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Miniature projects in 1950's in dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas


1950's was rebuilding time. See also 1940 and 1960 .


Mid Century Cocktail table with "High Standards" armchair


50s Gottschalk one-room dollhouse - chest of drawers
Radio Roombox by Carolyn Huffman carolynhuffman6535@yahoo.com
50er Haus Sonnenschein DDR - radio
A Night Out
1950er 1960er Tiere aus Bast
110-1. Outfit inspired by the suit S-4339 from the 50’s Vogue Special Design pattern book


Links to miniature 1950 projects

  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

50's Diner - by Pamela J Minis

50's Kitchen - by Debbie

50's Kitchen - by Mary

50's Kitchen by Arla Johnson, IGMA Artisan

50's Style Diner Roombox - by Elaine Goodwin Usimaki, Elaine's Minis

Elgin Park - 1:24th scale photorealistic representation of a car town in the 1950's by Michael Paul Smith

Grandma's house - by Miniasiat mielessä



1950 Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on 1950 or categories/labels about it in blogs



1950 Groups

  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to 1950.



Miniature 1950 Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making 1950 projects.



1950 Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for 1950 in your shop? Add a direct link to that item here.  

K&J Metal Miniatures - the best 50's stuff I've ever seen. The large appliances are expensive but worth it. If you only have a small budget, her percolator and other items are equally wonderful:

Kent's Mini Treasures - specializes in 1940's to 1950's kitchen and laundry items

Working Radio - by Tom Walden



  • Books about miniature 1950 projects (also books with chapters about them)


Instructions for 1950 miniatures


Miniature 1950 printables


1950 Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with 1950 projects

1950Wallpapers - from Jennifer's Printables

1950 ads - from Adflip


Other 1950 Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to 1950

1953 Heft 1 Schwabe, Der neue Schnitt - Modezeichnungen


Miniature 1950 Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to 1950

1950 Hat - by Kathi Mendenhall

1950s Style Poodle Bag & Beret

Betsy McCall Dollhouse- DIY project from Retro Renovations

Doo Wop Dorothy - from Cynthia Howe Miniatures

Circle Skirt - from Google Docs, scroll down

Radio - by Ellila
Vintage Kitchen - from 1 Inch Minis

Vintage Tech for the 50's Den - by Ruth Flewelling Lesbirell



  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject



1950 Research/ Inspiration


Miniature 1950 Tips/Hints


Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages

 1950's - Pinterest board by Gerda Koudjis

1950's Fashion - UK

1950's Fashion - Google Search

1950's Fashion - from Fashion Blog Life

1950's Fashion styles - from Soprano C

1950's Rooms

1954 Family Circle Magazine

The 50's and 60's - Remember when

Crazy fads - If you're looking for 'just the thing' to identify the decade your project is set in, this is a wonderful site

Domestic Life - Liverpool Terrrace House

Male Fashions of the 50's - Google search

Fifties Party Theme - from Stump's Party


Year by Year

Recreating the Past - Flickr album by Michael Paul Smith

  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject




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