So, in searching high and low for an ugly dollhouse to make beautiful, I found an awesome opportunity for one in a local Facebook Flea Market/Trade/Swap/Sell Group I belong to. I couldn't believe it! So, Monday morning I drove over and picked it up, only to discover the picture which made me think oh, that'll fit in my car, it won't take up too much space...to learn it is … [Read more...] about I Found an Ugly Dollhouse to Makeover!!!
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I haven't made any huge leaps and bounds on the farmhouse project the past few days, but Monday night we glued together the pieces of the foundation, then I waited 24 hours to paint, and today we attached it to the house! Here's a picture: Yes, that's a bottle of Mountain Dew weighing it down! I don't drink pop very often...but this came in handy for weighing down the … [Read more...] about Mini Farmhouse Project: The Foundation!
I made a ton of progress on the dollhouse this weekend, so very excited! Now we're waiting for glue to dry and tomorrow I hope to do a little more! I also learned QUITE A LOT about dollhouse assembly and prep work and construction so will share what I've learned and what mistakes I made. Note: I am pretty sure professional dollhouse enthusiasts will cringe at some of my … [Read more...] about Mini Farmhouse Project: Prep and Painting
Today I was pleasantly surprised to see our UPS driver bring me this GIGANTIC box. Surely it couldn't be my dollhouse, right? I just ordered it a few days ago and the website clearly said 7-14 days for shipping and handling. Well sure enough - it WAS the dollhouse! So excited and impressed with the fast shipping! So excited, I couldn't wait to open it up! And so, let me … [Read more...] about Mini Farmhouse Project – The Kit is HERE!!!
I'm so excited! Today my lifelong dream of owning a farmhouse comes real. Of course, it's in 1:12 inch scale and not an actual real life sized farmhouse to live in, but that's OK. And some assembly is required ;) I bought the Real Good Toys Vermont Farmhouse Jr. Dollhouse Kit today and I cannot wait for it to get here! My Dad already volunteered he would help me assemble it, … [Read more...] about My Mini Farmhouse: Day 1