Here are many, many more pics on Samantha's
a hard time deciding what pics
to keep, and what not to keep so -
I decided to post them all!
These pics were not published in
Afterwards I decided that the
bed needed updating and finally figured
out what I wanted to do with it.
I sure do like transforming things!
You will be surprised to hear what I made the
canopy out of!!
The canopy that surrounds the bed
is actually one of Barbie's tulle dresses.
Since the canopy is a tulle dress I needed
and wanted something equally
The bedding is simply gauze or cheesecloth!!
Wal-mart sells packages of this
in 3 yard lengths in the sewing department.
It is pre-packaged already for your
All I did was take the original mattress off of the bed.
sank in and was extremely flat.
the old mattress until I got
I found that the more layers I added the better
I liked it!
The gauzy cheesecloth is not tacked
I merely just
back on top of the
little bit of doing
in making sure that
take long to accomplish that.
the width of the bed and just wrapped it many times until
I did take some embroidery floss and tied
around the bed roll at both ends
to help keep it together.
It is placed against the head of the headboard.
It had been glued down many years ago
and I didn't feel like
to keep it.
I also kept the single bed pillow that matched
the bed skirt and placed it in front of
the bed roll.
I think the bed is lovely with the canopy!!
see the bed better.
I put the 2 Barbie boxes on top of the shelf above
the canopy. Looks good there especially with
the pink frames under them.
the camera is looking thru a window.
used to sit on the resin chair now
sits beside the suitcases.
that Sam likes to wear once in a while.
window. I was not aiming towards the bed. I
Wanted to show you that I papered that wall
pink. It looks like pink brick.
I think it is captivating!
The dress is shown a little further down.
All of the kitchen furniture used to be white
until I painted it black. I like this better
for this apartment.
The wall cabinet is merely
stuck there with tacky wax. Tacky wax is not
permanent and is generally found in
the candle department.
wipe it off with your finger.
This wall cabinet used to be the
top part of a small white china cabinet
that had broken off from the rest of the table.
I sewed ribbon on the top edge.
It is simply hung on a piece of a
toothpick painted white. The pot rack
hangs above the stove.
Samantha loves vintage items.
See her pearls
(close to her feet).
also another Barbie find. The lid opens up.
Later I hope to change the fabric to pure white.
It has a cute cupid head and wings on it at the top.
as seen thru one of the windows.
I added a red crocheted doily as a rug and a
The colors tie in with the bed skirt.
I put a piece of balsa going from window to window.
And I hung 3 little pieces of toothpicks and
painted them white.
that it came from one of those smaller Barbie
On this picture this main door is almost closed.
so roomy now.
On the sink is a blue
I have intentions of filling it with dishes.
The coffee table needs painting.
is very close to the edge.
Take a peek!