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  1. A Dollhouse for $24,425 Per Square FootRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | The Atlantic

    ... climate-controlled boxes. The home was designed in the 1980s by Colorado artist Elaine Diehl, who specialized in miniatures. Assembled, the structure is nine feet tall and weighs 800 pounds. It took 13 years to build.


  2. Thursday, Nov. 12: Astolat Castle DollhouseRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 5 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The most valuable doll house ever and the finest miniature in the world will be on display this holiday season. Come and visit the house that contains over 30,000 miniatures including beds, pianos, and even champaign buckets - The house was designed and built by miniaturist Elaine Diehl and took over 2 years to create.


  3. MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Art Daily

    ... strong suits, and it has never been more evident than in the diverse 975-lot selection of toys, trains, dolls, miniatures and advertising set to cross the auction block on November 20-21. Barrett's 2015 Fall Antique Auction is like a global ...


  4. 'Children's Corner' exhibit opens at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum in CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 |

    ... It's an old favorite." Kenney will present a "Tea with the Curator" program about the history of dollhouses and miniatures, followed by a guided tour of Children's Corner, on Monday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. Kenney will share the history of dollhouses and ...


  5. Conserving Dollhouses: Let There Be LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... The problem with all of those tiny embroidered pillows, hand painted china, and other intricate details that make miniatures so delightful is that they area miniature. They are really miniature. There is also another problem. All of these incredible ...


  6. Welcome to the DollhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Psychology Today

    ... interiors were creations of Narcissa Niblack Thorne, the widow of the heir to the Montgomery Ward fortune. Miniatures were her passion since childhood and she designed and created these amazing dioramas, She made 100 rooms in all, 68 of which are in ...


  7. How dollhouses paved the way for modern crime scene investigation - RedorbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | RedOrbit

    ... Maryland, has taken Lee's dioramas as inspiration for his own set of murder scene designs. Beginning with his own miniatures, Mauriello now uses a life-size house to teach his students the art of investigation. "The goal is to get students to ask ...


  8. World's most expensive dollhouse worth $8.5 MILLION goes on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | Mail on Sunday

    ... from antique dolls' houses. These carpenters, goldsmiths, glass blowers, and silversmiths made incredible miniatures - including a tiny baby grand piano valued at over $7,000, a minute Bible from 1811 valued in the thousands and an adorable signed ...


  9. $8.5 Million Dollhouse to Go on Public Display for the First Time: Children's Charities to BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | PR Newswire

    ... in need. It's a win/win." The hand-made structure contains 29 exquisite rooms along with 10,000 hand-crafted miniatures, paintings, furnishings, jewelry, dolls, animals, cars, and more created by famed artisans from around the world in such great ...


  10. Small worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Ventura County Reporter

    "I've always collected miniatures since I was a little girl," Larrianne Hilditch says. "I've always loved little things.


  11. Dollhouse dungeon of BDSM miniaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Boing Boing

    "My miniatures are hand crafted or customised inspired by my love of all things gothic including Victorian, Steampunk , Fetish, Dark Fairytales,Gothic Lolita and its varied aspects such as the bizarre and the macabre.


  12. No more tiny furniture: Garden City dollhouse shop owner ready to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Newsday

    After 40 years of owning and running a doll house and miniatures store on Long Island, Margaret Mullooly, 84, of Garden City, says that it's time to retire. "I'm tired," she says.


  13. A craft sale, in miniatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to have a cotton candy machine and a popcorn machine and that's not in our budget." The club will sponsor a miniatures and crafts yard sale on Saturday, April 25, at the Church of the Ascension in Westminster to raise money. The sale will include ...


  14. Museum of Miniatures: Precious spot for partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | TheDenverChannel

    ... 8:32PM MDT expiring April 18 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Chaffee, Lake, Saguache DENVER - The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys is a precious place to spend an afternoon, have a spot of tea or host a crafty birthday party. One of the ...


  15. D. Thomas Fine Miniatures Opens Hastings-on-Hudson StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 |

    Beautiful things come in small packages. And D. Thomas Fine Miniatures proves it! Hastings-on-Hudson has just welcomed a unique new storefront devoted to the fine art of miniatures turning our ideas of what dollhouse furniture is on its head.


  16. Even Adults Would Love These 30 Amazing DollhousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 |

    ... creations of others, but offers also step-by-step instructions, how to videos, and niche stores supplying amazing miniatures to complete and compliment your one of a kind dream home, you can do almost ANYTHING! Whatever your taste is, take a look at ...


  17. Men craft a mini Hagerla's MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    There's an allure to the tiny, static worlds inside miniatures. Nearly everyone has seen or played with a dollhouse at some point in their lives, but far fewer have poked their nose inside a miniature supermarket - or even imagined the concept.


  18. Sun29Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... of the most searching musical intellects and 10 of the nimblest fingers in the A doll, teddy bear, and dollhouse miniatures show and sale, featuring over 50 tables of the handiwork of artisans, the treasures of collectors, and many interesting ...