West Elm-inspired Dollhouse Headboard – Overlapping Squares (Tutorial + Free SVG file)

dollhouse bed with West Elm inspired headboard

This overlapping-squares dollhouse headboard is inspired by West Elm’s popular daybed back in 2010. I had originally aimed to make the daybed, but couldn’t make the squares flow nicely between the side and back frames. Plan B: keep just one side frame and call it a headboard! The headboard is designed to work with this …

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Basic Dollhouse Bed – Multiple Sizes in 1:12 and 1:16 Scales

diy dollhouse bed

Why just a basic dollhouse bed? Well, think of this bed as a plain piece of bread that you can dress up with different spreads, i.e. the headboards. I’d like to make different styles headboards, but don’t want to design the whole bed from scratch every time. So I came up with this basic bed …

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Miniature Campaign Dresser/Chest (Tutorial and Templates for 1:12 and 1:16 scales)

1:16 scale miniature campaign dresser

The idea for this miniature campaign dresser was born when I was trying to take pictures of these miniature gold mirrors. I realized that I didn’t have a good console-type miniature for the mirrors to hang above for, say, a hallway scene. Instead of a console, I thought the “brass hardware” of a campaign dresser …

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Modern Dollhouse Chair – Tutorial and Templates for 1:12 and 1:16 scales

modern dollhouse chair

This modern dollhouse chair is a variation of the mid-century-inspired rocking chair that I made a while back. I just love its simple, unfussy lines. It’s a classic style that fits in any modern dollhouse decor. At least, in my opinion. I left mine in natural, light basswood color to fit the rest of my …

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Miniature Gold Round Mirrors – Tutorial and Templates (PDF and SVG)

set of dollhouse miniature gold mirrors

I set out to make just one mirror, and ended up with four of these miniature gold round mirrors. Actually I made more mirrors in other shapes as well (you may already know from my Instagram post). So yes, there will be more mirror templates in the near future. These mirrors are made with stacked …

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