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Would you sell this,or, I am being a bit premature...

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cba Fri 11-Jul-08 16:47:51

We bought dd the elc rose petal dream cottage with all the furniture to go with it. Can also be seen on the toys r us website with a video.

Thought she would love it, wrong. Over 6 weeks later she does not play with it.

Would you sell it, or just pack it away for a while and bring it out at a later date?

Probably me who wanted it more than her grin

SNoraWotzThat Fri 11-Jul-08 17:07:46

Pack it away and get it out again

I do this with a puppet theatre. They love it when it comes back out.

SNoraWotzThat Fri 11-Jul-08 22:37:32

Are you packing it or am i boring you with my puppet theatre?

cba Sun 13-Jul-08 13:19:49

sorry snora, no you are not boring me. dh returns from business this week and has not even seen it as he has been away since then.

So a viewing for dh then it is getting packed away. I even kept all the packaging.

belgo Sun 13-Jul-08 13:21:46

Pack it away. Then get it out again in a couple of months - I do this with lots of toys and it means they hold their appeal for longer.
How old is your dd?

cba Sun 13-Jul-08 13:22:59

she is just three, i am devastated she is not really interested in it

stitch Sun 13-Jul-08 13:23:33

if youwanted it, and you could afford it, then that is a good enough reason to keep it.
not all toys are only for children

belgo Sun 13-Jul-08 13:24:09

grin give her a little while, she may change.

belgo Sun 13-Jul-08 13:26:01

is it this?

PenelopePitstops Sun 13-Jul-08 13:29:03

maybe she is a little too young and will be more interested in it as she gets older, she is only at the minimum age on nthe website

i bet she will havemany more years of enjoyment from it

cba Sun 13-Jul-08 13:29:21

yes, that is the one belgo, toysrus website has link to a video of it.

When she saw the video her face lit up, but, she has just never played with it. I am thinking of turning it into a shop with pretend food and a cash register.

cba Sun 13-Jul-08 13:30:10

oh penelope, i just notice that, but an eight year old would be far to big her head nearly reches the top now.

belgo Sun 13-Jul-08 13:30:45

definitely keep it! Even if she doesn't play with it much on her own, when she has friends over they will all play with it.

cba Sun 13-Jul-08 13:42:20

ok will keep it, but should i pack it away completely or just bung it under the stairs with the furniture stacked in it. Or, keep it as a lovely feature of the living room complete with babies and everything!!

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