Stripping the Porch

The porch has been removed, it will be so much easier to decorate not being attached to the main body of the house.  I will be able to do something nice to the inside.   I took the roof off of the porch, so I could remove the red paint. This was not a good…

Princess Entrance Hall

Have been back working on the inside of my Triang Princess 2.  The entrance hall in this house has been the most frustrating room I have ever done. As I wanted to keep the orininal staircase, I covered each step with lolly stick planks. Using double side tape, so as not to damage the stairs…

The Big Strockbroker Strip

THE BIG STRIP Now the house has been disassembled, it is now the hard and messy job of removing old paint and paper.  The outside of the house has the original paint, with light blue gloss layer, topped with white gloss, a bit like a layer cake. The internal walls does have original wall and…

Move Over another Stockbroker on the Way

I have just bought another Triang Stockbroker, even though I don’t have any more room for a big house.  Once I see a Triang House, it like seeing a puppy that needs a new home.  So I thought I would buy it for spares.  It was sold to me as needing a little restoration, as…

A Barton and Co. Furniture

A Barton & Co. began making dolls house furniture just after the Second World War in 1945, providing employment for demobbed British soldiers. They began making dolls house furniture under the ‘Model Home’ logo, mass producing dolls house furniture. Barton used the name “Caroline’s Home” as a trade mark from about 1976.  They produced sets…

Triang Kitchen Range

On a visit to an Antique Shop I came across this Triang Wooden Kitchen Range, complete with brick paper. The only problem is that it is missing its metal rods across the front.  But at £5, who am I to complain……   Even with its missing bars and torn brick paper, this Kitchen Range has…