Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The Teeny Tiny Tour...part 1 :)

I LOVED this book when I was little. I think because I could totally relate? She went on a teeny tiny walk, found a teeny tiny bone for her soup- and then went home to take a nap, only to be disturbed and woken up and have a complete meltdown at the end. So ME!! Anyway, when I was little I used to always dream of little cute houses. I don't know why? I guess I just wish for coziness...
 
 
Well be careful what you wish for- cause you just might get it all!! So here I am in my teeny tiny house. It's been a week and I'm finally all put away.
 
The teeny tiny kitchen:) 
 
The cabinets were here. We just repainted the walls (Benjamin Moore- Hush) and added hardware to the cabinets:) The floors and windows in the entire house are original:) and so is that fab built in! The island is IKEA. The black chairs are my sons that he left here at the house, soo I just helped myself to them:)
 
 
To save cabinet space, I used this old tool caddy that I had and put my everyday plates and silverware in it. The silverware are sitting in mason jars inside the box:)
 
 
The table bases I got at Sweet Salvage a few months back. The table top came from Dan at FOUND:) Oh! and that runner was a Sweet Salvage find too. Love that place:)
 
 
The teeny tiny living room:
 
The love seat is Lee that I got from Domestic Bliss about 4 years ago? I found some green chenille fabric for $2 a yd (yep you read that right) and had Brown's Upholstery recover it:) they recovered the chair and ottoman too. The pic on the fireplace and the topiaries are from FOUND:)
 
I got around to adding a little fall decoration to my sweet old cabinet:)  
 
 
 I LOVE these kooky pumpkin guys!
 
 
They're weirdly cute!
 
 Velvet pumpkins:)
 
 Aaaand here she is. What I call my contraversial harvest pumpkin lady. I thought she was the cutest thing! That is until Rio informed me that she's a witch. She said because she has purple glitter on her hat that she's a witch. I'm not seein it!? Then my sweet nieces came over and I think 2 out of the 3 of them said she was a witch too!!? Rio's bf Chase said she's just a confused witch. I don't even remember what my hubby said about her. I mean come on! I know I've been a little busy lately, but GEEZ I think I would know if I have a stinkin Halloween decoration still out in November!!
 
But now I'm second guessing myself! Here's my argument. She's a PUMPKIN. She has green velvet sleeves and pants on. And her socks are orange and brown. So other than her (according to Rio "tell tale Halloween") purple glitter, I ain't seein it!? 
Do you??
 
I was dyyying when I saw these today at Trader Joe's!! I'm adding them to my teeny tiny veggie soup tonight:)


23 comments:

  1. I love your teeny, tiny house...

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  2. What a cutie patootie casita!

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  3. I LOVE everything about your teeny, tiny house! It's full of charm! So pretty!!
    Love your kitchen!!

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  4. So cute!!! I can't wait to see the rest of it!!
    What ever became of the cats? Do you still have them or did you find a home for them. I think your little bully would have come around eventually. My dd's boxer finally resigned herself to just keeping her distance and all is well. pam

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  5. Ok I had forgotten all about that book, I loved it too. Your house is darling.

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  6. I love how your organized your plates in the old wooden box! :) Your new place looks super cozy now.

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  7. I too love your teeny tiny house and your fall pumpkin lady and I don't think she's a witch as she's very grandmotherly looking and being a grandmother myself I know we are not witches!

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  8. I think your home is so charming! You're lucky to have access to all of those wonderful shops around you that sell the cutest things too! I think your Fall decorations are cute. I'd just use whatever you like no matter what someone else says. It is your home afterall.

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  9. Look what happens when creativity goes arm in arm with energy and enthusiasm - you are an inspiration, Dorie!

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  10. Your teeny tiny house is absolutely wonderful and sooooo charming! I can't believe you have made so much progress unpacking and getting settled in, in such a short amount of time!!! Everything looks just wonderful :o)
    ~Des

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  11. Love the teeny tiny home and tiny potatoes :) Your fall decor on the shelves is super festive and I think the pumpkin lady passes just fine as a Fall decoration!

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  12. Paint the glitter a lovely fall color and be done with it...:-)

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  13. She's totally a pumpkin! I love how you've made the newbie soooo you! I'm taking lessons because a move is in our future :( Seeing this post makes me hopeful :) Where's LB?!?

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  14. swooning I am!! Not only do I adore but I appreciate every teeny tiny little detail in your cozy/warm teeny tiny little home!!! My husband & I are empty-nesters and are ready to take on a move similiar to yours. Congrats!!!

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  15. Everything looks fantastic! I too love all things Teeny Tiny. I think we get that from Mom. She taught us the joy of all things tiny! Your tiny house is aDORIEable! I want to see a close-up of the pretty original windows....and a close up of what is on those bookshelves!

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  16. Ooooh... I love your home. So cozy and warm. Can't wait to see the rest.

    I'm with you ~ I think she's a PUMPKIN... love her and the pumpkin guys too!

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  17. You guys are amazing. I got to walk through the "before" and those floors did NOT look like that. None of that place did. I love it all. It's absolutely gorgeous! I can't wait to see what you did with the other two rooms.

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  18. this is why people love you! wow. i want to move into your fairytale life and live in this teeny tiny house for happily ever after... :)

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  19. You are so talented! Wow! I love looking at your blog to see all the different things that you have done! Where did you find that incredible fabric? I love love love it!!!

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    1. Hi Dawn! I found the fabric at Home Fabrics in Mesa. On Stapley/60 :) You might have to do some digging, but it's worth it!

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  20. I love your Teeny Tiny house! I loved that book too, as a child and then again as a Mom. I am a little dollhouse obsessed so that would explain why I ca live in my Little House on the Corner and survive! Can't wait for the rest of the tour!
    On a side note, I was in SoCal last week helping my daughter move and join her husband there. He's been in school at USC's branch campus in San Diego while she has been here with their first baby having been born early and not ready to travel. Anyway...we passed the Dana Point signs on the freeway and I thought of you. What a beautiful place it is and I think I will never get enough of going to visit my grandbaby now!

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  21. Where did you get your beautiful bird dishes in the tool caddy? I have been looking for some and can't find any I like. But these are gorgeous!!!

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