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Chairs for Octonauts

Our Octonauts needed some chairs, so I made a few out of egg boxes. As the boxes were nice and pink there was no need to paint them. Simple, quick … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Bunk Bed for Dollies

We gave our dollies a bunk bed that we made out of two little cardboard boxes. And they also got some nice pillows and blankets made out of an outgrown … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 3 Comments

Shaving Cream Printing

Shaving cream printing has been quite popular on the net lately.. so we thought that we would give it a try as well. We took a large plate, turned it … Continue reading

October 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Story of a Little Yellow Eggbox

Once there was a Little Yellow Eggbox. She was put into a recycling box where she met lots of interesting Things. There were lots of other eggboxes, a couple of … Continue reading

October 7, 2011 · 4 Comments

We built a balcony!

Sounds posh doesn`t it? Before Xmas I told my friend that we are building a fireplace.. and she thought I was talking about a real one ;) A few weeks … Continue reading

July 13, 2011 · 4 Comments

Little Cookbooks

When we started making our dollshouse in January last year, it was meant for bigger dolls. But for now these bigger dolls have moved out and the new residents are … Continue reading

June 20, 2011 · 8 Comments

Today We Played School

We had.. an easel… Textbooks and pencils A desk Some students in their school uniform And a classroom *** We used the same box from when we made a fairy … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 2 Comments

An old top and lots of options :)

A curtain, a tablecloth for the small table, a little dolly for the doll, a scarf and skirt for grandma, And tablecloths for the big table…all from one old top. … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · 3 Comments

When history came alive..

We had a LOVELY visit to our English grandparents last weekend. Grandma surprised us by bringing out an old dolls house that had belonged to Annabel’s aunty and has been … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · 11 Comments

Room`s Makeover

We have a legend in Estonia that Tallinn can never be ready.. otherwise Ülemiste Vanake  (a little man who lives in Ülemiste Lake) will drown the town.  So this is … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · 5 Comments

At our Grandparents’ House

It is very important to value close family relationships. A very good idea is to keep a photo album or a scrapbook of your loved ones… but why not make a … Continue reading

February 11, 2011 · 12 Comments

New China for Dollies

Had a phone call from my good friend today. She just wanted to check with me if I wanted some cardboard before throwing it into her recycling bin. She is … Continue reading

December 13, 2010 · 3 Comments

Shop in a Box

It`s almost midnight but Pinky and Blacky don`t have time to go to sleep. They have been very busy lately.. because in a few days time they will open their … Continue reading

December 8, 2010 · 3 Comments

Our Dollshouse

           I’m linking this post to Carnival of Junk Play at NurtureStore and We Play  at Childhood 101.  

December 5, 2010 · 18 Comments

Getting Ready for Christmas

Our dolls are preparing  for Christmas. Yes, they have a christmas tree up already. But what they did not have was a big dining table. They do want to have all … Continue reading

October 25, 2010 · 4 Comments

Vannituba- Bathroom

  Our dollshouse  bathroom is finally ready. We decorated the walls with some lovely fish (drawn on separate pieces of paper and cut out). The sink is made of the bottom part … Continue reading

October 19, 2010 · 2 Comments


Lilla a  keeps us busy. The shoebox house was the first thing  we did for her, or to be exact, one of the downstairs rooms. Today our room got a … Continue reading

July 1, 2010 · 5 Comments

Little box for bits and pieces

We have got lots of little things for our dollshouse- play food, little books and newspapers, cutlery, plates and cups, clothes, toys.. you name it. We used to keep everything … Continue reading

July 1, 2010 · 1 Comment

Another chair and some cushions.

January 22, 2010 · 6 Comments

Fishy Armchair

After seeing THIS  lovely chair I thought- voila, this is exactly what is missing in our dolls house.  At first I wanted to use exactly the same template but then … Continue reading

January 21, 2010 · 3 Comments

New Wardrobe- Uus riidekapp

Our dollies, Rose and Mary,  are getting a new bedroom. We have finished with the wallpaper but we still need to make carpets and beds.. a dressing table.. At least … Continue reading

January 16, 2010 · 1 Comment



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