Saturday, 25 September 2021

Adding more to the Study in Le Château

Hello Everyone,

How are you all? Hope you are enjoying your weekend. My beloved Summer is over and now the kids are all prepared to start their new scholastic year, so I was quite busy in the past few weeks. 

Today I will be sharing with you the new additions to the study room which is next to the library. 

The Study

It was quite tricky to decorate but at the end I managed to achieve what I wanted. I started off by staining the furniture pieces in a Georgian Walnut.  At the back you will find a glass cabinet with books that I made and added 2 ornaments. 



Then I worked on the desk, where I got to add some interesting miniatures. 



The Books, paper and the ink well with quill have all been made by me. 




I have also made and hand painted some accessories to decorate the fireplace mantel which are a pair of Ormolu mounted Vases and a Mantel Clock. They fitted in so nicely with the wall paper and with the style of the room.

 

Next to the fireplace you will find a table display cabinet which holds some of my father's hand painted weapons; a rapier,  a pair of dueling pistols and a dagger.

  

In the center of the room I worked on a World Globe. It wasn't easy but I am so happy with the outcome.





Here are some photos of the complete room. 




I hope you like what I have done so far and I can't wait to finish this project. Now I will continue working on the kitchen and I could say that the interior will be complete.  I can't wait to share with you all the lovely dolls that will be dwelling in this house. 

So this is all for today. Make sure to keep tuned for the next updates and news.

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,


Rebecca xxx


Thursday, 16 September 2021

Milly makes it on the Fashion Doll Magazine Endora

 Hello Everyone,

Here I am again! Just a quick post as I have some exciting news to Share. The Ambassadress for Dolls at My Miniature World, Milly Collins has been featured with a six page article on the Fashion Doll Magazine Endora. 

We are very proud of our Milly Collins that she has been featured in Fashion Doll Magazine. All the dolls love her at My Miniature World and visitors at the museum are quite intrigued by her. 



 You can find the Article of the magazine on this link Milly Collins at My Miniature World or you can visit Endora Magazine Issue 5 to see the whole magazine. 

You can also visit Milly's experiences at My Miniature World meeting our dolls through our blog. Milly & The Dolls!





Make sure to keep tuned to the lovely Milly Collins on her page. Hope you will enjoy the article. 

This is all for today, I will be coming soon with more updates on my ongoing project. 

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,


Rebecca xxx

Monday, 13 September 2021

Adding more to The Kitchen in Le Château

Hello Everyone,

Hope you are all well and that you enjoyed your weekend. I am very happy with the progress of Le Château. During the weekend I got to work a bit more on the kitchen just in time before the whole household moves in. 

The Kitchen

I finally got to add the dresser that I got from the Netherlands. I also stained and painted the other remaining pieces of the furniture and a added few more accessories.

This is how it looks like so far 



 






I hope you like how it has turned out so far. The Cook  Ines and the Maid Margo will be very busy in the kitchen once the family has moved in. Can't wait to have this room all done. 

So this is all for today. I can't wait to add the last few details to the kitchen as there is still so much to do. Make sure to keep tuned for the next updates and latest news. 

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,

Rebecca xxx 

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Visiting the Dollshouse, Miniature & Teddy Show in Expo Houten

 Hello Everyone,

How are you? Hope you are all doing fine. Yesterday afternoon I arrived back to Malta after an amazing weekend in The Netherlands. Posy and I got to spent two days and a half among dollshouses and miniatures. Friday as soon as we landed in Amsterdam, it is always a must to go to Gouda to visit the lovely family that runs 'The Cabinet' dolls house shop. I also got to visit a small dolls house shop  called 'Little Dream House' in Dordrecht but the Highlights of the weekend was the Dolls House, Miniatures & Teddy Show in Expo Houten. Today I spent my day sorting my miniature goodies and I have so much to show you.


I was so excited Saturday morning to go to Houten. The venue was perfect. Social distancing was followed to a 'T'  but it didn't spoil the atmosphere. The area was so huge that everyone was comfortable. 


 The two rooms were big as two aircraft hangers. One room was for dollshouse miniatures and the other section was for Teddies. There was so much to see. I got to meet some of my dear friends and artists. It is always great to share and exchange ideas with alike minded people. I also got to make new acquaintances which I know will be fruitful in the near future.  The one day was not enough and once again I got to go again on Sunday. 

I got so many miniatures with me and here are a few that I will be using for my own projects. 


Gardening Supplies

Some gardening supplies to make miniature flowers, plants and trees.

Fabric

Lots of fabric with miniature patterns. You can never have enough fabric for upholstery and curtain making. 

Furniture

Furniture pieces for my present project and for the Honey Church house. So pleased that I found indoor doors that fit the house. 

