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….

Fitted Triang Furniture

Some of the Triang Dolls houses came with various wooden pieces of furniture.  The bathroom with a wooden bath and sink. The kitchen could have a sink, dresser, cooker or range depending on age and style of house.  Of course most of the rooms had fireplaces.  These pieces of furniture are quite roughly made, with…

The Little House

The Princess Elizabeth dolls house was a copy of a Welsh cottage style playhouse which had been presented to the Princess on her sixth birthday in 1932, by the people of Wales.     The house was erected in the gardens of the Royal Lodge at Windsor Castle and was called ‘Y Bwthyn Bach’ which…

Curtains

Triang Windows are made of a metal square window frame with tabs to hold it into position on the house, they come in three colours brown, green and blue depending on the age of the house. Pre war houses normally have brown and cream windows, Post war green and white. The two opening window frames…

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…

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…