Furniture

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 Wood Case Sofa (Tutorial + SVG/Template)

miniature wood case sofa in dollhouse living room scene

The slat bench needs company, hence this mid-century style miniature wood case sofa. It also doubles as a daybed, when the back cushions are removed. I deliberately chose a simple design as I’m just starting with upholstery and it is scary. Thankfully this one turned out pretty good (i.e. not disastrous), probably because of its …

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Miniature Slat Bench/Coffee Table ~ 1:16 and 1:12 scales (Tutorial)

miniature slat bench 1:16 scale

This miniature slat bench (or coffee table) is based on George Nelson’s mid-century design. It’s a relatively easy project, though it does require exact measurements. While a machine like Cricut makes accurate cutting a breeze, you can still get even, consistent cuts with just a craft knife and a grid ruler (I’ll show you how, …

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