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
We finished the shell of the third floor today. We also discovered that, with the wheels, the dollhouse will top out at 6'8". Me thinks we need three step stools! It's so darn hot -- the "feels like" temp is 105° -- so we are calling it quits for today. Tomorrow is the last day … Continue reading Doll House: Third Floor!
It's coming along! We got the second floor walls up and dowels placed. Missing from the picture/structure are the square support poles that will go in each corner. The walls on the second floor are somewhat floating with very little support (they are attached to the floor with screws from underneath). Typically, this wouldn't be … Continue reading Doll House: Second Floor!