Monday, March 11, 2019

Swan Ridge - Furnished Custom Dollhouse

I've finished furnishing Swan Ridge for Barbara.
This house is covered in dried flowers and real greenery. No plastic.
I found the chairs and tables at Hobby Lobby.They are part of a set with a bench. So I bought 2 sets to have 2 chairs.
 I love bunting. I think it makes any house look so festive and romantic.  The 2 windows are the type that slide open.
 This little mailbox was the last piece I made for the house. The porch was just missing something. You can see a tutorial for the mailbox here: mailbox
 I use a thick canvas material used to make drop-clothes to make all the rugs.
The house is 18” across x 18 1/2 tall without the chimney. It’s 12 1/4” deep plus a  4” porch.



 I made the chairs, table, mantel, pillows, rug, flowers and chandelier.
 The table was a buffet that came with a broken leg. So I transformed it into a halltree with a real chalkboard.

 The kitchen has a very vintage vibe.
 I made the sink from scratch as well as the stove and hood,  and the table.

This fridge was actually part of a basic kitchen set from Hobby Lobby. I had not used the fridge because it looked hideous. It was a rectangle box.  All it took was rounding off all the corners and edges.  I added a couple of trim pieces and the word love(jewelry finding). I painted it a soft robin egg blue and glossed it heavily.
Upstairs is the bedroom and bath.
 I painted the tub bottom half in a mat cream color.



 Made a bed all messy and cozy. There is also a bench and nightstand.


I hoped you enjoyed your tour of this little cottage!
hugs,

20 comments:

  1. Barbara will be very happy with this beautiful cottage, Caroline!!! So many details... Love it!

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  2. Someone is going to be very lucky to get this piece! It’s wonderful!!! ❤️

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  3. Love the whole thing, but my fav is the kitchen! Reminds me of our vintage lake cottage kitchen- LOVE that fridge! Also, the details on the curtains in the bedroom are adorable! ;)

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  4. Love it!! Your houses are always so beautiful and cozy.

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  5. Do you have a tutorial for the sink?

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  6. Enchanting! The furniture is so delicate. Love the atmosphere in this house, so cozy.

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous,lucky Barbara ❤

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous,lucky Barbara ❤

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  9. MARAVILLOSA!!!! Cómo me gustaría hacerme pequeña y poder recorrerla!!! ♥

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  10. Great project - I love the color palette

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  11. beautiful,please may I move in ?

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  12. Es preciosa y adorable por dentro, y me encanta la entrada !!!!!

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  13. En of ik genoten heb je bent knappert die alles maken kan lieve groetjes Daniëlle

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  14. BEAUTIFUL! It is stunning. I love it all. All the small little accessories really pushed it over the edge. Love everything about it. Great job

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  15. Hi Caroline,
    i haven't been blogging for a long while but I did today and came upon your beautiful, stunning doll house. I love everything about it, the furnishings, and the outside decor. You are one amazing and talented person. I hope all is well with you. So good to see your work and say hi. Take care and love!
    Diane@babiesbridesandlavender xo

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  16. Wow wow wow what a beautiful house!
    groetjes van Marijke

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  18. Can you do a tutorial on your rugs. Do you use acrylic on canvas and are your designs freehand. How do you make the fringe. I love love love everything you do. Thank you

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