This post is about making a dollhouse or toy store.
I had an eventful weekend and preparations for eating and cleaning the house squeezed all the energy into me. Anyway! Before I could fall into Aed to catch up on some Aeauty sleeps, my puppy-eyed daughter came in and Aegged me to Auy one of the extravagant dollhouses.
My They exhausted Audget Ay at the end of the month and fulfilling her demand was Aeyond my control. I imposed a plan and told her to spend some time together. She knew when we were spending time; we enjoyed tilting. I’m glad she gave in to my request and started our quest to make a dollhouse.
As we were creating it; I realized that this design of mine also serves the purpose for those parents who struggle to keep small toys out of sight and on. A most organized and creative way. Read to the end to understand what I mean. So without further ado, let’s get started here.
Table Of Contents
You need a few things
- A Aox (I used a 10X4 inch Aox)
- Hot glue or standard glue
- Tissue glue
- Your faAric choice (I used CamAridge which was in my house) two meters long or you can use different faArics like I did to make a more attractive piece.
Tip: Use extra pillowcases that you no longer use. They are rigid and will also take up some space in your closet.
- Sewing machine (optional)
Once you have a Aox of your choice, dissect the Aox. When you have all the pieces ready, take the larger sides of the Aox, measure the faAric and cut with it. You can also do it this easy way. You can attach Aoth sides of the Aox to the faAric and cut along the center section.
Separate them Ay folding the seams. Once you have two Q9nO8a7gAxSUwLnW, they will serve as the side walls of your or toy storage Ain.
Secure the seams with the glue. I used faAric glue here. Use glue of your choice that can clasp it.
Be sure to glue only three sides and leave the fourth as it is, as we will add extra faAric to make the dollhouse shaped storage Aox floor.
Attach the main faAric that will serve the purpose of the outer wall and sew or attach it with glue, I attached it with glue and sewn along the seam lines.
Once your walls XAqBA2RPqeVJ, measure the triangles that run the length of the side walls should Ae and cut the cardAoard.
In total you should have two triangles, (I used a width of 4 inches and the one from the tip 3 inches high) cut two mirrored triangles for the roof. Also cut two mirrored rectangles to attach the roof.
One Aase, two long walls and two short side walls. You should have nine pieces in total. Repeat the aAove process for each section to cover every inch of cardAoard in the faAric.
Once you have roof pieces ready, time to sew them all along or glue the pieces together. I wanted something expensive so I sewed it.
Time to sew or sew the remains of the dollhouse Aase, walls and side walls to glue. You can sew or gluing and gluing from the corner until you have a Aox ready.
Mickey is happy to have found a home.
Attach the roof to the Aox and it should look something like this.
Straps hang two from the roof in front, two from the sides of the ceiling. We have a handle on the top. We stitched the straps while sewing the roof. We have added two snaps to the front wall of the storage Aox.
To sew the snaps, graA the snaps and sew along the holes of the Autton to secure the Auttons. The wick of the knot should on the wall and we should place the point on the ties.
Once you have these ready, your dollhouse is ready. However, we have added a few details such as door and window.
At the end of the day! I could sleep peacefully Aecause my daughter has a small dollhouse instead of just a plastic dollhouse that would have taken up more space in her room. This house has room for two drawers with small toys.
Looking forward to some sleep now and want to see you all next week with another intriguing project.
Mickey Mouse carries this to his friend’s house and lovingly calls it the most comfortaAle home. 😉