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fabric dollhouse

this one is all credit to my sister who found this adorable fabric dollhouse HERE (make sure to check out her flicker group.it’s AMAZING.)

here is the one she made for my daughter..

and the ones she made for her twins..

love the barn

And my little niecey was turning 5 and i really wanted to make her one…and it’s pretty easy to do..it’s just that mesh stuff (i used it for my earring holder) walmart had a package of 3 (I think it was 12x 24) and it was perfect) you cut out your pieces

and wrap them in batting (i hot glued) the tutorial says to use tape)

does this fabric look familiar? it’s the same as my craft organizer!

then you just sew all pieces together (with handle and elastics)

and you whipstitch two sides…

and add some buttons for the enclosure…

then the fun part of getting out your felt and hot glue and decorating it!!!!

 i made this cute little couch out of felt…
(i also made a bed for my daughter)

and i threw in a little polly pocket to complete the present!
such a fun little gift! make sure to go check out the how-to for complete instructions!

About Kimbo

Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.

Comments

  1. Melanie @ bear rabbit bear says:

    This is super cute!!!

  2. Live Pray Design says:

    This is an amazing project and I love the fabric colors that you used!!! Cute!!!

  3. love this! so cute and fun!

  4. The Bag Lady says:

    How adorable!!!! I want one!

  5. Love love love lov eLOVE L.O.V.E!!! Aaack! have to make this!

  6. SO adorable! Looks small enough for church? (maybe if you sit in the overflow 😉

  7. That is sooooooo cute!!!! I love the little pond 🙂

  8. MommyN'Bliss says:

    I can't find the how to. Probably because i'm laying here in a sick induced stuper, but I looked through all the tutorials and looked at the web version and mobile and I can't find it.
    Thank you :0)
    Shalie

  9. Sharlyn says:

    Must. Make. One. Of. These!

  10. Bonnie MS says:

    What a great idea! I would have loved these as a child! I'm thinking of making a boy house, garage and barn for my 5 year old son. The possibilities are endless! Could you imagine a "Town" of these? Houses, post office grocery store church gas station?
    Thank you so much for the great inspiration! I will definately subscribe to you fantastic blog!
    Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    Bonnie M

  11. hi!I love your idea!!It's super cute!I made my doll house inspired from you.My daughter was really excited to get the house.Thank you so mach for your idea.

  12. Shautel Walker says:

    This is absolutely fabulous…

  13. This is sooo cute! I have GOT to make my daughters each one! They would be GREAT for all the LONG car rides we'll be taking this summer! =)

  14. Enjoying The Adventure says:

    Please direct me to the "hot to" section of your blog, I can't seem to find it! 🙁 I love your doll house!

  15. Enjoying The Adventure says:

    "*how to" section opps!

  16. Tess McLaughlin Lundgren says:

    Bonnie, Just a thought, but if you make a town of them make them in graduated sizes so that some will fit inside others for storing purposes or you'll need a lot of space to store them I'd think. Great Idea. I love it.

  17. Jessica at Me Sew Crazy says:

    Kim – this is AWESOME! How am I not seeing this until just now (thanks to Pinterest). LOVE it!

    Pretty please add it into SewSet, this rocks! (Takes 2 minutes, I swear)

    Hope you are having a great morning!
    – Jess
    SewSet.com
    MeSewCrazy.com

  18. These are so cute! I am totally making one for my daughter! I think a gingerbread house will be really cute as the holidays get closer and is gender neutral!

  19. Brighton Creative says:

    I love this. I am going to make one for my friend's daughter for Christmas, I know she'll love it. We've shared it with the fans of Bamboo Baby on Facebook too 🙂

    http://www.facebook.com/Bamboo.Baby.Ltd

  20. I don't sew either, so exactly how did you do this with a glue gun? Would you post your own tutorial?

  21. Click on the word "HERE" in the description. It will take you to a page with the tutorial.

  22. Rose Hill says:

    This is the most adorable and creative portable doll house idea I've ever seen.
    I just wrote a post about it along with other inspirational play houses to make as Christmas gifts.
    Here is the link to my article at gather.com – http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474981785143 – with source credits to your blog!
    Thank you for the inspiration!

  23. Veronica and Daniel says:

    I just made a barn for my nephew and a house for my niece for Christmas. They loved them! Thanks for the wonderful idea 🙂

  24. I love this idea.=!! cant wait to try it with my daughter:O

  25. I saw this and thought it was AWESOME, had to pin it. I have a bumper for a baby crib I am making mine out of as a short cut! Thanks

  26. I love your dollhouse. It’s an inspiration for me! Thank you!

  27. This is so cute! The kids are older – maybe I could make one for me? 😉
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  28. I can’t find the how to, it looks easy enough but I would like the measurements and such, I think my daughter would love this for her Lalaloopies.

  29. I love love love the dollhouse! Great idea and beautiful craftmanship!!!

  30. Nice! You make this look so easy. I sew but crafts like this can be a challenge for me due to time constrain. Really would love to use this idea with flashcards I made for my girls. it can be her ‘quiet book’ on the go 🙂 Love it!

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