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House of Mystery, playing with light

I continue to work on the dollhouse for my mystery project. Yesterday, I took a break to play with the light in my studio as it illuminated the rooms under construction. 56 more words


Murder in Miniature

Frances Glessner Lee (1878–1962), regarded as the “mother” of forensic science, was also the first female U.S. police captain, although the title was honorary. In 1936, Glessner Lee came by a sizable inheritance—her father was cofounder of the International Harvester Company—and she used it to help build a Department of Legal Medicine at Harvard Medical School. 1,768 more words


Visiting A Miniature Show

On January 20th 2018 , my daughter and I got to attend the Southern California Tom Bishop Miniature Show in Anaheim. What an experience! This was the first time that I myself got to go to this event; Briana has been to it twice before. 224 more words


House of mystery progress update - putting up the siding on the Orchid dollhouse

Construction continues on my New England beach house project, using the Orchid dollhouse as the starting point. Ironically, while putting up clapboard siding, one manila strip at a time, I find myself cursing the noise of the workmen putting up clapboard siding, one wooden strip at a time, on the house across the street. 78 more words


After 42 Years, All Small Miniatures is for Sale

This weekend I talked with my dear friend Hildegard Popoff, owner of All Small the place for miniatures and dollhouses in historic Frankfort.  She told me she decided to retire in the next few months. 648 more words

Fridays In Frankfort

Free Vintage-Style Miniature Wallpaper Printable

My older sister loves dollhouses, and I love miniatures. Our love for tiny scenes developed separately, but I have a suspicion it has something to do with our grandma. 265 more words

Art Journal

Photos: The GWF's Delightful December

The George Washington Foundation wishes everyone a joyous holiday season!  Enjoy these from our month of festive happenings and decorations at George Washington’s Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore. 125 more words

George Washington's Ferry Farm