Finished Dollhouses

Cheaper Shipping for Minis & Etsy Shop Update

December 11, 2010

Sorry for the lack of posts all week. I was swamped with work and was sort of burnt out from the previous week of mega blogging. I’ve got some good news though! I found out that I can ship packages weighing less than 7 ounces via First Class USPS. Previously, I was shipping through the […]

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Going Green in the Coventry Cottage

December 4, 2010

I just posted the Coventry for sale on Craigslist and Etsy. Hopefully I’ll get a buyer so I can get myself that BJD. If I don’t sell it by Dec 25th, its going to be raffled off at my dad’s church’s xmas party. Either way, its going somewhere. While I still have it, I’m going […]

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Coventry Cottage Project Part 14: Finishing Touches (Final)

December 4, 2010

The last time I posted about the Coventry Cottage was in August. At the time of that update I was about 95% done where the last few tasks on the to-do list was: Finish and add in the front door Finish and add in the flowerbox Finish and add in shutters Last bit of touch […]

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Featuring Wendy Elaine’s Miniatures

May 28, 2010

I recently joined the Greenleaf forums (I’ve been mostly lurking) and the first person to greet me was Wendy Elaine. From poking around her Greenleaf profile, I was so delighted to see her website and the wonderful dollhouses and custom furniture she has created! The very first dollhouse she worked on was the massive Greenleaf […]

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The Freeman’s Astolat Castle

March 25, 2010

There’s only one word to really describe this dollhouse. WOW. This 9 foot tall dollhouse was constructed over a 13 year period, it is 100% handmade, and is appraised at $1.1 million! This is definitely a museum quality piece, since its currently on display at a museum! The Astolat Castle was designed and created by […]

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Jean Day’s Miniatures

March 19, 2010

Today, I want to show off one of my favorite Miniature bloggers, Jean Day. Not only is she a miniaturist, but also a miniaturist painter! (Is that even the right description? I admit, I’ve been cheating by using a printer to make my own miniature paintings, so its pretty darn amazing how much detail Jean […]

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Marianne Stengel’s Magnificent Dollhouse

February 26, 2010

This monster of a dollhouse was built by Marianne Stengel and furnished in the style of the Chippendale-Biedermeier era. It has 16 room, 15 doors, 17 windows, 3 fireplaces, 88 lamps, and approximatedly 175 pieces of furniture. There are even 38 miniature people with 3 dogs, 4 cats, and a mouse living here! This miniature […]

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