7.28.2020

Mini camera

Hello again! It's the end of July - I cannot wait until the fall and winter months! I know during the summer, we vacation and do outdoor activities which means taking photos! 

Now, you can't take a photo with this little camera but it's mighty cute! 


This little vintage camera is made from a wooden block! I had picked up a bag of used kid's vintage blocks from Goodwill and picked one of the smaller ones because of its shape - it's only 1.75" x 1.5"!


The telescoping lense is a brass fixture off an old clock. I covered all sides with vintage-looking paper. 


And when you're looking through the view finder, you see your intended target. 


You gotta have chains and a hook to add some grunge and steampunk flavor. 


Don't forget your flashbulb! 


It sits up on a little wire stand so your shot is steady and crystal clear! 

I love doing miniatures - they're challenging at times and it's fun to try to figure out how to make certain things work on such a small scale. I wanna make more! 

I'm entering this at SanDee and Amelie's

5 comments:

  1. This is very imaginative - fabulous xx

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  2. Absolutely stunning...
    LOVE this Cathy, awesome project xx

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  3. I love this and the fact that it is so small is wonderful!!

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  4. omg I can't believe it's so small! There's so much detail. Amazing! Elle, Empire of the Cat xx

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  5. What a delightful little treasure! Love all the detail in this, beautifully designed. So glad you joined us for our steampunk challenge at Sandee and Amelie’s Steampunk Challenges! hugs, Maura

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