Retro Bureau

I had a couple of these bureau/desks with opening flap, so I thought I would have a play around with one of them. I was undecided of the colour paint to use, so random it would be.  Just selecting colours whether they matched or not.  As the chalk paint colours are mainly pastel shades, they…

How To ….

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…

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…

Kitchen Accessories

KITCHEN SHELF I thought I would have a rummage around in my spare bits and pieces box, to see if I could find anything wooden to paint.  I found this little wooden kitchen shelf, complete with tools. I painted a base coat of light blue and a top coat of clotted cream chalk paint. Then painted…