Dolls' Houses Past & Present

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

Giveaway Competition for Members

For this month's giveaway prize, Valerie has very kindly donated a generous selection of her 'quick makes', including: a basket of wool, two lamps, two clocks, three jars of jam, three large square perfume bottles, 1 tray of perfume bottles, two yellow dusters, 1 dish mop, 1 floor mop, 1 cake dish & cover, 1 dish of tarts, 1 hatstand, 1 paint roller, & a patchwork rug or bedcover. All the items have been made by Valerie, except for the basket holding the wool.


What a great prize to quickly add life and detail to your dolls houses! Thank you, Valerie!


To enter the competition and have a chance to win these goodies, just look through the pages of this issue of the magazine, and find which article each of these images appears in. Each one is a small part or detail from a photo in one of the articles. When you have found all of them, send me the page number or the name of the article for each one (eg Photo A is on page ..., or Photo B is in the article ....).


                           A                                              B


                            C                                             D 


                               E                                             F

This competition is only open to registered members of this website, Dolls Houses Past and Present.

For your chance to win, please send your answers via the website "Contact Us " Section or by email to Rebecca at:

greenreb41 at hotmail dot com

(remove spaces and replace at with @ and dot with .)  

Entry is open to all members, new and old, whether you've won before or not!

All correct entries will be entered into the draw and a winner will be picked at random.

Entries must be received by the closing date of Sunday 4th May 2014.

Good luck!


Submission Guidelines

We're always happy to receive submissions at any time for our quarterly ezine (currently published in March, June, September and December each year).


Ideally, your submission will be in Word format, emailed to Rebecca at greenreb41 at hotmail dot com as an attachment. If you do not have access to Word we're also happy to receive your article in the body of your email.


If your submission includes photos the placement of the photos should be indicated within the submission like this:

This is an article about dolls houses or miniatures and here is a lovely photo to illustrate my point:

<Photo 1: Name of your photo>

Caption, if you're using one.

And then the article continues like this...

Photos should be about 500kb, if possible. Most photo editing software has an option to resize photos, but I can do this if you're not sure how to. I prefer to receive photos at higher resolution and larger size, than too small - it is easier to reduce the size than enlarge it, and it enables me to zoom in to details. Please send your photos as attachments, not embedded in your submission. Please ensure the names of your photos match the names you have provided in the body of your submission.

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