Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Furniture, Tables, Chairs , Sofa’s etc


As I have been documenting the changes around my house  for years I have taken a lot of pictures of furniture so I dug deep in the archives to see what I had.

My garden chairs were sent ready to assemble. Who doesn’t love RTA furniture?

My new garden furniture arrives, in pieces.

I bought this old TV unit for $100 about 10 years ago from people I knew who were moving. After a few years using it to house our TV, VCR and DVD player it became hard for David to bend to put tapes or DVD’s in the players  so I reorganised the room; but what to do with the cabinet? Luckily I found a use for it in the doll room. An old armchair was also pressed into service to hold dolls although it is now doing time on the front porch.

While we are in the doll room of course I have to show you some dolls house furniture. Naomi and I spent several hours a few months ago going through her vintage dolls house furniture and I photographed all of it for our doll blog. So here you are Cee, tiny furniture. The Barton and Marx furniture belongs to me and the Triang and Blue Box belongs to Naomi.



Last of all here is an antique bed I photographed at the surprisingly good history museum in the tiny town of Woodsdale not far from Oatlands.

Antique bed at the museum in Woodsdale Tasmania
Antique bed at the museum in Woodsdale Tasmania


I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband, David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. Currently we have five pets between us. Naomi's two dogs Toby and Teddy and cats, Tigerwoods and Panther and my cat Polly. My dog Cindy passed away aged 16 in April 2022.


  1. Love the tiny furniture. We went shopping the other day and were surprised that a lot of the furniture was what we considered suitable for a dolls house i.e. it was tiny ++. It made us cringe at the thought of getting out of lounge chairs that were almost sitting on the ground. I guess it is because it makes small accomodation look bigger. I prefer your dolls furniture.

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    • I have had the opposite experience of finding furniture seems much larger when we bought a lounge suite just a few years ago. But since then everyone seems to be going in for minimalism.

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  2. I went to clean the new house that the hospital is using for nurses and other staff. They had put in a boring all white kitchen and bought grey sofas and grey rugs. The new lino was grey too. They left the rest of the house in the old colours and left the boring brown carpet that was all stained. I can’t understand people’s decorating ideas at all. The sofas were comfy though. I decided to have a five minute break and tried one out since I worked so hard cleaning the place up.

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