Making a Brick Wall and Tile Floor for the Doll House

I created the mood board above to give me a direction for the doll house Craft room design. I love the look of a brick wall (plain or painted) and want to create a focal painted "brick" wall for the back wall. I've been seeing the black and white tiles every where on interior design … Continue reading Making a Brick Wall and Tile Floor for the Doll House

DIY American Girl Doll Lamp that Works!

I really wanted to put the lamp from Kit's collection in her room, but it is retired and hard to find. It's a hot item on eBay and sells for much more than I'm willing to pay for it. Those obstacles had me contriving how to make a working doll lamp out of basic materials. … Continue reading DIY American Girl Doll Lamp that Works!

Making a Doll House Stone Chimney

I've been thirsting for more information, inspiration, techniques and resources for building a doll house. Unfortunately, there's fairly limited information available for 1:3 - 1:4 scale doll houses (AG size). However, I've discovered a plethora of doll house information in the traditional miniaturists world (primarily 1/12" scale). Their attention to detail is incredible and sometimes … Continue reading Making a Doll House Stone Chimney

Creating Kit’s Attic Bedroom

And so begins the build out for Kit's attic bedroom. I found several Kit rooms to be inspired by online; specifically in samisays_ag's video and AG Design | Craft | Create's (aka Z. Kay) blog post. I knew I wanted my  Kit's room to have wood walls, similar to samisays_ag's room and Z. Kay's room. … Continue reading Creating Kit’s Attic Bedroom

Doll House: 3rd Floor Plans

In the time between making the final mini doll house prototype and cutting the plywood for the life-size house, I adjusted the plans slightly. My original plan was to include a doorway from the classroom to the craft room. The door would have been on the left hand side of the classroom, opposite the arched … Continue reading Doll House: 3rd Floor Plans