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  1. Hill Couple's Hobby Honored by Washington, D.C., MuseumRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Beacon Hill Times

    ... not of our Beacon Hill apartment, but actually taken inside the dollhouse. Mary's mom and dad helped her shop for miniatures from dollhouse shows and specialty shops. Mom would call it, "A masterpiece!" "It was this ability, with digital ...

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  2. "Two Ladies" at the Pump HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | WCHI-AM Chillicothe

    ... their art is much alike. The "Two Ladies" show continues through November first. A small collection of dollhouse miniatures is also on display at the Pump House for "Miniatures Month." Mary Wile poses next to her self-portrait and Phyllis Michael is ...

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  3. Raffle tickets now on saleRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | People Sentinel

    ... and shutters and a double stair stoop. Read the accompanying article for Knight's story, including her love for miniatures. "The Barnwell County Arts Council has many talented and devoted members, including Mrs. Knight," said Dana Bell, director of ...

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  4. Small world for mini hobbyistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    ... been doing it." Mrs. Apt joined the club five years ago after a move to Temperance from New Mexico. She got into miniatures when a former neighbor asked her to crochet afghans for beds in a mini dollhouse. "There's a huge creative side to it. It's ...

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  5. Hill Couple's Hobby Honored by Washington, D.C., MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Beacon Hill Times

    ... not of our Beacon Hill apartment, but actually taken inside the dollhouse. Mary's mom and dad helped her shop for miniatures from dollhouse shows and specialty shops. Mom would call it, "A masterpiece!" "It was this ability, with digital ...

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  6. Southwestern France is rich in history and charmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... cobblestone streets in Albi's medieval quarter. Visitors to the new neighborhoods delight in the Academy of Miniatures, a "museum" of dollhouse constructions of 19th-century rooms. Not far away there's a small museum dedicated to the 18th-century ...

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  7. Popular dollhouse back at library after updateRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Brunswick News

    ... actually donated by one of the members of our club, Norma Fahs," Martin said of the Fun-Addicts Club, devoted to miniatures. The doll house, donated as a club project, was made to look like a typical older home in the city of Brunswick. It's ...

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  8. Remarkably Lifelike Needle Felted Animal Sculptures by Heart Felt CaninesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Laughing Squid

    ... that are remarkable for their lifelike detail. The duo primarily makes dogs and cats, mostly as dollhouse miniatures. Laughing Squid features unique art, culture and technology from around the world. We are also a cloud-based web hosting service ...

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  9. It's a small world after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... with macular degeneration and then instantly the first thing that popped in my head was 'oh, you haven't done any miniatures yet,'" she says, surrounded by them in her two-storey yellow house with white trim and a green door. "And I'd never ...

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  10. Father's gift spurs passion for building miniaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    Klein learned to light her creations from the owner of a miniatures store in Cuyahoga Falls.

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  11. Lehigh Valley Small on Scale Miniatures Club packs tons of detail into tiniest of spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | NJ.com

    The Lehigh Valley Small on Scale Miniatures club creates dollhouses and scenes on a very small scale, packing ornate detail into the tiniest of spaces.

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  12. Murder miniatures, nutshell dioramas of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Legacy Matters

    ... built by a woman named Frances Glessner Lee, nicknamed "the mother of forensic investigation." Lee's murder miniatures and pioneering work in criminal sciences forever changed the course of death investigations. Lee, who went by the name Fanny, was ...

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  13. Murder in MiniatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Slate Magazine

    ... built by a woman named Frances Glessner Lee, nicknamed "the mother of forensic investigation." Lee's murder miniatures and pioneering work in criminal sciences forever changed the course of death investigations. Lee, who went by the name Fanny, was ...

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  14. Cleveland Heights couple provides big imaginations for tiny...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... of Dr. Phil and Mary Hall of Cleveland Heights, who have been relishing the joys and challenges of crafting miniatures and dollhouses for 42 years. Phil Hall never dreamed his first attempt at making a dollhouse for his daughter, who was about 10 at ...

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  15. Build your perfect house - in miniatureRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Detroit News

    ... style. But if the real deal is far from fitting into your budget, picture it in miniature, and let Pat's Village Miniatures in Dearborn help you build a scaled down version of your dream home. Owner Pat Peretto, who built dollhouses for about 20 ...

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  16. Building your own Fairy GardenRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Fairy gardens are enchanting container garden collection of miniatures focusing on fairies.

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  17. Build your perfect house - in miniatureRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Detroit News

    ... style. But if the real deal is far from fitting into your budget, picture it in miniature, and let Pat's Village Miniatures in Dearborn help you build a scaled down version of your dream home. Owner Pat Peretto, who built dollhouses for about 20 ...

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  18. Artist has her first show - at age 82Read the original story

    May 31, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    ... 14 of the family's summers in Ocean City, Guckes taught at the Ocean City Arts Center. She began specializing in miniatures, painting replicas of masterworks that adorn dollhouses, including works by Mary Cassatt and Johannes Vermeer. In the 1980s, ...

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  19. Build your perfect house - in miniatureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Detroit News

    ... style. But if the real deal is far from fitting into your budget, picture it in miniature, and let Pat's Village Miniatures in Dearborn help you build a scaled down version of your dream home. Owner Pat Peretto, who built dollhouses for about 20 ...

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  20. Build your perfect house -- in miniatureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | The Detroit News

    ... style. But if the real deal is far from fitting into your budget, picture it in miniature, and let Pat's Village Miniatures in Dearborn help you build a scaled down version of your dream home. Owner Pat Peretto, who built dollhouses for about 20 ...

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