Natascha Rosenberg recently published photographs of her beautiful “world in a box” – a scene from Little Red Riding Hood depicted in 3d collage using fabric scraps, hand painted fabric and illustrations on card.
Cat Morley (who incidentally has an extensive collection of DIY projects on her site) has used a similar (if not the very same window box frame from IKEA) and came up with this:
She includes step-by-step photos and instructions for recreating this little scene, which is a great way of setting up a small, one room doll house.
Way back in 2004 when AJ was 18 months old, she and I made our own world in a box — which is a little different to the ones above but it took care of a rainy afternoon and we had a lot of fun.
All you need is an old cardboard box, scissors, some magazines, loads of sticky tape, glue, felt tip pens and some heavy parental guidance.