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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

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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 ❤️

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Family Reunion

Day 18-Family Reunion Tweed Reed saw the family reunion prompt was coming up for #summerminifun with @vintagedollhouseshop, so he invited his cousin Hunek to come by for a visit. He forgot to mention however, that every dollhouse is closed for renovations, so her accommodations would be less than ideal. Hunek does not mind sleeping on… Continue reading Family Reunion

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Childhood

Day 17-Childhood “Sittin' in a high chair, big chair, my chairSittin' in a high chair, bang my spoon!Sittin' in a high chair, big chair, my chairSittin' in a high chair, feed me soon!” If this sounds familiar to you, we have a shared childhood memory. The high chair is a new to me piece I… Continue reading Childhood

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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

My Personal Collection

My First Made Dolls

My babes. 🐷 🐈‍⬛ There was also a third bird doll who didn’t make it. Rest in pieces, Henrietta. 🐦 👻 I don’t remember exactly when I made these dolls; somewhere in between high school and Humboldt. That’s a good gap of time so my best guess is a range from 2006-2011. They have been… Continue reading My First Made Dolls

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Entertaining

Day 9- Entertaining Mini kits for days 📚 I call this shelf my mini entertainment center, because it’s where I keep my kits in progress. I’ve also got a tub of broken minis that I intend to fix up. I find it much more entertaining than anything on Netflix, but that doesn’t mean I don’t… Continue reading Entertaining

ArtMinds Castle, DIY Dollhouse and Miniatures, My Dollhouse Projects

Welcome to My Castle Dollhouse

This is just a quick post to share the before pictures and some plans for this wooden art mines castle hi picked up. There are a couple of small cracks, and the paint job is halfway done with blue tape included, but my goal is to turn it into a three dimensional vision board. I… Continue reading Welcome to My Castle Dollhouse

My Dollhouse Projects, News, Plumbrook Cottage

My Digital Dollhouse

Hello everyone, and welcome to my dollhouse blog. I just picked up my first big dollhouse for restoration, and I'll be using this blog to document my progress on that project. I will also do my best to curate and collect the community connections and resources I find to help me in this endeavor. I… Continue reading My Digital Dollhouse