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Minature two-room florist's shop to build.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #64 Aug 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 64

A decoupage studio in miniature.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1979 (v.10#9) pg. 8

How to convert a collectible tin box into a roombox scene.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Nov 1997 (v.27#11) pg. 38

How to fit a Colonial Williamsburg street scene into a roombox.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Jan 1998 (v.28#1) pg. 36

Miniature of a Victorian living room.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1983 (v.6#1) pg. 10, 43, 34

Tips on assembling an upstairs/downstairs room box kit in 1/2" scale.
NUTSHELL NEWS Aug 1990 (v.20#8) pg. 80

Corner a moment in time. Tips on modeling the corner of a room to capture a specific theme, feeling, location, etc.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1990 (v.20#12) pg. 76

A room with a view. This roombox features a dining room with a large chandelier and arched window that overlooks the Pittsburgh skyline.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1991 (v.21#2) pg. 92, 108

A novel idea. Create unique roomboxes called "book boxes" which are filled with objects designed to recall the title of a particular book. Part 1.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1991 (v.21#7) pg. 84
Correction NUTSHELL NEWS Oct 1991 (v.21#10) pg. 15

A novel idea. Create unique roomboxes called "book boxes" which are filled with objects designed to recall the title of a particular book. Part 2.
NUTSHELL NEWS Aug 1991 (v.21#8) pg. 78

Christmas in the Southwest. Roombox features an adobe corner fireplace and various holiday decorations.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1992 (v.22#2) pg. 82, 108

Happy Hanukkah. Room box features a Jewish dining room decorated for Hanukkah and includes a refreshment table and wrapped gifts.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jun 1992 (v.22#6) pg. 84, 112

A cozy attic Christmas. Roombox of a child's attic playroom is decorated for Christmas.
NUTSHELL NEWS Aug 1992 (v.22#8) pg. 72

A composite of Dutch, German and English Christmas decorations are combined in this Colonial American roombox.
NUTSHELL NEWS Oct 1992 (v.22#10) pg. 86

Christmas in the north woods roombox features a corner stone fireplace, rustic log furniture, a tall decorated tree and wrapped gifts.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1992 (v.22#12) pg. 90, 108

Three roombox vignettes are designed to be given as gifts. The themes include a birthday party, a mom and dad rabbit's Christmas, and a workshop. Other themes are suggested.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1992 (v.22#12) pg. 94

Leprechaun's Lair. A tiny house full of leprechaun figures is framed by a grapevine wreath.
NUTSHELL NEWS Mar 1993 (v.23#3) pg. 94

Constructing roomboxes from a piece of plywood, foamcore board, plastic corner protectors, and frosted glass.
NUTSHELL NEWS Mar 1993 (v.23#3) pg. 115

Dream room. Part 1. Roombox features the "ideal" workspace for a craft person.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1993 (v.23#7) pg. 92

Dream room. Part 3. A room of my own with light, view, books, etc.
NUTSHELL NEWS Sep 1993 (v.23#9) pg. 92

Dream room. Part 6. Log cabin retreat.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1993 (v.23#12) pg. 100

Dream Room. Part 7. Barn-motif room for cow and dairy related miniatures.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jan 1994 (v.24#1) pg. 98

Dream room. Part 8. The borrowers. Rooms for the tiny people who live between the floorboards of older houses. Based on the books by Mary Norton.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1994 (v.24#2) pg. 94

Dream room. Part 9. A colorful egg-shape roombox portrays the Easter Rabbit's workshop.
NUTSHELL NEWS Mar 1994 (v.24#3) pg. 88

Dream room. Part 10. Mom's room in the 1940s. A woman's bedroom full of wartime memories.
NUTSHELL NEWS Apr 1994 (v.24#4) pg. 92

Dream room. Part 12. The adventurer's (Professor Jones') study.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jun 1994 (v.24#6) pg. 86

A July 4th patriotic room setting (cozy corner) typical of the late Victorian period.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1994 (v.24#7) pg. 98

Tip on simulating windows in a roombox without cutting holes in the walls.
NUTSHELL NEWS Nov 1994 (v.24#11) pg. 121

Padded-fabric tote to safely carry a roombox.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1994 (v.24#12) pg. 90

Roombox features Santa's post office complete with pot belly stove, letter-sorting rack, etc.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1994 (v.24#12) pg. 100

Auld lang syne. Aftermath of a New Year's Eve party features a grandfather clock, confetti, streamers, left-over refreshments, baby New Year, etc.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jan 1995 (v.25#1) pg. 136

