Baby’s mobile – tutorial!
11 June 2013
Did you see our blog post yesterday about our visision for a miniature Royal baby's bedroom?
Here’s how to create your own individual 1:12 scale mobile to dangle over baby’s cot!
Follow Louise’s colourful tutorial online at dollshouse.com/howto
to see how to do it.
Use your imagination to make it your very own – complete with an idea for a matching wall mural!
Pride and Prejudice dolls in the news
28 May 2013
Did you spot The Dolls House Emporium in the news last month, when Dolls House and Miniature Scene
mentioned our new Pride and Prejudice collection?
Both Elizabeth Bennet
and Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy
continue to wow customers - and this is the write-up given by the magazine:
Making your dolls' clothes their own
27 March 2013
Do you ever buy a doll to strip down and create a wonderfully imaginative costume for?
If you're into more than the building and decorating, and want to add your own touch to a scene, then getting the right characters in situ is a must.
It all depends on the era, the decor, the atmosphere and the story you're hoping to share.
This little blog, from A Faerietale of Inspiration
, simply leapt of the screen at us here at The Dolls House Emporium, so we had to share!
Click on the link to see some amazing traditional outfits.
Who's who in your dolls' house?
22 March 2013
Flicking through some web pages about Victorian England
, we spotted this blog about everyone who might live in a grand house.
So whether you're a fan of Downton or the late, lamented Upstairs Downstairs, this guide - borrowed from the BBC - might help.
It deals with those who live "below stairs" but may give some characters to provide inspiration for you!
We've added some links to help you visualise our suggestions!
A GUIDE TO VICTORIAN SERVANTS
* The butler - in charge of the house
, coachmen, footmen and wine cellar.
* The housekeeper - responsible for the housemaids and carried keys to the china and linen cupboards.
* The ladies maid - the mistress of the house's personal attendant
, helping her dress and do her hair.
* The valet
- the master's manservant, attending to his requests and preparing his clothes and shaving tools.
* The cook - ran the kitchen and larder
, overseeing the kitchen, dairy and scullery maids.
* The governess - educated and cared for the children.
* The hallboy
- worked 16-hour days, lighting all the lamps and candles and polishing the staff boots.
* The tweeny - in-between stairs maid
earned £13 a year, worked seven days a week from 5am-10pm.
Dolls' houses for little ones...
9 November 2012
Children’s dolls’ houses are always a hit on Christmas morning, creating oodles of excitement when children see that huge present under the tree!
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Our children’s dolls houses are
• Fully decorated inside and out and slot together in minutes
• CE tested for safety and peace of mind
• Part of an award-winning toy range that stimulates imagination and refines motor and language skills!