Fireplaces for my new house…

The new dolls house is going to be set in the 1920’s and I’m taking my time to source materials for its debut on Instagram sometime soon…
I was sorting out some bits and bobs and found a bag of dominoes… I had sketched out a large fireplace and rather spookily I thought these dominoes might suit as tiles and voila… they fit exactly!
So I stuck them on my drawing and once dry added a little decoration and finally a coat of varnish.

The other one was also a fluke of luck, I had bought some little wooden frames, painted them all gold and will get some chain to hang them… but that’s another story.  The frames came in a little wooden box and … yes you’ve guessed it … it was exactly the right size!
I drew on the shape of the grate and the surrounding tiles. Painted it with thick acrylic paint, to add definition of tiles I scored into the paint.
Once the dark colour was dry I added white.
The coals are a gel paint mixed with paper cut shapes and then mixed with red glitter glue…

That’s them done – can’t wait to get them in the house! I’ll be showing them in situ at a later date.
Back soon
Love Rosie

About rosiesartsandcrafts

An avid arty crafty kind of person, I can never leave anything as it was intended, as you will come to see as I post my arty and crafty blogs which follow a self-imposed challenge to create something every week and blog about whatever I've done. I hope my work will inspire your own creations but please note that the text, pictures and artwork are ©rosiesartsandcrafts unless otherwise noted; all rights reserved. The content of this blog may not be copied or used without permission. Projects and layouts may not be copied for submission to contests, magazines, or other publications in any form. For questions or comments please email
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