What? More updates? You’re dreamin’!
No. You are not. I’m on a roll and want to get this blog up to date with my livingroom build which is close to finished.
Definitely the most important piece of furniture for the room. I want squishy, I want luxurious and I want to stretch and nap. I decided on a wooden frame – because I can do wood things and enjoy it so much! Off to Pinterest. And I found this!
Definitely sort of what I want except mine will be chalk painted white. I did more magic math things and made an actual plan for the wooden frame! I photographed every step in case I wanted to make a tutorial, and I do, but not today. And I went a bit off the rails when fitting the back and side upholstered bit’s because 1: I didn’t want to make another one 2: I refuse to be bested by an inanimate object grrrrrr!
Aaaaaanyway I like the way it turned out and the wooden frame could be used as a base for any type of upholstery. Looks very comfy and squishy so mission accomplished! I bought that grey velvet for cushion covers about 2 years ago. It’s a huge piece of fabric, but since I made this couch I cannot find it haha.
This was an easy one – as in the choice of table. I wanted a chunky farmhouse look with a wooden top and pull out tin storage drawers. Basswood is what I used for this. The top is coloured with a mix of pastels and stain.
There is a piece of furniture I have been waiting to make for over about 2 years and now I have a place for it I can make it.
I think this is probably one of the first miniature tutorials I pinned when I actually started my miniature fest. I thought I’d wait until I got to the right room, didn’t realise I would be waiting THAT long. The chair above is the inspiration for A Small Heart’s Desire Altoids Tin Slipper Chair tutorial. It’s an easy tutorial and easily adaptable – I didn’t have an Altoids tin but I had bought some little tins that would do. I didn’t have nice legs and my Dremel died just recently so I had to use stuck together beads. This was a fun make and I have 3 more tins so I might make more of these. And now I am also on a journey to make perfect tufted upholstery lol.
I decided to go with a blind because of the cabinets and made my favourite Austrian blinds. I also added a wood pelmet inside the window cavity – the blind is attached to the pelmet.
I have just ordered more lighting supplies and I still have to decide what type of lights I want in this room. I need to make cushions and a few other bits and then I can work on the front opening wall to this room. I will double up the window size as I did with the kitchen wall and continue the beam around. Then, it will be done!
I’ve had a day and a half off the tools and I am starting to go mad. Time to post this, have lunch and make something!