Part 3 is my favorite so far! Furniture and fixtures.
This is the kitchen. It is vintage 1960's. It's called "Barbie Deluxe Reading Kitchen". I love anything vintage but this style kitchen is special to me. My mom had this set when she was a girl and when my sisters and I were little she would take it out of the box and let us look at it and play with all the little pieces. I loved this kitchen and it left an impression on me. So when I decided to build Sutton a doll house I knew I wanted it to have a kitchen just like my mom's.
Unfortunately, they are quite the collectors item now and complete (and in good condition) sets can be very expensive. I was able to get a non-complete set that is a little broken for a great price on eBay. I am okay with it not being complete and some of the upper cabinets broken off. I figure my kids will inevitably break it anyway!
I hot glued the kitchen pieces to the back wall of the house. Hopefully they will last a little longer if they stay in the house!
The table and chairs are not original to the set. They were orange when I got them and I used Krylon's plastic spray paint. It was the first time I had ever used it and it covered like a dream!
I forgot to take a before picture but this is one of the listing pictures from the eBay auction. You can see one orange chair.
Using the plastic spray paint again I painted one of the couches and lounge chair purple and the other couch white.
The painted furniture in the house.
If there is one thing in the house that is over the top and unnecessary it would be the bathroom. I just couldn't resist, it's too cute!
The toilet cracks me up! I hot glued the bathroom fixtures to the floor/walls like I did the kitchen. The rest of the furniture can be moved around.
Part 4: 'the finishing details' coming soon!