Dolls' House Details

Dolls' House Details

Over 500 Craft Projects in 1/12 Scale

Book - 2000
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All miniaturists will agree that no dolls' house is complete without being decorated and furnished in its period style, and no house becomes a home until all the finishing touches have been added. This book explains how to design and create these embellishments in 1/12th scale using inexpensive materials and basic craft skills. Step-by-step instructions are provided for over 300 projects, from everyday household items such as crockery, cleaning equipment, kitchenware and food, to toys, board games and floral arrangements. The finished pieces are pictured in furnished room sets providing added inspiration for the creative miniaturist and revealing the lifestyle of the dolls who inhabit this world. Traditional teddy bears and wooden trains keep the infant of an Edwardian house entertained, while cricket bats, various-shaped balls and posters of sporting heroes litter a boarding school dormitory. Other periods and styles covered include a modern tiled bathroom, an explorer in his Victorian town house, a sumptuous Georgian dining room prepared for a banquet, an artist taking a painting class in his Parisian attic, and a 1950s children's party. With full colour photographs, clear text i
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles, c2000
ISBN: 9780715313671
0715313673
Branch Call Number: PB 745.5923 DAL 3564
Characteristics: 176 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,28 cm

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