Sunday, March 8, 2009

New furniture

Finally the rooms are starting to look a little more finished. Here is a picture of an unfinished hutch that I painted, antiqued and filled. I handpainted most of the minis inside, except for the silver teaset (which is mostly hidden). The bottom shelf will have some linen, but I have not made that yet.



This shows the whole dining room. I am not sure I like the chairs though. They might get changed later.



I made a screen for the bedroom, based on the one in Lea Frisoni's book. I think it's quite cute but may need some 'cord' trim on the inside of the frame bits. I printed the fabric on my home printer.



The last thing I want to show you is a small folding table I made. I am not sure that I like it here. I don't think it matches. Maybe if I added a lace tablecloth?? Don't know. It is temporary for now!

10 comments:

  1. Oh Shannon, like everything you do this is just stunning. I LOVE the hutch. I could quite happily live in that little house.
    Don't know if it's just my computer but the third and fourth pictures aren't showing up.

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  2. The hutch looks fantastic!

    I do like the chairs in the dining room, but not with that table. It looks like you have the makings for two different dining sets.

    The screen is gorgeous. I think you are right about it needing some trim. But the fabric looks great. Wish my printer worked that well.

    Have you considered adding a lace 'skirt' around the folding table? It almost seems a shame to cover up the nice job you did on it though.

    I can't wait to see more of your minis!

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  3. Love your hutch, you did a beautiful job of antiquing it!

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  4. Hi Shannon
    What a beautiful, your house is stunning! The hutch is gorgeous, but I'm not sure about the table either.
    Where did you get the plan for your house? It's quite unique!

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  5. Lovely, the hutch is exactly what I'd like in real life! the folding table is a bit too squarish beside the bed, needs some "softening" but do not cover it completely because is very nice. My printer will never allows me that precision but it is a good idea to make your own fabric. Your house is coming out beautifully.

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  6. It´s a lovely room, and wonderful furnitures!
    I also admire your café, I´m building a roombox which is going to be one by my self...I just love the pillows on the bench.

    Lena!

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  7. Hi Shannon. Love your house. You have made some amazing work:)

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  8. Shannon the Hutch looks wonderful.

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  9. Hi

    I just found your blog and I love your style and creativity. So inspirational for my own dollhouse.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Shannon, I love that hutch! That's exactly what I would like for my dolls' house too. I also love your doors. I have been trying to find Lea's book myself, and hope I come across it soon.
    Mini Hugs,
    Mary

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