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Pinterest Monday.

I know it’s suppose to be Pinterest Wednesday but the project I was working on took quite a bit longer then I anticipated. What you see below is an ordinary Altoids tin…

 Or is it…

It’s actually a tiny little mouse house!

Because it’s so little I expected it to go a lot faster but turns out because it’s so little it’s a little slower. There are so many tiny little stitches. Not hard, though, I just have to relax and enjoy the process. I have three mice made and need a total of four, with their homes for Christmas. Two of them will go in my boys’ stockings which is perfect since we just finished “The Mouse and the Motorcycle.” 
Interesting side note. I was dumping the mints out into a plastic bag and a couple rolled onto the floor. Ranger promptly ate them and his breath smells like NOTHING!! It usually smells like death in the barnyard but, now, it’s delightfully neutral. I can’t believe it.
I’m happy with the mice and think they’re super cute and fun. What kid won’t love having a secret mouse bed to tuck his little wool mouse into? The original pin is here and the pattern costs $8 but has been very worth it. 

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