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Vintage Camera Diorama

I just love giving new life to old vintage thing that people might think of throwing out or find little value to. I purchased vintage camera from ebay that are broken, I do not like taking something apart if its still works so I make sure they are broken first. I took the mechanical part out of the vintage brownie box camera. Its very simple to do since it all comes out like a box.  I had removed the inside of the brownie box camera a while back so I don’t have a pictures.

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The next step is to make my wonderland miniature diorama. I used white trees, deer, tag, glitter, hot glue and fake snow. Of course I also used Tim Holtz mini lamp to light up the inside of the vintage camera diorama.

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I made a small hole on the top of the vintage camera attached the mini lamp.

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I then began on my miniature diorama. I glittered up the tag and cut it to fit the inside of the camera. I used hot glue to attach the trees to the tag, and the deer.

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Followed by hot gluing the fake snow on top of everything. It looks like a winter wonderland inside the vintage camera diorama.

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Something still seem to be missing. I decided to add scrapbook paper to the back of the camera.

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Now when you look through the front lenses of the camera you can see the little vintage camera diorama of lit up!

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I also have tag #5 ready for view! I used clippings from my Christmas tree and sealed them so they can last longer.

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Happy Holiday’s hope our enjoying the season.

loren

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Vintage Camera Tripod Lamp

Last year I got inspired my HGTV to make a vintage camera tripod lamp.  I always enjoy making something new from some unexpected items. I decided to make another set of vintage cameras tripod lamps, this time I found the tripod in white and I though maybe someone else will enjoy having them in their home. I will be adding them to my Easy shop and a couple of other items as well.

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You can find the original tutorial on the vintage camera tripod here. I did purchase the lamp from Ikea which has a thread cord with no assembly required. I wish I would have know about that the first time around. It took forever wrapping yarn around the cord the first time.

http://pandoras-craftbox.com/2013/07/diy-vintage-camera-tripod-lamp.html

A vintage camera tripod seems to add that extra touch to any home. If I had my way I would make many of them but finding the tripod is the hard part. I have gotten lucky finding them on eBay but not as frequent as I would like so I could share them with everyone.

Hope you enjoy the tutorial!!

 

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