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New Polkadoodles Collection. WINNIE & ROCCO - STARFISH AND SANDCASTLES - Miniature Fish Tank

Hellloooo everybody

Well for the past week I've been beavering away in my craft room with the brand new launched today collection from Polkadoodles called Winnie & Rocco Starfish and Sandcastles!!! 

Yes, she's back and she's bagged herself a gorgeous boyfriend with the most adorable face and the cutest quiff ever!!!!  Who could resist such a handsome dude. So join me and the other DT members on our summery travels as we explore their journey together. The phenomenal VIP XXL collection is the best value bundle ever to grace the Doodles website and there's smaller collections to. Grab yours here

And if you're on Facebook get over to our page where you can grab a discount on the download collection. 

Here's my first make..... It's a miniature fish tank made empty dominoes box!!!!

I've used the domino box in it's naked form with no painting or varnish and just used some moss in sparing amounts and miniaturised some of the embellies from the collection - fish, starfish, seahorse and crabs - and used  one of the wonderful papers from the collection and then simply glued some inside the box and some on a sheet of acetate that I've slid into the grooves where the lid used to go and voila, you've got your own miniature fish tank, where the fish won't die and you don't have to clean the water or feed the fish.  Excellent !

Make sure you visit our Facebook pages HERE and HERE 
to join in the fishy fun and see all the lovely design team samples that are being made for this launch.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Take care
Tanya xx


Wynn Walton said…
Great altered project.....very inspiring. Thank you for sharing your creation with us at OLL challenges. Wynn DT
linby said…
This is just amazing, looks great. Thanks so much for sharing with us at OLL.
Lynn x
Alysha Sheridan said…
Just outstanding! xxx
Karon said…
This is amazing! I didn't realise it was so small!

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