I started with this ready-to-finish wood castle from Michaels, originally $19.99, and used a 40% coupon. Total: $11.99 + tax
This is the UPC # in case you want to try tracking it down....
I wanted to duplicate the "look" of this castle from Melissa and Doug:
I think this is LITERALLY the exact SAME castle!!
A little wooden "storage bin" inside the castle:
And here it is painted:
I used Valspar brand paint from Lowes: Polka Pink and Vessa Gray, Glidden Rich Navy (windows) from Home Depot, and then decoupaged pieces of scrap paper onto the floors/walls for "rugs, tile and wallpaper".
***I am NOT LIABLE for any plans featured here. Please take every precaution and use your own discretion to make sure these toys are safe for children to play with them.