Wednesday, 18 November 2020

The start of the Kitchen in Le Château!

 Hello Everyone, 

Hope you are all well. I have so much to share with you and I'm quite excited about it. 

During the last weekend I started working on the kitchen of Le Château.


I started off with the back wall where  I worked on the stove area with tiles and prepared a closure with shelves for the pantry.


I have placed a net door for the pantry and built a shelf over the opening of the stove. I am really happy with the stove as I have found this gem when visiting The Netherlands just a month ago from the dolls house shop 'The Cabinet' in Gouda.




Wooden Beams have also been fixed to the ceiling to give the room more character. 



Now the room is ready to be decorated with furniture and accessories. I have started to add some pieces and so far I have to say I am very happy with it.

Here are a few photos of the kitchen so far.





The ground floor is now complete. Time to move to the first floor.


I hope you like what I have done so far. Can't wait to share with you more. Make sure to keep tuned for the next update.

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,


Rebecca xxx


Monday, 16 November 2020

Another addition for the DHE Miniature Museum

 Hello Everyone, 

Hope you had a great weekend. I have been quite busy working on my project and I will be sharing my progress very soon.

Today I wanted to share with you a new addition that just arrived from the Uk for the DHE Miniature Museum. I am so pleased that I found the miniature Holmes Lodge.


The tiny Dolls House Emporium houses are made out of resin. They have been discontinued for ages and to find one of these pieces is quite rare. So far I have collected a few and I'm always at the look out to add to the room. 


Holmes Lodge was quite the dolls house with a nice bay window and unique roof. 


Now Holmes Lodge stands proudly next to The Queen Ann. Here is a photo of the complete room. 



This is all for today. I hope you like the DHE Miniature Museum. Make sure to keep tuned for the next update. 

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,

Rebecca xxx

Sunday, 8 November 2020

Vintage Enna Baby Bath Set

 Hello Everyone,

How are you all? Hope you are all fine and that you enjoyed your weekend. Today I have something special to share with you that I received just a couple of days ago. 

I came across this beautiful vintage Enna Baby Bath complete Set. It's circa late 1930's, early 1940's. I couldn't resist it and I knew that baby Gloria that lives in the Tudor Manor would have loved it. 


 The Baby bath set includes a nappy changer that opens up to a small bath, a bucket where mummy would trow baby's soiled baby diapers; all set for boiling, a laundry box where we keep the baby's dirty clothes and a chamber pot. 


The bucket has it's own lid and the laundry box opens up too.


The nappy changer opens up into the baby's bath tub. Originally the stand would have closed once the bath was removed. 



I wasn't very sure about the scale of the set so I kindly asked Mrs Nobel to try the nappy changer for baby Gloria. Mrs Nobel was delighted with the set. It was perfect! She said that there would be no more back pains while washing and changing baby Gloria. 



The set fitted nicely in to the bathroom in the Tudor  which is exactly next to the baby's room so Mrs Nobel will find it easier with the baby.

Here are some pictures of the bathroom now.




This is all for today. I hope you like the new additions to the bathroom. Keep tuned for the next updates and ongoing news.

Take Care and See You Soon. 

Hugs,


Rebecca xxx

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

A New Painting for J.R. Art Gallery

 Hello Everyone,

Here we are once again. Hope you are all keeping safe. It has been a very busy week and I can't believe how fast the days seem to go by. October passed so quickly and soon we will be preparing for Christmas. 

I am very proud to share with you the latest new painting that has been added to J.R. Art Gallery in Regent Street. Mr. Rookie is very happy with it.  


The new painting is called 'The Swan' painted by my dearest friend and fellow miniaturist José Pereira Torrejón. 

'The Swan' painting found it's place among José's other paintings; 'The Humming Bird', 'The Secret Garden' and 'The Cupola' .


The painting is so beautiful. I love the blending of it's colors considering that it is a miniature. It looks so rich in the gallery. 



'The Swan' painting has a story behind it. It is the ninth of a series of paintings that José painted for his own Conservatory Project. The paintings are so detailed and beautiful that give the Conservatory a very unique and special touch. You can visit The Rust & Steel Miniatures Blog to see The Paintings of The Conservatory. You will be impressed with José's work. 


I would like to thank José for such an amazing painting. It is an honor to have his work in J.R. Art Gallery.

So this is all for today. Keep tuned for the next update on 'Le Château'.

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,

Rebecca xxx


Sunday, 25 October 2020

A Visit to Madurodam

 Hello everyone,

Hope you are all enjoying your weekend. The weather here is still quite nice and warm but it does cool down in the evening. Have been quite busy working on new miniatures and on my ongoing project. Last weekend I got to go to The Netherlands once again. Apart from getting some nice dolls house miniature goodies from 'The Cabinet' dolls house Shop in Gouda, I also got to visit some of my favorite places. As the weather was permitting, for a change, Posy and I finally, managed to visit the magical miniature world of Madurodam. 


Madurodam is a miniature park and tourist attraction in The Hague. It is home to a range of 1:25 scale model replicas of famous Dutch landmarks, historical cities and large developments. The park itself was opened in 1952. 




I was so happy and to be there. I totally felt like a little girl among these miniature wonders. The replicas are so amazingly detailed and inspiring. 

In the park you will find a working railway with passing trains. Working bridges with moving cars and boats. Beautiful windmills that leave you breathless. The Schiphol Airport located in Amsterdam which is the airport that I get to use myself.

I have taken so many pictures while being there, that it is impossible to share them all here on this post but here are some of my favorite. 



















I was mesmerized with the street of shops. Even the shops inside are decorated like a dolls house.




One of the exhibits was so cute! It was like a factory that makes the traditional Dutch clogs. Once you put a One Euro coin in the money box slot you hear the factory working and you get a pair of miniature clogs delivered to you there and then in a miniature truck.


Here is my pair of Delft Blue miniature Dutch clogs with the wording of Madurodam Holland. Such a cute souvenir to keep of such an unforgettable visit.  



I am sure that a some of you have visited this enchanting place and had a wonderful time just like myself. It will always be a memorable and unforgettable experience.

Make sure to keep tuned for the next updates on my ongoing project and exciting news from time to time.

Take Care and See You Soon,

Hugs,

Rebecca xxx