I’ve been dreaming of making over this dollhouse for about three years and I finally did it! And it turned out sooooo cute and fun. And it was fairly easy….just took some time. I promise you, if I can do this, you can do it too!
First, let’s start with the before pics. I’ll link our dollhouse here if you want to get the same one. It is really adorable in person as is! For a quick custom look I highly recommend painting the doors before you put it all together.
And here’s the inside. All of the furniture pictured comes with the house.
And here she is all made over! Can I live here?
First, I started by painting the doors with this pink paint. I also used this pink to paint several pieces of furniture.
Then my mom helped make the adorable window boxes out of paint stir sticks I picked up for free from Home Depot. We used a saw to cut the pieces and then hot glued them together.
I then painted the boxes black. I picked up some bright pink and light pink floral stems from Hobby Lobby (I looked for the smallest size flower I could find) cut them up, and then hot glued the flowers into the boxes. And then I glued the window box straight on to the house.
I painted shampoo caps black to use as the front porch planters, then hot glued various greenery into them that I found around my house. The mini welcome mat is from Hobby Lobby.
And here’s the inside! All of the “wallpaper” and flooring is just scrapbook paper I picked up from Hobby Lobby. I measured each room, cut the paper to size, and secured it with double sided tape. That way we can switch out the paper whenever we want! The kitchen dalmatian print is just black paint, hand painted by yours truly.
The mini floating shelves were just leftover scraps from the window boxes that I painted black and stuck to the wall with ticky tack. Most of the mini food and a lot of the accessories around the house came from this farmer’s market set that we already had. It’s so cute.
I purchased this bathroom set and painted the hardware black….and Sadie insisted on painting the tub blue. She really knew better than me with this one because I love how it turned out.
I glued popsicle sticks to the wall in the bathroom and painted the bottom half of the walls pink. I picked up this mirror setand painted them too. There was a lot of painting going on!
Isn’t this the cutest living room? Belle picked out the unicorn paper and I initially didn’t want to use it…but again, my kids know better than me! This couch and chairs set was one of the first things I bought for this house. And my mom sewed the mini pink pillows. I’m still looking for the perfect rug for this space (so stay tuned!). And I found the fireplace (already painted!) for a steal here. Home Sweet Home sign from here.
I love this cute bedroom set I picked up here. I painted the hardware on the side tables and dresser black and the standing mirror pink. I wanted to replace the bedding but my girls loved the floral set it came with, so I kept it as is.
And I made the little planter out (and another one with flowers in it on the living room table) of a Young Living essential oil cap!
The girls wanted the upstairs to be the kids room, so they made most of the decisions up there!
I kept the original bed that came with the house and spruced it up with a pink cover and pillow made by my mom. The white dresser came with the floral bed set one floor below, and the bunk bed set is from here. The pink chairs are ones that came with the house that I painted. And the little pink cabinet is from here.
As you might have noticed from the “before” photo, I removed one set of stairs to make the space flow a little better. They can easily be added back in later. The hole they came out of is covered up by the bedroom “rug” (that’s just another piece os scrapbook paper).
I love how the house turned out. And my girls are OBSESSED!