April 18, 2021

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Beauty Made Perfect

Dollhouse more substantial than Barbie’s grandfather builds granddaughter’s dream house

About 30 yrs back Joseph Tomasello constructed his daughter a blue dollhouse, now he’s back to building, making a much larger far more comprehensive one for his 13-year-old granddaughter.

“It truly is close to being a actual residence, just a small compact,” reported Tomasello, 74.

The new 3-tale project, a reproduction of a Beacon Hill house native to Boston, stands at more than 3-ft-significant with seven rooms, a winding staircase, hallways, a kitchen and bathrooms which Tomasello and his granddaughter Samantha O’Connell created alongside one another.

“The a single he developed for my mom when she was more youthful, I do not know why but I favored it a lot,” O’Connell claimed. “So I asked him to make me 1 as well. A even bigger a person.”

The original dollhouse created for Laurel O’Connell sits in a room in Tomasello’s Collierville home completely ready for his granddaughter to play with when she visits.