Many people may think that to build a dollhouse is a very difficult task and may require plenty of time and money. However you can get innovative a build a dollhouse all by yourself when you child demands one. If you are good with wood, you can collect a lot of unused small pieces lying around the house and you can get help from neighbours as well as friends. You can then refer to a good dollhouse book and pick up several tips.
You can also build a dollhouse with cardboard pieces or thermocol and paint them as you like. This way you can be more creative with your choice of colours and decoration. You need to make sure you do not flimsily put the roof and walls together. When built with a lot of care, the dollhouse will look as if has come home straight from a dollhouse store.
When you build a dollhouse, you can pick up all the unwanted items from your garage and bedroom to decorate it completely. This will make the dollhouse seem very real. Without making the colour schemes too loud, you can mix and match curtains and wall hangings that suit the dollhouse best.
If your child contributes when you build a dollhouse, it would surely be less stressful for you, and you will end up having a lot of fun. Small toy cars can line the driveway, and you can even place your own small plants inside the gate. Old cushions can be torn up for curtains and tablemats.