Dolls' Houses Past & Present

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

Christine H

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Reply Jeanette
12:39 PM on April 18, 2015 
Hello Christine, glad to see you here x
Reply Joseph
9:16 AM on April 2, 2015 
Hi Christine, Nice to have found you again....Kindest Regards Joe
Reply Paula
6:45 AM on April 21, 2014 
I knew with that name it had to be you ha ha!!!!
Reply Patty W
3:21 PM on June 24, 2013 
Hello Christine, I enjoyed your 'plates' article in the magazine this month. Good job you don't live here in 'The Potteries'!
Reply chris g
3:41 PM on March 29, 2013 
I forgot to add on the link that I adore your quilt. It's absolutely beautiful, I hope that when i attempt mine it will look as good as yours:)
Reply Dhouse Cottages
5:14 AM on December 24, 2012 
Thank you for contacting. I started this one 1 year ago but have made the 1/24th Farm Workers cottage as well. Now to concentrate on this one to complete and get it on the market.
Reply Joan
9:15 AM on August 23, 2012 
Thanks for the info Christine.I got an email but for some reason your comment is not showing on the album. I had a look at the samples,they are all fabulous.What a shame no -one makes papers like that any more!
Reply Dottie Lottie
2:44 PM on July 24, 2012 
Lordy Lordy - got that other house plus another one! I also cut out small templates for the patchwork quilt so I am starting somehwere but as I am sure you know, with 'a few' houses around you , you have many projecs to do and what to do -so never know which and where to start, ! X
Reply Dottie Lottie
4:59 PM on July 23, 2012 
Think I will try to make a quilt in the next week - seem to found some energy so I am making tiles for one house & possibly start painting it, thinking and planning over another DH I have, pondering if I can find some money to buy another DH I have seen and 'want badly' - but obviously don't need it!! So... going to try the quilt too - will let you know how it goes -sadly I can't print out on my lappi as not compatible so I can't print out your plans etc. Charlotte/Dottie or now, Pottie Lottie! X
Reply Dottie Lottie
4:41 PM on July 20, 2012 
Thanks for passing on your site to me; read it with great envy and interest and yes, dribbled over all the pictures on everyone else's site. Makes me feel so inferior!! Oddly I was looking through all my books about sewing (have a LOT!) and came across one that I didn't realise was about making quilts for dolls and cots. Have already got The Miniature Quilt book by Dinah Travis - are there any more out there to purchase? Thanks for everything. X
Reply Dottie Lottie
4:31 PM on July 18, 2012 
Scared to make any sort of comment on here now but thanks for your message and I do aim to try and make one seeing as make them 'our' size and do a lot of sewing but trouble is I am not sure my fingers will be able to cope with it due to illness etc.. but will give it a go def'.. I have put to one side 2 lovely Liberty hankies which would do the job, so.... hopefully one day in the near future ... will let you know when! X
Reply jenny
2:55 PM on February 23, 2011 
Hello Christine, thanks for your comment on my Stockbroker which I have made into Enid Blytons home. I absolutely loved her books as a child, especially the Famous Five. Enid lives in the house with her two daughters and her second husband, she looks quite jolly, a recent film on TV about her life portrayed her as a bit unkind, which I thought was unfair. Appropriately, I have converted the bathroom into the daughters bedroom as no one ever goes to the loo in any of her books! Hope your project is coming along well it sounds a great idea!
Reply Joan
5:39 AM on January 12, 2011 
I have a larger scale metal washstand, shall I add it to your album? It might motivate some others to join in!
Reply Nicki
5:46 PM on January 11, 2011 
thank you for putting some pics of your little mettoy on the gallery. Its great that someone else enjoys these type of houses, I love the quirky ness of them and find them much easier on my pocket than some of the more mature properties. I'll see if I tcan ake some clearer pics of the box which has nice drawings of the furniture which came with it originally but photography is not my strong point
Reply Christine H
7:27 AM on January 9, 2011 
Thank you Violet and Joan. I agree about our childhoods - how lucky we were! I hadn't thought of doing an album because I have so little to show. I'll have a fossick in the box I keep my bits when I have a chance. Meanwhile I have a blog, but that is on my new build Enid Blyton styled house so I'm not sure how interesting it would be. :)
Reply Joan
7:21 AM on January 9, 2011 
It would be great to see some pictures of your treasures.Are you going to do an album?
Reply Violet
3:51 AM on January 9, 2011 
Hi Christine, just read your page, we seem alike, passed my love of Enid Blyton to my daughter (how innocent our childhood days were compared to now sadly). Its such fun & so relaxing to lose oneself in a second childhood with the help of our beautiful d.houses. I have managed to find some of the 60's plastic furniture (mostly Kleeware) & accessories that were in my lovely house that my Dad made. Just to handle them rekindles so many happy memories & they look fab in Triang Avon. The front of the house is missing so Ive replaced it with hard see-through panel so I can gaze lovingly whenever I want!
Reply christine jaeger
5:47 AM on September 20, 2010 
hi christine, glad you found us!!! this is a great site and if you want to know anything.. somebody will have an answer for you... don't forget to look through all the albums. well,not all in one sitting, you'll go crosseyed! :)