I found a great blog on paper cutting as a back drop, I loved a scene of a doll . The artist’s link below.

‘Here’s my link to my Facebook Page where I update regularly on my papercut illustrations. Have a look and ‘like’ it to be part of the crowd! 😉 Click here’

Source: Facebook


Chad Valley Dollshouse and Marx Vintage Furniture

Informative, fun, nostalgic.

Dolls, Dolls, Dolls

Did I mention that I had another dolls house? Naomi gave it to me some years ago. She had just bought another one the same but in better condition and thought that I might like this one as I had no dollshouse at the time. Since then it has sat on top of a cupboard in the doll room as I had no furniture or dolls to put in it.

The House

This house is made of tin with lithographed decor. It’s a fairly common house and comes up on eBay and other sales sites reasonably often. Unless you have to get it freighted from overseas it is not a very expensive house to start a collection with either.
I turned to Naomi for an ID as I could not remember what she had told me it was when she gave it to me. The house is not marked but Naomi…

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I have been finding more vintage clothing to get exited about, sorry have’nt found out how to add photos, however, they can be found on my ebay karenbailey19632013. There is a gorgeous summer dress 1970’s folk floral piece by European label, Kleemeier Hof.


You may be in a heatwave and not needing a coat, however ,when Autumn comes or ‘Fall’ as our friends say in the U.S. what will be your wardrobe staples? Have a look it this lovely orange tweed cape, freesize, fully lined , I am picturing a full outfit and the song ‘kinky boots’ comes to mind, (I think from an actress in the Vintage T.V series, The Avengers). Find this on my ebay, there is a great mod, jockey hat too, if you have a small hat size.

Quick hello.

Its a beautiful summer day, I must put photos on here soon. I am knitting a pink square for CND, ‘Wool against Weapons’. Part of Action AWE poject. It will be part of a seven mile long scarf, to stretch around weapons sites, keep ou posted. For more info go to BristolCNDChair@gmail.com