Do your kids commandeer every box that comes into the house like my daughter does? It’s both endearing and annoying: who has room for extra boxes in various states of transformation all over the floor? Help your kids along by showing them these amazing dollhouses made from recycled cardboard boxes!
I may love dollhouses more than my daughter does. But since we’re all stuck inside, it’s the perfect way to combine two winter obsessions around here: getting crafty and enjoying the coziness of our home.
DIY Modern Cardboard Dollhouse
visit Scandinavian Deko for the tutorial
Modular constructions like this one offer up lots of extra creativity for the kids—they can build it differently each time they get it out to play. And it stores flat too!
DIY Cardboard Doll Bed
visit Ambrosia Creative for the tutorial
In its larger scale, you can make a kid-sized house to go with it. Or, make multiple sizes to fit every doll and action figure in your house, then put them in a dollhouse!
Modern Cardboard Dollhouse Furniture
via Selvedge Magazine
These images are full of inspiration—from the refined color palette to the simple construction. Modern handmade dollhouse furniture never looked so good.
DIY Cardboard Dollhouses Made By Kids
via Doce Menos Diez
Some dollhouses are meant for parents to make for their kids. But others are better when made with their help—like these sweet creations. I’m loving all that wallpaper!
DIY Shoebox Dollhouse
via Aprill Aprill
I just love the free-wheeling creation and decorations of this lovely house. The beauty of cardboard houses is that they free you up to do crazy things with the interiors!
Pictured at the top of this post: Two-Storey Cardboard Dollhouse; visit Tasmin Brown on Flickr for the details.