Here is one half the 1:12 neighborhood room. The houses may not remain in these positions. I know at least the personalities of the families moving in. That gives me an idea how to decorate the houses, which of course, may all change as I go along. So far, I have three 8 foot tables up. This is the bedroom of a one bedroom duplex apartment behind my house that I used for storage which means I had to clear it out first...puff puff...
When I purchased the last two houses, several people asked to see the insides. I have since torn off most of the wallpaper, window treatments and flooring in the yellow house. I like the inside of the black and white house. After repairing the windows, I won't do too much else to the walls. Unless a family of kangaroos live there, I will need to put another set of stairs going to the top floor where I will add two or three more rooms.
|This is what you see when you enter the room|
|Sorry, it is so dark. Lighting isn't set up in there yet. This the summer resort area in another section of town. More about that later.|
|What is a resort area without horseback riding? The box set was only $2!|
|The unfolded inside of another house.|
|The unfolded outside.|
|Interior of yellow house.|
|Two upstairs rooms of the yellow house with the lights on. The top floor has ceiling lights. Downstairs only has outlets.|
|The interior of the black and white house. Right now, I have the first layer of polyurethane on the bottom left floor.|
There is so much to do. I didn't realize I was setting up my free time for the next five years when I came up with this idea! I guess I will be The Great-grandmommy by the time I complete it. LOL
I plan to put in something green for the lawns. Felt seems too artificial. Real indoor/outdoor carpet seems out of scale. I even thought of velvet. Sigh...we shall see. I know some of my favorite thrift shops are right now drawing just the right materials to them for me to find.
Check out the fire station. I actually bought this for one of my grands who will never know that. LOL It was less than $2! I didn't realize it was a fire station! It is sturdy corrugated cardboard.
|The firehouse in comparison to one of the houses. I will add other props in there along with the sofa.|
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