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  2. First time builder in Texas!

    Sophie, I googled these stores:  https://www.yellowpages.com/dallas-tx/miniature-dollhouse-stores and here is some information about NAME (National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts) in the Dallas/ Ft Worth area:  https://miniatures.org/search/node/dallas%2C%20tx
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    Tara, most jewellers will have a watch repairer either in house or that they always use. When I have had watches repaired/serviced, it has never been very costly. But I am in Australia, so not sure what America is like. 
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    PS, in case someone is looking up horse tack and finds this, there was a series of four articles in "Nutshell News" by Sylvia Rountree called "The Scale Saddlery," each with instructions about making particular items -- January 1985: “Equestrian saddlery and accoutrements” (pp.112-??) February 1985: “The snaffle bridle” (pp.88-89, 107-109) March 1985: “English saddles” (pp.74-75, 78-81) April 1985: “A bit about bridles” (pp.82-88) and a "horsey" issue in January 1982 with numerous articles and profiles, including the how-to "Grooming for a photo finish” (pp.77-79) by Sandy Tomezik about customizing Breyer horse models.
  6. I have listed on eBay several years of magazines I am cleaning out.  Seller Name is MADnNOLA https://www.ebay.com/sch/madnnola/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from= Dollhouse Miniatures: 2016 - 3 issues 2017 - Full Year - 6 issues 2018 - Full Year - 6 issues Miniature Collector: 2012 - Full Year -12 issues 2013 - Full Year -12 issues 2014 - Full Year -12 issues 2015 - Full Year -12 issues 2016 - Partial Year -11 issues - missing September 2017 - Full Year -12 issues 2018 - Partial Year - 9 issues - Jan to Sept NAME Miniature Gazette - 18 Assortment of Years from 1980's to 2000's I also have two  Architect's Choice Dollhouse Plans and two Braxton Payne New Orleans houses listed.  
  7. New Member Intro

    Hi Nicole Have fun I can't wait to see what you and your daughter do. 
  8. First Time Builder in NYC

    Hi Michael, Welcome I'm so glad you tried the scribing. I learned that type right here from Kathie too. I works great I have now used it on furniture too. I made a wood table top from leftovers and did it. I think my table looks great. Thanks Kathie for the tip I use it often.
  9. Decorating your houses for the holidays?

    I Don't decorate inside for fear of going way overboard like I do in my real house. I do decorate with lots of glitter trees around my houses. Since I collect christmas trees I use them to bring Christmas to my dollhouses. Here's one of my houses decorated for Christmas.
  10. I lost all of my miniatures and miniature-making supplies too! Welcome!
  11. Total Newbie

    I build out of foam core for almost everything (furniture, whole structures, etc). I highly recommend it.
  12. hello from philadelphia

    As a former South-Jersey resident, welcome!
  13. hardwood flooring

    I've seen people use vinyl, peel-and-stick flooring that they cut into strips. I'm currently planning to use that technique, and I paid about $1 per "plank."
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  15. VH 600 Victorian

    https://www.dollhouseworkshop.net/instructions/duracraft/VH600.pdf  
  16. Hello Everyone!

    Welcome Anastasia Your doll is fabulous. I have seen the patterns on Esty and have been tempted to give them a try.
  17. Do You Believe in Siding After a Build?

    I've definitely sided once the house is built, but I've never had the courage to wallpaper after building. Kudos!
  18. Hello From Colorado!

    Welcome....What a cute log cabin....
  19. Refurbishing Old Harrison Dollhouse

    I've made dollhouse kits more stable by gluing blocks of wood in the corners of the base (under the first floor).  I've put corner trim on vertical outside corners of the house and glued horizontal pieces of trim on the outside walls to cover up the places where the tab/slots are.  Another thing that helps is to put baseboard and cornice molding in the interior rooms making sure walls get glued to floors in the process.  Good luck with your project.
  20. Hi from Canada

    Hey Lori
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