Here is what I have done to it so far.
After some brightening up of the white trim, I added the gable brackets to all three gables, painted the shutters and a few rows of the fish scales beige and added a bay window.
Just in case you forgot what it looked like, here is the before photo. So as you can see, it isn't a lot different just a little different. I do plan on adding a base to it so I can buy some fun stuff for the yard.
I added corner brackets to the porch.
I removed the lattice work from below the porch railing. Only this one side had been done that way anyway.
See the little washboard and soap laying by the door? I need to put it in a tub.
The glass in the windows had been broken out so I added the new glass (plastic actually) and did a little interior decorating.
On the inside I ripped out all the carpet and painted the ceilings white. I have decided to keep the wallpaper in these two rooms.
but I did remove the wallpaper in these other two rooms. And removed the stairs. Stairs can look nice but I feel like they take up too much room space so no stairs for this house. At least I don't think so.
Here is the house almost stripped bare with the stairs taken out...
and here it is with all hardwood floors and a little decorating. Still trying to decide what each room will be. I will divide the attic space into two spaces for sure, if not three.
So far my favorite room is the master bedroom. In the above photos this room is the one that had the duck wallpaper with green painted below the chair rail. I just love the new wallpaper, I think it gives the room a perfect Country Victorian look! The clock on the floor is waiting for a fireplace so it can grace its mantle. I'm not done with this room, there will still be more- a LOT more! :-)
This is the dresser that came with the house. I think it looks so good with the full tester bed.
This little room between the two bedrooms is the Library for now. Do farmhouses have Libraries? Hmmm....
But anyway, it will get new wallpaper. I assembled the little desk and chairs from a kit. Notice the cute little Yorkie under the chair. I guess Yorkie's aren't very "farmish" either are they? Hmmm...
For now I am using this bedroom as a sewing room/guest bedroom...
Downstairs is far from being completed but here is the kitchen. I made the little curtain rods and added the lace trim for the curtains. I do need to find a dry sink instead of that barrel. I really like the feel of a rocking chair in front of the fireplace but once I get more furniture for that room it may not work to keep it there, I'll just have to wait and see.
Pictured below is the parlor. I have big plans for it but I cannot find the right wallpaper. The parlor set is a set I bought at an antiques mall for $10, it is iron and looks to have some age to it but not sure how much. If I end up using it for this house I will paint it though.
The house is still right smack in the middle of the parlor but as you can see in the below photo, I did buy an antique desk to put it on once I get the house on its base with a turn table. I also will have to finish the desk, it had been stripped.
Well that is it for now. I will keep you updated on its progress as it goes. Thanks so much for stopping by and have a blessed day!
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