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Dolls House and Miniature Scene

I have not blogged in ages – meaning to, but been so busy and quite simply procrastinating. Moving this blog over to WordPress has been difficult – the images were all lost and I have had to try to figure out how to upload them with no loss of resolution….

New Blog Address

Hi – moving my blog from Blogger to WordPress so a bit of work to be done as all the photos have dropped off. I will be adding the images back over the next few days so please be patient with me. Now I have a new blog web address…

Make a 1950s Style Tinsel Christmas Tree

It is that time of the year, and while we plan for our real homes to be decorated for the season, how about thinking of what you can do to decorate your little mini spaces. This tutorial was originally published on the Dolls House and Miniature Scene craft club website,…

Crocheted Miniature Tablecloth

I have recently completed this lovely little tablecloth while taking part in a CAL with the Buttercup Miniatures group on Ravelry. A CAL is a group joining event where each person makes the project – called a Crochet-A-Long and Frances very kindly gave all who participated the pattern. The idea…

Miniature Crochet Pumpkin Garland to Make for Halloween

Since I am having a mad week of Pumpkin Madness – I thought I would share a new little crochet pattern I devised to add more decoration to the dolls’ house. The Miniature Halloween Pumpkin Garland is simply fun to make and is quite easy. It is made with shaped…

Pumpkin Madness

Yes – it’s true Pumpkin Madness has got to me – AGAIN ! I love autumn – the colours are what really grabs me each year. I always marvel at the orange’ness of everything – and this year I got into it a little early. I was writing an article…

The Princess Doll’s Cradle

I designed and created this little cradle for the latest issue of The Dolls’ House Magazine. I am so pleased that it worked – a rocking cradle is hard to work in minaiture because it will often tilt one way because of a tiny weight differnece and you need to…

Front Cover Dolls House and Miniature Scene

I rather proud of the latest issue of the Dolls House and Miniature Scene magazine – October issue – because my Steampunk Vignette is the main picture on the front cover…. This is the actual photo of the finished item. Part 6 – the concluding part – of the creation…

Steampunk – Part 5

For a while now I have been writing an article for Dolls House and Miniature Scene magazine – and part 5 of the series was published last week in the September issue of the magazine. The scene is a vignette of a dressing room in the Steampunk style. Steampunk is…