Saturday, November 27, 2010

"The House that Barbra Joan Built"

 This house started as a kit but like Topsy in Gone with the Wind  "it just grew".  I built it from start to finish, floors to walls and roof .. I added, I took away..put an entirely different front  and side porch (which  is not visible ) that I made from scratch.
The end result took up a table that was over 4' long.. It needed its own room , I kid you not.!   It was all furnished, electric lights, carpet , wallpaper, and even a handpainted mural on one of the walls... How I wish I still had it ... but where would I put it.?  I kept one small wing chair as a memento .. and have no pictures of how it was finished inside. Keep in mind this is a picture of the only picture I have of it.
  I honestly am thinking of doing another one.. on a much smaller version of course... A woman hasn't lived  til she's built her own house.

5 comments:

  1. pretty cool,Barbra, I have never built one that small! nicely detailed!

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  2. My goodness, Barbra! Is there anything that you haven't done? You just amaze me!

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  3. Well Nancy, I'll have to think about that one~!!!!!

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  4. okay so all I have to say is........where is it now? that is beautiful. I love those houses.

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  5. I had to sell it before I moved the last time... just had no "room" for it. lol!

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