The Handmade Dolls House company, based in County Wicklow, make uniquely designed doll houses using a long standing family tradition. Over 120 pieces of timber are used to construct a single doll’s house. 100 more words
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It was early 1992, or thereabouts, when we began to cut wood for Faces of the Moon. For background entertainment we had the end of the Bush-Quayle era (marked by a widely-televised diplomatic dinner where Bush vomited and passed out on the lap of the Japanese Prime Minister), the winter Olympics in Abbeville, and the first season of… 1,046 more words
Through-The-Keyhole, Dallas’ oldest miniature store, has been owned and operated by the mother/daughter team of Dorothy Harrison and Gayle Harrison Pompa since 1974.
Gayle and her mother, Dorothy (who is in her 90s), do not want to close but have been losing money every month for a long time now. 52 more words
In 1984, a new client (whom some readers will know as Melanie Wilson) called to say she was smitten. She had just seen the newly-completed Pippen Hill–our semi-fantasy Old European toymaker’s workshop inspired by the paintings of Anton Pieck–and asked if we would build her something similar. 513 more words