Boys' Bedroom With Mural and Custom Homework Nooks
In its original state, the inset areas around the dormers were a waste of space. To give these areas a true purpose, they were transformed into two separate homework nooks complete with custom floating desks. To create the custom desks, first 2X4 lumber and paint-grade plywood were both cut to size, mitered, attached with a nail gun, then sanded and painted.
Shabby Chic Girl's Dollhouse Bedroom With White Shingle Accent Wall and Ruffled Blush Bed Linens
A white shingle accent wall is matched with window awnings for a sweet and textural look. Blush pink bed linens feature a ruffled trim and layered pillows. A white chandelier blends beautifully with the soft style.
Brightly colored butterfly wallpaper and whimsical embellished curtains set the mood for a fun, creative girls bedroom. A dollhouse in one corner pairs with a fluffy fur rug and multicolored quilt, resulting in a room that's unabashedly feminine.
An ornate sage green chandelier with exposed bulbs hangs in a green and white bedroom with floral patterned wall paper and large roman shades. A day bed works in the small bedroom and provides storage along with the green glass-front bookcase.
Known for his artistic meditations on Africa and the West, artist Yinka Shonibare created this dollhouse to comment upon his dual identity. Shinobare was born in England but lived for much of his youth in Nigeria and attended art school and now lives in London. This dollhouse is a replica of the 1872 Victorian town house where Shonibare lives in the East End of London. BUY IT: $450
Rich Interior Life
British-African artist Yinka Shonibare decorated the interior of his Victorian dollhouse with Dutch wax print cloth and used furniture in various woods and styles to fill the rooms of this home that comments upon his dual identity as an African and Brit. Along with reproductions of paintings by Shonibare and French artist Jean-Honore Fragonard, the two-story dollhouse also includes cabinets, chairs, tables, fireplaces and a canopy bed.
Pink and White Girl's Bedroom With Wood Shingle Accent Wall and Ruffled Bed Linens
This dollhouse inspired girl's room features a white shingle accent wall. Ruffled pink bed linens match the blush tone wall and compliment the sweet style of the design inspiration. A white chandelier and nightstand finish the simple, feminine look.
Modern California Home With Wood and Glass Exterior
This modern residence is custom-fit to its unique urban lot and sited to take maximum advantage of its Northern California views. The exterior is a modern mix of wood and glass, with expansive windows that offer a dollhouse-like peek into the home's interior.
This girly and colorful kids bedroom features a butterfly accent wall that establishes the room's bright color palette. White walls provide a spot for the eye to rest between bright punches of color. A chandelier, a frilly dollhouse and a colorful quilt add feminine touches to the fun space.
Your coolest dollhouse ever just came to life. Partition walls mark off a living area in this large loft space. Bright pink and purple paint infuses the exposed metal beams with colorful energy and a neon strip makes the room feel as though it were almost hovering above the floor.
A built-in, modern "dollhouse" steals the show in this soft, dreamy girls bedroom with contemporary lines. Pale gray walls form the backdrop for a palette of neutrals accented by subtle hits of blue. A clean-lined desk is paired with a tufted, upholstered chair that adds softness to the overall design.
South African artist Danielle Clough creates her adorably diminutive works in embroidery which she then mounts in a small frame or wooden hoop. We're obsessed with this utterly whimsical squinting fox, the perfect mantle piece art object for a dollhouse or ideal to hang in a baby's room.
Artist in his Studio
Connecticut-based artist Joe Fig makes gorgeously detailed dollhouse-scale miniature set pieces of contemporary artists' studios. Fig visits and conducts interviews with actual working artists and has documented the working spaces, materials and even miniature paintings in progress of artists including Chuck Close, Roxy Paine, Eric Fischl and Tom Friedman. "I find artists to be some of the hardest working people I know," Fig told Think Small author Eva Katz.