Sunday, September 25, 2011

"Carved" Panels

One of my miniature books suggested using corrugated cardboard to simulate the ornate carved panels found in Tudor manors. I used skinny sticks to frame the panels and it looks really nice. Poke the picture to see the details. Someday I'm going to get inspired before rather than after getting a room almost finished. It was a bit more challenging to add the skinny sticks and stain everything. ;-)


Drora's minimundo said...

The panels look good. The floor is great. What material did you use for the floor?
Hugs, Drora

De said...

Thank you, Drora. The floor pieces were cut from a stone-look peel and stick vinyl floor tile leftover from a real life project. I cut out the design I wanted, stuck the "stones" to the castle floor, and used a mix of spackle (used for filling holes in walls) and acrylic craft paint to grout the gaps between the stones. My tiles have a two toned pattern so I could make a two color design. This is an easy, inexpensive way to get a really nice looking stone floor. The tiles are available in marble finish too.