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Grimmauld Place Build

Marie Wendt is both an avid Harry Potter fan and a dedicated miniaturist, and had been waiting for the perfect project to present itself that would allow her to combine her two passions - luckily for us, she found it! No. 12 Grimmauld Place, from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, was the building Marie decided to recreate. The ancestral home of the Black family and the headquarters for the Order of the Phoenix, Grimmauld Place is full of dark corners and even darker secrets. You can explore Marie's magical miniature building here.

Ceilings for dining room and drawing room

Monday, September 15th, 2008
Ceilings for dining room and drawing room

This photo is representative of the aged and mildewed ceilings in Grimmauld Place.  I used a raised pattern real-life wallpaper and aged it with a...
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Inside the main panel door…

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
Inside the main panel door…

Here is the inside of the main door to the structure. The only portion of the door that hasn’t been finished is the basement kitchen...
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The dining room and entry hall…

Friday, September 19th, 2008
The dining room and entry hall…

Here are the beginnings of the entry hall and dining room. I still need to work on the wallpaper so that it appears to be...
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The front of Grimmauld Place…

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008
The front of Grimmauld Place…

And here is the front view of the structure as of Sept. 1st. There is still plenty of work to be done to the roof...
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The front door…

Thursday, September 25th, 2008
The front door…

Here is the front door. True to the story, there is trash strewn about along the sidewalk and front steps. I may add a few...
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