My first dollhouse is built!

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oh my goodness it's just wonderful! I wish they would have made the kit in 1/12 scale..it's way too little for me to make now that im one of the old gals :(

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Ashley, I absolutely love EVERYTHING about your house! It's stunning! The details you put in this has made it a true masterpiece! 

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hi, wow this is so lovely i have this as my first dollhouse too.

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Liola, please post an introduction in the Newcomers' Forum.

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Absolutely GORGEOUS!  I'm almost done my first build and it's...well, nothing like yours :) I think I love your sketches most of all. I think you could print those smaller, and frame them to put in your house, like architectural drawings. They're just beautiful and really show off your artistic ability. 
Thank you for sharing!

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Very very special, and it is stunning. My maiden name is Fairfield and  I have been planning doing this house for many years, the small size put me off but I have found recently that bigger is not always better and your house is telling me to get going. I grew up in a vicarage that had a secret room in the tower .

Thank you for sharing, it is an outstanding job, truly magical,even my favorite colors!! Well done and well done again.

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Words escape me at the moment. All I can do is echo what many have already said....WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I will be happy if my first house turns out 1/10th as good as yours!

Congratulations!

Bill Brown

 

 

 

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Ashley, you did a beautiful job on your house...it's a home that I'd love to size myself into and just lose myself in.  Really really beautiful work - thank you for sharing it with us!

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I just love this house. Can you tell me what you used to paint the brown parts? is it stain or paint? Craft paint?

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On 23/11/2018, 21:15:39, asherah said:

I just love this house. Can you tell me what you used to paint the brown parts? is it stain or paint? Craft paint?

Thank you, I use water or alcool soluble stains to darknen the basswood. To be more specific I use aniline (fenilamine) based powders that you can find in many stores that sell wood treatments, they come in diferent colors and can be mixed in solutions at diferent ratios to get the intensity and color you are looking for. There is a product in specific we like to use in furniture restoration work that we know around here as "vieux-chêne", it's wholy organic and very safe to use. Add in diferent color pigments and you can pretty much get any natural wood color you can think of. Hope that helps! :)

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