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on 11 May 2017
Excellent condition and very informative for a beginner
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on 12 February 2003
Decorate your dolls' house in exactly the style you want - without spending a fortune.
Learn how to create or customise fixtures, furnishings and accessories, using paint effects, plasterwork, papier-mache, plastics and soft soldering - to name but a few of the materials and techniques that are included.
With the help of this book, you can achieve in miniature just about anything that you can imagine, combining the pleasure of collecting with the satisfaction of exercising your own creativity. Transform inexpensive furniture, or make accessories and furnishings from scratch. If you want Victorian floor tiles or a rococo mirror frame, you can have them.
Thirty-eight essential projects show how the techniques can be applied, to give your dolls' house a unique and professional look.
Techniques and projects include:
Plaster casting: ceiling rose
Splatter painting: fire surround
Trompe l'oil: quilted screen
Soft soldering: brass plant stand
Routing: Georgian four-poster bed
Patination: Victorian jardiniere
Crackle glaze: distressed linen cupboard
Polymer clay: marble chess table
Spray painting: Georgian clothes press
French polishing: long-case clock
Plastics: stained glass window
Upholstery: Knole sofa
Papier-mache': chair
Basketry: linen basket
Weaving: rag rug
Sheet metal: kitchen range
Marguetry: veneered cabinet
Quick quilting: bedspreads
Lacquering:japanned bureau
Stencilling: Regency curtains
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on 30 October 2012
You can't get a better set of books (there are 2 others) to give you advice, ideas and practical instruction on how to make dolls house furniture and fabulous accessories.Buy it!
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on 1 February 2016
Excellent book.I am new to the miniature world and this book will definitely help me start out. Superb photographs and well written. Explanation of different products an how to use them. How to adapt bought furniture and also how to build your own. Worth every penny this book cost.
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on 22 February 2014
EXCELLENT BOOK OF IDEADS, AND PROJECTS WITH CLEAR EASILY FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS. gOOD GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS. a GOOD BOOK FOR THE MORE ADVANCED MODELLER
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on 10 July 2013
This book is full of mini projects for doing dolls houses and they are very easy to make. The instructions are easy to follow.
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on 15 July 2013
Brilliant, this book has given me lots of ideas on how to create and adapt furniture to suit my dolls house!
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on 11 August 2013
I have enjoyed making some of the tings shown in this book, and
I know I will be making a lot more.
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on 23 October 2015
Lovely, useful book. Great condition, as described. Arrived promptly. Thank you!
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on 21 November 2015
Loads of ideas - really interesting and easy to follow instructions!
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