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

    Tuesday | 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 ...

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

    Saturday Aug 22 | 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 ...

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  3. $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 ...

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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 ...

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

    Apr 15, 2015 | Patch.com

    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.

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

    Apr 6, 2015 | Lifehack.org

    ... 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 ...

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. A Dollhouse Worth SeeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... that were historically accurate to the home's 1860-70 time period. The pictures on the walls of the dollhouse are miniatures of 100-year-old family photographs. There are also hand-made lace curtains with matching bedspreads. In addition, the house ...

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  14. Eugene lampwork artist Nancy Gant is blowing glass and mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... beauty of a flower garden full of life, some reminiscent of an old English tea garden. One-inch dollhouse miniatures include vases, mugs, jugs and drinking vessels, adding depth and the smallest of details to a dollhouse collector's showcase. An ...

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  15. Eugene lampwork artist Nancy Gant is blowing glass and mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... beauty of a flower garden full of life, some reminiscent of an old English tea garden. One-inch dollhouse miniatures include vases, mugs, jugs and drinking vessels, adding depth and the smallest of details to a dollhouse collector's showcase. An ...

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  16. Ten of the most famous dollhouses - Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... houses were not for playing, but for the owners to display proudly. Sara Rothe, who was a collector of dolls and miniatures , was the owner of two such cabinets, which she turned into dollhouses, now on display in the Frans Hals Museum and the ...

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  17. Top 10 events for kids in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    Top 10 events for kids in March Take the kids to a Cactus League baseball game, a miniatures show, a butterfly pavilion and more this month Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1BIPqDl Lego KidsFest: This event starts Friday, Feb. 27, but is still here for one day in March. If your children love Legos, check out Lego KidsFest at the University of Phoenix Stadium.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Brookfield

    ... owner and patriarch, Warren, and assistant manager, Rebecca, Kathy's daughter - have operated their house of miniatures, along with a craft store, Marasco's, on the 12700 block of West Capitol Drive Rose's Dollhouse carries about 30 different, ...

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  19. Dollhoue project finally completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... a kit. The project occupied not only her home, but her entire summer vacation to complete. Eyestone has collected miniatures and dolls since she can remember, but this was her first building project ever. "I remember wanting to take a woodworking ...

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  20. Wailoa Center hosts miniatures showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    A 1950s peddler's cart with 15 cent hot dogs is among the items on display during teh "Any Town, Anytime" exhibit at Wailoa Center in Hilo. Special to West Hawaii Today Wailoa Center's Fountain Gallery will present the Minihune Miniatures Club display opening from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 6. "Any Town, Anytime" is an exhibit where attendees can see a 1950s peddler's cart with 15 cent hot dogs next door to a modern day tea shop, around the corner from a Victorian conservatory and just down the street from the Craftsman style house that belongs to a rock 'n' roll witch.

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