I'm currently listing some items on Ebay and Etsy and will put them on here in the run up to Christmas.All Ebay items will have a 99p start.
Wednesday, 2 July 2014
|The first tentative pieces.|
I find it best to start with the basic carcass and build up and out from there.
Most of my ideas start life as a very rough sketch of what I want to achieve,with the Tri-angs made so far I've had to have an actual picture in front of me as constant point of reference;not sure if this is because of the desire for accuracy or my lack of familiarity with the subject.
|Roof complete,first building of the front.|
been and never will be.I do envy a tidy workspace
though and force myself to sort it out between
Ok,this is where I'm going to leave it for today.The basics are all in place now.The next stages will be to add the hinges and paper the inside.I haven't put internal doors in the previous two,but will with this one.
|After a couple of days break,due to family matters I finally|
got to do some more on the house,this time adding the windows and internal
|Here the base has been painted and natty period wallpaper applied to the walls.I remember some very similar paper from my 1970's childhood :o)|
Another day and big push was spent yesterday on the outside ,which is finally finished!
These are the two previous houses I have made in the Tri-ang style.
More items available for immediate purchase here-
Monday, 30 June 2014
Well it's going to take some time to work out the format and workings of this blogging lark,but I'm back :0)
And haven't I decided on something complex!After my initial foray into the world of Tri-ang,2 houses so far,one still available to bid on,this is a dolls house for a dollshouse http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/281371436913?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
I've decided to make a Stockbroker dollhouse for a dollhouse.....eek.
I'll be adding pictures here,as I go along .With my thoughts and whatever else I think may be of interest.
Here's a picture from KT Miniatures Journal,the owner is a vintage house specialist,who will be my point of reference in this jaunt :o)
|A Tri-ang stockbroker as it appears on KT Miniatures Blog.|