Friday, August 5, 2011

Before and After

Recently I found a couple of ugly ducklings at the op shop, which I decided to transform. The first is a doll's house, which is going to find a home with my favourite little girl:


It needed a makeover, so now the interior has been painted with Berkshire White, my interior paint of choice:


While the exterior is now a very stylish Grey Ember:

I also found this coffee table with a rather scratched top:


The top has now been painted black and the table fits in well on the back porch:

14 comments:

beachcomber said...

hi beth
i love the renovation on the doll's house, and your back deck is so lovely.
great finds!
x

Claudia Lane said...

fantastic make overs Beth! so, very inspiring...

Have a great w/end

Claudia xo

Comeca Jones said...

I love it that you will redo the lil house! Will you add furniture! Its so pretty! The table is cute as well. I have an old small mod dresser that I wanna add to the porch for plants and the drawers would hold gardening gloves and and mosquito spray etc.things you need on the porch in the summer and early fall. I'm thinking it will keep me from going in and out of the house when I am enjoying the night air. What will you add to your table top decorative items or will you use it to have outdoor meals? I'm thinking the sweet little girl in your life will love the dollhouse.See you next post!

Norma said...

Interesting paint treatment on the dollhouse, I like it.

Kellie Collis said...

Love that doll house! It looks more fabulous with black and white! Enjoy the gorgeous week ahead, Kellie xx

Naturally Carol said...

Hi Beth, you've made that dowdy dolls house into a decorator's dream canvas. Are you going to furnish it too? Have you seen Mousehouse's decorated doll's house post? It's really worth a look..superb!

Camille said...

Hi Beth, I've never seen such a chic dollhouse!
The table is great too. I'm awfully fond of black.
Camille

vintageandart said...

The colour choices for your dolls are perfect Beth, and l love that you left the stairs the original stain. The table with it's new black top is a great addition to your back porch area. Big love for the shell? curtain over the window...so beachy, pretty.

graces goodies said...

Love the grey and white dolls house! A huge improvement:) Great colour choice~

Bianca

GTV Diaries said...

It's so lovely to be able to turn something old and tired into a little bit of you and it's always a talking point.

Desire Empire said...

Great finds. The dolls house is great and you favourite little girl will be very happy indeed.

Ann said...

Oh you're so talented in transforming ordinary things into lovely ones...

Love the doll house ♥

Melissah said...

I love dolls house - I always wanted one when I was a little girl but had to make do with cardboard boxes!
x
Melissah
Coastal Style Blogspot

simmone said...

Lovely makeovers,much nicer now!

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