Craft Idea for Kids!: Miniature Fish Tank

Kids Craft: Make a mini fish tank!

School is out for the summer, and that means loads of down time. Need a kids craft idea to keep little hands busy? Making a mini fish tank is inexpensive and fun (even if you’re a grown up!). I actually pulled the idea for this project from my own childhood. When I was a kid, I made one of these mini fish tanks for my dollhouse. I remember being so pleased with myself, because it looked so real with the tinted water, and the fish could actually float! Continue Reading

Make It: Wallpaper A Dollhouse

Wallpaper A Dollhouse

Two years ago on a trip to Copenhagen I discovered Ferm Living, it was love at first sight. I snapped up several homeware pieces and brought them back home. I’ve watched them grow from strength to strength since then and their look books always bring a smile to my face.

 

Part of their range is an whimsical collection of wallpapers. Well true to form they’ve scaled them down in size and made them available for download and home printing to decorate your own doll house. Continue Reading

How To: Make a Modern Doll House

created at: 04/20/2011

Let’s face it, we don’t all want a huge, pink plastic Dreamhouse gracing our playrooms.  While some people thrive on the modern dollhouse hobby, for playtime, modern dollhouses are hard to find and expensive to boot, a combination I’d never let my kids near.  Erin at Sutton Grace solved this dilema by making her kids their own mod doll house, and you can too.  

Complete with a vintage 1960’s kitchen and furnishings, Erin created a dollhouse for her kids that would fit in with her modern home decor.  Continue Reading

My Cardboard House Remodel

created at: 2009-10-27

Last week MWT brought home this cute little two-story house with a request that it be remodeled for entry into a ‘parade of homes’ contest sponsored by the company for which he works. There was no word as to whether prizes will be given out to the best remodel, but, seriously, did I care?! Of course not! It was a teeny house just ready for a makeover! Here’s the outcome:

created at: 2009-10-27

I re-made the roofline to make it more appropriate for ‘thatching’, which is actually a sheet of cardboard that I scored with a craft knife. Continue Reading