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Floor Plans, Floor Plans: Miniature Project Phase 3 – Orchid Dollhouse Chapter 4

Happy Holidays, Dear Readers. ‘Tis the season for Joy and Japes and Merrie Olde Jestes and all that sort of thing. However, they’re working on the new extension on the house behind ours, and there’s a crew still rebuilding the snot out of My … Continue reading

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Wow, Watch That Paint Dry: Miniature Project Phase 3 — Orchid Dollhouse, Chapter 3

Experiments with interior finishes… While waiting for various things to dry, I thought I’d post a bit about how I’m painting this wood and cardboard dollhouse. To create an illusion of space in this tiny container, I’m going with gloss and … Continue reading

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The Walls! — Miniature Project Phase 3: Orchid Dollhouse, Chapter 2

Continuing the adventure of building my first dollhouse… After the windows and door were constructed and most of them installed, and after I’d planned and built the first parts of the extension, I’ve moved on to the next stage — … Continue reading

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Entering the Weeds: Miniature Project Phase 3: Orchid Dollhouse, Chapter 1

As hinted in my post about Phase 2 of my miniatures project, I need to learn how to build dollhouses. Serendipitously, I recently spotted a good deal on the Greenleaf/Corona Concepts Orchid Dollhouse kit at Home Depot, and as it … Continue reading

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