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Posted on 05 February, 2018

tattoo-gun-1:12 scale

Tattoo Gun, 1:12 scale

Special Orders

I love the challenge making unusual accessories on demand. It started with a request from an enthusiast for a 1:12 scale miniature shopping bag from her favorite department store – Farid’s in Karachi, Pakistan. This is now a specialty. I now have 43 bags from all over the world, and I am branching into 1:24 scale. Shopping bags aren’t that unusual; tattoo guns are. Massage tables too. I’ve had enough orders of each to make two at a time to build an inventory. Read more about other unusual items in my Etsy shop. (more…)

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Posted on 30 January, 2018

nuremberg-house-facade-dollhouse

Facade of the Nuremberg House on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Nuremberg House

The Nuremberg House was made in 1673 and is the oldest dollhouse on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. It is small, measuring approximately 42” high, 36” wide and 18” deep, much smaller than most “puppenhausen” made in Nuremberg during that period.

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Posted on 27 January, 2018

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Thorne Room – South Carolina Drawing Room, 1775-1800, found on Chicago Art Institute site

Sick Of White Walls?

You’ve had enough. Your grandmother’s classic dollhouse has been refurbished twice and still has the same boring white walls. It’s time for a bold change. But to what?

First off, don’t overreact. Going bold doesn’t necessarily mean slathering your miniature walls in bright colors. In fact, white walls can be a blessing in disguise. So, let’s put a positive spin on it

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Posted on 25 January, 2018

Will Hunt's General Store

Will Hunt’s General Store

Will Hunt’s General Store

My great-grandfather Will Hunt had an amazing life. He was part of a posse that ran Jesse James out of Huntington, West Virginia. On his 100th birthday, we watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. I made this room box to keep his memory alive. This flip-book is made from the pages of the Dollhouse Miniature Magazine about how I got hooked on miniatures.

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