Category Archives: bathroom

Posted on 01 March, 2016

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Anne Gerdes Edwardian Master’s Bedroom found on Annie’s Minis

Accessorizing Halls, Bedrooms, Nurseries and Bathrooms

NOTE:  As was true in Part 1 (Kitchen, Lounge & Dining Room), the following article by Julia Morrison is an excellent guide for the basic items you will need to accessorize the 4 rooms in the title. Of course, you have decisions to make before buying the listed items. In what era does your project take place? (again, I chose Edwardian images). Aristocracy or We-The-People? Even before that, dollhouse or room box? Are you recreating a memory, copying a room from a painting or photograph? What’s your budget? Here’s Julie Morrison’s article.

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Posted on 06 August, 2015

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The Queen’s Bath at Leeds Castle in Kent. Henry VIII made this castle his principal home when he married Katherine of Aragon – wife #1.

Tudor Bathing Habits

The Tudors gave us the first room devoted to bathing, even the first indoor plumbing since the Romans. The Tudor version included hot water. But that comes at the end of the Tudor era and was affordable only by the very rich.

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Categories: bathroom, Tudor


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Posted on 07 April, 2015

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A Barbie Bathroom, source unknown

A Dollhouse Bathroom With Style

If you are building a period dollhouse or room box, convention pretty much dictates the decorating choices. There is more latitude if you are recreating an important scene from childhood, for instance, because we have all learned that memory is not a video recorder. Still, the whimsey factor can be limited.

Posted by Susan Downing

Categories: bathroom


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