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Upcycled Porch table
A neighbor was getting rid of this years ago and passed it on our way. It had some wear and tear even back then but now... now it was just looking so shabby... I got the kids help on some of the muscle work. :) UCK! this is underneath... We peeled most everything off and got this... The deeper you dug with this wood the yuckier it got.. Just look what happened with the sanding.. Some of the wood almost seemed as though it had just had enough... Sooo... I sanded deeper and painted it white.
Most tutorials of what we went through fixing this awesome dollhouse up have already been posted. If you missed them, you can find them here; http://whatknots.net/blog/dollhouse-remodel-railing-fix http://whatknots.net/blog/dollhouse-remodel-checkered-bathroom-floor http://whatknots.net/blog/dollhouse-remodel-swing-updo http://whatknots.net/blog/dollhouse-remodel-beaded-doors What I didn't make a full tutorial of and post was the warped third floor of the bedroom and decks... That awful, awful
Dollhouse Remodel - Beaded Doors
One of the last few details added to the house. I just had to. The house was for my little girls. They needed beaded doors in the bedroom. Again, this was a project that turned out to be very, very simple.... as soon as I decided how I wanted to go about doing it. I started to put holes directly into the wood under the top of the door but, the wood did not seem to like that so, I backed off. In the end, I decided to glue picture hangers to each side of the top of the doors and hang a small
Dollhouse Remodel - Swing Updo
oi.. the swing on this dollhouse... From what I could tell, looking up what sort of dollhouse I had found, this is how the original swing comes.... :/ it's just shameful to charge people so much for something so useless. lol Something needed to be done... :) First, this swing needed new string to hang from. I started to do some fancy macramé but the twine I chose was pretty fringy and you could hardly make out the design. It just seemed like a waste to spend so much time knotting the tiny,