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1. Dream Dollhouse by Ana White

This three-story dream dollhouse is perfect for 12″ dolls (yeah, it’s big). Crafty mom Ana White made it with soy based plywood, some scrapbooking paper and a quart of pink paint for accessories, and finished it with non-toxic linseed oil. Complete instructions, along with material list, available for free on Ana’s website.

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2. Natural Fairy House by The Laughing Monkey

Looking for a dollhouse that will beckon imaginative outdoor play? Try this tree-inspired fairy house that’s sturdy enough to live on a porch or patio. Find out how mom Rose created it for her daughter’s birthday (as well as some awesome fairy dolls) on The Laughing Monkey blog.

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3. Vintage Suitcase Dollhouse by Hart & Sew

Dreaming of a dollhouse that can come with you on vacation? This adorable tutorial from Hart & Sew turns an old suitcase into a portable dollhouse with interchangeable rooms (especially helpful if you’ve got multiple kids with different interests).

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4. Fabric Dollhouse by Mama Says Sew

Speaking of portable dollhouses, this fabric version (made using a $1 pattern) by Mama Says Sew is another darling way to keep toys (and their environment) all in one easy-to-carry place.

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5. Easy Bookcase Dollhouse by Land of Nod

Got an old square-compartment bookcase you’re not using anymore? This tutorial shows how adding some wrapping paper, cardboard and yarn can transform it into an instant dwelling for homeless dolls.

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6. DIY Christmas Tree Dollhouse by Mr. Printables

If you’ve got some extra cardboard boxes lying around, this step-by-step guide from Mr. Printables will show you how to turn it into a holiday-themed dollhouse complete with tiny figurines!

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7. Guitar Dollhouse by Lorraine Robinson

This crafty mom and owner of Fairy Meadow Miniatures wanted to give her daughter a special gift upon her departure for university. Rather than buy something at the store, she spent long hours transforming a used guitar into a magical home for a miniature musician. See more pictures.

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8. Shoebox Dollhouse by Molly Moo

Yet another dollhouse project that reuses things you have lying around the house. In this case, shoe boxes. With a little Papier Mâché mix and ec0-friendly paint, you can have a two story dollhouse in a jiffy.

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