Are you hooked on rustic French country style? I am too! I just can’t get enough of it, so when a gorgeous antique, wooden French chandelier jumped off the page of my home decor magazine… well, I just knew that I had to try to make it. NO! Not full sized, silly. In 1/12 scale miniature for my little shabby chic cottage.
The original chandelier in the magazine was made of wood and had a white washed look to it. I wanted to make my fixture look even more rustic, like wood and old black metal that had been painted white, but has rusted and chipped over time. I think that it shows upscale, chic distress, don’t you?
Before I can add the second floor to my dollhouse, I need to figure out the lighting situation. I decided to go with the round wire setup- mainly because it looks easier for me to understand than the tape method. It consists of a bulb, wire and a plug. OK, I get that. It sounds like a regular full sized house. Also, with the round wire power strip, I can plug in and have only the lights that I want on rather than the whole house. Continue reading “How to make custom dollhouse light fixtures”→
Today, I ran across a post on making dark orange chocolate spread by Thom and his vegan recipes.
The recipe called for “salt flakes”. I had never heard of this so I had to look it up. THEN I ran across this post by Hannah Klinger. It is full of info about finishing salts. This opens a new world for me and I thought that you would find it interesting as well.