Elvira: Mistress of the Dark House

I finally finished another one of my planned projects for miniature houses/objects from movies that were a big part of my childhood. This is an approximate replica of the house in Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, which I’ve always loved (though the sexual innuendo flew right over my head when I was a kiddo).


Stills of the house are hard to find, and scenes with the exterior are short, so I reviewed a minute of the movie a bunch of times while crafting to get colors as close as possible.

I used two wooden kits of the house from Psycho, which has a similar shape-and used the second kit to add on extra rooms and decor to more closely mimic the Elvira house. The awning was made with plastic, extra wood pieces, rick-rack, and a thick coating of spackle. And the whole house is basically superglue holding together tons of tiny wooden pieces, haha.



I’m super happy with it! I plan on adding little Easter eggs as I go on, but for now I’m happy with the shadow in the window, and I think it fits beautifully with my other houses (Addams and Coraline’s Pink Palace) on my buffet.


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These are just about the most delightful things I’ve seen in some time. I am such a huge fan of miniatures and these are amazing. <3 <3 <3

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I had no idea how small this was until I saw the last picture! What a wonderful collection!

You did a good job of mashing the two kits together.

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Amazing job replicating the house! And you’re building quite a Halloween village, too.

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I simply adore these.

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so cute!
I saw a youtube yesterday where they mashed together two Dollar Tree dollhouses to make a haunted mansion. I’m headed to DT today!

It’s at the beginning, you don’t have to watch the whole two hours. But I did. And took notes about stuff I’d like to find at DT.

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This is awesome! Well done.

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Wickedly wonderful! I, too, didn’t realize just how tiny until seeing the photo of it with it’s mates on your buffet!

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Stunning! These are amazing!

I am awed. And a wee bit jealous. :wink:

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Yes!!! Soooo coool!!! I think you nailed it. Love the shadow!!

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I would leave that up year round!

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Wow. I thought it was bigger because of all the detail. Smaller is harder! Amazing!!!

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:bat: :woman_vampire: :black_heart: Congratulations! Your spooktacular Elvira, Mistress of the Dark House is a Featured Project this week! :black_heart: :woman_vampire: :bat:

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This is fantastic!

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Fantastic! That is such clever, detailed work!!

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