I love gingham. In fact, I think I have approximately 892 gingham items in my closet right now. It is a classic pattern, and I was inspired to decorate some furniture with the design. This could really not be easier. You will need watercolor paint (I chose red) and your choice of Smalltown Flats (I painted two – the Trestle Table and Pair O’Chairs). Paint … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Glorious Gingham
Stenciling is one of the easiest ways to decorate your Smalltown Flats. Supplies needed are simply your Smalltown Flats furniture piece (I used the Trestle Table and the Pair O’Chairs), a stencil sheet (I used an old one from a home reno project – it was a Martha Stewart design bought at a craft store), paint (I used poster paint and white acrylic), and either a … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Sweet Stencil!
This came about as a way to make these pieces look like regular wooden furniture. Basically, all you need is a ruler, a white crayon, watercolors, and your Smalltown Flats furniture of choice. Shown above is the Pair O’Chairs and Trestle Table. Step 1 – Line the ruler up on the furniture piece you are decorating, and using the white crayon, draw a straight line on either … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Woodworking with Watercolors!
This tutorial is so easy it’s almost embarrassing, but here it is. Get a can of Chalkboard Paint at your local paint-supply or craft store. I used Krylon Chalkboard – which is a flat black paint, found at my local Sears. They also sell it in a liquid form, so kids can actually paint it on. NOTE: Using spray paint is definitely a grown-up/outside/fresh air-kind-of-job). … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Fun with Chalk Board Paint
Short on Space? One of the beautiful features of slotted doll furniture is it’s compactibility. (Frankly, I wasn’t sure that was even a word until I typed it and it automatically spell corrected. Oops – I’m wrong – it’s not a word and it spell corrected to compatibility. So no.) As you can see in the photo above, there is the same amount of doll furniture … Continue reading Short on Space?
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