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Mette

Perfect -and what a great box to make it of.

Jessica

fantastic drawings!!!I think they are wonderful.

jill bent

Thanks for your nice comments on my blog Karin! We bought our son a castle with knights for Christmas, but I think I like this one you made better! Nice drawings, too.

j

Yes, fun to make things from boxes. I remember having aching hands and wrists from cutting them using a paring knife from the kitchen.

that one is great- got a drawbridge.

Andrea Tachezy

Karin,this is such great time with the kids, when they still enjoy the games with their parents.

hrsj

karin, this whole thing, the castle & the players are remarkable. So fun!

kristi

oh what fun!
the drawings are absolutely wondeful. maybe they could be inspiration for a new print (to add to the shop)?!
that painting it quite expressive!
lots of energy went into it, i'm sure!
three cheers for mom! you're a star!

Liivia

The castle is fantastic idea! Great!

Marie-Louise Sundqvist

Hello Karin!
It is so nice to live near child and young people. It is so creative to do things like this together and paper is so fantastic and easy to work in. I have done so many paper-doll with my girls and sometime we look at them and remember when we done them.
Your link to the three-dimensional sculptures in the books are wonderful!

Marie-Louise Sundqvist

Hello Karie!
It is so nice to live near child and young people. It is so creative to do things like this together and paper is so fantastic and easy to work in. I have done so many paper-doll with my girls and sometime we look at them and remember when we done them.
Your link to the three-dimensional sculptures in the books are wonderful.
And thanks for your comment!

Marie-Louise Sundqvist

I do so many errors but I learn me…It becomes 3 comments to you yoday, I actually like your blog!
Have a nice day!

mansuetude

Karin, thanks for your comment on Dave and Megan in Alaska--they are living a great true life in the woods, like Thoreau.

I love, love your kingdom and its castle. It makes me want to get on my knees and play. There should be a day where we (adults?) get to play like this...maybe we do.

mansuetude

what time is the play going on?

Raquel

What a great game! This is the kind of things I would like to do with my future kids, if I have them... :P Cardboard boxes are the best toy ever, no doubt.

karin

Thank you all, told Oskar that you like our castle.
Kristi:would be an idea :)
Marie-Louise: Thanks for your sweet comments. Three comments, I think you really like my blog :)))
Mansuetude: Yes, we should play like this more often and it's so wonderful to invent little stories with this menagerie.
I hope the castle and the figures will have a long life inspite of the wild and powerful play of the kids!!
The play is going on anytime :)
Raquel: before I had kids I did exactly what you're doing: I imagined what I would love to play with them.

maria

How great:)

karin

Ah j, did forget something: I used a cutter, that worked very well- no aching hands.

Christine Clemmensen

Bare with me here -- I'm still rather speechless. WAUW!!! I am in awe of your blog. I just browsed through it all, and it has such a wonderful, playful feel to it. I love your pictures, your finds, your words, and I admire your ideas. I'm adding you to my blogroll, if that's ok. I'll be back for more for sure (and also check out your Flickr and your shop:)) Can't wait:))) Take care /Christine

Mary-Laure

This is so original and fun! Maybe you can expand this into a medieval city, with other boxes...

Lori

wonderful project, karin :^)

j

hey Karin- just got back from the library- they have the Wolf Kahn book/s.

will go curl up with them now. :) thanks for the suggestion

karin

Thank you very much Christine!!
j: I ordered his "America" book and am waiting now...... :)

ariel

a bit late, just to tell you
I really, really like
this castle ´s matter (great bear!!!)
by the way, there is an artist from Uruguay,
Joaquín Torres García, who created several wood-toys and also had this theatre in paper...with this type of simplicity.....I can not find an image but leave you his name and curiosity of his work.

salut!
a.

Design for Mankind

Oh, this is just about the cutest thing in THE WORLD! :)

Thanks for sharing such a wonderful memory with us. :)

karin

Ariel: this sounds absolutely wonderful, have to ckeck it out, thanks for this!

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