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Roofing and the joy of faux finishes

Hello, all. It’s been a while. Things have been kind of crazy, y’know, the way they get. Anyway, I have been extremely busy with work and planning and organizing and birding and politics and preparing for gardening, and through it all, I have been shingling the dollhouse roof. 322 more words

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Mystery House has a color at last

It’s yellow for Spring time!

These past weeks I’ve been working very hard on the dollhouse for my mystery graphic novel project. There were a couple of setbacks since January. 186 more words

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Have you heard?

Mamie’s Minis has moved. We’re branching out and taking things to a new site where you can continue enjoying blog posts as well as purchase products. 6 more words

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Birds of Somerville and dollhouse progress

It’s been a crazy several weeks, with a strained knee, two bouts of the flu, a blizzard followed by record warmth in February, and a nor’easter to usher in March like a lion, so I haven’t had time to put together a blog post until now. 260 more words

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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

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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

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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

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