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!
I painted a thin sheet of cork, then cut it up into doll-size brick pieces to use as the flooring for the front porch I got this far "bricking" the front porch floor (above) before I realized my main adhesive (Liquid Nails) wasn't adhering the bricks to the painted plywood. Grr... The few bricks that … Continue reading Making a Faux Brick Floor for the Doll House Porch
I've been busy on the doll house all week. What I've been doing hasn't been all that visually interesting though! Priming, sanding, adding trim, sanding, staining, and more sanding. I finished the faux hardwood floors for the family room, dining room, and kitchen yesterday. I think my results are decent for the first time doing … Continue reading Creating Faux Hardwood Floors in the Doll House
We did more detail work today on the doll house: added the roofadded detachable steps to the front porch (nevermind the mostly naked doll)added a railing to the front porch. I found a small fall wreath that's the perfect size for our front door. I'll install the front door once it's painted. I cannot wait … Continue reading Doll House Build: More Details