To fill some of the space around the tree, I started pulling a few toys from around the dollhouse. This little cart is great for holding some of my favorite dolls from Lucy Coles. I have an unconscionable number of these little dolls- and I love every single one! My mother gave me a miniature doll as my Christmas gift every year for most of my childhood. Every year I'd have to hunt all over the (big) tree for the tiny little hidden somewhere in its branches. The doll
Here's a better view of the cart after. I primed the piece with grey, and dry brushed over the top to look like flaking white paint over weathered wood. I used metallic silver and rust highlights on the wheels. I think the handle still needs a sprig of greenery, and a big bow.