• Moving House

    The trials & tribulations of re-location on a small scale. The grand, 18th century dolls’ house at Uppark is among the most historically important in the country, and one of only a handful that have…

  • Happy 18th Birthday to the G.C.C

    The Gingerbread Craft Club Comes of Age. When I took over the running of the Kensington Dollshouse Festival back in 2005 from Caroline Hamilton, one of the 1st things I introduced was our Craft Club…

  • Are you a KDF Virgin?

    Top tips for anyone travelling the the Kensington Dollshouse Festival for the 1st time. If you are traveling to Kensington for the 1st time, here are some pointers as to how to make the day…

  • New Book Alert!

    Making Miniature Period Furniture by Angela Law We always like to keep you up to date with any new books on dolls houses & miniatures that are published (fewer & fewer, unfortunately), so were pleased…

  • LDF Membership 2024

    Memberships for 2024 are now available.  We will be limiting the number of members to 50 as usual, but there is always high demand, so we advise you to book your card as soon as…

  • Caroline Simpson – The KDF Bag Lady

    How one of our visitors to Kensington Dollshouse Festival ended up creating a very special mini carrier bag for our 2023 LDF Members. At LDF, we try to have everything you could possibly want or need…

  • Good Housekeeping.

    Diary of a 1950’s housewife. Abi Trottman of Tobacco & Regrets gives us an insight into her PIMA entry for 2023. The Perfection in Miniature Awards was something really special this year. We had so…