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The Dolls House Emporium Brings Some Miniature Middle-Earth Magic to Derbyshire

August 3, 2010 at 6:29 pm by xoanon  - 

When Maddie Chambers from Derbyshire started her college project over a year ago, we’re sure she never expected it to generate so much interest. Asked to create a toy for an ‘Importance of Play’ module, Maddie instinctively turned to her passion – The Lord of the Rings – for inspiration, and more specifically the Hobbit hole home of Bilbo. “I read the Hobbit when I was around ten years old and was instantly hooked. My Grandma then lent me her copies of The Lord of the Rings and I became completely lost in the amazing story and complex world of Middle-Earth,” explains Maddie. “When we were asked to make a toy as part of our college course, I immediately thought of Bilbo Baggins and Bag End and set about re-creating it. However, I am a perfectionist and what began as a simple hill with a front door, has become a six-roomed house complete with furniture, accessories and a vegetable patch!” More..

Posted in Creations, Fans on August 3, 2010 by