Dollhouse "Princess" Girl's Room Reveal

Today is the final installment of Dollhouse Therapy! I have thoroughly enjoyed participating in this miniatures challenge with my co-hosts Cassie, Emy and Anu for the past few months and hope you have too! Today, I am sharing all of the extravagant details of our "princess" themed girl's room, done to my soon-to-be-five-year-old Hazel's specificiations. Her birthday is on Thursday, so I thought this was the perfect week to get this room finished for my own little princess.
Also today, Miniatures.com is sponsoring a giveaway for one lucky reader! You can enter on any of the co-hosts blogs for a chance to win $100 to Miniatures.com!

Now on to the reveal. Here is a before shot of this space:
It was definitely in need of some love!

I started by priming the whole room (it was unpainted plywood when we purchased it at a yard sale a few years ago), then painted the back wall and ceiling in "Seaside Villa" chalk paint* - the same as the outside of the house. (Full source list at the end of the post)
The side walls were wallpapered in "fancy" thick scrapbook paper.

The floor is actually scrapbook paper as well. Each sheet was ombre from light to dark pink, so I had to use two and glue them together. Hazel LOVES anything pink, so I knew she would love pink floors in this room.
The same plain wood trim was used in this room as in the kitchen and living room. Even though this room probably deserved a more decorative crown molding, I decided to keep the trim the same throughout the house.

The ceiling was adorned with a gold spray painted craft medallion and a battery operated chandelier from Miniatures.com.
The dollhouse's dollhouse got a wee facelift also. It originally had a bright red door which just didn't "go" in this space, so I painted it the same color chalk paint as the walls and used a gray Sharpie to emphasize the doorknob. 
The little dresser "vanity" was in pretty rough shape when we found it at an indoor flea market. Hazel really loved it though (see the "before" here). I painted it in the same chalk paint, sealed it and done.
Hazel and I made the vanity stool together (previously shared in this post), and the perfume bottles out of beads. She put an aqua fan cabochon on the wall. Jewelry components are awesome for making miniatures...there are more throughout this room.

I found a couple of gold frames at a sale awhile ago with traditional art prints in them. I took the image out of this one and replaced it with a cut out from the same scrapbook pad as the flooring. I thought it was fitting when I was working on it for Hazel...so she knows she is treasured.
I used sheer vintage fabric for the curtains, and also for the room's pièce de résistance: the bed! Hazel really wanted it to be very "princessy," preferably with a canopy of some kind. I found a vintage brass bed at a sale for only $4.00, and she loved it. We decided to do a crown "cornice" to hang above with the same sheer fabric draped around the head of the bed.
I made all of the bedding using scrap fabric and trim. The butterfly was a small appliqué we both decided just looked perfect in the middle.  

The rug is a vintage doily and the antique porcelain doll was given to Hazel by my mom. 

I have no idea where the plastic horse came from...just something Hazel had!
The baby doll (that I have had since I was little) got coordinating bedding for the vintage brass crib.
The gold mirror, white chest and unicorn are all from Miniatures.com.
So, that's how the princess themed girl's room came together! Hazel loves it and couldn't wait to start playing with it as soon as I got these photographs done. It made me so happy to see her light up with joy seeing all these little details. She said it was "just how a princess would have it!" Mission accomplished.

I still have a ways to go to get the whole house done (5 rooms left!), but three rooms are finished thanks to this challenge! I hope I can keep the motivation on my own to get the rest of the rooms done as well as the exterior. I will post each room as it is finished in the future.

Source List:
Contains some affiliate links and products received through brand partnership.*

Wall/ceiling color: Folk Art Chalk Paint in "Seaside Villa"
Damask "wallpaper" - from The Luxury Stack (originally purchased at Joann's)
Flooring paper - from Crate Paper 'Open Book' Paper Pad
Chandelier
Colonial Dollhouse
Ornate gold mirror
White chest (part of a set)
Unicorn statuette 
Tiny white cat (part of a set)
Crown pendant above bed - Michael's (Similar on Etsy)
Aqua fan cabochon
Similar brass beds
Gold Frame
Similar "rug" doilies
Similar brass cribs
Similar brass jewelry bezels (used as vanity tray)
Similar butterfly appliques
Similar flowers (as in aqua bead "vase")


Other items were vintage finds, saved from my childhood, diy, or random finds. If you have questions about anything just let me know in a comment below!

Missed any of my previous dollhouse posts?

And now for the giveaway! 
Anyone is welcome to enter, just fill out the details below:


After you enter the giveaway, be sure to visit my co-hosts to see their final reveal posts!




Till next time...
~Alice W.

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  1. sehr süß und schaut aus wie in ECHT,,freu,,,freu

    wünsche noch einen schönen ABEND
    bis bald die BIRGIT aus TIROL

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  2. What a beautiful dollhouse~~ wow!! Love all this cute details <3 especially the bed, wow!!! Every girl will love this dollhouse >.<
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  3. WOW, alice! this is every little girl's fantasy. it's magical and beautiful. i love the lighting and i love the change you made to the plastic dollhouse- i have the same one and couldn't make it work because of the door as well. why didn't i paint it?!?!?? i am SOOOO happy we did this!

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  4. Fantastic! Of course I love it all and pinned.

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  5. So pretty - it feels so cozy and like you want to actually sleep in there yourself! Question: how do you attach your wallpaper?

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  6. The first thing I would add to my cart at miniatures.com would be the graphic blue and white vase, just as pretty as the full size thing!

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  7. Aww! Such a cute princess room! Everything turned out so magical! The bed crown is amazing. I thought about painting the door as well, but it was as I was photographing the house for the reveal. Great job!

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  8. I'm sure YOUR little princess will enjoy this room for years to come! Great job!

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  9. Awww, I just love this room! I found a dollhouse at goodwill that I'm planning to make over. I've gotten a ton of ideas from this challenge but I'm kind of sad I'm too late to participate.

    Tania

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  10. You have inspired me to bring my daughter's dollhouse in from storage and re-do it. My dad built it for her (many years ago) and my mom decorated it but it needs a refresh and up-date.

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  11. I love your princess room! Princess can usually mean an overload of pink, but you did it in such a lovely way with the mint that it looks fantastic! Great job and Happy Birthday Hazel!

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  12. I am working on a library room for my Granddaughter who loves to read so the first thing I would probably buy would be the collection of books and a bookshelf.

    Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Birthday to Hazel. I know she will love her dollhouse that you have put so much work into.

    Judy

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  13. I would add the Ambrose Rug and the ornate plant hangers to my cart.
    Love your room, you did an awesome job!

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  14. Wow! Turned out so well! Glad you and hazel are having such fun doing it. I think I need to start a dollhouse! Love all the kits on miniatures.com!

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  15. Alice, this is a stunning doll house! WOW! I am so in awe of this beauty! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  16. Sooooo cute!!! I love the special girly details. It's so pretty Alice!

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  17. Oh this is beyond cute! I especially love the white chest and the bed canopy! Such an adorable dollhouse!

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