Tutorials

Easy Modern Miniature Planter (Tutorial – Beginner Project)

When you search for “modern planter” images, you’ll most likely see these mid-century simple cylinder white pot with wooden legs popping up in the results. It’s actually very easy to make one of these modern miniature planters. You only need common craft tools and materials; nothing fancy! I’ll also show you a trick to make …

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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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Modern Dollhouse Rugs (Printables + Paper Options)

printable modern dollhouse rugs

So this isn’t a tutorial post, though I did make these black-and-white modern dollhouse rugs myself, using Inkscape (a free design software). Inkscape has opened up the world of miniature designs to me, but that’s a post for another day. The stripey rug was inspired by IKEA Stockholm 2017 rug that is still for sale …

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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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