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Tell a friend! A dollhouse for the 90's Moomin-figures. First dollhouse construction. Venus de Milo "Marble" Bust.
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A dollhouse for the 90's Moomin-figures True. Having them look right with scale furnishings meant keeping them away from the furniture! Mom is outside checking the mailbox. Dad is standing on the upper deck, looking down at teenage son, who is fishing from the main deck. The baby is small enough that she looks fine in her crib in the nursery.
As a whole, Dollhouse collectors forum houseboat re as a comfortable dwelling for the frogs. Scale is a slippery commodity. With careful placement of inhabitants and furnishings, it can look great. Remember the mantra: It is all smoke and mirrors. If it looks right, it Dollhouse collectors forum right! Just now in General Mini Talk. A dollhouse for the 90's Moomin-figures KathieB used Sylvanian frogs on her houseboat that she rescaled to Since you're building to fit the scale of your figures, you could also make their furniture to size; it's not all that difficult.
See if your local library has or can get you any dollhouse DIY books by Patricia King to give you ideas. Invest in a couple of rolls of blue painter's tape or beige masking tape and put the house together using strips of tape before you glue anything we call this dry-fitting the house so you can shave or sand any tabs and slots for a more perfect fit, and to see how the house goes together.
Sometimes the directions don't make a whole lot of sense, so dry fitting the house first can save a lot of frustrations later on. Dollhouse collectors forum use a pencil to mark where house parts will fit together to be glued, because whether I prime walls or stain floors I will want to glue bare wood to bare wood. Also, if your instructions say to use hot glue, DON'T!!! Any good carpenter's wood glue like Titebond or Probond will do a better job; I once watched a hot-glue built Greenleaf Pierce fall apart in the window of a real estate firm in Sylvester,GA.
I use a flat white interior latex house paint to prime the walls so the chemicals that naturally occur in Dollhouse collectors forum won't leach out over time and discolor the wallpaper or paint. The sheets of scrapbook paper are usually large enough to cover dollhouse walls and quite often come in prints small enough to be in scale: I have also found small rolls of border paper in small enough des to use:. A dollhouse for the 90's Moomin-figures Sylvanians are smaller than scale.
In scale, 1 inch equals 1 foot, so your 2-inch tall figures would only be 2 feet tall. In scale, 1 inch equals 2 feet, so your 2-inch figures would be 4 feet tall. I suggest you get some furniture and put the figures next to it to see if it looks right.