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By Call Me Crazy
When I was a teen I asked for a dollhouse for Christmas. My parents got me a 1:12 farmhouse and I had the best time building it all by myself. Sadly, it came to a tragic end when one of my brother's friends accidentally sat on it.
I gave all the furniture to a friend and didn't think about building another until January 2019 (over 30 years later).
I'm not even sure now what sparked the idea of getting back into the hobby. Something reminded me of my old dollhouse and I started searching Google for pictures of what others have created. There are so many talented miniaturists out there!! I'm both inspired and a little intimidated by their talents.
Once I decided to build a new dollhouse, I looked at all the various kits available and just fell in love with the Fairfield. The way it's set up like a real complete house really spoke to me.
The scarcity of furniture, accessories, etc. is a major frustration, but I'm up for the challenge. I've found a few nice pieces and built some kits. Necessity has forced me to decorate first before the house is actually built because I see how fast 1:24 items are disappearing.
Eventually I'll create a gallery. If I can figure out how.
Finally finished my Sagamore Hill Library room box
Finally finished the Sagamore Hill Library room box in half scale. It took 16 months, which was a little longer than the year I predicted at the outset. For my final set of pictures, I included some comparison shots with the real room. You can see them here: http://www.greenleafdollhouses.com/forum/?app=gallery&module=gallery&controller=browse&album=8269
Maison Ginny — Red Cottage Miniatures Hill View
Yesterday was an abundance of minis! It really doesn’t get any better than that, just sayin'.
Not only did I get the wonderful handbag and book from Deborah (Debsrand56), I also got the new kit I’d ordered from Shannon at Red Cottage Miniatures (shannonc60). So I dove right in and started dry fitting.
Half Scale Greenleaf Tennyson
Last year I difficult as I dealt with breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. I had lost myself for many years to illness but I am different now. I want to try to get back into what I liked to do. I am going to start with this little Tenny. I have to try to coax my muse out from under the floor boards so we can start to get some ideas. First step, clean off the table.