Archive for the 'Dollhouse Diary' Category

Getting Primed!

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

One step closer to the fun stuff! Every room in the house, except for the Sunny C room, has been primed with gesso and prepared for new fabulousness. I continue to find more items from the thrift and antique stores. The table and rocker are donated by Mark’s Aunt. They were hers when she was [...]

Sunny C Room

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The Sunny C room bedroom is dedicated to my sis, who’s favorite color is yellow. I thought these glasses I found looked adorable in the room! Gotta get them to Ellie! I was able to keep the flower wallpapered accent wall in this room by sealing it with gloss medium. I slightly altered the other [...]

Teal Tutu and Sofa

Friday, October 19th, 2012

She has arrived! Ellie Dawn Ensslin has officially joined the family and will eventually inherit this crazy house creation! It won’t be for many, many years, since the place will not be child proof and, heck, I want to play with it for a while! But someday it will be hers and I hope she [...]

Demolition

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

First thing to do with any remodeling project is to get a sense for the scope of the project. Cleaning always helps you find issues that were hidden under dirt or disguised by a feature. I planned to start with a little vinegar and some q-tips, just a gentle cleaning to get the 30-plus years [...]

I Love Lundby!

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Dolls and dollhouses have always held a special place in my heart. Not only did I have the typical play-with-dolls girlhood, the child therapist I went to used dolls and dollhouses helped me work through some very intense feelings while my parents underwent their divorce. I still use dolls and characters as a a creative [...]