How to make a false ceiling in a dollhouse to conceal wiring of battery operated LED lights
What do you do if the stained shingles are too dark on your dollhouse? Weather them, of course. Here is an easy solution.
How to make a "granite block" foundation for your scale dollhouse.
More on the Victoria's Farmhouse dollhouse build: The kit is arranged for a flat roof on the dining room bump-out on the front of the farmhouse. I kept looking at it like something was wrong. Why a flat roof? It's not like I can make a little porch or balcony with only windows above. Plain… Continue reading Making a Hip Roof Bump Out in Miniature
I love the collections of vintage etched mirrors that have been featured in my home decor magazines lately. A pretty photo in a blog that was featured in Artful Blogging got me off the couch. You can find the owner of the photo and cool blog here. http://chateau-chic.blogspot.com/2013/03/pre-springifying-mantel.html These mirrors fit right in with the… Continue reading Make a Vintage Look Miniature Mirror
Just a quick little progress report on the master bedroom in my modern country style dollhouse. I've added a window seat to the master bedroom. My plan is to have a cute little reading nook. You may have already read the post about dividing up the back part of this large bedroom. On the other… Continue reading Window seat in the 1/12 scale Victoria’s Farmhouse
Shopping for resale miniatures on E-Bay can be a great deal. However, more often than not, it is turning out to be disappointing in my experience. The photographs are not usually clear enough to see all of the imperfections on a piece and the descriptions are minimal at best. Being the optimistic buyer, I go… Continue reading A Miniature Ombre Chest
Uh-oh. I accidentally looked at Facebook's Marketplace again. There it was! A large dollhouse for very little money. It was unfinished, but it was listed as having all of the parts to finish the build. What could I do? I HAD to buy it. This is what the Altamont is supposed to look like when… Continue reading The Altamont dollhouse.