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Painting your Dolls’ House

April 21st, 2008

Perplexed about painting?

We are often asked what kind of paint we recommend for finishing Dolls House Emporium kits.

For woodwork, including windows, doors , stairs etc, a hobby paint such as ‘Plasticote’ is ideal, it’s available in spray or brush-on form from craft and DIY stores.

Interior and exterior walls are best done in a satin-finish paint as this can be wiped clean with a damp cloth if it becomes marked by fingerprints, etc. Sample pots from DIY stores are a great way to obtain a small amount of your chosen shade.

For a textured stone effect paint ‘Santex’ is a great spray, also available from DIY stores. Alternatively, try mixing a small amount of sand into your paint to create your own textured finish.

To avoid all exterior decorating, choose a house from our Quickstyle range, where all the hard work is done for you!

You can also visit the Discussion Forum for help and advice from other enthusiasts, or view the Masterclass for further inspiration!


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