A quick post to share an exciting new purchase: an Arne Jacobsen-designed 1:16 couch made by Brio in the mid-1960s. In addition to being lovely to look at, it is heavy and quite surprisingly substantial for a somewhat small perch. This is one holy grail that I can now happily cross off my list!

While the upper level of my Citadel house is not necessarily the obvious location for this diminutive piece, I think it works. There is some sewing going on here, with a neat Re-ment machine, which I got as a blind box from Toy Tokyo. Lucky! This set is from 2006 and tricky to get; when you can find it, the price tends to be much, much more than the $7.99 I when that happens.

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Credits: Couch is by Brio; bench is a drawer pull; Barcelona chair and zigzag chairs are Reac; console is by Paris Renfroe; rug and Japanese pillow is by minimodernistas; sewing machine and basket by Re-ment; plant pot is Manor House Miniatures and plant is an aquarium plant; wall art includes charms and scrapbook paper from Michaels. Accessories are AG Minis, ELF Miniatures, Manor House Miniatures, and thrift store finds.

Re-ment: The retro sewing machine and basket are from Retro Electrical Appliances #7, and are good for 1:12.