Opening Time update

We reopened on Tuesday 16th June at 10 am till 2 pm and until further notice we will only open 10-2 pm Tuesday- Saturday The Craft Centre has a planned power cut on Wednesday the 24th so will only be able to accept cash transactions. We will close on SUNDAYS and MONDAYS please be prepared…

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Re Opened

I re opened on Tuesday 16th June at 10 am till 2pm please be prepared to use a hand sanitiser that I will provide before entering the shop .And you may have to wait if there are customers already in the shop . We are only allowing 2 people in the shop at a time…

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Where I work

Dolls House World magazine has featured me in April 2020 issue 331 .It gives an insight into the beautiful place that I work .Blake House Craft Centre is a picturesque farm that has been turned into 20 retail and business units.All the independent owners are specialists in their fields.AND SEW ON is a massive barn…

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How to Make A Sprig of Mistletoe

We decided to start making tutorials on how to make miniatures, this is the first video in what I hope to be a series of videos. Since it’s Christmas coming up we have been making these Miniature Mistletoe Sprigs to sell in the shop. We will also be auctioning the one made in the video…

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Tom Burchmore New Items

Have a look at Toms new items for sale here.The new ranges have more carving on the panels.Chests and tables are done and Liberty cupboards.Soon to be on sale are some fantastic new tester beds.I will be making some bedding to display his beds at Kensington Christmas show on 5th December 2015

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Easter Gifts

Thinking of Easter gifts we have a range of suitable presents,Easter Eggs,Eggs in egg cups and toasted soldiers,Bunny rabbits, baby chicks, Peter rabbit Easter set with a basket of eggs plate and cup.Broken eggs and Specimen Dinosaur eggs in pinks and greens on stands

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My Art Nouveau Shop

Hello everyone one this is an update of my art Nouveau project. I was making the bay windows roof. I have tipped the house on its side to work on. I had made in green card the shape I wanted and covered it with wired mesh. Then I had a GOOD IDEA, it came to…

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Punch and Judy

I made these Punch and Judy puppets ,The faces hands and feet are made from Fimo ,then painted.I remember seeing a show on the beach as a young child and being so wrapped up in the sheer naughtiness of the characters.Now not PC but it made a lot of children delighted with the gaily colored…

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The Bliptons

The Bliptons is a story making good use of  Heidi ott dolls and 12th scale props. I find the the series very amusing. One of the Yorkies is called Bijou.

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Decorating Your Dolls House

Did you know that in addition to our dollshouses and miniatures we also stock a large range of decorative materials including: Wallpapers / Tiling Flooring paper / Real wood flooring Coving, Dado, Skirting and Other wood mouldings Real bricks and slate Brick paper and roof paper If your dolls house is a kit, my advice…

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