Samstag, 2. Februar 2013

I need your help...

After our movement to the new apartment (I never move again!!!) I would love to start my Beacon Hill dollhouse. But... I never ever installed lamps in my dollhouses! It would be great if you would have some tips and tricks how to electrify a greenleaf dollhouse!!!!
Which technique is the better or more suitable? The tape or cables???
So many questions and I have no clue :-(
 
I think there shouldn't be a post without a picture :)
Here is one of the stair hall in my big town house. As you can see it is not finished yet and unfortunately I took the wrong lacquer at the building center for the stairs. It is high gloss and I think it doesn't look good on stairs! However, I will repaint the stairs one day...

  

The wall paneling is made of cardboard and wood sticks, painted with emulsion.

I love to make my minis with the things I have without spending to a lot of money.

This makes more fun :-)


See you soon and thank you all for your nice comments!!!
 
Hugs, Lina

Kommentare:

  1. Looks wonderful, I cannot advise about wire work but have you popped over the Greenleaf forums? Its a den..no a trove of help ;P

    When its not down for maintenance ;(

    http://www.greenleafdollhouses.com/forum

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  2. Hi Lina! I recommend round wire. This is what I have purchased but not yet installed. But I have studied so much on it that I am no longer intimidated by it. Apparently it's much easier to fix if something stops working than tape wire would be. I love your hall! It will be very nice when it's all finished. I like how the stairs go.

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  3. You can buy battery lamps; no wires. See www.minimunworld.com
    I like your wall paneling.
    Bye Faby

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  4. I've never tried to install power so I do not know anything about it. It already looks exciting.

    Hugs
    Wyrna

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  5. I also have never done electrical installation, sorry can not help you.
    But it seems that you will receive great tips. Good Luck!
    Hugs.

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  6. I use battery because I have had so many problems. Like Lucille said- I did the tape wire and when the house was finished it stopped working. I think with the tape it's really easy for things to get loose.
    Thanks for being part of my giveaway!
    hugs♥,
    Caroline

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  7. Hola, me encanta tu blog, haces cosas maravillosas, si te apetece podemos mantener el contacto. Besitos.

    http://redecoratelg.blogspot.com.es/

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  8. I can recommend the cable system. It's easy to install. gr. AM

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  9. Hello Lina,
    That staircase is spectacular! i just love it and the shine does not show that much in the picture. In regards to electrical, I only use round wire systems now. The tape system was too much trouble and unreliable. I suggest looking up dollhouse electrification on youtube. I've seen many different videos, but once again, I really suggest round wire systems.
    Big hug,
    Giac

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  10. hello! Wired lights is easy to assemble, but there are lights that are battery powered, no wiring, have a little button to light them at anytime. Look at this website, so you know what I'm talking about:
    http://www.tiendadecasitas.com/lamparas-leds.php
    Hope this helps aid. hugs.

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  11. HI Lina,

    I can't offer you many tips on lighting - because I have only done it once myself (so I will be reading the tips you get!). But I love this staircase, it is very well laid out with good proportions.
    Thanks for following my blog, and I look forward to your future posts!

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  12. The light in the dolls house with wire lamps is very easy..but you can try with the battery powered lamps for exemple of The Dolls House Emporium (UK)...Hugs

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  13. Thank you all for your tips concerning the elecrification of my dollhouse!

    I will try the technique with wire! And I will probably mix it with some battery powered lamps (walls and tables). I hope this will work :-)

    Thank you also for your nice comments to my stair hall. I will make it a little bit dirty as soon as all the walls are constructed! I hope that I can show you some new pictures of the stair hall soon!

    Hugs
    Lina

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  14. I have used both the tape and the wire, the tape is really a pain it will be working one moment then you get your paper in and nothing. The wire is a little harder to hide but if you make grooves for it then its fine. I would def go with the wire if I were you. Good luck! Cant wait to see it lit!

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