Sunday, June 3, 2012

Dollhouse Renovating

This weekend, I finally got around to picking up work on the dollhouse again. (This was an op shop find from last year).

I managed to get about half of the front facade properly clean. Not a huge achievement, but a step in the right direction.


It was pretty slow going, a job tackled with a toothbrush and elbow grease. You can see how well the timber is coming up on the upper wall here...


Parts of it are unbelievably filthy, like the side porch here. I haven't made it to that part yet. Yuck.


I was hoping I wouldn't have to paint the exterior but I think I may have been kidding myself. A coat of white enamel will really make a difference... once we get to that stage, anyway. There's plenty of hours of toothbrush-scrubbing to go first.

Once outside is done, there's inside to work on... Did I mention how big a job this is?


I've heard there's a dollhouse shop in Brisbane too, I can't wait to go and have a look around and start picking out a few bits and pieces for the interior. 


  1. That dollshouse is amazing- what a find! Looking forward to seeing what you do with it. Are they really tiny window boxes? sigh. melx

  2. What a sweet dollhouse! Such great little details. It will look fantastic with a little nip and tuck :)

  3. Oh my, I am so jealous!! What a stunning find, tedious work scrubbing but will come up beautifully. Can't wait to see the end product one day x


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