I have completed the French Cafe.
This had to look like an old building in the Paris area. I love that the awning came out with a dip in the middle. It has a total antique effect!
I loaded the roof shingles with rust and white stuff. I don't know what the white stuff is. Mold? Age? Bird droppings? LOL! It just looks right.
Guess what's in the box.
It's the chandeliers battery and switch.
This is number 27. I don't know why 27. Just looked cute. I had these wood ovals left over from a kit. I don't remember what from. But they are perfect as street numbers.
I antiqued the entire outside and inside with a rosewood stain. It's a water based wood stain with a lot of red in it. I smear it on with my fingers and I get a nice warm aged look.
19 3/4" tall x 19" across x 13" deep
The inside is 17" tall x 17 3/4" across x 9 3/4" deep
Camille gets his one. Thanks Camille! : )
The French Cafe came out so nice. I can just picture this in gay Paree! I love it! Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!ReplyDelete
Bonjour Caroline, it came out great, you really gave it the appearance of an very old French building.ReplyDelete
I love it !!!!
Hugs Mieke xxx
Tu cafe frances es todo un exito, seguro que sera famoso.ReplyDelete
Me encantan tus explicaciones porque hacen que me vaya aprendiendo algo cada vez que te visito.
...every little "doll house" you make, i feel as though i could move right in ~ReplyDelete
this french cafe is tre magnific!!!
Esta quedándote genial, estoy deseando seguir viendo más.ReplyDelete
It's wonderful!! You've totally captured the right look.ReplyDelete
Fntastico y perfecto.Besos¡¡¡ReplyDelete
Gorgeous! Yes, I do believe bird droppings would be appropriate in Paris! You have done a fabulous job creating this shop! Every detail is full of imagination.ReplyDelete
Whoever gets it will be extremely fortunate! :-)ReplyDelete
Enchanting little French cafe. I love, love the little curtains with the white polka dots. Another winner, Caroline!ReplyDelete
aaawwwwww.......=) Another cutie!ReplyDelete
I have real mold on my dollhouse :) and it just about look like your effect :). Agree that the white makes it look right ! I am leaving the eaten part white as well for mine :)ReplyDelete
So Charming! Love the colour!ReplyDelete
Awwwww this is too cute! :) xReplyDelete
Perfect!!! It is so fun to watch your progress :)ReplyDelete
The Cafe is gorgeous! Congratz! ;)ReplyDelete
It`s fabulous - wonderful colors!ReplyDelete
Es precioso, me encanta ese aire envejecido y decadente y la araña es una pasada. Mis felicitaciones.ReplyDelete
you have the hands of an angel!!!ReplyDelete
Love it! Love anything FRENCH! Plus, I especially love your little topiaries and the curtains. And I just read the comment above mine... Mariel is so right: you have the hands of an angel!!!!!!ReplyDelete