Quarter inch finished outside

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The Arch de Provance plastered and aged, roofed, chimneyed, windowed and window-boxed. I have difficulty taking pics of quarter-inch houses without them being blurry, but did my best.

From the top down on the left side.

  

View from the right.        Through the arch.

Left side of the house.

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New Quarter Inch project

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I took a break from The Big House to put together a quarter-inch house kit I bought from Sue Herber a couple of years ago. I love her houses–the details make them look so real.

It’s the Arch de Provance, which she has “retired” but I managed to get one before they were gone.

This is in progress, with the stonework in place. Next I “plaster” and age everything.

  

Back view:

The Westville

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Two evenings ago, I opened the box of my Westville, which I purchased at a half-price sale at HBS. I looked at the sheets of cutouts and the instructions, blenched, and closed the box.

I had been jonesing to build a new dollhouse–one look, and I decided to go on with my room by room rebuild of the big house! I will do the Westville, but I will have to take several deep breaths first. After the Westville, the Beacon Hill beckons. Oh me.

Finished Upstairs Hall!

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In my ongoing Big House Remodel, I finished the upstairs hall. Well, finished the interior design aspects–will add pictures, rugs, other decor later. The box thing is an elevator. All is explained in the Big House Remodel: Upstairs Hall link.

 

What it looked like before:

Next I’ll be taking what had been the kitchen and turning it into a utility/laundry/plant room. I already have many ideas on how to make it fun.

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