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This is the fireplace.  I wanted random coursed sandstone.  I bought some textured paper online, but was not very happy with it, so tried to do my own with egg carton.  On the whole, I am pleased with the way it turned out.  My fireplace is not as sleek and elegant as Mike’s (the gold standard), but I think it has a mid-century feel.  I have added some floating shelves, a hearth stone (currently removable), and a planter box.  The heartleaf philodendron is from a kit from SDK miniatures; it is also removable.  So far, the only piece of furniture I have for the living room is my little Noguchi-inspired coffee table.

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Ohh.. I like this, very retro cool. :D

I think you did a great job on the egg carton. The colours are spot on!

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16 minutes ago, Samusa said:

I think you did a great job on the egg carton. The colours are spot on!

Thank you!  We actually went to a place that sells stone, and they let us take a few samples.  I tried to match the colors as best I could.

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9 minutes ago, MikeUK said:

If it's this Mike you're referring to Deborah then I have to tell you that he thinks it's at least as sleek and elegant as his..........in fact if he had seen this one first he would probably have copied it!

You've made an egg carton inspiring and love the Noguchi table too.

Of course it's you!  :)  I so love the modular modern house you built.  Thank you for your kind feedback.  I love the Noguchi table, too.  The hardest part was cutting the wood without having it split.  Since I don't have a laser cutter (someday. . . .), I had to use my utility knife, and it took a few tries to get right, However, I think it was worth the effort.

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Have to agree with Mike here, it's pretty impressive and sleek, love the texture and colors you really nailed this! Love the table as well, timeless design and really well cut! I'm loving this house :) 

As a fellow crafter who also couldn't invest in lasercutting tech yet, I would suggest trying a handheld multipurpose tool for this kind of small work. I have a Parkside for drilling, cutting circular shapes, carving, engraving, etc, I hope to upgrade it to a Dremel someday but for now it does most of what I need that is too hard to do manually. 

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