Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Smaller...

I like nothing more than a bit of a personal challenge.
 
 
So when I asked in my last post about making books "I wonder if I can go smaller", the answer is yes I can. Quite a bit smaller...

 
Can you guess how small?

 
Small enough to hide in my palm...

 
In fact as small as a matchbox.(Less than 3 cm square)

 
It has been a while since I made a book in a matchbox and I think of all the dozens I made last year this was definitely the trickiest.

 
I think I might keep this one but I fancy making some more miniatures for my shop. I'd forgotten how much I enjoyed making them.

 
Although I'm definitely not going any smaller!


15 comments:

  1. Awe they lovely all piled up! :)
    Making little things is fun!!!
    V xxx

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  2. Not sure whetber my first comment will appear - Blogger ate it before I'd finished. Love this little book and your earlier matchboxes - is there someone somewhere making models with all the matches from the empty boxes?

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  3. These get more appealing as they diminish in size! I saw some time ago now that someone had made necklaces with tiny books as the charm. Very cute. Wendy x

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  4. I'm glad you're making these tiny books again, they're just so appealing.

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  5. Jee made me laugh! Your book is lovely, don't your fingers hurt, making things that small?

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  6. It's exquisite and perfectly made.

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  7. That is absolutely perfect - and doesn't the display of them all look gorgeous too. Cheers

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  8. Small but perfectly formed.(Just like you)I said it before you did...
    Well done.

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  9. I really like the different sizes and the tiny one is so exquisite.

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  10. In admiration of your book-making skills Gina!
    I always intend to make my paper offcuts into sketchbooks... but somehow never get around to it.

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  11. I love the tiny book, well done!!

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  12. I have just been catching up on your posts for the last week - the pumpkin soup sounded gorgeous and I love the books - the patience to make those small books - they all look so good.

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  13. Love it! I used to make quite a lot of books so I really do know what a challenge something of this size will have been. Keep em' coming Gina ... I loved seeing your matchbox book project last year :)

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  14. Getting better and better... and smaller and smaller.... I bet those girls on the course are getting nervous about what challenges you might just set them!

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