Let's Build A Dollhouse


me eh?

My name is Jennifer.
Dollhouses and Miniatures are my passion.
I love my dollhouse, and wish that everyone who wants one could have one.
I have done a lot of renovations on my real house over the years, and not having a table saw at home, I had a lot of wood cut at Home Depot. One day it occured to me that I could also get a dollhouse cut out at Home Depot, so that is what I did.
I built this dollhouse by myself during the Winter of 2003/04.
The cost was just over $100 CAN.

dolhouse finished


You don't need a lot of tools to build a dollhouse. All of this dollhouse, excluding the interior walls, was cut out of a single sheet of 4 foot x 8 foot plywood. The whole thing was cut out at the Home Depot.

I began by drawing a cutting plan. I used my own dollhouse as a guide, I had taken the measurements for that original house from house plans of a real house we had owned.

Drawing each piece of the dollhouse for a cutting plan took a lot of thinking.I built the dollhouse over and over again in my head to assure that the measurements are correct. I'm somewhat obsessive which is both an asset and a weakness, in this case it was a big help.
Figuring out how to fit each piece of the dollhouse onto a 4'x8' sheet of plywood was challenging.I couldn't have done it without the help of Adobe Photoshop

Once I had the cutting plan completed, I walked over to my local Home Depot with a grocery cart, purchased a sheet of plywood and presented the cutting plan to the nice man who cuts things out on Home Depot's big beautiful saw.
The cutting plan worked well.

Since I had spent so much time creating this dollhouse plan, I figured I might as well share it. As I worked on the dollhouse I took photographs and typed up the directions.Then created this web site 'Let's Build a Dollhouse'

Let's Get Started



Page 13
Photos of the Interior

Free Dollhouse
Tutorials Dollhouses and Miniature projects.
Free Printable Dollhouse Wallpaper How to make sofas and chairs from cardboard and fabric This link will take you to Jennifer's[my] dollhouse.
Dollhouse Grocery
How to make dollhouse
curtains from paper
See my hand-sculpted
miniature dolls
How to make a realistic Ascot boiler Visit my five miniature shops
Printable Dollhouse
Gift Bags and Boxes

How to make a stained glass window from stickers and markers

Carole's first
doll's house
Links Kerry's Dollhouse Carole's second
doll's house

Terms of use
Non-commercial use only.You agree not to use instructions and the images on this website for any commercial purpose, sale, resale, or compilation.
This doesn't mean that you can't sell a dollhouse that you build using this plan.
Copyright © Jennifer Brooks 2003-2021 All rights reserved
privacy policy
site navigation
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.