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Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Things to Alter DT : Steampunk Cage Doll

Hi all

I decided to have a go at making a cage doll which i did using various pieces of MDF for Things to Alter.  we have a new challenge over on the blog so i would love to see all your makes on there. Here is the link http://thingstoalter.blogspot.co.uk/




I used the 3 inc and 6 inch sized circles for the top and bottom and I used the lolly pop sticks to make the cage bars. I trimmed them all down to fit and glued them with my glue gun. I wont lie it was fiddly and i got covered in hot glue but i am pleased with it.


The body was made using the 4inch dress form which i covered in Simply Creative deco mache papers and made a belt using lace and a rusty cog. The head is the Hatter Gorjuss Girl stamp.


I used the flur de lis MDF pieces to decorate the cage


I used the rust effect on both the cage and cogs but dry brushed a little Lagoon Blue pain over to look like peeled paint.



Here are a few progress shots



Thank you for visiting and if you have any questions leave me a comment and i will get back to you

8 comments:

  1. I am just gob smacked by this !! Its such a fab piece and you have made some bits of wood come together to make this, well done Katie I adore it x

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    1. Thank you Jac i had so much fun putting this together

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  2. Wow! What a fun piece! I love the patina!

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  3. This is wonderful! Love the whole project and the gorgeous blue you have used really makes the project pop.
    I have to say, I did laugh at the gorjus head in the doll, it works well with the theme!

    ❤️ & hugs
    Lisa xxxx

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    1. Thank you Lisa. I only had the gorjuss girl stamps that had a head big enough to use but my next one will look a bit better

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  4. Hi thanks for visiting my blog. This is just "wow" so creative and so different!

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    1. Your welcome Marie and thank you for visiting

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