Darlybird Dollhouse

November 15, 2010

Rachel, of the darling shop Darlybird, made the cutest dollhouse for her girlies. She converted bookshelves using pretty papers and little found objects. She says,”I scoured thrift stores, dollar stores, ebay, and craft stores for things I could use; a huge portion of the dollhouse accessories were items not intended for dollhouses.” You can see lots of photos and all her tips and instructions here.

So smart! And such a great project for Christmas.

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{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Ana November 15, 2010 at 12:58 pm

Wow! I dream of a dollhouse like that for my Emma :)


2 Tanya November 15, 2010 at 1:14 pm

Wow wow wow is all I can say. Such a great awesome idea.


3 Kelley November 15, 2010 at 1:57 pm

So friggin’ cool! Another example of why I need a daughter!!!


4 Paula J. November 15, 2010 at 2:56 pm

Perfect timing! Just embarked on Extreme Makeover: Dollhouse Edition with the 35-year-old dollhouse my parents built for me, rehabbing it for my daughter’s birthday.


5 meaghan (chic cookies) November 15, 2010 at 4:25 pm

Thank you for this post! I’ve had a darling dollhouse sitting on my living room floor that I bought for ten bucks at a yard sale just waiting for someone more clever than I to offer inspiration and instructions! Darlybird’s is just lovely.


6 Marisa November 15, 2010 at 4:37 pm

Daughter schmaughter. I want one for ME!


7 Anneliese November 15, 2010 at 8:40 pm

LOVE the use of the pretty papers! And thanks for introducing me to the Darlybird shop!


8 EazilyAmuzed~Kelley November 16, 2010 at 12:25 am

Seriously love your blog. Just want you to know. Your design aesthetic is right up my alley and your nice and not snarky. I like that. :)


9 naomi November 16, 2010 at 9:18 am

I’m totally fascinated with this! I think I’m going to see if my daughter wants to do this together!! Thanks for sharing.


10 suzanne @ pretty swell November 16, 2010 at 11:43 am

LOVE this! So beautiful and creative.


11 Vicki November 16, 2010 at 12:29 pm

Forget playing – I’d like to live in this house!


12 Zsa Zsa September 6, 2011 at 3:46 am

Aww, such pretty dollhouses! I think I want one too. lol!


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