14 modern day renovations for doll houses

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Little Linzi dollhouse West Elm

We all know that taking on a renovation is a big task. But what about a doll’s house renovation? Simple, right? Wrong! We found some unbelievable small-scale renos that completely blew our minds. Not only are they incredibly intricate and detailed, but these dolls have got style!

Here are 14 of the most exquisite DIY doll’s house renovations from around the web. Sit back and be inspired!

Chalk it up

We Are Scout - How to DIY an old Dolls House

From roadside rescue to stylish Scandi dream house. We love the chalkboard roof on this one – a perfect way for your kids to add their personal touch. (via We Are Scout)

Simple and sweet

IKEA Hack - how to DIY your own doll house.

Sometimes simple is best. Re-purposed Ikea shelves, while paint and pretty pops of colour. Perfect. (via Today)

Swedish style

The Modern Life Lundy Dolls House Update - How to do a DIY Dolls house Reno

This Lundby doll’s house makeover is giving us major house envy! Starting with that mid-century modern lounge suite… (via This Modern Life)

Vintage overhaul


This simple dolls house was transformed from a boring dark wood shell into a light and bright doll heaven with a lick of white paint and some sweet patterned wallpaper. (via Practically Functional)

Designer dream

Little Linzi - Amazing dolls house renos

Doll’s house stylist extraordinaire little.linzi created this dream house with mini replicas of West Elm pieces, amongst others. Look out dolls, we might just move in! (via West Elm)

Getting crafty

Craftiness is not Optional - How to do a DIY Dolls House Reno.

From the teeny tiny cushions, to the bespoke wall art, this might just be a crafting masterpiece! (via Craftiness is not Optional)

A little dotty

How to do a DIY Dolls House Reno

How sweet are those hand-painted geometric motifs? And no doll’s house is complete without on-trend dipped chair legs. Gorgeous! (via roomor)

Big apple feel

How to do a DIY Dolls House Reno.

We get a bit of a New-York-City-loft feel from this amazing reno. Loving the exposed brick walls and high ceilings! (via M Healy)

Monochrome makeover

Charley's Style of Life - How to do a DIY Dolls House Reno.

If minimalism is more your style, then step this way! This doll’s house looks like the perfect blank canvas for your kidlet’s imagination to run wild. (via Charley’s Style of Life)

Shadow play

House shelves - how to DIY a Dolls House

You don’t need a doll’s house mansion to get your creativity on. This bright and cheery number was created with house-shaped shadow boxes. Feeling inspired? Check out this option from Mocka. (via Madame Citron)

Pretty in print

A funky DIY Dolls House Reno.

The bright colours of this happy house can’t help but make you smile. And is that Orla Kiely wallpaper in the kitchen? (created by Megan of Mousehouse via Casa Haus)

A cozy space

Aqua fun - a DIY Dolls House reno

What doll wouldn’t be happy sinking into that couch by the fire? It just makes us feel all warm and cozy. (via The Domestic Darling)

Festive fun

Christmas fun - how to do a DIY Dolls House Reno

This house is a riot of colourful fun. We especially love the festive feel and the incredible light fittings. The orange shade in the kitchen is inspired! (via The 80s Me)

Pattern play

Sweet Pink Dolls House - how to do a DIY Dolls House Reno.

Mis-matched patterns can work (and look amazing!) Start squirrelling those scraps of wrapping paper away now. (via Under the Sycamore)

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