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« Reply #170 on: September 10, 2011 08:32:25 PM »

A little late to the party, but here is how my house has been sitting for months:













Interior decorating is definitely not my forte, so I get frustrated really easy.  The hardest part is trying to make the whole house look cohesive
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« Reply #171 on: September 11, 2011 06:40:28 AM »

Okay these Creatology kits are a pain! I'm working on putting together the dollhouse one and it is so frustrating! I'm wishing now I had gone with the Greenleaf kit I had planned. Undecided
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« Reply #172 on: September 11, 2011 08:25:26 AM »

CamOovas, I think your house is looking great so far!  I love all the tiny stuff you've put in there already - especially the globe and the teeny key. Smiley  I'm not at the interior decorating part quite yet, but I'm thinking about it a lot.  I'm not worrying about making my house look cohesive necessarily.  Rather I'm imagining things about the character that lives there and what she might have.

So far I know about her:
-she's a fairy (so her house really is that small, I'm not trying to make a normal house look small)
-she's a seamstress
-she's not rich from her sewing, but it keeps her going and she's not too poor either
-she smokes a pipe
-her house is old (she might be too, I'm not sure how long fairies live)
-she's they type of fairy that both steals things from humans sometimes, but also buys things from her local fairy potter/blacksmith/etc.
-it's wintertime
-she doesn't have electricity or running water

I also know:
-I'm a dork who is having way too much fun with this project  Grin
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« Reply #173 on: September 11, 2011 11:07:08 AM »

CamOovas I really like your wood floors Smiley
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« Reply #174 on: September 11, 2011 11:26:10 AM »

I do, too! How did you do them?
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« Reply #175 on: September 11, 2011 11:56:05 AM »

if i seen this a few days ago... but anyway im annoyed Ive been wanting to do one of these houses for AGES! but i think im going to try see if i can make a room or something first in a shoebox because i dont have the money / the space for these but would love to do one  Sad i really wish i did I love all these wee houses! Cry Grin
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« Reply #176 on: September 11, 2011 01:10:24 PM »

I do, too! How did you do them?

It's just scrapbook paper Smiley I picked it up in Scotland 3 years ago and have been hoarding it for just the right project ever since.
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« Reply #177 on: September 11, 2011 05:22:28 PM »

Check this out - how to build a popsicle stick dollhouse

http://almostunschoolers.blogspot.com/2011/01/basswood-and-popsicle-stick-doll-house.html


and this one on building a Styrofoam house

http://www.letsbuildadollhouse.com/lbdhstyro.htm
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« Reply #178 on: September 11, 2011 05:52:12 PM »

Does anyone have any recommendations for jars that would be in scale for this sized dollhouse? The smallest I can find are one inch.
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« Reply #179 on: September 11, 2011 07:32:09 PM »

Here's another link has all kinds of accessories and techniques

http://www.english.dollhousebrazil.net/other_languages.html

lvl0rg4n you might find something here that will do what you want
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