Catherine C's house

Catherine C’s House

  Catherine lives in France, and has owned this magnificent doll’s house for the past four years. She says that she has so far completed five of the 20 rooms in the house, and here are some pictures to prove it!     This is the servants’ quarters of the house. On the floor on […]

Dollhouse room with bellpull, firescreen and carpet

Deborah N’s House

Deborah sent pictures showing her room with a bellpull and firescreen in the Summer Roses design, and a magnificent big carpet which she created by adapting the “Carole (pastel)” design. Deborah wrote: “My house “lives” in the wardrobe and following some post-Xmas DIY, it’s not been accessible to photograph until now.” Having asked me if […]

Article about color theory in interior design of dollhouses

Colour Theory and Interior Design for Your Doll’s House

by Janet Granger The colours that you choose to use in your doll’s house interior will make a huge difference to the success of your project. Not only do you have to get the colours right so that they ‘work’ with each other, but most miniaturists agree that the colours need to be correct for […]

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AIM – Blog of the month

    This article was featured in the Autumn 2013 edition of the online miniaturists’ magazine “Artisans In Miniature” (AIM). The original edition can be found listed on the AIM website, and you can read it in scribd format here (page 28).       This month we are visiting the blog of Janet Granger, […]


Maker profile

“From rug maker to bag lady”   Janet Granger has a wealth of experience and variety at her fingertips, literally, with her hand-stitched miniature needlepoint By Jill Mundy [As featured in Dolls House World magazine, issue 242, Nov 2012]  


News at Six

[Reproduced from an article in the Dolls House World magazine, issue 89 Feb 2000] [Originally screened on 19 August 1999]


Janet’s Dollshouse

A description of my own Georgian dollshouse, which I wrote for Dolls House World. A bit out of date, now! [1997]   For most people, their doll’s house is an absorbing hobby, and a conversation point when people visit. For me, it has become more than that. It was the inspiration for the first of my […]


Rikke K’s tiny cushions

Rikke sent me a lovely photo of the cushions that she made in half scale (1/24th scale), and one in 1/12 scale for comparison. She made the larger cushion for her daughter’s dolls house, and the smaller ones for her own 1/24 scale house. Her daughter is six years old, and chose the ‘Flower ring pink’ cushion kit […]


Margaret B’s Chester Shops

  Following Margaret’s Georgian dollshouse, then her Tudor dollshouse, she has created this amazing collection of shops in one big house. She said: “The new house is the Chester shops from the Dolls House Builder. I was born near Chester and used to frequently shop on the Chester “Rows” before I moved to South Wales. […]


Elizabeth A’s “Isobel” carpet

Elizabeth emailed me and asked if there was a way to enlarge the Isobel carpet kit design for her doll’s house, as her rooms are large. Rather than just try to explain how she could do it herself, I thought that this design should be quite a quick one for me to alter, so I […]