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My Little Corner of the Net

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Recent Acquisitions - Plates and Paint

I came across a few interesting items this week at estate sales.
 I found this small hand painted winter scene and a miniature Limoges plate.
 Here is a close-up of the back of the plate.  I came with a metal holder to hang it.

I gathered together some of of porcelain plates that that I have collected over the years and grouped them together. Lots of variety and styles.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Magazine Photo Shoot

I have been getting my 1930's depression era cardboard house ready for an upcoming magazine article submission.  

I have furnished the house with some antique 3/4" scale Strombecker painted furniture.
To see this collection of furniture, click   HERE

Friday, January 4, 2019

Happy New Year !

Wishing you a happy 2019 !

I have purchased a few items for myself in the past few weeks - A miniature vintage plastic nativity, an antique book and a 1930's Strombecker stove ( 1:12 scale).
The book is German, has a verse for each day of the year and dates from 1909.

I have also included a few pictures of miniature houses that I have seen on a recent trip to Utah.

This "Santa's Workshop" was for sale in an antique store.

I posted some pictures of the inside on my Instagram - feel free to follow : tulsaarchitect

This old house was in the same shop - it was one room and the (dusty) roof lifts off.

This display was in a mall in Salt Lake City - when you pushed a button, a narration of "Twas The Night Before Christmas" played.

As the story progressed, different rooms in the house (or the roof) lit up!