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Remi and Bailey's Part Two

Okay so the place is done. Ish. The studio is of course, still really raw. And I didn't estimate the actually space properly, so I had to turn the room around. What was imagined to be this:

Is now this. Which I actually prefer. Originally it was going to be in the back of the structure so we could have a peek of paint splattered walls from the living room.
So that has to be cleaned up a bit.

Anyway, here's the tour:

Ooops, the stairs are still in my basement workshop.

Here's the main level. Correction: Here is Remi shirtless on the main level. Grrrowl!

Here's the upper level. Hmm, can't see much up there, can you? This is going to need a redesign unless I move the house to a shorter table.

Here's what's upstairs now.  Yeah, you're not missing a whole lot.

"You may be acquainted with our shared studio."

"That flesh woman promised me a TV! I'm missing Dr. Who!" Remi frets.

The room divider. My mom found this in a thrift store for me. I knew I'd have to build a home around it.

"Here is where I will cook our many meals."

"Dude, there's nothing in here but daikon and hot sauce."

  "I sure wish some big strappin' man would hang my kitchen shelving."

Here is a potential front entrance area. But it will likely not have a working door. It will interfere with the spiral stair.

"Thanks for visiting our new home!"

To come: revamp of the upstairs barrier, art, maybe windows, I have the worst luck with them.  And I'll spent some quality time roughing up the studio

Now, onto my next project!! (Gimme a coupla weeks, some stuff coming in from China).


UPDATE: Just saw this on Facebook from the Chicago Kenvention. Totally stealing the top level barrier idea!


  1. May I just say how I am so blown away with your incredible use of foam core board?!?! Once I move (hopefully in the next couple of months) I may have to get rid of Mattel issued structures and pick your brain!! So much more space and realism! *hugs*

    1. I am really excited for the potential! Plus with Smidgegirl's advice to rip the paper off foamcore, I can paint with freedom now. Plus the T-pins help keep it from warping too much. YAY!

  2. Love their home they are so cute together, i cant wait to see your new project

  3. This couple is too flippin' cute! For some reason, I get a vibe off them that they're like 1/6 size of you and your hubby before the beautiful little ones. They're my favorite couple of Grandville.

    Now, on to that fantabulous studio...that's HOT! Kudos to your mom on that room/divider bookshelf...SCORE! I'm really feeling the side entrance area. I can see them hangin' out with friends...too cute.

    I'm sorry Dani, but the more I look at this "home" I have to steal this idea from you. Like I mentioned last post, I can place it up high on the closet shelf and my little one can't get to it. Bravo!!

    1. Please steal away! That's all doll people ever do anyway! hahah! Sometimes I feel like they are my and the hubs too. He even had a giant afro before the kids...

  4. "That flesh woman..." That totally made me laugh out loud! I think you better get him a TV with a quickness.

    1. I thought these little jerks would serve me. They're like cats. Sit around all day doing nothing, but take all my time and money!

  5. Thank you for this great tour! Awesome! I like the sofa and the kitchen <3 I am a Dr. Who addicted too, so I can understand wht Remi is feeling

    1. Thanks! I don't watch Dr. Who but all my guy friends on Facebook do. So I figured...

  6. What a showcase! And that room divider is a gem; your mom is the best!

    1. Thanks Ro! She is the best. She also gave me this crazy old wood file sorter. I'm going to make it into a couch for my niece's American Girl Doll I think.

  7. Love the room divider and the claw-footed tub ... too. Nice to get a peep of the studio to come.

  8. Love the loft. My favorite is Bailey posing trying to get her shelves put up. By the way, I was staring for a while looking for the TV they appeared to be watching. LOL! I looked high and I looked low. Too funny. Great divider. Way to go mom. Looking forward to the new project.

  9. Great tour! Very cozy:) Love the bathroom flooring and the divider was a great find.


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