Archive for October, 2011

The J-Team ventures into dollhouse wiring

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

 

The Kiwi-The lights are on!

Our Lilliput® Kiwi Cottage Dollhouse Kit is finally done!  After adding some finishing touches, Jen and I can proudly say that we have successfully wired a dollhouse!  Seeing your hard work come to fruition is very satisfying.  But isn’t that the case with every dollhouse you build or miniature you create?

Come on in. We've left the light on for you!

We started the Kiwi with the idea that we would focus on wiring and lighting and not so much on the finishing details.  Having said that, we still put stucco on the exterior and wallpapered a couple of rooms.  We wanted to  experience several different wiring situations while working with a couple of different fixtures. To wire a dollhouse is to take a real leap of faith.  We did lots and lots of prep work, running tapewire, spackling and using liner paper to hide the wiring.  Then we tested our work.  We actually held our breath when we held the tester to the tapewire to confirm good connections.  And then….there was light.  We got that “kid on Christmas morning feeling”.  We were on a roll. (more…)

Whimsies Dollhouse Shop Expands Their Business

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Whimsies Dollhouse Shop in Greenwich, Connecticut has expanded their business to a new and larger location, just down the street from their previous location.  Susie Vallon, the owner, contacted us earlier this year because she had a vision of what her newly acquired location would look like with the help of Real Good Toys new Miniature Showcases

Real Good Toys was able to help with Susie’s requests by customizing our Miniature Showcase kits to work for their specific needs.  Susie and Casey assembled, painted and electrified each Miniature Showcase unit and the final presentation was incredible!  Check out these amazing photos:

You can visit Whimsies Dollhouse Shop at 39 Lewis Street, Greenwich, CT.  Phone – 203-629-8024.  Store Hours are 10AM – 6PM, Tuesday thru Saturday.  Make sure to tell them Real Good Toys sent you!

Everybody here at RGT wishes Whimsies Dollhouse Shop the best at their new location!  May you make everybody’s mini wishes come true!