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I would like you all to meet my good friend…….drumroll please………………………………….PERSEPHONE!

Ok, I will admit it to you. Persephone is made of polystyrene. I bought the basic polystyrene shape at a carboot then I papermachied her, creating ‘molded’ hair at the same time. Then I painted her with acrylics so that she has a sort of 40s glamour look. I was aiming for the look of the charachters on the Benefit make-up packaging. To add the final touches I bought a cheap set of fake eyelashes and glued them on.

Persephone is brilliant, to start with she listens to all my complaints without interupting and she loves to model all my different hats. Sometimes she will even wear the odd necklace!

If I make another head I think I might varnish it all over to give it a glossy look!



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Muji Cardboard Biplane

L'Avion Fabriquer

“Recylced Card Press Out Airplane” – A simple title for a cardboard model of a biplane from Muji.

This was a Christmas present and what a joy. It comes as a flat pack of high quality but recycled cardboard.

Then it is just a case of pressing out the pieces and matching the numbers and fitting them together. It does take some time and concentration to assemble as some of the numbers get obscured in the assembly process. So best to sit quietly with a mug of tea, concentrate and keep counting….

The result is a very delightful biplane with a wingspan of around 20cm.

Muji have other models available:

Merry Christmas

2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Nigel - December 25, 2011 at 9:04 am

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