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About havanaholly

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    Cousin Farfrom Normal, Queen of Spackle
  • Birthday 12/28/41

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  • Gender Female
  • Location AL
  • Interests cycling, hiking, kayaking, doll & mini making, needlearts

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  • Dollhouse Building Experience Five or more
  • Dollhouse Preference I like them both
  • Online Community Building Projects Yes
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  • Real Name holly
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  1. help with wallpaper

    For a wall with windows with fiddly trim cut scrap paper into strips and small pieces to fit in sections and tape the sections together as you fit them to the wall and around the windows (or doors, should you ever have that issue) and write "front" on the paper patchwork.  When you have covered the wall and have a precise fit, remove your paper patchwork and you will have a pattern to cut your wallpaper to fit.  Lightly mark the "up" of the wallpaper pattern on the back in pencil.  Lay the pattern "front" side down on the back of your wallpaper piece (making sure to check that the top of the pattern is in the same direction as the "up"  mark) and you are good to cut.
  2. Victoria's farmhouse

    I love foamcore for adding walls, making closets, etc., because I can cut it with my utility knife!
  3. Victoria's farmhouse

    Dana, I must have missed your introduction in the Newcomers' Forum (if not, why not post one?).  I load photos into "My Pictures" on the computer and resize there to load into my albums here.  Then I copy & paste pictures from there to my posts.  There is a bandwidth limit on how many pictures you can load directly into posts, but no limit from your albums.  You need to make five posts to start albums in the gallery here.
  4. What's everyone working on?

    Silky smooth?  After the gesso dries give it a skim coat of spackle/ polyfilla and let that dry really well, then sand it with fine grit sandpaper glasspaper and finally with a crumpled wad of brown paper bag before painting.
  5. What are you up to today? This week?

    Welcome home, Jeremy, and congratulations on the new job.
  6. Ebay, Etsy & Craig's List Links

    Or the Pierce or Garfield.
  7. The link shows a more reasonable price, as that's what I paid for mine when Dura-Craft went out of business.  Actually if you read the rules before posting you would know not to list prices in your post.
  8. VF first dollhouse build

    Jeremy's back!  I guess you have a computer, now?
  9. What's everyone working on?

    Welcome back, Gail; I was wondering where you were!
  10. Will ask for a ID

    IMHO you should keep both houses.
  11. Hi, all - Richmond VA

    Welcome to the little family, Lisa.  Traci/ New Day lives in Richmond and the few times we were able to get together she took me to the miniature shops there.  DH had a VA environmental agency, to help count waste tires, and while we were gone wild mice got into our Havana house.  Based on prior experience with feral rodents I was NOT humane in ridding the house of them.  This forum has been around quite a while, but in its present form since 2005.
  12. HURRY.... Don't be Shy.....

    I store my long pieces of wood in an old wine rack turned on end, and cut bits in old big coffee cans.
  13. Ebay, Etsy & Craig's List Links

    By golly, there ARE people who take worse photos than I do!
  14. Will ask for a ID

    First of all, please post an introduction in the Newcomers' Forum.  Secondly, you need five posts to make an album in the Members' Gallery, but I don't think there's any reason you can't post one directly in a post, as long as it's within the size limits.  There is also a bandwidth limit on how many photos you can import directly into posts, and none to the gallery, so I put all my pictures into my albums first, and post from there.
  15. What's everyone working on?

    Your little dachshunds look right at home.