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

Picking Fabrics for Doll Bedding

We are using the IKEA Duktig doll bed for our dolls. My girls painted them to coordinate with the doll bedding. We also made night stands using this tutorial. A couple of years ago, I made the bedding set above for my middle daughter. It's really quite fun to make doll quilts since the reward … Continue reading Picking Fabrics for Doll Bedding

Behind the Scenes of Building a Doll House

I find it interesting to see the work spaces of people who create and craft things with their hands. I have been building the doll house in the garage. For awhile, the doll house construction zone took over two spots in our three car garage. Now that I am finished with the bottom floor, the … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Building a Doll House