A Hidden Treasure

I recently purchased  three pieces of Triang Jenny’s Home Turquoise Bedroom, a wardrobe, dressing table, bed and stool.  I mainly wanted the dressing table, as I don’t have one [still looking for the chest of drawers]. The mirror on the wardrobe shows signs of age. This is one of the first  blue wardrobes in the…

Lines and Tri-ang Toy and Dolls’ House sale

There is an Auction taking place later this month [March 20th and 21st] that is probably the largest collection of Lines and Triang toys on offer at auction, with Day 1 containing 395 lots with many Lines, Tri-ang, tinplate toys, vehicles, clockwork toys boats planes and trains many complete with boxes. Day 2 has 369…

Vintage Doll House Catalogues

I have put some Vintage Dolls House Catalogues onto my website. The Triang ones especially have some very interesting descriptions about the furniture, and the role of a woman in the home. Triang Spot-On Catalogue 1960 Both of the Triang Catalogue have line drawings, so it is quite difficult to identify the smaller items. There…

Etsy – A Miniature Slice of Time

I have had an Etsy Shop for a few years now, selling a few pieces of Distressed Furniture, Hats, Cake Stands and Vintage Miniature Furniture last year.  It all helps with additional funding for my miniature collection.  I would really like some of the Triang Period Furniture, so will have to start saving my pennies….

Triang Bungalow A

First post of the 2018, it seems such a long time since Christmas.  I have had a few things to sort in the shed, it has been a bit neglected lately, so now its time to get back into it.  Heating on Coffee in hand and away we go….. Well look who was the lucky…

Stockbroker Front Door

New Front Door With my new style Half Stockbroker, the front door is through the porch into the kitchen. The door was not fitted so I don’t have a picture or what it was like originally. It now has a nice coat of dark green paint. As with all the hinges, they had a good…