Little girls love dolls houses, but can they be practical as well as pretty?
A dolls house looks gorgeous in any bedroom, but more often than not, space is a real issue. Once you have a dolls house, book shelves and a bed, not to mention an overflowing toybox, there is no room to play. Here are some lovely storage ideas combining play with practicality.
Find a similar cardboard playhouse at cardboardtoys.com and let your little ones imagination run wild whilst they decorate.
Two up two down
'Dolls houses can be quite expensive', says Julie Marabelle, of design company Famille Sumerbelle, 'we found an old glass and wood cabinet and decorated it as a dolls house instead. Julie and her husband turned her hobby for making screen-prints and paper cuts into a worldwide business. famillesummerbelle.comFind a cabinet like this at grahamandgreen.co.uk
A book shelf and a dolls house
Resist the temptation to fill the house with miniature furniture, and let your little ones fill the top row with their favourite books, pictures or favourite toys.
Fit for a princess
MyLittleBed is a Husband and wife team that manufactures bespoke quality handmade children’s theme beds and accessories. This dolls house bed can be made to fit any size bedroom.