Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Jen's Cottage- Pink!

I have been working on Jen's Cottage. This house is cut out of a sheet of wood from the hardware store. It's an original design.
 I sketched the house down on my notebook about month ago. It's gone through some little changes, like the addition of a wrap around porch. 
I've done the porch floor.  The roof will probably be put on after I paint. 
I've painted 2 rugs and some artwork for the interior. I also finished some pillows for the bed.
The roof is on and the upstairs chandelier in place.
The siding is on the exterior.  Now it's time to paint.

Finally, a pink house!  Thanks Jen for going for it!  This is going to be the sweetest house I've ever made.


27 comments:

  1. Интересная интрига!
    Мне нравится розовый цвет. С нетерпением буду ждать завершение проекта. А кто там будет жить? Принцесса?
    С наилучшими пожеланиями из России. Елена.

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  2. Hi Caroline,
    Looks like the beginning of another adorable dollhouse.
    Love the shade of pink...........can't wait to see what you
    do with it. It will be fabulous as always, I am sure!

    Wow, you did have a lot of great things happen in
    2013, and maybe they be tripled in 2014....can't
    wait to hear about the next adventure..........

    Your a sweetie, and I appreciate you so much.
    You not only do great dollhouses, but you are a great young lady...............

    Have a Beautiful New Year with Lizzie,
    Nellie

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  3. Another adorable little home! Love the table cloth:)

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  4. Nice design and size Caroline. I look forward to seeing how you finish it and what you do with the porch area.

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  5. it's also going to be the cutest too :)

    Hugs
    Marisa

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  6. Hola Caroline, primero quiero desearte feliz año y darte las gracias por tus amables comentarios.
    Siempre estoy deseando ver tus nuevos proyectos porque me gustan todas tus casas y esta en rosa es muy bonita.
    Un abrazo.

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  7. Hi Caroline, what a sweet and cozy little house :)
    I love the colors you used, and the painted rug looks beautiful.
    I´m looking forward to see how you finish it, it is always a surprise :)

    Hugs Mieke xxx

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  8. Full on pink... will have to show this one to my niece!! Looking adorable...
    Alison x

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  9. I'd go for a pink house too! This cottage is darling! I especially like the siding on the second floor--wow! xo Jennifer

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  10. Such a cute little house and I love that pink! Looking forward to seeing it all done!

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  11. Wow you work fast. Weren't you just on vacation at the beach? *smile: Well, I think it will be the best too!

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    1. Thank you Donna! You are always so supportive.♥

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  12. Wow what a pretty little house! Small and compact. It already looks sweet and comfy!
    Hugs, Drora

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  13. It's already wonderful sweet, so girly. I will love to se more.
    Hugs
    Wyrna

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  14. с новым годом!!!!!! Удачи вам с новыми проектами!!!! и почаще нас радуйте своими работами))))))
    Hugs
    Ksandra

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  15. Dear Caroline, I just love the house, it is sooo pretty in pink! Since this is not from a kit, but made from scratch, could you explain how the construction of the house is made? Is it enough only to glue them together? This is sooo cute, I love it!

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    1. Hi Ebru! I just get a sheet of thin plywood from the hardware store. I cut out my design. This one needed to be taller so I could have a nice space for the bedroom. I cut out the windows and doors. Then I do hot glue it. The thing is that my hot glue is for wood and I use the hotter professional hot glue gun. We made a mistake on a previous house and tried to pull it apart. It was impossible. This stuff really sticks! If your glue is not quite as strong you can use a staple gun for such thin plywood. If I use MDF I nail it together. But usually hot glue is enough. Especially if you are not shipping your houses. Try out gluing a couple of pieces of leftover wood together to test out your hot glue gun's performance. Great question Ebru!
      hugs♥,
      Caroline

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  16. Het is weer een prachtig huis geworden en een prachtige kleur lieve groetjes Danielle

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  17. HI Caroline! I love that the exterior of the house is Pink! I love pink in miniatures! Of course the color pink is very girly and so it is Perfect for this little cottage which is very feminine and Very pretty! :D

    elizabeth

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  18. This is a totally sweet pink house : )
    Yay!
    And from scratch too! That is amazing. I love every bit! I will be back to watch how she comes along.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  19. This is going to be a very sweet house!
    Geneviève

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  20. I just found your blog through Pinterest! Cute idea!!

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  21. Me encanta tu nueva casa y estoy deseando ver más avances.

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