Mini Idiomatic Dioramas

“They were thrown under the bus.”

A new area for me. Mini dioramas based on popular idiomatic phrases such as “thrown under the bus” or “drain the swamp.”

I’ve downloaded a number of lists of idioms from Google search. But, might it go further than just idioms to encompass other areas of so-called comments or advice on lifes in short phrases or particular metaphors. The above are good examples of this. Images are offered to symbolize emotions when words fail. (This is one of the wonderful things about dioramas).

I bought a number of 4″ x 4″ pieces of pinewood at Michaels today and sanded them and then prepped them with a primer and spray painted them five different colors. The photo above is one of the colors. Then, I labeled the little diorama with the writing of a white pen on this stick on chalk labels from Michaels. Anyway, idea to get visual mini dioramas of idiomatic phrases.

“Drain the swamp!” 

“Killing two birds with one stone.”

“That train has left the station.”

“A picture is worth a thousand words.”

“Birds of a feather flock together.”

“A penny for your thoughts.”


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