Even before I finished painting the exterior of the Keeper’s House, I was trying to learn how to sand dollhouse clapboard siding. Lots of fuzz, wood grain and who knows what was still stuck in the paint.
Archives for May 2019
Part two of me building the Keeper’s House. Lots of mistakes to share.
Surprise! I didn’t build today, I painted. But, I learned a lot!
Part 2 of what happened the first time I tried to build a dollhouse.
Part 1 of my first attempt at building dollhouses.
I didn’t really know much of anything about staining wood of any size. I’ve never done it! Thus, began the “how to stain small pieces of wood” quest.
What happened when I started to build this thing!
Unboxing a dollhouse kit isn’t like unboxing your new phone. There are so many pieces to tally!
I took a deep dive into glue to figure out what is the best glue for dollhouses and learn why I need to use different glues for different situations.
When it was time to paint my dollhouse I had to figure out what the best paint for dollhouses is. Not an easy task. It’s not like painting my actual house, which has drywall, wood, and other surfaces. The dollhouse I’m painting is plain old wood.