Minis from poker chips?

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I envy those who find awesome minis in thrift stores, but I'm never that lucky - however, I ran into Goodwill yesterday and came across two boxes of poker chips for .50.  Has anyone made any minis using poker chips?  I'd love some ideas.  

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I saw one used to make a small table for a game room once in a B&B-styled dollhouse. Turned out very cute. If I remember right they made a base (wish I could remember with what material), and the name of the B&B was hand painted into the center of the table. It was a cute detail.

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Bistro table tops come first to mind.  Chair seats/ stools, as well.

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Here's what I'd do:

Top of a small end table, framed mirror (put the mirror paper/craft stuff in center), wall hanging decorated plate, platter with tea set on it or a turkey on it, cut in half and it could be the back of a table or head board of baby bed (depending on scale), base of a floor lamp. Cut in half for a small demilune table or even cabinet if you use both halves on top and bottom with cardstock for front, beads for feet.

I'd consider combining a chess piece (available at goodwill usually - so you don't have to ruin your own set) as the base and putting the poker chip atop that...then painting it. I'd probably go for a wood effect.

 

 

 

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Also, if you cut in half - maybe a small shelf-table:

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Maybe something like this if you use a chess piece:

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Modern chair:

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Use the pieces for a dressing table chair/ottoman:

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Mod table:

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Maybe turn it into a table mirror via craft mirror paper:

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Or add to existing dressing table as mirror:

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Thanks everyone!  I can't wait for school to be out next week so that I can have time to work on some of these ideas and others.

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