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Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Taft General Store dollhouse - Days 11 to 18

Hi everyone!

I forgot to blog! SHAME on me! SHAME!!!!!
I was off my mojo this past weeks but I did a lot too. This post is going to be very picture heavy.

I added Glass tiles to the 3rd floor bathroom in a 'pattern'.



The bedroom was bamboo sticks sanded so the 'veins' would pop-up:



Thin limestone tiles on the second floor. A bamboo stick was added so the dividing wall could be glued in place.






Wallpaper (bege) on the ground floor:







Second floor window trimmings glued in place



Ground floor diving wall:



Made a patterned window with transparent glass tiles:




Changed the front door:



Back window with 'glass' in place:


Made a sky light window for the little room in the back:


View from nside:


In the little room I made the floor with, again, glass tiles



Now I'm cutting thick limestone tiles to cover the exterior facade(is that the right word?)
I already cut myself twice....
But it will be worth it!
Later!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

The Taft General Store dollhouse - Days 04 to 10

Hello, my good people!

I forgot to update my blog... BAD ME, BAD!
I did lots of things and now I'm choosing floors... Choices are mean!
But ANYWAY, here what I had done:

I glued the strips of the door side panels in place (although I decided to discard that later on):


I added the roof trimmings:


I made a third floor with cardboard, mansard style roof:



Roof was up!:









Front-ish roof was up:



 The open back trimmings were added:



Testing the best placement for the second floor inner wall :


I ended choosing this one:


I unglued the front-ish roof so I could cut the staircase head-gap (?):


And I added a little window for the bathroom in the third floor:


The hard work to make a spiral staircase from scratch was painful:






 The front door was taped in place and the little window seats glued so I could make the floor templates:


The 'glass' tiles on the front entrance was taped so they are not damaged:


My choice for the ground floor, two kinds of glass tile:
 

I did try some tiles for the exterior, but I didn't have enough tiles to finish the front. If I find more of the same thin ones I'll do it.
What do you think? YEY or NEY:


I also added the third floor' inner wall:


And now I'm cutting popsicle sticks for the second floor (hall/living area and kitchen/dinning are). For the third floor I think I'll use tiles on the bathroom and wood for the bedroom area.

That's all for now,
Cheers!