Spot-On Book

The Ultimate Book of SPOT-ON Models Ltd. by Nigel Lee, Graham Thompson and Brian Salter This book covers all aspects of Spot On Models, die cast vehicles, and related roadways, garages and buildings. There are sections on Architex, model construction system, Magicar, Funfair and Taik-Trak. The section on Doll’s House Furniture, over 50 pages, covers…

The Little House

The Princess Elizabeth dolls house was a copy of a Welsh cottage style playhouse which had been presented to the Princess on her sixth birthday in 1932, by the people of Wales.     The house was erected in the gardens of the Royal Lodge at Windsor Castle and was called ‘Y Bwthyn Bach’ which…

Wallpaper

Wallpaper for the No.42 House This is one of the wallpapers I have been working on for my Triang dollshouse No.42. This is the room the wallpaper came from, it was very difficult to take it off in one piece and I had one reasonable size and lots of little bits. I took a picture…

Windows

Triang Windows are made of a metal square window frame with tabs to hold it into position on the house, they come in three colours brown, green and blue depending on the age of the house. Pre war houses normally have brown and cream windows, Post war green and white. The two opening window frames…

Floor Paper

I have various pieces of floor paper I have managed to salvage from my dollshouses. This is the one I have been working on. I first scanned in a piece of the floor paper which had the clearest pattern on it.   I then selected one square and tidied it up on Photoshop. Next I…