Saturday 8 July 2023

Swallows Rest Diary: Part Four - A Vintage Triang Dolls House No. 55 from 1963

Swallows Rest is coming along nicely and all the rooms have been wallpapered now.

Gladys and Gerald's bedroom even has a new carpet and they are very pleased.  
Homemade: bed, mattress sheets and covers, carpet.
Extras needed are: a quilt for the bed, items for the dressing table and drawers and a picture or two on the walls.

Timothy and Thomas are pleased with their room and Timothy can't wait to be allowed to stick his posters back on the wall.  Thomas loves his fort and toy soldiers.
Homemade:  Bedding, fort and soldiers
Items needed:  Toys! Apparently ;)  Oh and a record player Timothy insists...although that will go in the lounge.

The bathroom has had a bit of a change with a new blue bathroom suite installed.  
Homemade:  Towel rail and towels and floor mats, toilet roll & holder.

Items needed:  Bathroom accessories.

Oops, looks like Gerald's Dad has been at the ol' whiskey!
Homemade: Bookcase, books, coffee table, fireplace surround and mantel, lamp, pictures.
Items needed:  Books and ornaments and a record player.

Gerald is ready to carve the roast for dinner.  They have just taken possession of a new dining table and chairs since this photo was taken.
Items needed:  Telephone and phone book for telephone table.
Place settings - crockery and cutlery etc.

The kitchen is looking good.  
Homemade: baskets, bread, wall shelving, plate rack, towel rail, dresser, window, clock, jam jars on dresser.
Items needed:  Crockery and food!

Gladys has been busy baking and cooking all day!


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