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Reno Project


Jennifer B
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This dollhouse was put together in the 70's by my Mother. It's made of thin plywood and getting a complete makeover by me. I am adding new flooring, new siding and windows, shingles, and adding a porch. I had to completely take it apart, but it is making it easier to finish the walls. I do not have power tools, but did purchase some nice hand saws and I am using my Cricut Maker 3. 

The porch mock up is cardboard to get an idea of how to proceed. 

https://photos.app.goo.gl/jj6rm1FXZDpGSAHEA

 


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Rachel Karpf
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you are doing a great job! How are you liking the Cricut?

What's your favorite and maybe- not-so-favorite parts of Building a Dollhouse?


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Jennifer B
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 The siding is cut, glued and stained. Roof has black heavy cardstock shingles. I am gluing on wallpaper to the other side and will then put back together.

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The new floors are stained, glued and clear coated. 

I have used the Cricut to make vinyl pieces for the windows, cut wood for a door and window trim, and the shingles. I love all that it can do with such straight lines 🙂 I do not love gluing siding to the house. First attempt was a fail, due to a painted surface. I stripped all the paint off the house and then continued siding again.


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