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Posted on 26 September, 2017

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Louis XV Drawing room in this Mulvany & Rogers “homage” to the Palace at Versailles

3 Versailles Miniatures, 4 Great Artisans

Kevin Mulvany, Suzie Rogers, Harry Smith and Robert Dawson are four of my favorite miniature artisan, whose work I never try of studying. What they have accomplished with the Palace at Versaille for inspiration is truly amazing.

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Posted on 24 September, 2017

Helena Rubinstein's Second Empire Room Box

Helena Rubinstein collection. The Second Empire Room Box

Neutrals Beige vs. Gray

This post has some tips on working with beige and gray. At the bottom is a link Renate Herring-Shepherd’s terrific e-Book on creating what you want with color – in a real room or dollhouse. It also contains a color wheel training video I like. Download it free.

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Posted on 23 September, 2017

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Tim Hartnell and the 1920s Luxury Hotel

Tim and his wife, Angela Hartnell are the owners of Anglia Dolls Houses, which specializes in creating fully decorated, 1/12th scale miniature works. Their standard designs are early Georgian through the Regency period; commissions are from any period.

1920s Luxury Hotel

A recent project is a replica of a 1920s grand hotel, such as The Ritz or The Hotel de Louvre in Paris. It’s huge, weighing 840 pounds and measuring 6′ wide, 4′ deep, 8′ 6” high. It was shipped to its U.S. buyer in 11 separate crates.

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Posted on 20 September, 2017

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Ken Haseltine’s Infinity Hall, a 1/12 scale ”work in progress” found on Flickr

Ken Haseltine In Two Worlds

Ken Haseltine is well known for his 1/6 scale work, suitable for the Barbie world. I haven’t been able to find much in the way of biographic information on Ken’s work in this world, so I’m making the assumption that Barbi is where the money is. But Ken works in the 1:12 scale world too. Take some time to enjoy some of these works.

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