Sunday, July 19, 2020

Welcome to 2020!

I have been retired for 18mths now and moved to a different part of the country. Like a lot of miniaturists I had my hobby to fall back on during Covid-19 lockdown earlier this year and achieved quite a bit. I decided to do another remodel of my Georgian by adding a basement level to the bottom which will house a kitchen and a scullery/laundry. Due to the move the house had to be emptied and is waiting to be furnished. I will do this as soon as I finish the basement.
I have completed the interior of PP 1/4 scale Rose Cottage and have 2 more of these kits to do.
I need another lockdown I think!

Monday, September 4, 2017

Georgian House

This is what the house used to look like.

Hello again!

It's been quite a few years since I updated my blog. Sorry, life got in the way! I didn't stop making and being passionate about miniatures so I have achieved a considerable amount. I'll try and publish them gradually in case anyone is interested lol.  Most recently I have redecorated the entire exterior of my Georgian house and I must say I love it now! After years of not really liking it I bit the bullet and started repainting it.  4 weeks later and after 6 coats of paint on each of the horrible dark green windows and a new exterior colour this is the result.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Welcome to 2013

Last year I purchased my first quarter scale kit, a cottage from Petite Properties, called Rosebud Cottage.  After much hesitation I had my first go at Paperclay and didn't find it too hard at all.  It sat, undecorated, for months until a recent spell of very hot weather kept me indoors for several days, so I tackled the distressing and finishing of the exterior of the cottage.  Distressing is also something that didnt come very easy to me, a person who loves neat, pristine lol.  The instructions, diagrams and photos for the kit were great and I am very happy with this cute little cottage.  Now to make the furniture for the inside, also from a book by Bea.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Frontage of the Umbrella Shop. Totally made from scratch - could not source ready made windows or doors as I wanted them accurate replicas. Have to make full-length glass fronted display cabinets for all 3 internal walls next. The fun part will be to make all the different umbrellas, parasols and walking sticks for the cabinets.

Decorated cabinet.

Cabinet in the raw.