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It's been almost two weeks since I ordered my first dollhouse and I already recieved it and dry fitted yay!
Right now I'm dissasembling everything as I decide any modifications on rooms and so on. But I need some help on moldings.
I already have some wallpapers ready to print, but I would like to know where can I buy 1:24 moldings? All I can find (at least near me) are 1:12 moldings (crown molded or simple).
Do you have any idea and tips?
1:24 Scale Front-opening Country Victorian Dollhouse Part?
My new (used) kit arrived and the previous owner open the box without labeling anything. It wasn't difficult, I just used the process of elimination. Now everything is properly labeled, but I 'might be missing: Upper stair blind 4". I'm uncertain what it looks like.
Two pieces are not labeled: They are two triangle pieces. One is about an inch. The other, could it be the stair blind?
Thank you SO much!
Refinishing 1:24 scale furniture
So, I've found a source for a bunch of 1:24 scale furniture for a decent price, but the problem is, I don't love the finishes. Originally I was thinking I would just paint them all so it wouldn't matter, but because they are hand-carved wood, I'm now thinking it would be nicer to stain them all. Is there any way to do this without destroying them? I mean, half scale is so tiny, is it even possible to sand the current paint/stain off of them in the first place?
I don't want to buy them unless I know I can refinish them, because it's an investment of over $400 (oof this is a pricey hobby!)
Thanks all! <3
Creating My Own Wallpaper Designs
Okay, so, I have had a problem trying to find exactly the right wallpaper to use since I am going for a very specific theme for my house, and I am VERY picky. I did find a few scrapbook papers that were the right design, but the scale is off for the Fairfield.
Then it occurred to me that I am a former graphic designer, and I could just create my own wallpaper designs exactly how I wanted them (DUH). My question is with scaling. I am not good at math, and don't know anything about wallpaper...so I'm wondering, aside from printing out a ton of samples and wasting a bunch of paper and ink to see what looks right, is there some kind of mathematical formula or conversion chart that might tell me roughly how small I should scale my design down?
I know that in 1:24 scale 1/2" equals 1 foot..but the problem is I don't know how big a wallpaper print should be in real life. Example, for a damask design, how many of the damask flowery pieces would occur in a foot in real life?
Does any of this make sense? lol
Fairfield Wallpaper (I know)
Okay guys. So, I've read hundreds of posts about this, but I'm still a bit confused as to when/how exactly to wallpaper this thing. Yes, I know it's personal preference, but most people seem to agree that because of the size and complexity of the Fairfield, that it's easier to wallpaper the walls before assembly. However, when you do this, doesn't it look strange in the corners where the walls meet since the paper won't be wrapped across the corner? And then won't the bay windows look strange as well because the edges won't be connected?
Also, if you wallpaper before assembly, how do you glue it together without messing up the paper? Maybe I'm overthinking this, but I'm just so confused.
*Side note: does anyone out there have an actual video of how they wallpapered the Fairfield? I've seen lots of videos on how to wallpaper other houses, but no one on YouTube seems to have documented the Fairfield process, just the finished product.
Thank you all! <3