This ol' house, renovating the Keebler house (R)

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Project by Jesse posted 08-27-2010 05:32 AM 3694 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I hope a little light-heartedness is acceptable with this project. My father, whom I have been trying to convince to join me on this site, sent me these pictures the other day and I wanted to share the smiles I got from it. Hopefully, some well meaning comments will coax him into joining our community?

Anyway, the little cutie is my god-daughter and my dad decided to let her imagination soar by doing some renovation to the cherry tree beside the house. What started as fun decoration for Mel soon turned into a fantasy adventure for her and two visiting girls. As the story goes, elves took up residence and the girls had a wonderful time feeding, providing and “actually” observing the elves. The girls took a moment to search the internet and discovered elves favorite foods were peanuts and blueberries. They quickly made sure there were plenty of both sitting at the door for their new elven friends. ( Excellent things to know for future reference)

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#1 posted 08-27-2010 05:43 AM

Very cute….I had to show my wife this post. She agreed, Very cute.
Thanks for posting

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#2 posted 08-27-2010 06:08 AM

Only in Keeblers cookie land, only in Alice’s wonderland, can a childs mind be introduced to “imagination”

What a wonderful gift to give to one you love

I really like this.

Thanks for posting

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#3 posted 08-27-2010 06:09 AM

Simply love it. I used a fairy house to open a hidden compartment in a dresser I made for my new granddaughter. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 08-27-2010 06:14 AM

That is just plain cute.

Nice job.

Love it.
Jim K.

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#5 posted 08-27-2010 06:41 AM

Yes! The best in woodworking!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#6 posted 08-27-2010 06:44 AM

Throw out the TV too,

a family that works together

stays together ?

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#7 posted 08-27-2010 07:25 AM

it’s said….a picture is worth a thousand words!......need I say more…..the childs’ face tells it all.

Super pix…......thanks for sharing….....

Oh…......BTW…....those “little peanut eaters” are very mischievous!!!!

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#8 posted 08-27-2010 08:07 AM

Hey Jesse,
Now that is really cool….grand job.

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#9 posted 08-27-2010 08:50 AM

This is the great stuff that comes from making things. Her imagination must be on overdrive. Thanks for making it a great day for everyone by sharing such a great moment for you.

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#10 posted 08-27-2010 01:38 PM

That is awesome!

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#11 posted 08-27-2010 02:09 PM

Very sweet!

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#12 posted 08-27-2010 03:01 PM

just awesome

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#13 posted 08-27-2010 04:08 PM

It is always a good thing when an adult can get caught up in little kid’s imagination. It is a win win for both. Tell your Dad “Good one” we need more people like him on here.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#14 posted 08-27-2010 04:34 PM

so cute, My vote for Best project of woodworking

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#15 posted 08-27-2010 04:56 PM

Yeah, get the guy to sign up. With such a creative mind your Dad is bound to entertain with his projects. I love the little door knocker.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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