Princess Entrance Hall

The entrance hall in this house has been the most frustrating room I have ever done. As I wanted to keep the orininal staircase, I covered each step with lolly stick planks.  Using double side tape, so as not to damage the stairs underneath.  As you can see the height of each step is uneven….

My Triang Restoration

Restoration – Below are links to the various Triang Dolls Houses I have restored with a few little tips and lots of pictures. Many of these dolls houses are well past there play by date, some just looking for a lick of paint and a freshen up, others had problems with wood worm and water…

Triang Princess 2

TRIANG PRINCESS 2 Description of the Princess 2 from the 1939 catalogue: ‘[Not illustrated.] Larger model. Four rooms. Five electric lights. Bathroom with dummy bath, kitchen with dummy sink and gas stove. Garage with opening doors. Otherwise similar to No.1’ 47.5 inches [119 cms] wide 18 inches [45 cms] deep 31.5 inches [78 cms] high Description of…

Triang No.77

TRIANG NO.77 Triang No.77 – This is my next challenge, quite a big one I think, very basic only a wooden carcass no fittings apart from 4 window frames and garage doors to work with. I have had this house for a while, I bought it from a carboot sale for £10, it has been…

Triang No.24

TRIANG NO.24 From 1939 Catalogue: ‘Wonderful value.  Imitation half timbered gable.  Metal-framed windows with curtains, imitation shutters, tiled roof and brick front with spacious balcony.  Four rooms and staircase.  Front hinged to open in two places.’ [4029] 22 inches [56 cms]wide inches [ cms] deep 22 inches [56 cms] high This model was produced between…

No.61 Conversion

Triang No.61 Conversion – It was described as a vintage dolls house in the auction catalogue, I just could not resist and went along to see what was on offer, could it be a long lost Triang Dolls house. In amongst old dusty furniture, books and decorative china on a rickety old bookcase sat a…

Triang No.62

TRIANG No.62   27 inches [68cms] wide 11 inches [28 cms] deep 17 inches [43 cms] high This house approximately dates to 1950, it has straight beams on the gables, and green and white windows. Triang No.62 – This is the latest addition to my collection, a bit of a squeeze in the shed, but…

Triang No.61 with Window Box

TRIANG NO.61 [with window box]   Description from the 1939 Catalogue: [no window box shown in catalogue] ‘A larger house with built-in garage, two large rooms [with electric wall lights]. metal framed windows, tiled sun porch, steps and dummy shrubs. Grey-tiled roof Now greatly improved with addition of window boxes’ [4052] 19 inches [48 cm] wide…

Triang No.50

Triang No.50 – This is my new house to restore, it has more work to do on it than I first thought.   The roof needs replacing as the card roof has been replaced with plywood.   I am not sure if the hinges are original, but the wood has split and needs repairing.   I…

Triang No.65

TRIANG NO.65 26 inches [65 cms] wide 11.5 inches [29 cms] deep 21 inches [52.5 cm] high This house was probably produced between 1964 and 1968 Triang No.65 – Well I had to reorganise the Shed as I have a new dollshouse to restore, and here it is: It is in a bit of a…