and I did a scratch build 'fantasy shed' project for a group display by my dollshouse club.
But now I have a deadline. My dollshouse club summer outing, which is normally to a shop in the area, will this year be coming to my house to see my collection. Eeek! So I have until early July to finish (or hide) all my ongoing projects.
The Willowcrest, while largely finished, has never had the interiors completely sorted out. Issues like dolls and furniture not fixed down yet has led to scenes such as this, with mayhem and empty shelves.
Meanwhile for several years I've been chucking things into a box labelled 'Willowcrest' that I thought might find a place in the quilting/knitting shops. The first job was to unpack the box, when it became apparent that I would need another Willowcrest to fit everything in.
This triggered another bout of procrastination as I didn't know where to start.
So I have started small, nibbling away at small projects.
I put together three Model Villages kits for display stands.
Then I filled up the lefthand display stand with fabric and used it to help fill up one of the empty display units in the quilting shop. This unit got fixed into the right hand corner as you look in the back. The display of lavender products on the top shelf is from a long ago online workshop. The bag is one I handsewed years ago using a tiny Log Cabin foundation pattern.
I had collected various laser cut wooden signs, so I gave them a paint job and fixed them in.
I had previously set up the righthand shop window display for the knitting shop, so it just needed a bit of repair to fix things down again. But the lefthand matching display for the quilting shop had been empty for years.
That looks better.
The cat decided she had better investigate this large box that I was spending so much time with.
I will keep plugging away. I've still got empty shelves to fill and more decoration to add. I did cut out a number of paper 'quilts' and added them to the inside of the porch above the entrance. That's what real quilt shops are like, colour and pattern everywhere.