Rosemarie Torre handcrafts and embellishes 1/2 inch (1/24 scale) and 1 inch (1/12 scale) miniature furniture, lighting fixtures, and roombox vignettes. Rosemarie specializes in hand painted Oriental and Traditional European furniture, crystal chandeliers and wall sconces, plus she offers workshops to make miniature dollhouse rooms.
1 Inch Scale Furniture & Kits
Armoires, chests, beds, chairs, tables, sofas, etc.
1/2 Inch Scale Furniture & Kits
Armoires, chests, beds, chairs, tables, sofas, etc.
Chandeliers & Sconces in both scales
Doors, Windows, Fireplaces, Walls, etc. in 1/2 inch scale
Rooms, What's New & Other Things
Rooms and miniatures in both Scales - Our newest additions to the site Workshops All workshops are held in Rosemarie's studio in The Catskills in upstate New York.
Workshop includes assembling room (all pieces are pre-cut). Back wall is cast resin with real glass shelves, mirrored and lighted background, wainscoting, lighted garden scene with print, and fireplace (two electric lamps optional) you will be wiring in class. Two exterior prints and furniture kits are included!
You supply wood floor or carpet and accessories, 10" strip light also optional. Front arch can be finished with Duncan Granite Stone. Room opens by pulling up arched front, top slides out to back.
Living room has two French windows, sofa, side chair & coffee table. Dining room has one French door, table and six chairs.
When reregistering for workshop you must specify choice of Living room or Dining room. One half of workshop price due upon registering with balance due eight weeks prior to workshop start.
Furniture kits and pre-work will be mailed to you one month before class, plus material list. Furniture to be done at home.
This roombox will capture your imagination. This is an Amazing Quilt Shop which you will assemble (all pieces are pre-cut) in the workshop.
The Quilt Shop has two lighted design store windows, a door, three wooden fabric shelves, a two-section counter with pigeon hole fronts for displaying your goodies, a mezzanine full of knick-knacks, a wooden floor and two exterior prints. You will electrify the roombox as part of the workshop.
Optional lighting for fabric shelves and counter, and a 10" striplight will be available as well as Pass Disneyland.
You will need a scenic picture for the view through your window, and door. The front of the shop can be finished with Duncan Granite Stone. Resin panels as seen in photo are optional.
There will be many other optional items at the workshop (bolts, fabric, baskets, toys, patterns, shelves, books, tables, etc.) The Amazing Quilt Shop opens by pulling up arched front, top slides out to back. Prep-work and a complete material list will be sent six weeks prior to workshop.
This is a pure fun project! There is nothing like a full moon shining in your window and having a little pillow fight. This is a room that needs dolls and toys to give it personality and character.
In class you will assemble an attic room (all pieces are pre-cut), electrify the room with wall sconces, exterior lights and optional table lamps. The room has two resin windows, a door leading to a hallway, 2 built-in beds with floral frames and pieces that are custom designed and made especially for this project. The use of glass paint will allow the moon to shine from back lighting.
Included in this workshop are beds and patterns for dressing the beds, two night stands, and original prints for the exterior. Also included are components for the roombox and unique resin pieces. There is glass for the front of the room box to keep the display dust-free. The electrical components in the kit include: one (1) large terminal block, jumpers, hard wire, lights for the moon and hall.
Options: 10" strip light and flooring of your choice. Front arch can be finished with Duncan Granite Stone Paint, available at local craft supply stores in your area.
Rooms open by pulling up the arched front. Prep-work and complete material list will be sent one month prior to workshop.
Please join me in making this wonderful 1/2" Scale Gourmet Kitchen and Breakfast Nook. It will warm your heart and tantalize your taste buds! You can almost smell the warm pastries baking. There is a wonderful old style, lighted, brick cooking nook with cast resin AGA stove and lighted hood, plus a kitchen counter with sink, and two smaller cabinets with window between.
The opposite wall has optional long counter with cabinet above plus island with two stools. Breakfast nook has beautiful large fan window with view of garden or street (lit of course). Lights for hood and window scene are included. Optional cushioned corner bench, table and 2 chairs, and bakers rack.
All furniture is cast resin except stools and bakers rack (laser-cut). Kitchen counters are solid with no opening doors, upper cabinets have grilled doors to be glazed, furniture to be stained or painted.
The curved brick cooking nook is one piece of cast resin. Resin stove and hood are separate. Hood can be covered in copper or painted with metallic paint. Faux tile around bottom edge.
Your choice of two different prints for exterior walls in Winter or Summer included with kit. To keep cost down furniture for breakfast nook, kitchen island and second counter are not included in kit. Please understand the large castings included in this kit are very expensive. There is an optional 10" striplight, sconces for cooking nook and sconces or ceiling light for breakfast nook.
You will also need a scenic picture for the view through your breakfast nook window. You will need flooring or carpeting and paint or paper for walls. Front arch can be finished with Duncan Granite Stone.
Room opens by pulling up arched front, top slides out to back. Prep-work and a complete material list will be sent one month prior to workshop.