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attics

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Miniature attics and other attic projects in dollhouses and dioramas

Attics are a great place to find antiques, gems amongst the dust and rubbish of generations. 

Also see museums, flea markets, garage sales

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Links to miniature projects

 
Attic Scene 1:12 Scale Dollhouse Miniature
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  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

Attic Ideas

The Old Attic - by Minilisa

QS Attic Project - by Preble McDaniel

 

 

Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on attics or categories/labels about them in blogs

Attic Project - from Maureen Heuchert

 

Groups

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

 

Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making attic projects.

 

Miniatures for sale

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

Shabby Chic Mannequins - from Fabulously Flawed Miniatures

 

Books

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

 

Instructions for miniatures

 

Miniature printables

 

Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with attics projects

 

Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to attics

Attics

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Links

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

Attic Storage - Cardboard Carton and Old 50's Floor Tiles - by Wanna in El Paso

Antique Family Photos

Videos

  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject

 

Research/ Inspiration

  • What can go into the attic? First determine whose attic. Your parents, grands, yours? Each will have a different feel and contents.

Mice and/or Rats 
Bird Cage and/or Parrot Stand
Dining Sideboard
Victrola (Gramophone)
Seamstress Mannequin

Antique Wooden Ice Cream Maker 
Christmas Ornaments
Cathedral Radio
Camera on Tripod
Painting(s) in Frames
Statue/Bust
Chairs (eleven in mine!)
Armoir (Wardrobe)
Shotgun or Souvenir from military service
Boxes of Jars (also in mine - old Bells & Masons)
Lamp
Deer/Moose Heads 
Stuffed Bird Under Dome
Trunk of Clothes/Linens
Box of Love Letters
Wash Board & Tub
Large Cauldron  grandmother took in laundry, boiled it all outside in the cauldroen, let it cool, then it went into
   the wash tub to be scrubbed.  All was ironed and folded, too.)
Bookcase with Books
Lawnmower (Push-style, people powered)
Hat on Stand
Old Electric Fan
Console TV
Console Stereo
Bed Headboard, Footboard, Slats & Rails (not assembled)
Pitcher, Basin and 'Porcelain Pot' (before indoor plumbing)

Modern Attic

old cross country skies and poles, downhill skies that were "short"

tennis racke

old stereo system , lots of LPs

photo albums 

old IMac (purple)

Barbie dolls

red Samsonite luggage from grad

New York Yankee jacket

Macrame

pocket books, old col

seasonal clothinglege books

figure skates

old wedding picture

black velvet paintings

dusty (perhaps moth eaten) fur coat

old quilt

broken or outdated electronics 

 

What is in YOUR storage unit???

 

Tips/Hints

 

Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages
  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject

 

Printies

 

 

Videos

 

Groups

 

Blogs

 

Supplies for sale

 

Miniatures on sale

 

 

Books

 

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Linda McD said

at 1:49 am on Sep 28, 2015

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