DIY Bookcase Dollhouse

DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

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DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

How do I make a bookcase dollhouse?

Step 1: Cut wrapping paper to the fit back of your bookcase and apply wrapping paper to the bookcase walls as wall paper using double side tape.

DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

Step 2: Use cardboard to create elements such as a door or a rug. This rug was made by coiling yarn on top of cardboard with some double sided tape.

DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

Step 3: Add in your furniture and people.

DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

DIY Dollhouse Bookcase

Step 4: Time to play!

Created by Dane Holweger

  • Jenny

    Thanks for posting! Where can I find the dollhouse furniture used in this project? It’s adorable!

  • Chris

    The dollhouse furniture looks a lot like the darling stuff from Plan Toys. Great quality, if it is.

  • Danielle Kurtz
  • Miya

    Gorgeous! I love the simplicity.

  • Carol Barros

    Love it!! Had to share on my brazilian baby blog

  • Gill

    Thank you! My wee girl is only 18mths, but girly as a girly thing (all with a mum with a bit of a tomboy background). She loves shoes, baby dolls, and soft fabric. I can see dolls houses coming.

  • Sandra

    Excelent piece of advice. Thx! 10X!

  • Modular showers

    This is a great idea. Im sure my daughters will love drawing on the wall.

  • gina

    This is what I have been looking for!

  • Tasha T

    I have so many IKEA shelves like this! This is a very creative, wonderful idea. Extremely clever, love it!

  • Sarah

    This is too cute and is a fabulous idea. I just “stumbled” upon this blog. There are so many great ideas here. Thanks for sharing! :)

  • Ruth Adams

    Just for girls? Surely not….

  • Letizia

    It’s wonderful!!!!!!
    Great idea!

  • los angeles furniture stores

    I love this dollhouse cabinet idea. We can use an old cabinet piece and remodel it to the likeness. I love the charm of this DIY project.

  • furniture design australia

    Awesome bookcase dollhouse. My daughter would love these doll furniture for sure. The mind behind this great idea is very creative and resourceful. Cheers!

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  • Timmy

    My little sister is going to love this.

  • Madre Primeriza

    Great idea!!! I gonna share it (and make it in a few months for my daughter)!!! Thank you so much!

  • Carla

    It’s a fantastic idea!!! my daughter will love it ♥ ♥
    I’ll share it on my blog.

  • mov player

    I loved that carpet idea! My daughter wants to steal it for her Barbie house :) Thanks a lot!

  • Lea

    Really nice. I guess if I’d have a discount furniture los angeles shop, I’ll be having this DIY dollhouse for the little ones.

  • Sarah Dugo

    So cute! Posted on my FB page @
    Hope you get more followers-

  • Erin

    I played with my bookshelf in my room more than my actual dollhouse as a little girl. LOVE the idea of prettying it up like this!!! Filing this one in my “playroom inspiration” folder. :)

  • doro von Hand zu Hand

    i really love this!!

    I linked to your tutorial on my blog – thanks for sharing!

    ♥, doro von Hand zu Hand

  • leeann

    were can I find the dolls and furniture?

  • Nelly

    This is sooo adorable. Sharing it on my blog.. I’ll link it back to you…