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Only another mini person will understand why this is exciting. My three paint colours arrived this morning! Yeahhhhh!
I think the best way to approach this quarter scale malarkey is to 'finish' as much as possible BEFORE building the structure. I just can't imagine fiddling about inside those small rooms. So, right now, I am planning on doing all the painting and decorating and wiring and floor-laying and sticking in of doors and windows before I actually assemble the building. I know this means being careful about not going over any edges that need to slide or be stuck. I will just have to try and work that out as I go along. If it gets tough I will renege and bash on with the build and see where I go from there.
Right now, I am waiting for paint, wallpaper and flooring to even begin.
Episode one - three paints arrive.
Aren't they just dinky. Lovely, lovely paint company called Little Greene Paint and Paper. In spite of their name, they are a 'life size' company, of course, but their sample pots are beautifully packaged in little glass jars - nice for keeping for touch ups and remixing. Boxed beautifully, mailed quickly and a free 1/2" paint brush. Best of all they have the very best range of colours I have seen bar none. Their wallpaper is glorious - what I wouldn't I give to have it in 1/12th, 1/24th and 1/48th! It will be going in my real home next year.
Today, when my chores budge over, I will be making a start. Bit naughty really as The Gate House is now my (back-in-the-UK) summer project for 2014. Those who follow my 'life' will know all our routines are topsy-turvy right now, so why not this as well.