New additions to my diorama - a cute gumball machine, flower pots AND shabby chic upholstery for the bar chairs.
I had always wanted to model a miniature gumball machine since last Christmas. The inspiration struck when I received a Jelly Belly dispenser machine as a gift from my husband.
The colour of the bar chairs had to be altered since the original bright Barbie pink did not suit the shabby chic theme of my diorama. I had some leftover pink gingham material and decided to use it to reupholster the chairs. The process wasn't hard and the chairs went through a smooth make over!
The flower pots are all made by me. The pots are painted using Laura Ashley paints and the flower and leaves are handmade using polymer clay. I don't use molds to make flowers as I believe that each flower should be unique (more realistic?).
The diorama will always be a work in progress so I hope you enjoy these incoming updates!