Wreath-shaped wall hanging represents a cut away view of a harvest mouse nest in a corn field. Includes a mouse family, bedroom, kitchen, miniature furniture, etc.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jan 1995 (v.25#1) pg. 142

Valentine gift bag. Roombox idea for a tea room that is placed inside a decorative gift bag and viewed through a heart-shaped opening in one side.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1995 (v.25#2) pg. 78

Broadway stage roombox idea is based on a proscenium of a stage.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1995 (v.25#2) pg. 82

Chinese New Year roombox features elegant oriental furnishings, foods, and a man in a lion head costume.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1995 (v.25#2) pg. 87

Artist's loft roombox ideas.
NUTSHELL NEWS Mar 1995 (v.25#3) pg. 82

Public library reading room roombox ideas.
NUTSHELL NEWS May 1995 (v.25#5) pg. 64

The tea party. A child's afternoon tea in a playroom is shared with two friends, stuffed animals, and dollhouse.
NUTSHELL NEWS May 1995 (v.25#5) pg. 90

A man's room of his own. A den/library roombox features floor-to-ceiling bookcases, built-in desk, built-in couch, etc.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jun 1995 (v.25#6) pg. 86

Freshman dorm roombox ideas.
NUTSHELL NEWS Sep 1995 (v.25#9) pg. 88

Cookie tin treats. Tips on creating miniature rooms inside metal cookie tins.
NUTSHELL NEWS Nov 1995 (v.25#11) pg. 82

A Park Avenue Christmas roombox ideas.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1995 (v.25#12) pg. 86

The sweetest party. A Valentine's Day vignette. Room box, open on two sides, features a dining room decorated for a Valentine party. Includes instructions for making the roombox, furniture (bench, table and sideboard), and accessories (punch bowl/cups, party plates, napkins, tablecloth, candles/holders, flatware, crepe-paper streamers, garland, curtains, clock, trash basket and valentines).
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1996 (v.26#2) pg. 60

"Baby Shower" room (10"x8"x8") features an expectant mother surveying her gifts. Includes instructions for making the box, decorating the walls and floor, and for making its furnishings (chair, round table, end table, bassinet and table lamp).
NUTSHELL NEWS May 1996 (v.26#5) pg. 54

"A Man for All Seasons" roombox has four usable sides plus side panels to use as a storyboard with words. Each of the four rooms measure 7"x5"x8". Each side is faced with a matt frame and the top has four cutouts to let in light. "Spring" depicts Dad nailing "Beware of Dog" sign on a fence. "Summer" has Dad in a hammock. "Fall" has him watching football on TV. "Winter" includes a snowman and shovel.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jun 1996 (v.26#6) pg. 62

Make-ahead Christmas in July. "Cookie Exchange" box is a replica of a Grange hall decorated for Christmas with evergreen swags and a tree decorated with apples and gingerbread men. Three tables are set up with displays of cookies (chocolate chip, peanut butter, half & half, date pinwheels, chocolate crinkles, fortune cookies, brownies, gingerbread people, sugar cookies, frosted hearts, ginger creams and krumkake).
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1996 (v.26#7) pg. 56

An enchanted tree stump is a setting for a fairy's home. Tree trunk (15" high and 12" in diameter) is constructed and then decorated with vines, flowers, mosses and tiny fairies. Construction details are included for a pond, swing, mushrooms, butterflies, table and benches and a canopy bed.
NUTSHELL NEWS Aug 1996 (v.26#8) pg. 56

Teapot vignettes. Openings are cut in the side of papier-mache teapots and the interiors are turned into miniature room settings.
NUTSHELL NEWS Sep 1996 (v.26#9) pg. 56

Have a little heart. Make a 1/4" scale Valentine vignette with slipcovered chairs. Paper-mache heart-shaped box is the setting for a room scene. Instructions show how to make slipcovers for a chair.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1997 (v.27#2) pg. 48

A model card party. Construction details furnished for folding chairs, a card table and buffet. Also includes luncheon foods (cake, candy, nuts, sandwiches, pickles, olives, deviled eggs, stuffed celery), napkins, a wicker basket with foliage, books and playing cards.
NUTSHELL NEWS Mar 1997 (v.27#3) pg. 56

How to make an embroidery hoop vignette.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jun 1997 (v.27#6) pg. 62

Alternative settings for miniatures. Unique roombox and display ideas.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1997 (v.27#7) pg. 41

Display box (room box) for showing off miniatures. This unit features a solid wood top, glass front and a storage drawer in the base. Overall dimensions: 9"x8"x13" tall. The room occupies the upper 8" of the cabinet.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 51