Dollhouse Scales: What Collectors Should Know?

Dollhouse Scales

Determining the dollhouse scale is one of the trickiest things every collector must learn. In planning to collect dollhouses  you might already have the idea, that it is not a hobby that simply requires you to hoard random things that you like the most. Collecting is more than that, to make an interesting and organized collection, there are a few rules that you have to follow, and first and foremost is to determine the scale of the dollhouse that you would like to create or collect.

Understanding Scale

Dollhouse scale is the fraction or ratio used to shrink larger/regular items into miniature items. A standard dollhouse size has a scale of 1/12; it means that the dollhouse is 12 times smaller than the regular house. Continue reading


The Second Step in Dollhouse Collection Planning

In the last entry, we shared the first steps to plan your dollhouse collection. Finding a focus and determining the space and scale is a must; however, there are still more than that in building a collection that counts. In this post, we would like to share practical and easy ways to map out a scene using your collection, and how to find the right pieces to suit them.

Create a Scene

If you already have a focus and an idea on how to display your dollhouses, now create a concise plan and decide whether in what level you will take your collection. Let your creativity and resourcefulness shine! Different displays of your dollhouses can showcase a specific scene that unifies a whole theme of the collection. The process used in creating a scene using dollhouses and a showcase are basically the same. How to do it? Below are ways; Continue reading


First Steps in Planning Your Dollhouse Collection

Planning Your Dollhouse

Does your love for a dollhouse is currently encouraging you to collect and create miniatures on display? If you do, you might currently are thinking on how to properly collect a dollhouse properly. Creating your own collection can be daunting especially if you are not introduced yet to the diverse materials, prices, types, and architectural styles of dollhouses that are must-know for collectors.

However, do not get discouraged. Narrowing your focus to what interests you the most is the best way to start this fascinating hobby. With focus and optimism, looking forward to a vision, you will find it easy to create a dollhouse collection worthy of public display. Continue reading