How dolls houses provide extra storage

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.

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Find a similar cardboard playhouse at cardboardtoys.com and let your little ones imagination run wild whilst they decorate.


 

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Perfect storage

These dolls house toy baskets from Rice are perfect for any bedroom. We love these, as they combine play with the storage every bedroom needs. Comes as a set of three.

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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.com

Find a cabinet like this at grahamandgreen.co.uk

 

 

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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.

gtlc.co.uk

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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.

mylittlebed.co.uk

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