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Every year, the owners of Castle in the Air, a boutique where you can buy craft supplies for virtually any DIY project (and take classes on how to do it), commission their resident artists to transform their shop into a holiday wonderland.
This year, John McRae and Ulla Milbrath built a 6-foot by 4.5-foot mouse castle from found objects and vintage pieces. The 32 (!) mice in the festive scene are made from defunct fur coats. Check out the gallery below for mice dancing ballet, mice flying planes, mice baking, wizard mice, mice riding horses, mice riding camels, and mice doing lots more other things that mice don't typically do (and wearing lovely things they don't typically wear).
The ornate, multi-story mouse palace, made from toy castles, accordions, tiny talbles and shelving, vintage toys, and a dizzying array of knick-knacks, took 300 hours for McRae and Milbrath to create. The mouse extravaganza will be on display until December 31.
· Castle in the Air [Official Site]
· Shreve's Holiday Windows Will Transport You to Mythical Lands [Racked SF]