Dolls and Dollhouses
Art History Paper Dolls
Paperback ISBN: 145212924x
Get a hands-on art history lesson with these giants of the art world, shrunk down to paper-doll form. Illustrator Kyle Hilton expertly captures the essence of such masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, and more. Educational trivia and unique accoutrements accompany each artist. Art history has never been so fun!
The Big Book of the Dolls' House
Paperback ISBN: 1861084854
Veteran dolls’ house maker, expert on all things miniature, and prolific author Jean Nisbett presents a comprehensive volume that brings all the elements of her previous work together. The result: a complete guide to the making and furnishing of all kinds of dolls’ houses, large and small, from the leading writer in the field. Incorporating practical advice, expert tips, and inspiring profiles of top artisans, it covers both the standard 1/12th scale and the increasingly popular 1/24th. And there’s an incredible range of styles, from fabulous palaces and elegant mansions to country cottages and Shaker homes. Breathtaking photos display imaginative decorations, period rooms and room boxes, holiday settings, outdoor scenes, and charming collections of diminutive china and other trinkets.
Build and Decorate a Toy House Using Everyday Materials
Paperback ISBN: 1616896078
D.I.Y. Dollhouse is a lavishly illustrated guide for budding architects, builders, and designers, showing then how to build and furnish their own eco-friendly dollhouse, with an incredible eye for detail. The simple instructions cover everything children (and parents) need to get started, from making rooms out of crate boxes and pieces of scrap fabric to crafting countless furniture and household items using recycled materials, such as empty plastic containers and bottles, bottle caps, cardboard boxes, plastic trays, drinking straws, and more. Learn how to transform these easy-to find household items into a sofa, bunk bed, desk chair, fridge, stove, bucket and mop, or even a hot tub for the rooftop garden, and come up with ideas of your own. The photographs of the finished interiors provide plenty of inspiration, and the project is sure to keep crafty children busy for days on end.
Fantastic Fairies And Their Friends
Paperback ISBN: 1861084625
The Fairy Empress has lovely wings, is soft, flexible, and easily costumed. Her companion, the Grass Sprite, has a curly tail, and a comfy pumpkin to hide in. They’re just two of the toy fairy characters and magical accessories Julie Sharp shows how to make, with her own original method of joining and wrapping pompoms and pipe cleaners. All the projects in this entire fairy world are sturdy enough to play with and beautiful enough to display on a bedroom dresser or hall table. The materials are inexpensive, the directions are easy to follow, and the results are enchanting.
Wool Toys and Friends
Step-by-Step Instructions for Needle-Felting Fun
Hardcover ISBN: 1589235061
"Includes instructions for needle felting and wet felting of wool fibers to shape them into toys and small figures suitable for display. Step-by-step instructions with photographs"--Provided by publisher.