The Little Pink Mansion : The Nursery

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After doing all the groundwork on The Little Pink Mansion, it’s been awesome to actually get to do some pretty stuff -well, cute I suppose, not so much ‘pretty’. For some reason I feel the need to start at the top of a dollhouse and work my way down. I’ve no idea why. So once again, this room is at the top, in the attic.

After putting in the wall to create two bedrooms, this little room became the baby’s room.

The little cot was a second hand eBay find. It had a lovely floral mattress which I just covered with white fabric. The blue pillow came with the cot  but the gorgeous little panda cushion came from All Things Miniature. The blue pom pom rug is one that I made and formed the base of the room, as my daughter insisted it go into this room.

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The super cute artwork here came from One Tiny Tribe – it was a freebie that I just mini-afied. The black garland was leftover beads that I had lying around. Please ignore the delightful blobs of white-tac holding it up!

I love this little chair that I picked up from a miniatures fair. The darling D cushion is also from All Things Miniature (you can actually choose any letter you like to have stitched on it). The little bookshelf is from eBay – unfortunately the little books are glued in there but it still looks cute. The ‘wall art’ is just a few scrapbooking embellishments.

This cute little artwork is from Little Boom Prints on Etsy. Again, I just mini-afied it and made a frame (I’m getting much better at mitre corners thank goodness!). That white shelf you can see at the bottom is just made from balsa wood and then spray painted. I was pretty chuffed with how it turned out. Then there are all the lovely little toys that adorn the shelves. These came from eBay and a miniatures fair that I went to.

 

So that’s the nursery all done and dusted. It’s onto the little girl’s room now – finally some pink back in my life!

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The Little Pink Mansion : Beginnings

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And so another house begins….

This little beauty I got off Gumtree for the grand price of $20. It was filthy dirty, was missing two doors and was a bit roughed up inside. Unfortunately it was also missing a staircase and the one that it did have, was broken.

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You can see the lovely glue on the wall joins.

A few coats of paint, some paper flooring and wallpaper and voila!

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The flooring paper is an image from Shutterstock. I was leaning towards a white washed floor but my fussy customer (my 8 year old daughter) wanted these floors. Four trips to Officeworks to get them printed and they turned out pretty awesome. They were ModPodged on, which wasn’t great – definitely double sided tape works so much better. The black dot wallpaper is from MostlyMiniature and the roses were an image from Freepik that I turned into wallpaper.

After this, it was time to add some extra walls. On the attic level, I put in a wall so I could have a nursery and little girls room (at my daughter’s request of course!). This was just MDF board painted and glued in.

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Then it was putting in a wall to create a bathroom and hallway.

Before is on the left and after is on the right.

So the basics are done. Now on to the fun stuff!!!