Ok to answer questions. Or things you should know, if you’re thinking of getting one @Harlan @kittykill @Bunny1kenobi
AliExpress.com for the kits, if you search wooden dolls house kit, you should find it. Make sure you pay attention to the price+ shipping when you buy, there is a range for exactly the same thing. This kit cost me about $35 (I think) they take ages to arrive, but far cheaper than anywhere else.
The kit is really comprehensive, it came with paint for the walls, and a paintbrush. All I needed was glue, (I used PVA, gorilla glue and super glue) and some needle nose pliers for the chandelier, plus scissors to cut out all the paper shapes. I honestly think the kit is great value, for the accessories alone
This is definitely an adult project. I picked a really detailed one, there might be others that are less detailed.
It’s likely very customisable, I was going to turn this into a kind of witchy library, and I still might. But for the first go I just followed the instructions. All of the furniture is free standing, as are all the accessories, so you could paint and alter a kit like this, anyway you like.
This whole kit came in a box about 14"X10"x4" all the furniture was in sections, which was glued together-it came precoloured.
The chair was actually one of the most fiddly bits. It was a set of thin wooden sections, that were pressed out, and each was covered with supplied fabric.
Actually no, the chandelier was the most fiddly, that consisted of wire, 4 LEDs, shrink tubing, battery pack+ batteries and little metal pieces that needed to be twisted into shape. But TBH you could skip the lighting. I did it because I learned a lot doing it.
There were pages and pages of really cool detailed minature book covers, and book pages. And a load of tiny wooden rectangles, I had to cut out the covers and glue them around the wooden blanks, but also accordian fold a load of (very beautiful) printed pages, and glue them into covers.
The paper flowers had to be cut and glued from supplied tissue paper and stamens. @seeuudee I think one of my new kits is the greenhouse one. Although I definitely did order one that looks like a hand built greenhouse of all different Windows. But I’m thinking now if all the flowers are cut from tissue, it’ll take while to make
But I totally recommend them, it was great to make. They are not really a toy for small people when done, to many tiny, delicate parts.
I’ll add some links to the ones I’ve bought. @BelleBeryl Heaven alone knows when they’ll arrive.
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Some different ones, I bought the Japanese one from this set
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I also got this, this would have been the perfect starter one as it’s cheap and a lot less complex
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@seeuudee ok it’s wasn’t a glasshouse that I bought, it was this quirky hut.
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