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Miniature Diorama Photographer

The Dollhouse

This year I built my first dollhouse. Within that dollhouse are 4 rooms, 2 of which are outfitted. 1 as a hidden, small room for tarot readings and things of the like, the other downstairs and left untouched. A murder occurred here. The outside looks normal and is prepared for coming trick-or-treaters.

This house now lives on the balcony of my full-scale apartment. The damage and damp was caused by a real tropical storm. It will live outside until it’s sufficiently full of webs and grime and then I will photograph it again.

You can read more about it here.

Here are images of it as it stood September 6, 13, 14 & 29.

(The beaded curtain is hand made from seed beads and wire, the wreath is wire and cut paper, the curtains are cheesecloth, the table is the bottom of a glue bottle covered in a cut piece of cloth napkin, the blood spatter is acrylic paint, the chair cloth is cut fabric, the pumpkin lights are full-scale decorations, the blue light is from miniature Halloween-village flood lights, the majority of the pieces are misc dollhouse accessories. Questions about what else you see, just ask.)

beaded doorway

chair and floor lights

chair and twigs

chair through beaded curtain

curtains and floor

front porch after storm

front porch

happy pumpkin light 1

happy pumpkin lights 2

lights through wet window

mirror in corner

pumpkin light bokeh

reflection on wet floor

stained wallpaper

tarot cards

wallpaper blood spatter

wet chair and rug

wet dollhouse stairs

blood spatter

4 Responses to “The Dollhouse”

  1. tms

    Fantastic! I get more and more drawn into these miniature worlds. In fact, I bought my first HO Figurine today to play around and see what happens… Did it ever occur to you to try and stage famous pictures en miniature?

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