies AND new sale — for a Giveaway that includes everything in Rhonda’s supply list!

What’s New Today?

Ooh! Let’s start with TEA! Tea cups & teapots worthy of a mini Alice scene!

Next up: some popular miniatures that are back in stock!

Finally: some beautiful raw brass leaves or filigree! Filigree?! These are the inspiration for today’s NEW SALE!

NEW Sale: Metal Filigree & Bead Caps

25% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! I added the bead caps as lots of those have busy, squirrelly edges but all the bead caps are included (some are plain and can double as mini box feet).

Over 60 items! Anything on clearance in this group is marked down to 50% off!

The sale ends FRIDAY NIGHT, February 26th at midnight PST. See the entire sale collection here!

Here’s examples of clearance items in the sale (50% off)!

Star Filled Dreams Giveaway!

Wow! There’s another angle on Rhonda’s project, highlighting that glittery chair and the left wall (with the giant brass sun)!

Yes, I said it! EVERYTHING in Rhonda’s Supply List is included in today’s Giveaway!

Here’s a short preview of this BIG group:
Lucky Star Kit (A big list by itself! Note: if something’s in the kit and repeated on the supply list, you’ll just get the 1 in the kit.)
1:24 Round Table & 2 Chairs
Small Man in the Moon Charms (did you notice the pair of crescent moons on either side of the headboard?)
White Dishes & Silverware Place Setting (for the tea cup on the table)

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Rhonda’s artwork, which are also all included in the Giveaway!

To enter the Star Filled Dreams Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY Night, February 26, 2021).

And tell me: what will you make with these supplies?

Don’t forget to leave your (hello!) correct email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

Who won the Five Tiny Tins Giveaway from the last newsletter? That would be Daylan! Congrats! Check your email for info. (And a reminder of that pretty set of tins is below.)

Posted by Leslie, February 25th, 2021

32 responses to “A Dream Bedroom, Tiny Tea, Fancy Scrolls & Filigree Sale!”

  1. Kathy Toews says:

    I will make an artist’s loft/garret in Paris.

  2. Ann F. says:

    That tiny bedroom is so dreamy. Yes, Pun totally intended!!

  3. Kathy S says:

    Big big fan of German glass glitter. And this cobalt is beautiful. I’d use all to create good dreams—only the best kind.

  4. Lisa says:

    I LOVE THIS! The celestial wallpaper is amazing!

  5. Nadine says:

    I’d make a dreamy roombox!

  6. kat c says:

    how adorable it this roombox! love the colors!

  7. Evelyn Dawson says:

    I LOVE all things starry and other-worldly! I will Set aside the bed for another project I have and use the rest of this giveaway to create a fortune teller’s tearoom, adding a clear marble to the table for scrying.

  8. Celia says:

    Wow. Amazing. I would make a magical dream room or tea room. Super job!

  9. Laural says:

    Such a sweet room

  10. Jaimi B says:

    I love this room box so much, I am having a hard time imagining anything but reproducing it.

  11. Beautiful! I would make a celestial themed room box.

  12. Judy says:

    I love wizard and celestial items and rooms. This would be perfect for my next project!

  13. Love Love Love
    Will not copy but inspired to make a eerie room with small scary doll i already have

  14. Jackie says:

    so creative. She has such good ideas.

  15. Denise Bryant says:

    Beautiful room box scene with this pretty kit! I’d love to make a similar scene!


  17. Karen Mallory says:

    Love this magical fantastical room! I would make it just like it is!!

  18. Amy says:

    Sweet Dreams are made of these….

  19. Janet M Turner says:

    What a beautiful project! I would love to make a celestial bedroom for my granddaughter.

  20. I love the star-filled dreams. I have so many ideas and ways I could make this!!!

  21. Jennifer Forish says:

    This would look great in my dollhouse!

  22. Anne W says:

    I love anything to do with stars!!

  23. Kim R says:

    Omg! Love this! So calming and magical. I would attempt to make one too.

  24. kathy sokol says:

    I envision an underwater observatory for the mermaids to plot their horoscopes

  25. jean marmo says:

    Simply darling. I would let my 3 1/2 year old granddaughter help create something magical.

  26. Lynn Fox says:

    Lovely! I’d make one for my granddaughter – it’s her birthday! She’d adore it!

  27. Sylvia Lovitt says:

    The project is just gorgeous! The papers are especially beautiful. I would love to make a celestial -themed paper treat cone or tin.

  28. Charlene Christman says:

    What an enchanting room to make. I might have some midnight fairies sitting on the bed.

  29. jo says:

    This little bedroom is so pretty – the mirror is perfect! I love the jewel as the mirror! The walls are so dreamy and the bed it beautiful! Love, love, love this piece!

  30. Nancy says:

    Looks like the perfect room for creative dreaming.

  31. Caroline says:

    The room is magical! My granddaughters always seem to need another bedroom and they would love to create one using your generous giveaway.

  32. Leah says:

    I would probably attempt an astronomer’s room…have to come up with an idea for a large telescope though!