Friday, February 17, 2017

More progress

Hello, Dear Ones! I hope you are enjoying seeing my little house. Well, it's actually not a real house but shelves. On the top of each set of shelves I've added two foam board rooms. I'm taking full advantage of having lots of rooms. I needed a front entrance so I made one. Now you can't actually enter the door but Lola and Tang can have lots of fun on the porch. So let me show you what I've done.
 Here is it! Do you like it? Now, like I said this is made of foam board with the front porch on the right side and I'll show you later the laundry room on the left as they are connected with a wall in between. Now if you are a true miniaturist, you might want to leave now as I am not and I'm just learning but having so much fun. In other words, it ain't perfect, y'all!
 Here is my tiled porch and steps. The steps are made from foam board and covered with gray paper to look like cement. Did I fool you? Probably not! :) The same thing on the floor of the porch. Then I made a little railing for the porch. Oh, I didn't want to have a roof overhang because it would make the space too dark so I made an arbor like overhang. We can grown vines across it this summer and hang up some plants. Now the front door is a real dollhouse door but I can't open it because it opens to the inside and it's glued to the foam board. Oh, well, it's just for looks. I wanted a yellow front door and I like the way it turned out. The window is a dollhouse window too that I sawed off the sunshine top and painted it. Lola thought the white trim of the window looked too white so she grabbed some pink paint and painted on a little cuteness.
 Then I made a little mail box! It's so cute. I made it from mat board and glued on the 'Post' to make it look more official.
Then the laundry room! I took the pictures with my phone so...I guess that's why the white chair looks rather ghost like!
I made the shelves with mat board and painted them this pretty blue. I need to get some more laundry room items to poke on the little shelves. Those boxes are printies and you just cut them out, fold and glue together. Oh, Lola shops at Costco so her boxes of laundry detergent are huge!
 Here's the sewing area. I need to make a wall shelf to hang over the sewing table, paint the table, you know - on and on. I found a pretty wallpaper for the walls and a cute little black and white tiled floor. All are paper printed from the computer. The window is also from the internet and printed out. I made the cute little balloon shade curtain topper.
I need to add a table to fold the laundry on under the window and a few other things - art and things. Oh, I did crochet some little baskets to add to the very top of the shelves but I'll have to show them to you later. And where there is laundry, there's has to be a place to iron a bit. So the ironing board and iron. Now I'm thinking this ironing board is just too plain for Lola's liking so I think a little spiffing is in it's future. 
There you have my front porch and laundry room for my doll house, um shelves. I don't have any more room for rooms unless I go up. I think I'm done with rooms but still have lots of decorating to do.

Be a bunch of sweeties,
Shelia ;)

I'll leave you with a little Note Song ~ 

She Works Hard For The Money

 She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
Onetta there in the corner stands
And she wonders where she is.
And the rain still hurts,
Some people seem to have everything.
Nine a.m. on the hour hand
And she's waiting for the bell.
And she's looking real pretty.
She's waiting for her clientele.
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
Twenty-eight years have come and gone.
And she's seen a lot of tears
Of the ones who come in.
They really seem to need her there.
It's a sacrifice working day to day.
For little money just tips for pay.
But it's worth it all just to hear them say that they care.
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
Already knows she's seen her bad times.
Already knows these are the good times.
She'll never sell out, she never will, not for a dollar bill.
She works hard
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
Works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
She works hard for the money.
So hard for it, honey.
She works hard for the money.
So you better treat her right.
~ sung by Donna Summer