Mid-life madness

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About Mid-life madness

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    Dollhouses are dreams
  • Birthday September 07

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  • Gender Female
  • Location Out where the sun always shines
  • Interests Photography, Sewing, Miniatures,Gardening

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  • Dollhouse Building Experience None
  • Dollhouse Preference I like them both
  • Online Community Building Projects Yes
  • Digital Camera Yes
  • Real Name Carrie
  • Country United States

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  1. VH 600 Victorian

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

    Welcome Anastasia Your doll is fabulous. I have seen the patterns on Esty and have been tempted to give them a try.
  3. How was the Tooth Fairy revealed to you?

    At 10 I pretty much knew there was no such thing as the tooth fairy, Santa etc......Kids are brutal and will spoil the mystery to kids who still believe. I think honesty is the best thing. Don't put it off, just tell her the truth and ask her not to spoil it for her sister. Kids will tease her if she adamantly says that there is a tooth fairy etc....
  4. Furniture placement

    Looking good! You are getting closer to the finish line.
  5. Off to the (red) brick road...

    This is such a pretty build. I love shopping for fabrics, so many color combos that I never would have imagined together.
  6. About the Dura-Craft Newberg - Instructions?

    There is a person on eBay who sells instruction booklets from Dura craft if no one here has it. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dura-Craft-NEWBERG-NB-180-Dollhouse-Instructions/193191015856?hash=item2cfb14f5b0:g:tgsAAOSwiONYOIYF
  7. instruction sheet

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/bbbr1ny0pdxopap/56-Piece%20Furniture%20Kit.pdf?dl=0 @fov had this link in an old thread.
  8. Hello Bunny, Your enthusiasm in contagious. Your plans sound fabulous to me!
  9. mirror finish

    Have you looked into automotive spray paints  ? Just a suggestion. https://www.carbibles.com/best-chrome-spray-paint/
  10. Beacon Hill Christmas Gift

    Hello Jenny Look at the schematic sheets and label the individual pieces in pencil. I usually put the sheet number on the piece and if there is room on the piece I write its name. BEWARE, sometimes the directions will use an abbreviated name then the what is on the schematics sheet and vice versa.... Identify sheet #1, look at the schematics then label before you punch them out. This will help you to become familiar with the pieces and instructions. I only punch out the pieces as they are called for. If one should come out by mistake, I place it in a plastic zip lock bag labeled with the sheet number on the bag. Stay as organized as you can . Take some deep breaths, you can do it! Here is a blog that might help you too.https://moreminis.blogspot.com/2017/09/the-beacon-hill-dollhouse-blog.html
  11. New member introduction from Georgia.

    Welcome Anthony I enjoyed browsing through your Instagram. You do beautiful work, and I imagine your Fairfield will turn out just as gorgeous.
  12. stein

    I bet Santa enjoys a hefty beer after he finishes delivering all of those toys.
  13. Next dollhouse??

    Acetone is good for releasing super glues......
  14. Wooden sculpture

    I like it how it is. It is wonderful. Do share how you did it.