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The paint I used for distressing  my dollhouse furniture was Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint, there are other makes available, but this is the one my local DIY store sells. For the Coffee Table, I am going to use, Mustard [yellow] for the basecoat and Belgrave [blue] for the top coat. First of all I cleaned the piece of furniture…

Princess Kitchen

PRINCESS KITCHEN I have had a few thoughts about how to decorate and furnish this house. Furnishing with Triang furniture would just be impossible as the rooms are so big, and the furniture would look so small. I want to make it lived in with lots of bit and bobs around, as if someone has…

Kitchen Table [Green]

PRINCESS KITCHEN TABLE This is a table I have chosen for my Triang Princess Dolls house. It is probably not the style I would have chosen but the height against the kitchen units is about right. The table I liked was the same height as the kitchen units, but I felt that a lower one…

Distressed Kitchen Base Units

KITCHEN BASE UNITS The rooms in this house are quite big, so it is not a good idea to use Triang furniture. So I am going to furnish each room in 12th scale furniture. I have various pine kitchen base units, to use in the Kitchen of my Triang Princess Doll House.   I want to make each piece individual…

Kitchen Sink Unit

Kitchen Sink The white porcelain kitchen sink I bought originally had black metal legs. I wanted to make a wooden stand for it, but my woodwork skills are not that good, so I altered a table and a small kitchen unit. I removed two of legs at one end of the table and the table…

Chest of Drawers

CHEST OF DRAWERS This was a lovely chest of drawers to work on, and was the first piece I completed.  A lot of it was trial and error as rubbing the top layer of paint needed a gentle touch, unlike working on a full size piece of furniture. The paint I used was Rust Oleum Chalky Finish.  The chest of drawers was…