I started with a blank slate in the classroom, which is 24" deep by 48" wide. There's a window on the side wall that's 7" x 12". The classroom is on the top floor so the side walls are angled to reflect a roof shape. I wanted our classroom space to feel like how I … Continue reading Making a Faux Linoleum Floor in the Doll House
I posted these pictures to our Instagram account but thought the information might be helpful here too. The way I built the classroom has been bugging me. The doorway limits how we can set up the class room and, even more so, it means there's only one full wall to put furniture on in the … Continue reading Fixing a Doll House Mistake
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
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!
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