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Granddaughter's Doll Cradle

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Project by Firewood posted 12-11-2018 06:10 PM 654 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Our granddaughter will be getting her first doll for Christmas this year and I thought it only fitting to make a cradle to go with it. Grandma crocheted the blanket to finish it off. The cradle us made from some mahogany that was inherited from my f-i-l over 30 years ago. The unicorns were applied by transferring a laser image with acrylic paste like Mod-Podge. I then applied 3 coats of GF High Performance semi-gloss.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI





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Jerry

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#1 posted 12-11-2018 07:25 PM

I think this is really beautiful and well done. Very impressive, especially the imaging.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#2 posted 12-12-2018 03:17 PM

Mike,

The doll cradle turned out beautifully….. I really like the design, too…It reminds me of a Shaker-style cradle that the Shaker craftsman used to build for their children when they were born back in the 18th-19th century….Excellent job, my friend, and I’m pretty sure your granddaughter is going to really like it….!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a 2 hour nap".....!!

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Firewood

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#3 posted 12-13-2018 01:06 AM

Thanks for the feedback guys. I hope Samara enjoys playing with it as I had making it.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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