Wednesday, November 18, 2009

My Micro Dollhouse Collection

I started experimenting with making 1/1728th scale houses (dollhouses for 1/144th scale, or dollhouses for dollhouses for dollhouses) a while ago. These are some of the houses and roomboxes I made out of paper, perched on a penny.

This house was supposed to look like my big dollhouse, though I had to simplify by removing the upper porch. The house shown in the picture below is actually a bit too big, I've since shrunk the graphics down a bit.

I could only fit four rooms inside, and I decided to make it open backed, rather than front opening like my real house.

This was an attempt to copy an antique German roombox. I can't just scale down the real graphics, because they would just turn to shapeless blobs. Instead, I recreate the main features, simplifying as much as possible.

This was one of the first houses I tried to make, so the construction is fairly simple. It's still one of my favorite houses though, perfect for the corner of a micro nursery!Here's the inside. I used bits of laser cut paper on the roof, but I'm still looking for something a bit more delicate looking.

There are free tutorials for some of these houses here, if anyone is interested!


  1. sooooooooo tiny. I can not believe it!!! :)

  2. Wow, amazing! Looking really good...

    groetjes evelien

  3. Absolutely amazing and so very tiny. I bet you dare not sneeze..

  4. amazing and awesome. would you ever think about making one for someone someday? i might consider buying one depending on the price, of course.

  5. Anonymous, I've made them for swaps in the past, but found that doing that many in a short period was draining so I've taken a break from making them recently. If I start making them again, I'll post about them, but that won't be until the summer months at least. Prices would be about $10 or a little more, depending on the house. Thank you for your interest!

  6. Good grief! I've played around with 1/144 a little bit, it was kind of fun but I simply cannot image working in this tiny tiny scale. I really do think that you would have a market for them if you decided to sell them.

  7. I love the smaller scales, this is very tiny and cute =)
    Great work!

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