Monday, October 8, 2012

Music in a Tiny House

Vinyl enthusiast that I am, I could not resist this Phoenix Miniatures portable gramophone. The kit called for brown and black paint, but come on...brown and black? Boring! I used some leftover glossy white paint instead.

When I was still a young girl, gazing with envy at the perfect miniature worlds pictured in Caroline Hamilton's book "Decorative Dollhouses", I marveled at the electrification of Ms. Hamilton's houses - and at the fact that, through the clever use of a microchip, she'd managed to add music to her miniature Duke of York pub as well. I wished I could do something like that.

Well...I did.

Between modern technology and a little re-purposing, I found a way to wire my house for sound. It's fully installed, it works, and anyone can do it. I'll detail the method used and materials necessary in a future post.

Stay tuned...

1 comment:

  1. Wired for sound??? That is amazing, well done!!

    I just love your little portable record player, its very retro and there is nothing like music to add atmosphere!