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Natalia’s House

Natalia lives in Russia. She has made a beautiful doll’s house room, filled with miniature embroidery using the “Alice” collection of kits. She started with the “Alice, small (green)” carpet, and added a narrow border to it, as the original design was a bit small for her room. With a spare piece of canvas she […]

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Send us your pictures

Would you like pictures of your dollshouse here? If you have recent pictures of your stitched examples of kits from Janet’s range, please send them in to us!   Please send them in JPEG format, preferably between 400 pixels and 2000 pixels (roughly), so that there is enough detail for us to crop to fit […]

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Dorthe’s House

Dorthe is from Denmark, and has a gorgeous doll’s house, filled with her miniature embroidery that she has done from my kits. This room shows a collection of ‘Barbara (green)’ matching items. Not only has she stitched the large version of the Barbara carpet, the bolster and square cushions, a bellpull, and a chair seat pad […]

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Annette J’s House

Annette is from Denmark and owns several dollhouses, which she has decorated to a very high standard. In this parlour, you can see the Eleanor William Morris style carpet, with the Eleanor cushion on the chair to the right of the picture. You can also just see the Eleanor footstool peeping out from under the […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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]  

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News at Six

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