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DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF BRAVE?

If you were in the School of Bravery and had to give yourself a letter grade, what would it be? Personally, I’ve always considered myself pretty brave. Even though I have no formal training, I believe I could overtake…

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15 Facts About Eileen Gray

If you know a bit about design, you’ve probably heard the name Eileen Gray or at least seen the pieces she has created. She was a badass designer in a time when it wasn’t okay to be one and…

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White: Making It Work

If you asked me what one of my favorite colors is, the answer might surprise you when I say it’s white. White is the pause. It is the buffer between colors. The breathing room we all need in life.…

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New Year Secret Weapon

Is it just me or has 2023 been a rollercoaster already?! There are some days where I have felt like I’m on the top of the world and like I actually have my stuff together. On other days, however,…

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Design Trend: Tambour

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last little while, you’ve noticed a wood trend reemerging – tambour. This wood element is being used on anything you can think of. In this article, you’ll learn what it…

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Tiny Tambour Planter Tutorial

Learn how to make a tiny planter for your dollhouse in 1″ scale using this tambour technique in a few simple steps! Materials Needed An empty cap or bottle Small piece of poster board Toothpicks Xacto knife Ruler Glue…

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Design Inspiration on Location

One of my best friends is closing on a new house and reached out to me for some help pulling it all together – so of course I said yes! Instead of flipping through magazines for inspiration images, we…

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Dollhouse Workshop Tour

Who’s up for a dollhouse workshop tour?!? All hands in the air over here! And we’re waving like we just don’t care. Willy Wonka said it best so I’ll just quote him… “Come with me and you’ll be in…

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A Designer House for Merritt

When my best friend’s mother-in-law asked me to design a dollhouse for her granddaughter, I had to take a moment and pinch myself. Not only would this be the first dollhouse I created for someone else and for a kid,…

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How to Choose the Perfect Rug Size

Nothing irks me more than seeing a tiny rug in a furniture grouping (and I love tiny things). You know the look – where the furniture only has its front legs resting on it, as if it is clawing…

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The Top 10 Dollhouses For Boys

Who says dollhouses are only for boys? My own son, Chase, started playing with mine when he was still in diapers. Honestly, if it wasn’t for him I might not be doing what I am today or even writing…

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The Top 10 Dollhouses for Girls

Looking for the perfect dollhouse for a little special someone this year? Well, look no further! I’ve done the “hard” work for you. Below you’ll find a curated selection of the best dollhouses for girls on the market today…