Last year one of my favorite bloggers Pillow Thought, instagrammed a picture of a wooden dollhouse they scored at Tuesday morning which they painted, decorated and presented to their daughter on Christmas Morning. See post here. I was in heaven. One of my favorite toys as a kid was the wooden dollhouse that my grandparents and parents bought for me one Christmas. It was a huge, victorian style unfinished dollhouse which my dad promised to help me decorate and paint. ( He got as far as painting the outside of it, while my grandpa put all the tiny shingles on)However my dad never hesitated to take me to Rose's dollhouse. This beautiful store that sold beautiful dollhouses, dolls, furniture and accessories. I loved that store and have coutnless memories of playing in my dollhouse and of hours spent wandering around that cute shop, envisioning ways to decorate my dollhouse. To go along with my dollhouse one of my favorite books as a kid was this
So of course I turn to pinterest for inspiration and find that two of my other favorite bloggers, Young House Love and The Busy Budgeting Mama have each made and decorated their own dollhouses for their little girls
Here is the Busy Budgeting Mama's tutorial
Young House Love's
For all of those with little girls out there, at what age did you introduce a dollhouse to them. ANd for those that have undertaken dollhouse DIY's of your own any tips or advice? Best place to buy dollhouse furniture or decorations? I need all the help I can get!