August 15, 2012

Chris's fishing cabin...

Someday, we'd love to own a piece of property on the water. Until that day happens, my mother built Chris his own little fishing cabin in miniature scale.  We've owned this hand-made treasure for over 10 years and it has a special place of honor in our home. 
 
Chris's cabin even has a metal roof and a field stone fireplace. 


The attention to details are just amazing.

The cabin even has an teeny tiny hornet's nest in the rafters.

Fish guts in the rusty sink...a productive day on the water.

An ice chest refrigerator complete with green apples.

Bunk beds with army blankets for weary fishermen.

Fishing poles rest against the fireplace after a fruitful day.

A special teeny tiny place on the water.
 

21 comments:

Tiff said...

That is just too cute!! What a lovely gift.

Barbara said...

This is so sweet - it's like a dollhouse for guys! (The hornet's nest and the fish - genius.)

vivian said...

what a great gift, and probably even more special as it was from your mother to him.
I want a place on the lake someday too! in my dreams.. I'm hoping God has a lake cottage for me when I get to heaven someday! lol.
xoxo

KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

Absolutely amazing, love the use of materials, the roof and stone work are so real. It is so nice to see generations of crafters. I have a dream about a slice of waterfront too, sigh...

Nellie said...

Who was it who said, "If you can dream it, you can make it so!"? This dream may be within the realm of possibility.

I'll do without the hornet's nest, thank you.:) It's truly a wonderful cabin that your mother constructed.

xo Nellie

GardenofDaisies said...

Your Mom is so creative!! So many details. I don't think I would like a hornets nest in my cabin. Hopefully that sort of thing doesn't happen in real life. Or does it?

Lee said...

Admit it~you are hooked on miniatures! Your Mom knows what she is doing...drawing you in to her little world! LOL
Thanks for sharing her talented rendition of a fishing cabin. Just wonderful! Hugs!

Thoroughly Modern Me said...

Wow-This is just adorable. So nice that even your husband can share in your dollhouse fun! Please tell me you mother has had a chance to exhibit her work and share her talent with the world!

NanaDiana said...

That is just darling. I absolutely love it and what a refreshing take on "dollhouses". Your Mom is one creative lady! xo Diana

Tammy's in Love said...

Adorable crafts seem to be genetic! Maybe someday there will be a real stone fireplace for you!

vintage grey said...

Wow, this is so neat!! Every detail is just perfect!! Such a sweet treasure!! xo Heather

Katia said...

Semplicemente favolosa!!! Un pezzo di alto artigianato e di grande qualità artistica. Ho adorato ogni più piccolo particolare....amo la caraffa azzurra sul tavolo!

Karin said...

Oh wow...that is so cool! Having a cabin on the water is a wonderful dream to have. :)

craftyles said...

Truly amazing. What detail. I love the sink and the hornets nest. Hopefully Chris will get his dream cabin someday!

Corey Moortgat said...

So, so cute! Your mother does a wonderful job! I love the rusty sink!

Donna said...

That is just the cutest ever! Love all of the details, from the rafters to the blue coffee pot!!

Cheryl G. said...

So adorable!
Your mom is a genius and so creative! Just like you!
I want a cabin just like that by the lake too!

Jodee said...

Love, love, love all of the little details! You will cherish this forever!

Joanna B said...

My favorite is the tiny hornets nest...what detail!
I thought of you today when I was looking at Zulily...they have some fun route 66 home decor!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Kim,
How darling is this!! So cute!

Hugs,
Debbie

My Vintage Mending said...

Missed this one too and oh boy is it cute...okay if I move in next door? We are really quiet and keep a nice yard. Great miniature....Jerod would love this. Smiles..Renee