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This is a guide about dollhouse furniture with everyday objects. There are a wide variety of small things that can be repurposed for thrifty doll furniture.
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Some time ago there was a lady that wanted ideas for doll furniture. I find that most website ideas are for actual miniatures, not play-scale which means 11 1/2 inch fashion doll size.
Using office supplies, you can make some very fancy fashion doll furniture. Square pencil cases become end tables, especially the frosted glass kind. Letter holders or large pencil holders with multiple cubicles can be used for headboards to a Barbie bed. This works especially if they have a curved edge. Buy them when the stores are trying to change their inventory. Or if you frequent Wal-mart, you need to try every six months. Most of these stores will try to clear their inventories then.
Thank you Tim, for the unusual ideas for dolls furniture from office supplies. I will definately try these out. Helen
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I am looking for ideas for making doll's furniture out of items in the home.
As a crafter, I can say that I am good at telling others how to make the accessories, but the furniture might be found at places like Michaels, or visit this which I found by googling "doll house furniture to make".
You can get lace and make curtains, get wallpaper samples for wallpaper, pieces of flooring tile for the floors, make crocheted oval or oblong rugs, mini pillows, bedspreads and afghans for the bedrooms and living room. I cut the smaller versions of scenic calendars that are on the back, and they can be artwork. Old watches can be clocks when you take off the bands, and on and on.
If you love making dollhouse things, check out the many cool books at the library. Hope this helped!
Check out youtube there are a lot of (how to make minatures, really cute lamps made from beads, plates, and food).
One gal made miniature candy bars, she shows how to pull an image from the web and size it also youtube. This might help to make wall paper to size. Curtain rods made from tooth picks and beads on the end. Cups made from glue bottle tops
What recycled items can I use to make a 1:12 scale floor lamp?
By Gina from MO
I'm not sure if this helps, but I remember using toothpaste tops for either small lamp shades or for planters.
Any lid like mouthwash etc have cool tops that could be used if larger is needed.
Then use part of a pencil or dowel for the post of the lamp and medicine bottle top [upside down] for the base.
Go to youtube.com and type in "how to make barbie furniture" and there's a woman who has a lot of videos, her username is "myfroggythings". She is a genius and very simple and inexpensive. Your little ones will love it! : )
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Doll furniture made from scrap wood and blanket made from 2nd hand material.
At home. The kids love these.
Very cool, I would've loved these as a kid!