The Recycled Doll House

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Project by Jack McKee posted 07-28-2017 05:05 PM 1646 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My wife got the idea to build a doll house for our grandkids. She got a big drawer from the restore. We designed it together and I divided it into floors and rooms not paying much attention to level or square; the kids don’t care. I added a roof, a fireman pole, a chimney, windows and a basement. She did all the painting.

Here is the living room:

As you can see we paid little attention to the scale the pieces. My wife collected most of them from the thrift store altho she made a bed and stove with Mr. Sculpy. I made a few tables and chairs using strips of thin wood and hot glue. We had some match box cars and action figures laying around from years ago.

And the kids loved it. We have a box of people, animals, and cars so they can have endless options for their imaginations.

-- Jack,

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#1 posted 07-28-2017 05:30 PM

I like those various colours, nice house.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 07-29-2017 12:31 AM

Now that’s colorful and way cute!!
Well done!

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#3 posted 07-29-2017 01:30 PM

This is so nice and I can’t imagine how much the kids love to play with it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 07-29-2017 03:07 PM

Great idea and I bet the different scales of the figures, furniture and cars adds to the creativity the kids will bring to the doll house. Love the chimney and fire pole. Great stuff.

-- Toy Making Dad, Northern Virginia,

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#5 posted 07-29-2017 05:13 PM

Just relooked and who needs a door when you got that cool chimney to slide down to get in. lol

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