Sunday, 17 November 2013
1/12th Scale 'Mead Cottage'
I bought a little room box (more of a diorama really) on ebay a few weeks ago. I loved it - it had so much character - but being a builder and not able to leave things alone I felt it really did need some proper walls and a ceiling. I chopped up some plywood and made new walls, added beams with a floor on top to create an upper room and Mead Cottage is the result. Organic architecture in action! I tried to keep the style the same as the original room box so its looks well lived in. The plaster outside is a bit stained and has some greenery growing and the roof is wobbly and bent. I added lights and a lit fire in the fireplace and it looks so cosy - I could just move in! This was a project which really was fun to do - you get them like that sometimes - and I was almost sad to complete it. It is now on ebay so please go and take a look. Oh and the slate name plate was made by Brenda Howden. If you would like something similar making for your house please get in touch and I will pass on her details.