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Carpet in Sheet Form - Beige - 1/24-1/25th scale

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I feel like I have seen this before, but I cant remember where... My current project has some carpeted areas that are perfectly flat I would like to add some custom cut beige carpet mats.

Im looking for a soft flocked/embossing powder/fuzzy type carpet... but in a flat sheet, possibly self adhesive, but not a requirement... my Pocher Ferrari had something like this in grey, but i cant find the material bulk.

I know model factory Hiro had some stuff, but its gone into the insanely expensive zone at >30.00 a sheet.

Anyone have anything they have used in the past? or thought may work?

 

 

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I just bought some stuff EXACTLY like this in Hobby Lobby at the weekend - probably 12" square sheets for a buck a pop.  It has a real fine 'fuzzy' grain to and looked like a perfect scale carpet to me.  I found it in the paper aisle - I THINK they had different colors but I only grabbed the black stuff.

I also have a roll of tan carpet I got years ago from a dolls-house store in NY...much deeper looking.  I'll post a picture up when I get home so you can see the difference, and if the tan colored stuff looks like it might work I'll mail a sheet to you ?

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2 minutes ago, CabDriver said:

I just bought some stuff EXACTLY like this in Hobby Lobby at the weekend - probably 12" square sheets for a buck a pop.  It has a real fine 'fuzzy' grain to and looked like a perfect scale carpet to me.  I found it in the paper aisle - I THINK they had different colors but I only grabbed the black stuff.

I also have a roll of tan carpet I got years ago from a dolls-house store in NY...much deeper looking.  I'll post a picture up when I get home so you can see the difference, and if the tan colored stuff looks like it might work I'll mail a sheet to you ?

oooo!  Thats awesome!   Please let me know on both! I need to make a Hobby lobby trip anyway! Thank you!

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10 minutes ago, Impalow said:

oooo!  Thats awesome!   Please let me know on both! I need to make a Hobby lobby trip anyway! Thank you!

Yes! It’s in the scrapbooking paper aisle.. all kinds of paper with different treatments.. embossed, flocked, different colors etc.

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Ok, so here’s the Hobby Lobby stuff versus dolls house carpet;

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Had to mess with the contrast some to try and show the texture, but it’ll give you an idea...

This is the brand name on the Hobby Lobby stuff:

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If you need some of the yellow (not as tan as I remembered) stuff let me know dude! ??

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Thats Perfect!   Thanks @CabDriver and @Tom Geiger !!!   Im gonna hit up Hobby Lobby with a color swatch and see how close I can get!

Thanks again guys!

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Scrap booking paper...who knew?  Wow great tip.  Thanks for posting this.

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3 hours ago, Jonathan said:

I love this website - for things like this :)

 

2 hours ago, Slimguy said:

Scrap booking paper...who knew?  Wow great tip.  Thanks for posting this.

Yes for sure!!  Best site around!!

 

I was perusing amazon at lunch and came across this...https://www.amazon.com/Velvet-Fabric-Sticky-Adhesive-Jewelry/dp/B08KVVGH8R/ref=sr_1_6?crid=3O7OP20PZ0XC0&dchild=1&keywords=velvet+sheet+adhesive&qid=1611163421&sprefix=velvet+sheet+%2Caps%2C187&sr=8-6

Good interior colors and probably a "lifetime supply" for 9.99...  I went ahead and ordered it up... and will report back when it comes friday! 

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A little update on this!    I got the stuff from amazon, 2 sheets of each, nice automotive colors although they were way off from what I needed.... so I kinda set them aside awaiting a trip to hobby lobby. 

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Then last night i was painting some interior pieces, and decided to experiment with painting the velvet/felt... it worked!   I used a couple light coats at varying angles of the Tamiya paint thinned with some lacquer thinner.

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I have the card stock paper pack from Amazon, as shown above - doodlebug design stuff. It’s pretty nice for flat areas - I have a Fujimi kit with ejector pins in the cargo area and floors -  pain to sand and would show through glue/flock. So I just put some of this there to cover it up. It’s very thick though, so not sure how it would work around curves. 094D57BE-CBA8-414D-B132-DA8D424DCE10.thumb.jpeg.1c21bed99d9e1fb4178e970c3cc847e7.jpeg

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21 hours ago, Erik Smith said:

I have the card stock paper pack from Amazon, as shown above - doodlebug design stuff. It’s pretty nice for flat areas - I have a Fujimi kit with ejector pins in the cargo area and floors -  pain to sand and would show through glue/flock. So I just put some of this there to cover it up. It’s very thick though, so not sure how it would work around curves. 094D57BE-CBA8-414D-B132-DA8D424DCE10.thumb.jpeg.1c21bed99d9e1fb4178e970c3cc847e7.jpeg

Whoa! Those seats, Man!  Groovy!

Paper?  Decals?

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2 hours ago, Jonathan said:

Whoa! Those seats, Man!  Groovy!

Paper?  Decals?

Decals. 

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19 hours ago, Erik Smith said:

Decals. 

Cool.  They came with the kit, or you made them, or you got them elsewhere?  😎

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21 minutes ago, Jonathan said:

Cool.  They came with the kit, or you made them, or you got them elsewhere?  😎

I made them.  

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11 minutes ago, Erik Smith said:

I made them.  

Very cool.  You cold sell those, probably :)

 

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Just a quick reminder that Hobby Lobby is permanently ending their 40% off coupon program at the end of this month.

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3 hours ago, Jonathan said:

Very cool.  You cold sell those, probably :)

 

I think I still have the graphic - if I do I can send it to you and you can print it out on decal paper. 

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