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  1. Thank you for your suggestion, Holly! I've been making cardboard templates of the walls and floors as I assemble the house.
  2. Thank you for your suggestions! I have this habit of biting off more than I can chew, which either leads to learning something new, or ends with another unfinished project in my basement .
  3. Hello! I'm building the Duracraft Farmhouse FH-505 and I'd love some advice on how and at what point in the assembly I should install the lighting kit. I want to install the hardwood flooring that came with the dollhouse kit. I bought a Cir-kit deluxe wiring kit (from Facebook Marketplace for $20!). I put up the exterior walls of the dollhouse, thinking it would be easier to do the wiring once I had the house assembled and had a better idea of possible room layouts and lighting placement, then I would install the hardwood flooring. However, I'm now thinking that it may b
  4. Thank you! After scouring the many newbie posts on this forum, I took the advice of starting with something smaller so I found a Greenleaf Village kit on eBay for practice
  5. Ha! I’ve been stalking craigslist for mine :)
  6. Thank you! I’m still undecided about color. Love the yellow, but then there’s white/cream, red, blue, so many choices! Lots of farms here in America’s Dairyland so I thought maybe I’d take a little road trip (if it ever warms up) and get some inspiration :)
  7. Hello all, My name is Hilary, I live in NE Wisconsin and I've always loved miniatures! In the late 80's, I saved up my money to buy the Dura-Craft Farmhouse FH-500 and spent many hours building it with my grandfather who passed away in 2005. I had collected bunches of furniture and accessories, many of it gifts from my parents and grandparents. I also saved up to buy the wiring kit. I was so proud of that house and it was the one thing from my childhood that I wanted to hang onto. A few years ago, I discovered that the dollhouse and totes of furniture and accessories were
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