ArtMinds Castle, My Dollhouse Projects

Don’t send me flowers, send me craft supplies

Welcome back to the castle! If you are not aware, this castle is widely available at Michael’s craft stores for very inexpensive. I picked one up for even less, because it had been loved up some. If anyone out there is working on one of these now too, please come and find me so we… Continue reading Don’t send me flowers, send me craft supplies

Dollhouse Poetry

An Empty Dollhouse is Home

You may see an empty dollhouse, but I see much more I see a workshop to tinker and play A laboratory to test ideas that may be too big for the rest of the world A muse to inspire ideas for the future and a stage on which to perform A mailbox built with love… Continue reading An Empty Dollhouse is Home

SummerMiniFun

Summer Reading

Day 22-Summer Reading A petite preserved paper specimen for summer reading day of #summerminifun with @vintagedollhouseshop 📰 This tiny trophy was given to my grandfather in appreciation for helping The Orange County Register Newspaper to implement a new software system back in the 90s. I don’t actually read much of physical newspapers these days, but… Continue reading Summer Reading

SummerMiniFun

A curiosity

Day 21-A Curiosity To stimulate your curiosity and mine on this, the 21st day of #summerminifun with our wonderful host @vintagedollhouseshop, let us peel back the layers of time. This keychain depicts an Archaeological Tell; a mound site of many layers ranging from the Paleolithic era at about 16000 years bce through what is called… Continue reading A curiosity

My Dollhouse Projects, Plumbrook Cottage

Dollhouse Flooring

Dollhouse flooring options as temporary collage art.. I finally got around to making the first harvest of fabric from my grandparent’s couch.. seen here with felt and floor scraps pulled from Plumbrook Cottage. The scraps all needed a good rinsing, but I’m happy to do it if it means they’ll stick around longer ❤️

SummerMiniFun

An Unknown Maker

I do not know who made this table, but I just found a lil wood chip and recognized it as the missing leg! Today is an unknown maker day for #summerminifun with @vintagedollhouseshop (and I guess it’s also leg day over here). I’ll bet someone out there has seen these gams before; do you know… Continue reading An Unknown Maker

My Personal Collection

Let’s See What I’ve Got in My Drawers

I didn’t choose this mug, this mug chose me. For the longest time as a child, I shared a room with my twin. But this baby got bigger and she needed more space. Mom cleared out her office and went a hunting for my new furniture. I say new furniture, but if you know anything… Continue reading Let’s See What I’ve Got in My Drawers

SummerMiniFun

Work in Progress

Day 15- Work in Progress Today is work in progress day for #summerminifun hosted by @vintagedollhouseshop 💙 Tedious paint job in progress. Here is one of my current works in progress, which is progressing very slowly because I hadn’t decided to paint it until after I put it together 😅 What have you all been… Continue reading Work in Progress