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Doug S
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On the Move
Hi folks!  It has been a bit too long since I posted!  And when I do, I post about something NOT mini related.  I hope you can abide a short detour. I must offer an excuse, you know...maybe two or three. In October 2015, I began working on our current home,...
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EPIC FAIL (or IS something better coming?)
Disclaimer:  No Manor Doors were harmed during the disaster that follows Train Wreck at Montparnasse in 1985 The  Montparnasse derailment  occurred at 4 pm on 22 October 1895 when the Granville–Paris Express overran the  buffer stop  at its Gare Montparnass...
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Window Drama <br> Channeling Victor Horta
Entry with New Windows One of my favorite Art Nouveau Architects is a Belgian named Victor Horta.  He was born in 1861 and died in 1947.   One of his primary beliefs was that an entire space should be designed as one entity, that every small part of a desig...
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Bits and Pieces
Hello folks!  I sure hope you all are getting some of the BEAUTIFUL weather we are having  here in the Puget Sound!  We've got sun.  We've got summer breezes. We've got 80 degree F weather!  Who could ask for more! There is nothing more beautiful than Seatt...
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How To Window Decor <br> Steampunk Style!
Hello out there!  I hope you are all well, happy and occasionally working on your projects!  I've had a couple of long awaited days off from work, and have spent them relaxing and catching up on the Manor. We spent the Memorial Day weekend in Sequim, Washin...
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Steam Punk [Art Nouveau?] Window Progress
Hi folks!  I hope this finds you all well and happy! It's been a day or two (try nearly two weeks!) since I posted, and what I have to show you today is what has been done in 15 - 20 minutes a day over the last several weeks.  Life is incredibly full nowada...
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The Language of the Eyes - Window Box Progress
Hi folks, Something about a window speaks volumes about what is inside a house.  Like our eyes, they display our secrets, telling the world about how we live, who we are, and what we love. My Grand Parlor windows are still in progress, I think now I have sp...
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Setting a Firm Foundation
Hello folks! I find it amazing how even in miniature, certain things must be present in order to create any realism. This addition of a foundation to the front of the manor,  more than anything I've done to date, began to bring to me that sense of realism a...
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Redeux!
There are many times in life when we want a redeux!  (redo!)  Most of the time, we are not able to, but happily, in the world of miniatures we are able to redeux to our little hearts content.  The Box Windows needed a redeux, so just sharing the results.  T...
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Box Window Progress
Hi folks, This post will be all about progress and the lack of it.  Sometimes progress is one of those elusive things that does not show itself until the last board is in place.  I've been working on the Manor off and on, in between the chaos of an extremel...
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