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Linfield Florals…The End!

Well, it’s finally over.  The Linfield is complete and I can move on to my next project.  

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Linfield Shabby Fireplace

While visiting GA recently, I discovered a local hobby shop that had just acquired an estate’s massive dollhouse collection.  They had rooms of miniature items they had barely begun to sort through.  But the owner was awesome and let me … Continue reading

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Hutch Redesign

I decided to bash this Michael’s miniature hutch for use in the Linfield Kitchen. First step was to deconstruct the unit. With the bottom and top units reduced to shells,  I roughed out with pencil how I wanted to rework … Continue reading

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Tudor Windows and Roof

I was able to go ahead and start on the windows and roof today.   I wanted leaded windows but the kit came with the white, screen printed design.  So I used a black Sharpie Oil Paint pen (extra fine … Continue reading

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Tudor Door

Time to bash the sad little door that came with this house kit…  I used the kit Door as my base and cut appropriate lengths of two different width wood strips.  I then glued the strips to the face of … Continue reading

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Tudor Cottage-Duracraft Brookfield

 So I think I need a pastel break.  About a year ago, I purchased another kit from EBay called “The Brookfield” by Duracraft. In spite of the icky sweet, gingerbread example shown on the box, I have decided this is … Continue reading

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How To – Dollhouse Grass

Half Scale Supplies: Foam Poster Board (cut to size) Green Fuzzy Fabric (cut to cover foam board) Small Amount Fiber Fill Shades of Brown Acrylic Paint Shades of Green Acrylic Paint White Glue Paint Brush Matte Modge Podge    Trace … Continue reading

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