An Edwardian cabinet dolls house
But I could always dream of creating my own little Edwardian world in miniature.
So I planned a townhouse of 1910. The more I read about Edwardian times, the more rooms I wanted in a dolls house. I wanted large rooms with high ceilings, rooms for a housekeeper and a governess, a day nursery and a night nursery, a scullery and separate pantry. The plan became a house of 13 rooms.
Then the hunt was on for a dolls house big enough to fit my plan. None I saw in catalogues would do. I was reluctant to build one from scratch as I actually don't like the construction part of this hobby - I like the interior decorating side of it.
One day I was in a furniture store and saw the perfect thing! This teak cabinet that is taller than me, with glass doors and adjustable shelves.
And so began my thrilling, immensely satisfying project - my Edwardian cabinet dolls house.