A sneaky peek into November's colourful issue!

Christiane Berridge

Christiane Berridge

Monday, September 30, 2013

November’s issue is about to go on sale and just in the nick of time with its welcome injection of colour as the drab autumn weather sets in. The issue is all about using colour successfully in the doll’s house, and luckily we’ve got plenty of advice from the experts.

I know that you'll love it but I’m also looking forward to finding out what my colleagues here at GMC think about the issue. Despite working on our other magazine titles many of them are avid readers of The Dolls’ House magazine because there is ‘so much to read’ which is music to my ears! As much as I love our projects for all you hands-on miniaturists, I do indeed want the magazine to be the one title that you look forward to reading as you snuggle down in that armchair with a cup of tea to hand, and maybe a cat on your lap (do not disturb!).

I know that November’s issue won’t disappoint, so here’s a sneak preview.

Find out how to make that comfy chair for your dolls’ house! Beate Klotz explains how in 1:12 and 1:24 scale. Pick a fabric to suit your own interior scheme (we just love the funky patchwork ones).

Beate's sofas

Janet Harmsworth has the prettiest of outfits for the little girl and her doll. Such cuties the pair of them.

Janet's doll & her doll

You’ll want to move in to Brae Oktober’s fabulous mini apartment, if only one could shrink like Alice! The perfect artist's retreat I think.

Brae's house

Find out how to use veneer to make amazing patterns on your floor. These have an  amazing finish on them, really super smooth!

John's flooring (2)

A stunning use of red in Emma Waddell’s dolls' house, find out how what other colours get a look in.

Emma's red room

The inventive Anna-Maria Sviatko uses one yellow table in three very different schemes. We’re delighted to show off her creative eye.

Yellow table

And if you want a little piece of colour for your dolls’ house, you’ll love our buyer’s guide which includes this update on a classic armchair.

 Leather chair

Plus, alongside our regular editorial you can catch up with the latest going-on with Daisy and Maud, our letter-writing maids, find out how to fill your dolls' house for free, make use of our colour wheel to guide your decorating decisions. We've four dolls' houses to inspire your own...and a special kitchen supplement! It's all so lovely!

Issue on sale this thursday, 3 October.

 

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