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My husband, the DJ recently showed me this video:

He knew I'd love it because of my love of Roma (gypsy) culture, especially the music.

But something else inspired me. At about 0:42 you see a bohemian style apartment with huge windows. I'm not sure if this was the direct inspiration, but it immediately made think of La Boheme (or if you're unfamiliar, think of Christian's apartment in Moulin Rouge or maybe the loft apartments in Rent, the movie).

As doll people it seems we're all a little in love with Paris. Maybe because of the fashion aspect of dolls or the fantasy aspect. Paris probably has more fantasy attached to it than any other major city. I know when I went I was expecting a perpetual 1920 and was sorely disappointed to see a Domino's Pizza below the flat in which I was staying.

I had a point... Oh yes, so I'm going to build a La Boheme set! I'm really excited about it. Maybe I'll get my father to collaborate with me and we can build it out of wood. Or maybe in the interest of space I'll build it out of foam core and make it collapsible. The set is very simple but making those windows will be fun and challenging. I want to make them all gritty and dirty too.

Here's a sample of what I'm thinking about:

Or with the stairs and a landing:

There I go again thinking of new projects before old ones are finished. But there's no harm in making plans...

Have a great weekend!


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