Make It - Custom Fireplace for Dolly
by Shanni Schafer
Sometimes things aren't good enough for Dolly. She's special!!! Here I give my dolly the custom fireplace she's been wanting. Took about an hour. Gee! That's 90 minutes in 3/4 scale land or two hours in the 1/2 scale world! Ha ha ha! Almost like a half hour remodel show on tv! How do they do that???
Grand Fireplace Remodel
Make - It!
I started with this awesome little 3/4 scale Donna Lee fireplace....
I bought some cheap wood planks, thin thin dowels and 1/2" mirrors at the craft store....
Using a gold pen I outlined the mirrors.
I cut down a plank and the dowels for the size needed. They go on the back of the fireplace.
I stained them to match the wee fireplace.
I glued the dowels to the sides of the plank...
and used removeable 2-sided tape to attach the mirrors to the plank
(just in case I want to change them).
I taped one little mirror to the fireplace's mirror....
to give it a kind of deco look!
With removable 2-sided tape I taped the two together.
I like to leave these vintage pieces unharmed, especially when they're in such good shape!
Hence the double sided tape.
I hope the dolly is happy now! Geeze Dolly! You sure can be demanding!