Friday, April 17, 2015

HTM - Matilda's Tudor Bed + Room Tour

This was a fun project. Quite easy in fact. All it required was cutting a lot of rectangles out of cardboard.


After cutting the pieces and arranging them I used craft glue to set them in place and ran a bead of hot glue around the edges.



Followed by a coat of brown paint and glossy Mod Podge.



I trimmed the raw edges of the cardboard in brown craft foam.


I found rich looking velvet in burgundy for the bedspread, and finished off the edge in a detailed trim.


I made pillows using a gorgeous brocade then added gold tassel corners.
 

Matilda shares the long room with other maids her age. If you want to make a Tudor bed and room for your Matilda or Princess doll, here are some ideas.


Matilda smuggles secrets within the castle for Katherine Howard.


 Matilda has an interest in medicines and mixes her own powders and elixirs to help Katherine.  

18 comments:

  1. WOW Rhonda!!!! Just beautiful!!!!!

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  2. This is gorgeous! I am thinking of adding Clementine to my collection and Matilda if they go on sale. Madelon

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    1. Matilda IS currently on special offer at $20 off. I recommend her!!!! Highly :-)

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  3. What a beautiful room! I feel like I've peeked inside a time capsule....

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  4. Oh my Rhonda that is AMAZING! I have doll room envy!

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    1. Thank you. No need to have room envy - it's a simple project and I know you can make this in an afternoon.

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  5. Amazing! :) The colors are so wonderful.

    - Ellie

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  6. What an amazing work of art! And cardboard no less! I would actually like to use the design and make out of wood. I really loved the little video you did with all this. You are an inspiration!

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    1. Thank you Melodie ;-)
      Please email photos if you decide to make this bed out of wood!

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  7. Rhonda, This room that you made for Matilda is really extraordinary. Is the other piece of furniture a 2nd bed? And the 'tapestry' a fabric swatch? Can I ask where you found your chalices? Just love the details - so fun ^_^!

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    1. Thanks!! There is a home made table, her Tudor bed and a large wooden chair. However the chair is so large I had to take it out. My mom had the tapestry swatch fabric and it's 12x12". The chalices are from Dollar tree.

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  8. Rhonda, this is just awesome!! This whole room looks amazing! Well done!

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  9. Oh, what a beautiful room! I can't stop drooling over it. :)

    - aginparadise

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  10. Just stunning! Great attention to detail and execution.

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