Dolls' Houses Past & Present

A website and ezine about dolls' houses: antique, vintage and modern. Plus furniture and accessories.

Rebecca Green


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Darwin, Australia
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Hi, I'm Rebecca. I live in Australia, in Darwin, right at the top of the continent. My interest in vintage dolls houses was started by my grandmother, who collected dolls and dolls houses in the 1960s and 70s (she lived in Oxshott, Surrey). She gave three of her houses to me and my sister. Since about 15 years ago I have been adding to my collection, and have a blog about it at http://rebeccascollections.blogspot.com/.

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Reply Deborah
4:19 AM on December 31, 2016 
Hi Rebecca hope your well. I have sent you an email, hopeing you can update my pictures of the Tudor house. It has been a while, hope you had a lovely Xmas. Thank you look forward to my updates and views x
Reply Susan
7:41 AM on November 6, 2016 
Hi Rebecca
Sorry don't know if I am posting this in the right place, did you get the other photos that I sent of a French style dolls house
Thanks
Susan
Reply JenH
4:33 AM on August 20, 2016 
Hi Rebecca, thank you for your kind welcome, I really don't do very much with my dolls house hobby these days, I am not as dedicated as my lovely Sister Maddy, who is very talented. I WILLtry and take some photos for you though. I still enjoy looking at my room boxes. Thank you again for your lovely site.
Reply Warty
8:09 PM on May 23, 2016 
Hi Rebecca, Not a problem. Being a new member I was not sure what the Category was for. I just found that "Woodcraft Construction" name on the box and was going to change it, but found that you had done so already. Like the site.
Reply Woody
4:52 AM on April 18, 2016 
many thanks Rebecca, have printed off plans and one step further to a refurb
Reply Deborah
4:47 PM on March 15, 2016 
Hi Rebecca, I just wanted to tell you I have sold Mimosa cottage! So please can you put SOLD on it? Imhave sent an email with two pictures that I would like out on the website please if you do not mind? Wine box conversions to be finished. Hope you are well look forward to hearing from you. Thank you
Reply Deborah
7:53 AM on February 23, 2016 
Hi Rebecca thankyou so much for all your help. You are amazing and this site is so amazing! You have done so much today for me. I feel so very excited. Thankyou
Reply Fran
8:19 AM on December 2, 2015 
Hi Rebecca, thank you, & Julie, for emailing & uploading my photos. I'm so pleased to be able to be on the site. I've just been looking at your blog. I love your houses and interiors! The cardboard house is an odd one, but I love it. I can see dolls houses taking over my life if I'm not careful, lol.
Reply linda scott
4:05 PM on May 19, 2015 
thank u
Reply Jeanette
3:13 PM on April 10, 2015 
Thanks for your email, Rebecca. Suddenly I found time to post all my pics, hope you enjoy them
Reply Jennie
2:00 PM on January 22, 2015 
Hello Rebecca, I was really pleased to receive your message. I definitely agree with you about the lilac paint and am positive Emma is going to remove that. I believe she is looking into how to try and remove it with out damaging the door. Any ideas you have will be useful. It is lovely to see the house again It has only recently come back to me owing to one of my older sisters having no space for it now. It's also pleasing to see Emma getting excited about restoring it and how we both are finding out about its history.
Was your Mothers name Jennifer, but she called herself Jennie, that's what I do lol.
Have a good evening and hopefully we will chat again soon Jennie
Reply Teresa
7:26 PM on September 6, 2014 
Thanks for that information about my doll's house. I must now do some detective work to identify the doll's house I had as a child.
Reply karen
6:18 AM on July 27, 2014 
Hi Rebecca, not sure if its a maker or a `one off` so will put it in `our collections`.
Reply karen
4:20 PM on July 26, 2014 
Hi Rebecca
I have another dolls house that I would like to put on this site. Its 24th scale and I know the makers name. Should I put it in a certain category or a new one with the makers name?
Karen
Reply Patty W
4:11 PM on March 6, 2014 
Hi Rebecca, will post your item tomorrow to your PO box if poss.
Please could you have a look at the roof on the very battered 'cex' i have photographed, have you ever seen anything like it before???
Reply jenny
8:39 AM on September 30, 2013 
Rebecca struggling to send a message keep getting timed out/prob with security code, re the leather doll picture there is an article in IDHN summer 1976 this might be the article you were thinking about I woke up last night with the idea in my head too. Hope you haven't had this message 3 different ways!
Reply Rosemary
10:22 AM on September 9, 2013 
Rebecca, did you get my photo of green paper? I am unable to send you a message through the site and my outbox appears to be jammed!!!Rosemary.
Reply Arabella
7:06 AM on July 29, 2013 
Hi Rebecca! I wondered if you could give me your thoughts on my dolls house. Do you reckon it could be a Handicrafts? I read your interesting article about Handicrafts houses a while back, and I was really struck by the similarities between the RTA 164 and my house - the round window, shape of the window surrounds, and the covered veranda and pillars. However, mine seems to have been scratch built, or made from plans, because it has quirks! I would love to hear what you think!
Reply Patty W
6:11 PM on June 22, 2013 
I never thought of finding it from the 'made by us' album, aren't I a dope! it's not hard to find that way at all!
Reply Patty W
9:16 AM on June 22, 2013 
Hi Rebecca, I would like to ask you if you think it would be ok to have the Home Made Dolls album listed in the categories list? its just that its difficult to find what you want to look at if you need to refer back to a photo. Unless you know about it, it would be difficult to find the album and I was hoping that more people would add their stuff. Patty x

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