Thursday, June 12, 2014

:: Team Tudor-Doll House Progress


I haven’t had one minute to devote to Doll Houses lately. 

But a few weeks ago, when there was a bit of a slower pace around here.  I snapped a few pictures of some of the progress taking place in the TUDOR style doll house.

I thought I’d show you a few of them.  I told you about the shopping trip I’d made to Dollar Tree and the great finds they had there—you can read ~Crazy for my New Hobby ~here

 Bath tub 1

I transformed the tub with a white paint pen and silver paint pen. However, after I painted the claw feet that were ‘gold’ with the silver paint pen…the feet transformed to a bronze-ish color.  I like it!

bathtub 2 and tile floor

The tub is streaked and looks very aged—not pristine, as though it were a brand new tub.  I like it so much now, it sort of has a ‘vintage –slipper- tub –look’ to it.

I also took some time out with Lil’ Bree

Paint Team Tudor 1

and we used our inspiration photo to spread some paint around.

green tudor inspiration for doll house

We are NOT finished with the exterior—but it’s coming along nicely.

Paint color ORIGINAL Paint- from blue to gree

Her favorite color is green; a girl after my own heart!  We are both pleased with the color (naturally, I didn’t snap a picture of the green finish!)

I also used a tongue depressor and created a replacement window ledge. It will get some paint later.(you may notice, the house did get a complete paint job—just no picture) Really, that is how it is when you paint with a 5 year old!

Paint- window ledge 

I STILL haven’t glued the stair rails in yet…

stair railing -stiles-

Still working out the ‘slant’ of the hand rail.  I did glue the floor in place and stain it… have I shown that to you ?  I can’t remember!

Just looking at the photos in my file—I can see,I HAVE NOT! Seeing the floor here in the above picture reminds me that I have actually glued that floor down and stained it. But I can’t for the life of me find the pictures.

Hmmm… well, I guess I can save all that for next time,then!


Til next time, Be Blessed!


Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. ~James 1:17


NanaDiana said...

I LOVE what you have done there, Pat. It looks just great and I love that you have such a good little "helper". Hope you got my earlier email. I am off to bed here-it was a LONG day and I got about 3 hours sleep last night.
Can't wait to see more! That stair rail looks like a project!!! xo Diana

Weekend-Windup said...

The house looks very cute and small. Congrats for your little helper to make your work easier. Still you have lot of works to go. Keep going!

Diane said...

Like the new green color!

Kathy Felsted Usher said...

It's coming along nicely!

The Boston Lady said...

I love the new color. I'm a green girl, myself. This is fun watching it progress! Ann

My Repurposed Life said...

awww, what fun! and to have someone to share it with? so much better!

everything is looking great Patricia!

ps am I still a no-reply blogger? I just made a change... hoping it took!