We are using the IKEA Duktig doll bed for our dolls. My girls painted them to coordinate with the doll bedding. We also made night stands using this tutorial. A couple of years ago, I made the bedding set above for my middle daughter. It's really quite fun to make doll quilts since the reward … Continue reading Picking Fabrics for Doll Bedding
I find it interesting to see the work spaces of people who create and craft things with their hands. I have been building the doll house in the garage. For awhile, the doll house construction zone took over two spots in our three car garage. Now that I am finished with the bottom floor, the … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Building a Doll House
Three quarters of the second floor flooring is done. I initially wanted a pickled finish for the plywood "plank" floor but it turned into a true white wash (plus a gray wash) and the wood grain isn't visible anymore. Now it's more like a painted varied-width plank floor which I am happy with. I especially … Continue reading Doll House: 2nd Floor Finishes
The first floor "finish-out" is done and it's ready to be carried upstairs! The play room where it will end up inside is fairly small, so I took pictures of it outside. I have no idea how much it weighs, but I don't think it's going to be easy to take it up a flight … Continue reading Doll House: 1st Floor/Done!
Nevermind Gabby's scruffy look... she's a miniature schnauzer way overdue for a haircut. This puppy of ours may love the doll beds more than the dolls. If we are in the doll room, Gabby is with us. She doesn't settle for sleeping on the hard floor but makes room for herself on the comfiest of … Continue reading Our Dolls’ Favorite Dog