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  1. Hi, I am presently building Grosvenor Hall. kit. Has anyone built this one?  The main house has 12 rooms then you can buy the basement which has another  5 rooms including the kitchen and  which I have not got yet so am just working on the main part of the house, but because it is my first ever dollhouse build I have made some bad mistakes, like going ahead with gluing it together before applying any internal finishes wallpaper and moulding for starters,  so now have to add these things in a very tight space. I am certainly learning the hard way though, but still loving it all.
  2. Anyone built Grosvenor Hall

    Amazing house Holly, and also amazing how you built it and finished it all off. Thanks for sharing.
  3. Anyone built Grosvenor Hall

    Cardboard. Yes I know that so will try it out. Thanks again.
  4. Anyone built Grosvenor Hall

    Thanks KathieB for the info. The trouble is I have unfortunately already glued the whole house together and yes, it is really terribly hard to get to places like the back walls and the back of the side walls and I do want to paint the template so will just go ahead and try it out and see how it goes. Learning so much.
  5. Bathroom with dressing area

    If it is as good as the rest it will be magnificent !
  6. Anyone built Grosvenor Hall

    Thanks so much  for answering KathieB, but how does the thin cardboard go when painted and when it  has the timber pieces glued to it when doing panelling above and below the dado board? How would it hold all this,  especially the paint?
  7. Anyone built Grosvenor Hall

    Thanks Terry, but what is 'cardstock' please? How would it go with all the paint on it and then the thin boards stuck to that for the panelling and dado boards? Would cardboard hold all that stuff?
  8. I will remember this for my kitchen shelves. Where did you get the labels finally?
  9. Final kitchen side

    You have done a wonderful job with it. Congratulations!
  10. Fancy Bed finished

    Very well done.
  11. bathroom

    Bathroom floor is lovely. What did you use for it?
  12. Another Attic View

    Oh,  that was what the manhole was for. Very clever.
  13. IMG_1840.JPG

    The floor is very well done and shows it too.
  14. IMG_1835.JPG

    Beautiful stair landing area and with a manhole too. Lovely wallpaper.
  15. The Fairfield 2

    Perfect outside finish. Wonderful.
  16. IMG_1825.JPG

    Very nice indeed. I love the colours.
  17. IMG_1824.JPG

    This is beautiful. I love the parquetry and the flow through of the rooms. Well done.
  18. Bathroom with dressing area

    It is a lovely big room too and a good idea to combine the two rooms. I love the wallpaper also. Well done.
  19. The Maids Quarters in hidden room

    Yes I agree. It looks beautiful for the maids room, and great workmanship too with the beds.
  20. Before shot of other hidden room

    Yes I think that is a great idea for a maids room. Look forward to seeing it.
  21. 3 months later

    Can I see the finished house? Would love to see it thanks.
  22. 3 months later

    The clapboard and the dormers look great, also the work on the porch floor too. Going well.
  23. Don't know what day it is!

    I think you are doing wonders with it, The fireplace is great and the stairs look very professional and work well. I like it very much.
  24. Anyone built Grosvenor Hall

    Hi Clove, yes it is lovely house. When I get further on with it I will find out how to post the pictures of my work for you to see but will be a while,  as I am very much a learner  at this stage and learning as I go but find all these comments so very helpful. It is marvellous really. I am decorating it in the Georgian era which was very elaborate with lots of moulding on the walls and ceilings and with  fancy plaster work on ceilings, over doors and fireplaces and on walls,  so very decorative and I hope I can do it justice.
  25. Anyone built Grosvenor Hall

    Zelda, have you already built Grosvenor Hall? I am asking this as you are working on the basement. Have you done the whole house too?