This has been a really long week for me. With last weekend's festivities and getting ready for the pirate party, I didn't take much time to relax and recharge my batteries from last week. So when I got done with work today, I needed a few minutes to mentally transition from work mode to home mode. I decided to stop by my neighborhood Goodwill store for a little shopping.
I thought perhaps I would find some ballet flats or wedge heeled shoes for work, or maybe a cardigan. I have been keeping my eye out for some cheap shoes that I can wear with my work clothes but are still comfortable for running laps back and forth between my desk and the copy machine. No dice. However, I did find a few other things that caught my interest: loads of doll furniture.
|I got this stuff for my niece's dollhouse. My son already has a couch, but|
this flowery couch and loveseat set will go nicely in my girly-girl's dollhouse.
Also the vanity and this baby bed. (I can't see the Joes needing these.)
|It's a good start for the living room. The "coffee table" needs some work,|
and we need to get the wall paper and flooring done.
|We need a stool for the vanity, but I think it goes pretty well with the rest|
of the bedroom.
|This piece was actually a music box. I love it when I can repurpose something|
like this. I think it's just about perfect, although maybe for a smaller baby.
|Setting up his house. It may be time to renovate again...|
The Joes are running out of room.
|I also found these today. They are the perfect scale for a Barbie/GI Joe|
fish tank. I got one for each dollhouse. Pink for my niece, green for my son.
Hope she likes it as much as he does!
I've been scouring eBay for doll furniture and accessories ever since the GI Joe house was first built, but haven't found anything priced low enough that I was willing to spend my money on it. Guess how much this stuff cost? Except for the fish tank ($1.50), the most expensive thing was the car ($1.00). The rest was $0.50 or less. I think I really scored on this stuff today. I think that my kid was as excited as I was (I hope), and hopefully my girly-girl niece will be pleased as well. I know Barbie and Joe are living more comfortably after today.