A Comfy Chair Tutorial
This is Thatch Cottage in the making... I made a little armchair from old card and some floral fabric, below you can see how I did it. I began by taking the size from another 1/12th scale chair, then I cut out some cardboard and created the basic shape. The first section of cardboard. Now add a section of card for the seat. I padded the arms and the back and even the front at the base. I then covered the back of the chair with floral fabric. I made a little cushion. I padded the arms. I…
THROWING IN THE TOWEL
how to: miniature towels;;;;;I'd hold up a piece of this and eye it to get Barbie's size, and some extra large ones for when Ken needs one or the big very hairy dog needs a bath; just a suggestion.
Tutorial: Dollhouse Charcoal Grill » Dollar Store Crafts
Hello there! I’m Lindsey from toddlindsey.com. (I know, how original, right?) I’m an art teacher that spends ALL my free time crafting, cooking, baking, making miniatures and in general, just detoxing myself from kids and school. I love the creative process of making. Anything. I especially love when that process results in food. Or really beautiful things. […]
Dollhouse DIY: How to Make Modern Miniatures from Ikea Bowls
I have to admit that I still have a weakness for dolls. When I was a kid I had countless Barbies and Japanese fashion dolls with bright hair and jointed limbs, but there was never any really good doll furniture. My dolls’ dream house was hot pink and plastic and, while it was certainly fun, it lacked a certain elegance. Enter Lene Dragon’s modern doll furniture.
CHAIR UPHOLSTERING TUTORIAL - How to make and upholster a 1 inch scale chair.
Where do I begin? I began wishing for the beautiful furniture I saw displayed in Nutshell News so long ago. Always anxious for the next issue to be delivered, hoping that there would be an article in it with directions for making upholstered furniture. At last, July 1994, "Do it Yourself", page 94, Ray Whitledge publishes an article "A Sofa from Scratch". This is a very good starting place, it's where I started and I am thankful to Mr. Whitledge to this day. I am going to try to give you a…
Dollhouse Miniature Furniture - Tutorials | 1 inch minis
This is what we are going to make this month. This is my inspiration, another picture from a full-size decorating catalog. This piece is small size even in human size furniture. I made it a little wider for us to make. If you want to make it larger just change the measurements. When I want to make a piece of furniture I draft, or draw it in 1 inch scale on a piece of paper. I make notes about what materials I want to use where. Since it's already drawn in 1 inch scale all I have to do is to…
MAKING "BUTTONS" FOR 1 INCH SCALE DOLLHOUSE FURNITURE - How to make faux buttons from card stock for 1 inch scale dollhouse furniture.
how to: buttons for mini upholstery - Kris is such a clever gal. Love this tutorial.
How to Make a Doll Bedside Table
One of our readers, Jane, sent in this neat tutorial for making a bedside table for smaller dolls out of a plastic Easter Egg. I thought using the Easter Egg was super cute and if you use the bigge…