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This guide is how to make a miniature bed and bedroom set using a cardboard box and lid, toilet paper roll, cardboard, cigarette pack, marker pen, foam, fabric scraps, batting, magazine cut outs, and tape. Children will have hours of fun with this cute doll bed. I have included the mouse pattern but this guide is not about how to make the mouse. I think the pattern instructions are very well written.


Step 1: Supplies

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1 Small box with a lid.
1 foam pad from packaging was used for mattress to make it level with the edge of the box.
Small fabric pieces for the pillow, sheet, quilt, ruffle.
Batting or anything soft to use as a filler for the quilt, and pillow.
Toilet paper roll for base of table.
Small pieces of cardboard for table top and stand for the cutouts.
1 Cigarette pack for the dresser.
Green marking pen to draw drawers.
Cut outs from magazines
Thread, sewing and floss for whiskers.
Tape measure.
Sewing machine optional.


2 felt pieces, brown and ivory for the mouse body.
Button for nose or eyes (I used felt for the eyes)
Thread and needle.

The directions calls for embellishments.

Here is the pattern:  http://www.allcrafts.net/fjs.htm?url=web.archive.org/web/20060626020607/http://www.kuninfelt.com/projectsheets/rainplush/chris_mouse.htm
flyingpuppy4 years ago
OMG. Too cute!
sunshiine (author)  flyingpuppy4 years ago
Thanks! It was great fun creating and sharing here on instructables.
sunshiine (author) 4 years ago

The pattern link does not work on my server so here is the site that I got it from in case it don't work for some of you. You will have to copy paste it. Scroll down on the right it says Christmas mouse. http://allcrafts.net/sewing/stuffedanimalssewing.htm.
sunshiine (author)  bajablue4 years ago
I put your link above and it still don't work. The link in your box does though. Wonder what with it?
The link in the instructable needs:  .htm   
at the very end. That looks to be the only difference. Give it a try. 
sunshiine (author)  bajablue4 years ago
Thanks again bajablue!
sunshiine (author)  bajablue4 years ago
mary candy4 years ago
Sweet work friend :*
sunshiine (author)  mary candy4 years ago
Well, Hello Mary
( hrm) where is your entry for for the pet contest? I just know that ole Gator would love a homemade treatsie! Thanks for commenting! I'll be looking for that treastie entry!
susanrm4 years ago
Adorable, love it!
sunshiine (author)  susanrm4 years ago
Thanks Susan for commenting! It was fun to make.
sunshiine (author) 4 years ago
Now it works! Thanks for sharing!
Yay!!!! ;-D You're so welcome.

This instructable is too dang cute!!!
sunshiine (author)  bajablue4 years ago
Thanks! Been thinking about the wedding thing. I might be doing something like you mentioned if I can just do it! Thanks for the link!
Very nice! The dresser is so sheek and stylish!
sunshiine (author)  cloudifornia4 years ago
Did you notice his gardening book and the one on the table? I could not resist.
Oh yeah and the cheese and milk. I wanted to make him some eye glasses but didn't have time.
Actually I DID! And I was looking for his glasses too. Cute, clever ible!
sunshiine (author)  cloudifornia4 years ago
Thanks! I could make ibles 24/7 just need an energy boost!
sunshiine (author)  cloudifornia4 years ago
Ah gee, thanks! Blush blush. I did not need to paint it because it already had a pretty design! Thanks for commenting!