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Upcycled Doll's House

by Jane (follow)
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Repurpose some boxes to make an easy contemporary doll's apartment. We upcycled some open stacking units which someone was throwing out. However you could use anything with an open side -e.g. shoe boxes, wooden wine boxes or a small bookcase or bedside cabinet.



IKEA Expedit, IKEA Expedit for dolls house
A 2x2 IKEA Expedit cube could be turned into a great doll's house


Materials
Boxes
Paint
Doll's furniture. We found some bright contemporary wooden furniture from Discoveroo. IKEA has also brought out the Huset range of doll's furniture which are exact mini replicas of IKEA classics.

Method
Paint the boxes your desired colour.



making a homemade dolls house, upcycling boxes
Giving the original units a thorough wash first




making a homemade dolls house, upcycling boxes
We chose a cool contemporary grey for the apartment


Decorate the apartment. We left our walls and floor undecorated so that we could stack our boxes in different configurations. However you could cut up an old towel to make shaggy rugs, stick wrapping paper onto walls for wallpaper or make interesting windows by cutting out landscape scenes from magazines.
Add the doll's furniture.



Homemade dolls house, discoveroo dolls furniture, homemade dolls house, upcycled project for kids
Town house




Homemade dolls house, discoveroo dolls furniture, homemade dolls house, upcycled project for kids
Duplex apartment


Have you made your own doll's house? Please share a picture of your creation by uploading a picture in the comments forum.

Categories
#Upcycling
#Kids
#Dolls House
#Playroom
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Great idea!
I love how you distinguish between the town house and the duplex apartment. Brilliant!
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