Saturday, November 6, 2010

I'm Batty With Happiness!

I can't believe I was lucky enough to win a giveaway from Nina at The Tudor/Medieval/Jacobean/Queen Anne Dollhouse Project! What beautiful stuff she has!!

Check out the post here. I won the witchy one! I'll post more details and pictures later.

Thank you Nina!!


Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Goodies Galore!

Here are a few of the purchases I mentioned.

Ahh..the perfect little nook to curl up with a good book! "Leather" club chair from I lightly sanded it down to add some wear and take away the shiny appearance. Side table came from the old house. Mug of coffee from Hobby Lobby.

I bought a cute metal little bistro set from It was white and came with a "glass"-topped table and four chairs. The table and other 2 chairs will end up in the Villa- (double-duty-bonus!) White seemed too stark for the bookshop so I painted them green. I'm not sure if they will stay that way though- maybe brown? I'm also thinking of adding some "tiled" flooring to delineate the cafe area.

Bakery case also bought from I added some paint to darken it up a bit. Cherry pie and plates came from Hobby Lobby. Great cheap finds! How do you think my cookies look? Hoping to fill it up with more goodies soon!

Metal cash register (with working drawer) from Lamp swiped from the old house ;)

Monday, November 1, 2010

Blast From the Past

This past week I went back to my old stomping grounds. I was pleasantly surprised to find that my family had saved my daughter's old dollhouse.

As you can tell, it was a child's choice of colors :0! Red and orange exterior--wow! I never had the time to finish it properly (kids will do that to ya), but maybe one of these days. Possibly as a gift to a friend or as a charitable donation.. It has good bones, but it's a bit flimsy .

I think it is made by Duracraft. If anyone knows for sure I would love to know.