Friday, July 23, 2010

Remember that dollhouse from a few weeks ago?

A few weeks ago I was out junking with Amy when we spotted this dollhouse.

My original plan was to use it to house office supplies, but it ended up being far too big for that use.

Last week I started having some ideas about this house. Ideas involving color, furniture and a family kept creeping into my head so when David asked me what I wanted for my birthday I had my answer.

Dollhouse furniture! I chose unpainted, simple furniture so that I could paint them based upon my whims.

Today while the girls were at camp I spent a few hours working on it.

This is the master bedroom. I want to move in. Is that so wrong?

The pictures on the wall and the book at the foot of the bed were clearance aisle scrapbook embellishments. I fell in love with them completely.

This bed and nightstand came painted. They were so sweet and perfect for the baby's room. Kitty likes to sleep there and shed.

Isn't that mixer adorable? That hutch was .99 at Michaels. I painted it green and put it with the kitchen set.

This project is so fun and relaxing. I love playing in it arranging it and then leaving it alone for a bit to see what the children do with it.

Lily spends a lot of time at the dollhouse. She hums while she plays with the dolls. Some songs I know, others she makes up. I listen from the next room, pretending to not notice my daughter while she is lost in the play which has absorbed children since the dawn of time.


Make believe.

Childhood bliss.


Pom Pom said...

How adorable! I want to live in it, too! Oh Sara, you are SO fun!

Christine@OrigamiMommy said...

This is darling! You are so talented!!!!!

Julie said...

This is a perfect outlet for when you aren't decorating your own house. I can't wait till you put in the dead bird in the vent and the dog puke/poop messes. Then it will be authentic! I like the baby's room best.

Cheryl said...

This makes me giggle for so many reasons. All of themm good.


Left-Handed Housewife said...

I have often thought of getting a dollhouse and decorating it--and now I'm further inspired. How fun! How fabulous! And I love what you've done with it. Quite marvelous!


Pom Pom said...

I had to come back and look at your little house again. It's such a happy sight!

Lisa said...

Really love it! I can see why you want a blue room and looks awesome with the red!
Hugs, Lisa