With this lighting, the room looks really grubby! I’m interested to see how furniture will look in here. I already lightened this once before photographing it by dry brushing the white paint over it after deciding it was too much. I may grubby up the rest of the house sometime to make it match, but I think I’ll photograph this for a few scenes to see how it works out.
That odd dark spot on the right was a surprise to me. It must be a weird bubble that formed from the joint compound. I tried to fill it with paint, but it did not fill it. I can’t even see it when I look in the room. Only the camera can find it. I’m going to try to fill it with joint compound.
Paint: Interior latex ("Icicle" by Benjamin Moore) aged with creme wax mixed with Mineral Waverly chalk paint
Paneling: Bristol board and cereal box cardboard
Window molding and baseboard: from Hobby Lobby (discontinued now)
Chair rail molding: from Hobby Lobby (available now, called stair rail molding)
Window: Houseworks insert
Upstairs room reno
Teenage dollhouse addition remodel project
Simplicity dollhouse by Real Good Toys
1:12 colonial style house
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