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
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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
(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
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
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
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