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I have had a life-long love affair with dollhouse miniatures, and careers in art education and interior design. I hope to combine these life experiences to help other miniature enthusiasts get more out of this wonderful hobby we enjoy, a hobby that often reaches the level of an art form. Susan Downing

Posted on 26 August, 2016

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Bourton Dolls House featuring a cute model

Bourton Dolls House

A 1:12th scale model of one of the finest houses in the Cotswolds, the Listed Grade II Bourton House at Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire is to be sold at Chorley’s on Saturday 24th April, estimate  £2,000-3,000.

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Categories: dollhouses


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Posted on 24 August, 2016

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Cabinet dollhouse made in 1892 by Alois Pauli

Albrecht’s Dollhouse Workshop

In the town of Elsterberg, Germany, not far from the Czech border, is a shop specializing in “beautiful things from the past and the old things newly manufactured.” Besides making sales, the goal of Petra and Albrecht, the owners of Albrecht’s Dollhouse Workshop, is to preserve the tradition of individually created toys and dollhouse miniatures.

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Categories: cabinet, room box


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Posted on 23 August, 2016

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Megan Hornbecker adjust the accessories, found on the Shapeways blog

Megan Hornbecker, Miniaturist

Megan Hornbecker is an experienced web designer turned miniaturist. She has liked dollhouses since childhood, but for the past 8 years, she has been obsessed with modern miniatures. Hornbecker chronicles her miniature pursuits on her blog, Modern Mini Houses.

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Categories: modern dollhous


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Posted on 21 August, 2016

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The Taverna Angel Sierra, Madrid found on the CultureStrip

Hernan Buljevich, Miniaturist

Argentinian artist Hernán Buljevich recreates well-known bars and restaurants in miniature. He began thinking about miniatures at university while studying to be an architect. It was a natural progression, as he was accustomed to working with various scales and drawings. The next step was to create replicas of existing places he liked, to create the essence of a place and its charm in a miniature. He believes accuracy is very important, but even more so is to give the work life.

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