Making Miniature Furniture – Little Replicas of Furniture
Decorating a dolls house can be great fun especially if you can make your own furniture. Miniature things are not only a source of visual delight, making them can be an utterly satisfying job.
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Making Miniature Furniture At Home
Making miniature furniture
is a challenging and a thoroughly enjoyable task, especially if you do it with your children. While designing tables and cupboards might require some level of skills, there are a lot of little things that the kids can do. With a few acorn shells, some cloth and pins, it is possible to make some cozy little couches and sofas. Making miniature furniture would be just ideal for the holiday, as it is a great family activity.Before starting off with making miniature furniture, take the complete measurements of the doll’s house you wish to decorate. Find a trusted dealer of good quality wood and the required tools for making the furniture. You can look around and find out anything that can be used as a piece of furniture. Things like pin cushions and ice cream sticks that are inexpensive, can also work out as good starting material for building furniture.
Miniature Doll House Furniture Designs
Buy plenty of magazines and visit dollhouse museums, and browse through the designs of furniture and find out the ones that can practically be replicated in miniature sizes. It would also be a great idea to take a look at the miniature doll house furniture
collection displayed in shops to get inspiration for your own designs. Get your worktable ready and gather required tools like wood, saw, nails, drill, hammer, paint and strong glue. While painting, it would be a good idea to find out the colors for the furniture that would match the walls and floors of the doll house. A final touch of varnish not only gives it a nice finish, but also protects the miniature doll house furniture from termites.
Custom Miniature Furniture Choices
If you would rather buy furniture than making your own, there is the option of visiting shops where high quality custom miniature furniture from top brands like JBM Miniatures, Lilliput, Town Square, House Works are available. There are delightful light chandeliers, lamps and other things to decorate the doll house which are usually difficult to make by oneself. Doll house kits are available in the market, that can ease your task of making miniature furniture. There are choices of buying festival based miniature furniture kits like Christmas miniature dollhouse furniture.