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  1. Any tips for dismantling a dollhouse put together with hot glue? I don’t want to take apart the whole thing as it’s very stable. It was assembled 25 years ago and is holding together really well, I want to re-do the windows and put on siding so I just want to remove windows, trim and porch railings. I’m nervous to use a hairdryer in case I loosen things I want to keep intact. Anyone with experience taking hot glued dollhouses apart?
  2. Hello everyone, My name is Erin and I received the Arthur dollhouse kit when I was 11 and assembled it with my mother. That was 25 years ago! I’ve recently been inspired to get back into miniatures and I’ve decided to renovate my old dollhouse. A lot of things have changed in twenty-five years, especially all the resources now at hand thanks to the internet. I’m really looking forward to my “new” hobby and I’m already having a great time looking at other’s photos and getting ideas.
  3. From the album: Arthur - 1983 build

    I built this Greenleaf Arthur for my daughter 35 years ago. No internet back then, so all I had to go by was the included instructions, no outside help or tips. I used hot glue and lots of high gloss paint! My daughter is all grown up and building her own dollhouses now. She gave me an Orchid kit for Christmas. Now that I'm retired, I'm ready for a new project.
  4. Good morning! I have an old Storybook cottage house that my Grandma half built for me as a kid. It is in need of some repairs and I would like to make it usable for my two girls. I've found that the upstairs is an awkward height - it's to high so there isn't enough room under the roof pitch for furniture but there is a ton of room downstairs so I would like to lower the second floor. Also I wish there were more rooms so I am thinking of combining an Arthur house with the Storybook cottage house. We'll see how it goes! I've already started pulling pieces of the storybook apart so I can move the
  5. I have another novice painting question for you all. From reading the posts there is no hard and fast rule to these houses but I am still gun shy so.... here goes i am working on the Arthur. I have primed each sheet with killz one coat. I have decided to paint and no wall paper at all. Going to Home Depot today to bet the jars of sample paint. I would assume 2 jars for the exterior since it is a larger surface to cover. Next Do I: sand then add another coat of prime to everything ? start painting the room colors for each room as well as the exterior and tin
  6. Hi everyone, I'm sure this may have come up before, but I haven't found it in my search so here goes- When I started trying to add tape wire and hammer in eyelets in the back wall of my Arthur, I noticed that the glue began to come loose around the walls, and I have been stalled on my build ever since. Does anyone have ideas for how to keep the back walls that are less structurally integrated stable when hammering on the house? I'm very stuck. I don't want to permanently damage the house. I thought about wiring mostly from the floor which seems more stable, but I'd also like
  7. Good Morning I moved to Canada from England in 2001 with my doll houses that were my pride and joy! We moved into another house a few years ago but the houses were in the basement and we were in the middle of the Alberta floods in 2013! Lost everything except for 1 small box of goodies, luckily all my miniature books were upstairs in my craft room. So the time is right to begin again, I ordered a Greenleaf Arthur with a front porch! Can't wait to start again.....
  8. Dalesq

    3 Bears

    From the album: 3 Bears

    Interior shot.

    © DAL Minis

  9. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    I'm so glad the 2015 Hallmark ornament collection is now available here in Dubai. The utensil rack is perfect for 1:12 scale. The Santa Head Tureen is too big to hold a serving for one person, but looks cute and matches the Santa Coffee Pot on the refrigerator. I haven't decided on the final kitchen layout though, the stove is on the opposite wall, way back in the room and the rack won't be seen properly.
  10. Hi there Greenfield community! I've been lurking for several weeks on the forum and finally worked up the guts to post. I gave away my childhood dollhouse and extensive collection in my teenage years - I thought I grew out of the hobby. Little did I know that I would become massively obsessed with creating a new dollhouse in my mid-twenties! I believe it is due to this middle point in my life, where I have a growing career and finally have money, but don't have enough to buy a house, and I don't have anyone to buy one with, yet. Solution: make my own miniature version. For that reason, I am dr
  11. I live in the UK and desperately want to buy the GL Arthur doll house in half scale. I can only find it for sale on their official website and the postage costs are horrendous. Does anyone know where I can buy it with shipping less than $110 to the UK? The full scale Arthur is not an option as it has to be the smaller version for my project. Thanks guys!
  12. moonberry

    Toy Store

    From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    Santa's work room. Only a few more toys that need to be wrapped before the big night!

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  13. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    The kitchen needs more packing space. I might make some custom shelves for next year.

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  14. moonberry


    From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    The bedroom still needs some work.

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  15. moonberry


    From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    Santa is very busy, reading the Nice & Naughty Lists to keep up with children all over the world.

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  16. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    The easiest way to relax, is with his & her TVs. Mrs Claus collects Christmas themed coffee mugs.

    © Lene Pieters

  17. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    The kitchen is still a bit bare, maybe by next Christmas it will have a more homely feeling.

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  18. moonberry

    House Rear View

    From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    The Claus family finally moved in!

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  19. moonberry

    Santa's Garden

    From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    Mrs Claus loves to potter in the garden and she has her own sled for some fun!

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  20. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    Mrs Claus is giving one of the reindeer a little snack. They do need all their energy for the big night!

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  21. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    In between the plants you can see the coffee grounds/glue mix. It was tricky getting it into the small space, little scoops at a time with an artist palette knife.

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  22. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    And here is the finished garden. I filled up the entire space with a half & half coffee grounds & white glue mix. Then I stuck the plants in. They came from a plastic mini wreath that surrounds a candle. Hope the drying time isn't too many weeks!

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  23. Hello everyone, I'm in the middle of my first build (Santa's workshop in an Arthur) and have some project specific questions about the order of next steps. I have built the house as far as adding the front portion of the roof (but not the gable roof or the cutaway part that looks into the house, and I have not built the porch yet. I do not plan to add the stairs between the floors so that I will have more space for decorating. Here are some other plans specific to my questions- -I plan to add electricity (tapewire) and plan to add a few outlets inside and then a few outside so I can
  24. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    I found these white glitter-covered branches in the Christmas decoration section at our supermarket. The Arthur's sides are too bare for my liking, so I'm gluing the branches onto the house. I'll probably make some kind of box container along the bottom to hold them in place. I'm using clear Tacky glue, dotting here and there, then resting a paint bottle on top for a whole day so that it dries in place before moving on to another branch.

    © Lene Pieters 2014

  25. From the album: My Arthur: Santa's House

    This is another shot of the jhumkas themselves. There are little pearls around the sides, green enamel sections on top and red glass beads hanging from the centre. They're so pretty, I wanted to use both for living room lights.

    © Lene Pieters 2014

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