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Learning More About Styles For Dollhouses

By September 8, 2013

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If you're planning on building a dollhouse this fall for someone special, you might want to visit your local library and track down a copy of The Elements of Style: An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail. This pictorial encyclopedia will give you all kinds of ideas from the obvious details of windows and doors, to flooring, appliances, plumbing and room layout, featuring design periods from 1485 to the present day.

Clairevue cottage in 1:24 scale exhibited by Joan Claire BergstromIn addition to style elements, you may also want to check out the articles on Building Materials for Dollhouses as well as How to Choose the Best Electrical System for a Dolls' House and How to Choose a Dolls' House Transformer.

The two page list of dollhouse plan sources, as well as the DIY dollhouse parts instructions will help you build your dream home as well.

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