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Wrap Party: Curtain Call for the Davis Theater

Most of the year 2000, while the world recovered from Y2K madness, we spent in the studio wrapping up the lagging miniature theater project. It became a matter of, finally, shelving everything else to finish in time for the client’s 60th birthday celebration. 1,494 more words

Miniatures

Life in Miniature

My favorite gallery at the Art Institute in Chicago houses a collection of miniature rooms commissioned by Mrs. James Ward Thorne (Narcissa), who turned her childhood fascination with dollhouses into a life-long vocation to recreate in meticulous detail a variety of decorative interiors from England, France and the United States.   682 more words

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(Pictorial) Log Cabin Dollhouse- Adding a Front Door To Cabin and Link to the COOLEST Real Cabin EVER!

Recently, my dad showed me a news article about the coolest REAL log cabin ever. It was an old, fallen down building purchased for 100 bucks in Missouri and took 10 yrs to restore/rebuild. 202 more words

(Pictorial) Log Cabin Dollhouse- Copper and Pewter Ware DIY

I bought a ton of pewter dollhouse 1:12 scale miniature cookware and plates, etc recently for the cabin.

I wanted some to be copper, so I painted some of them. 162 more words

(Pictorial) Log Cabin Dollhouse- Making A Colonial Style Tilt Table and Rustic Benches

Daddy and Maisie playing peekaboo in the log cabin

The cabin definitely needed a table. I decided on a tilt style colonial table and found a vintage House of Miniatures kit on eBay that I wanted to use. 450 more words

(Pictorial) Log Cabin Dollhouse- Adding a floor to loft and decorating updates

Because I was running out of room in the cabin, the half loft had to be extended to a full loft. I stained and glued temporary boards to the ceiling rafters in such a way that if I had to remove them, it wouldn’t damage the original structure. 231 more words

Pick out the Perfect Dollhouse!

Looking for a dollhouse to suit your child’s needs? There are a couple of questions you can ask before making the big purchase to supplement your child’s dramatic play experience! 276 more words

Young Children