1:24 scale

1:24 scale furniture kits from Mellisa's Laservill. Some lights and other furniture in barewood. I can't wait to really start working on the 1:24 scale house. 

1:144 Micro Scale

I purchased the lightning set for my Baby Dutch cabinet that I had purchased from my previous visit in The Netherlands. Another beautiful project that I would love to work on. 


I also found these figurines for the same scale. Look at that tiny baby!
Delicate Miniatures

Some of my favorite miniatures that I couldn't resist. The green bread box will be added to my collection of the same range. The kettle also matches it. The glass decanter and swan will be added to my Le Chateau and I just couldn't resist the tiny cat. 

Other Accessories

A few more accessories. Some Christmas ornaments for Miss Holly, a teddy for Posy, a copper pot for Le Chateau, and an embossed tiled paper for my Delft Blue Project. 

Posy and I couldn't resist not going to the Teddy Part of the Show. Posy insisted and refused to stay in my hand bag while going through the Teddy Show. There were so many gorgeous Teddies in different shapes, sizes and colors. Posy and I came across such a cute teddy that we had to adopt her. The cute Viva had to come home with us. Viva comes with a certification and we kept her name as given by her maker. We also got her a few outfits. 

Viva the Teddy

Unfortunately I have to stop here because Posy is insisting that she wants to introduce Viva on her blog. So make sure to keep an eye out on Posy the Tiny Bear Blog

This is all for now. I hope you like my new goodies that I got from Houten.  A big well done to the organizers of the Show. It was a dream to be back in a show like this. There will be another show on 30th January 2022 and I am looking forward to it too.

Make sure to keep tuned for the next updates and latest news of My Miniature World.

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,

Rebecca xxx

Wednesday, 25 August 2021

HoneyChurch - Victorian Dolls House Shop

 Hello Everyone,

Hope you are all having a great week. Have been busy as always with my miniature work and project. Today I wanted to share with you a new arrival to My Miniature World. A few days ago a Vintage Dollshouse has been added to my collection. 


I still can't believe that I finally found one. The HoneyChurch - Victorian Dollshouse Shop. I have been after one of these for years and out of no where I found one in a very good condition. 


This HoneyChurch dolls house first appeared in the late 1970's. I have to say that I am very happy with it, considering that it is in a very good condition and I found it at a very cheap price. 

One of the features that I love about this dolls house is the depth of its front. You have amply of space to add furniture and decorate with accessories at the front. 


All rooms are wall papered and flooring. Each room has a ceiling light which I haven't tried out.




The shop front is quite cute to with lots of space to work on. 


I will  be doing some small alternations and add more details to it.

Miss Holly had quite an interest in this project. I wonder what she has in mind.



She basically has already moved in to start some works and she wants to be settled for Christmas. 


I wonder what she has in mind but she looks very happy. She is also looking for a name for it and she has quite some interesting names.

This is all for today. I hope you like my new addition to the shop. Make sure to keep tuned for the next  updates. 

Take Care and See You Soon.

Hugs,

Rebecca xxx



Friday, 20 August 2021

The Children in 'Le Château'

Hello Everyone,

Hope you all had a great week and that you are looking forward to the weekend. Here I am still working on my French project 'Le Château'. A few residents started to move in to the main quarters of the house. It's quite a big family I have to say so I will start introducing them a few at a time. It always gives me pleasure to hear the laughter and giggles of children especially during play time. They fill the house with positive feelings and make it feel like a home, so I will start with them. 

Sixteen year old Felicia the youngest of her family. She has a much older brother and three sisters. By the time she was ten years old she was already an aunt to three beautiful children. 

Camille


 Her first niece is the six year old Camille, daughter of Madam Georgette who is the second daughter, third born and sister to Felicia. She will be introduced later on when her time comes. Young Camille is very attached to her aunt Mademoiselle Thérèse. They enjoy spending time in the Library. Just like her aunt she has a flare for books.


Then there are the five year old twins Paulette and Henri who are cousins to the lovely Camille. They are the children of Monsieur Jean de Forbin first born son and brother to Felicia and Thérèse. 

The twins enjoy spending time with their aunt Felicia and they always find something interesting in her chambers. 

Paulette

Paulette loves playing with Felicia's doll Esmèe while Henri enjoys playing with the old toy horse. 

Henri

The lovely dolls were all made by my dear friend and doll maker Beverley Senatore.  A big thank you goes to you Beverley for making my dolls houses alive with you beautiful dolls. 

Hope you like the new young residents. I think I will prepare a family tree with their pictures and all for you to understand better. I think it will be much easier to follow.  So this is all for today. Make sure to keep tuned for the next updates.

Take Care and See You Soon.

Wishing you all a Happy Weekend.

Hugs,

Rebecca xxx