Looking at all I’ve got left to do, I was going to assemble the window, finish painting the stairs, and paint the door.
I’ve been working on the wood floors for the Keeper’s House. And the first floor is done! Kind of. Sort of. Not exactly.
I decided to forge ahead with the balsa wood floors. Why? I had a feeling it was going to take quite a bit of time to get them done.
As much as I enjoy building the dollhouse, there are all sorts of tiny details that keep popping up. Things that I never realized mattered. Or, I didn’t realize how much they mattered.
What I like about building miniature dollhouses is that I can change my mind as I go. What I hate about building miniature dollhouse is that I can change my mind as I go.
I finally had a chance to repaint the window pieces. Short version: I am very happy I did it. Long version: during the process, I wasn’t so sure.
I decided to take a break from building to do more planning. Building a dollhouse from scratch takes thoughtful planning.You can’t just wing this stuff.
I shoulda stuck with my original plan and stained the window trim instead of painted it. I made so many newbie mistakes finishing off that window (PS, it’s still technically not done). But, I’m not mad. Well, I’m annoyed, but not mad. I learned a lot (which I love). So, next time, I won’t make […]
After I dry fit the window frame, I had to paint the parts. This is what happened when I panted small wood trim pieces.
In my attempt to assembly and dry fit the window trim, I learned that best practices are “best” for a reason.