Jul 11, 2011

Carried Away Dollhouse


First...THANK YOU so much to all of the ladies who responded to my veggie dilemma with 
my Littlest. So many thoughtful words. So many people sharing my woes. Some awesome advice. Thank you again!

I hinted on Saturday that I had another handmade gift idea to show you. This one was for a birthday party of one of our little girly friends. I kind of brainstormed about how fun it would be to make a fold up and carry away dollhouse.

It was so much fun to create..it totally took me back to the days when I was a little girl and I would make my own dollhouses in shoe boxes, on our family piano, on my bed and nightstand, on paper...you name it I dreamed it.  This project was the combination of my 6 year old imagination and my...ehem...slightly over six year old sewing ability.

Let's introduce you all, okay...

Welcome...the bright orange door and coordinating flowers welcome any visitors.


The owners of our home are a delightful little family.


Mr. and Mrs.


Adorable girls...let's call them Nora and Jane.


One big happy family.


One big cozy home.


Bright cheery flowers, picked and put in a vase on their little table, in their little kitchen.


A cozy place to watch TV and snuggle as a family. LOVE the accent throw pillow.


The girls share a room, of course. Plain and simple. Don't forget their very own dollhouse.


Mr. and Mrs. have a lovely room too. How lucky that Mrs. has a Mr. that lets her have a pink comforter.


After a long day, and a cozy evening, it is time to settle down. Good night sweet family.

Easily packed away.


Easily folded up. Easily carried away for a fun and carefree playtime.


I kind of want my own.

I have a basic tutorial for this that I will try to put together before the big day.

Sharing here:
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Take a Look Tuesdays: Sugar Bee
Get Your Craft on Tuesdays: Today's Creative Blog
We did it Wednesdays: Sew Much Ado
Friday Linky Party: Creation Corner

18 comments:

Jen said...

I LOVE THAT! It is so cute. Good idea Larissa. :) We love you guys and miss you.

Foundinthe-ALI said...

This is awesome!!

Jeff & Michelle said...

Adorable!!!

brittney said...

Love it!!! A tutorial would be AWESOME:)

Taylor {Sew Much Love} said...

What a wonderful idea! I'm sure the little girl loved it!! Very very cute!!

Stockhoff Family said...

Seriously, WHERE did you come from?!! I am so sure you got none of this from me :(
Adorable, Adorable, Adorable!!!

Tanya said...

Super sweet gift!

Holly said...

This is adorable. i love all the details and your "decorating style". so cute!

Amy said...

Cute Cute!

Can't wait to see you! Keep us updated...once your out there are your cell phones the best way to reach you?

Larissa said...

Thanks everyone for the dollhouse love.

Hopefully there will be a tutorial soon.

AMY! Cell phones are the best way still. We will be in touch for sure!

shopannies said...

this is very cute and love that it can be washed and cared for easily come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

Ashley said...

aw this is SOOOOO DARLING!!!:) i love it :)
http://jaysonandashley.blogspot.com/

Sunny Vanilla said...

I really love this idea! Your details are adorable...love the flower boxes on the front of the house! Linking up after you on sew much ado.

Valerie@Occasionally Crafty said...

Seriously adorable! I tried to sew a 3D one once, and it turned out pretty awful. I could probably make one of these- and it's SO CUTE! I will be featuring this on my blog tomorrow for Three Things Thursday (July 14). Hope you'll drop by, check it out, and grab a featured button if you like!

Valerie- www.occasionallycrafty.blogspot.com

Andi @ Jane of all crafts said...

Super awesome! I made little pilgrims out of those wooden dolls for Thanksgiving and I also did convo bubbles. The post is called "Puritan Humor" I seriously crack myself up! Thanks for stopping by and leaving your sweet comment about my lamps!!

Ana Leticia Accorsi Thomson said...

Muito liiindo!! Parabéns!

Tasha said...

This is truly beyond fabulous. I want one too. I don't need a little girl to make one right? Love. Love love love.

Brittany said...

Looks awesome! I want to try these!

P.S. I am having a giveaway on my blog. There are great organizational tools and charts for moms and kids. I hope you will enter!

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