Dollhouse Entryway: Wreath and Mat

Doll Wreath & Mat

Please join me in a series of posts that I will be doing on “Decorating Your Dollhouse!”  As my first post in this series I will be decorating the entryway with a colorful collegiate wreath and doormat. Wreath Supplies: Styrofoam Ring Felt Scissors Glue gun Wreath Flowers: Needle and thread Decorative Buttons   I purchased [...]

My Girls Dollhouse for 18″ Dolls Review

My Girls Dollhouse Review - doll house for 18" dolls like American Girl

(Disclosure – we were sent this product to review but all opinions are our own.  This post also contains affiliate links.) Back in February when we went to Toy Fair, I got a chance to check out the new My Girl’s Dollhouse kit up close and personal. All I can say is WOW!! It was [...]

Locker Decorations that Double as Doll House Decor


(This is a sponsored post.  I have received compensation as well as the product to review.  All opinions are still 100% my own.) We were recently invited to take part in a fun campaign featuring back to school locker decorations from LLZ by LockerLookz (available at Michael’s, AC Moore, Staples and Meijer ), but when the [...]

Toy Fair Report – My Girl’s Doll House

My Girl's Doll House for 18" dolls by Wicked Cool Toys

Doll houses for 18″ dolls is a very popular search on Doll Diaries – many, many crafty parents have made some amazing doll houses for 18″ dolls – but some parents would rather the convenience of a ready to assemble kit. Up until the past year or so, there have not been any options like [...]

Dolly Decor 101 – A Dolly Sitting Room


Karen here, today I wanted to share some Dolly Decor Tips for those of you who want to see how you can combine items you have made with items you have purchased for your dolls. The above photo shows Ruthie and Chocolate Chip enjoying a dolly sitting room or living room set up on one [...]

Our Generation Doll House Review and Mini Story

Our Generation 18" Doll House from Target

The Big News Earlier this week Char shared a picture of Lucy and Kit looking at the computer.  Well, here is what happened in Diana’s World….. Lucy and Kit were looking at a link that Dabbie sent them and could not wait to be part of Dabbie’s Big News. Meredith ran into Saige at the park [...]

Annika’s AG Dollhouse

American Girl Doll House

One of our readers shared the photos of her daughter, Annika’s dollhouse. Annika has five dolls: Kirsten, Jess, Nicki, AG 27 (Ally), and Emily.  She has really gotten into the doll collecting, watching the youtube videos on line, shopping at thrift stores for stuff for her dolls, and crafting.  Most of what is in the [...]

Amazing American Girl Doll House


I was just doing my morning scroll through Facebook and noticed that Jen at American Girl Doll Play shared a video of a crazy huge American Girl doll space. It is not really a doll house, rather a doll room with individual rooms for the various dolls, furniture and accessories a Mom and her two [...]

Lynda’s American Girl Doll House

American Girl doll house

Another reader sent in photos of her amazing doll house she made for her daughter’s American Girl dolls and pets. Lynda did an amazing job and you really need to click on the link and go view ALL of the photos as a slide show. From the furniture she made to the decorations – the [...]

Brianne’s Doll Space Take 2

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Late this summer we took a look at Brianne’s doll space and she recently renovated it. She sent in photos and a little description as to what she did – I’m sure you will love it. Let’s start the tour – in Brianne’s words: This is the blue bedroom. The beds are from Ebay, and [...]

Another Upcycled Doll House for 18″ Dolls

American Girl doll house made from upcycled furniture

We have featured a lot of American Girl sized doll houses that have been made from everyday furniture plus a little creativity. I have another one of those creative upcycles for you today from one of our readers, Cris. From Cris: I have been an avid reader of Doll Diaries for the past year as [...]

Another Amazing American Girl Doll House

Custom American Girl doll townhouse

While we are on the topic of AMAZING doll houses for American Girl and other 18″ dolls, here are some photos from Jessica. Her Dad is an architect and has built her dolls a full up TOWNHOUSE – actually it is a nine room Federal style dollhouse for her American Girl dolls and accessories, which she [...]

Gena’s Amazing Doll Room

american girl doll house

Hold onto your hats! I am in serious awe over this next doll space – and I would LOVE to have something this fabulous.  One of our readers, Gena, sent me the link to photos their MOST AMAZING doll space. Gena and her daughters have been collecting American Girl since her oldest daughter was 6 years [...]

Inside Ava’s Doll Room

Ava's Doll Room

Next week is going to kick off the biggest giveaway season we have had yet, and to get things started, we will be featuring a giveaway by Etsy store Ava’s Doll Room. The inspiration for Teniel’s shop is her daughter and her daughter’s  American Girl Dolls “Little Ava” and London.  Before we do the giveaway next [...]

Brianne’s Dolls’ House

18" doll house ideas

I LOVE seeing things you make for your dolls, their play spaces and how your store your collection! And I thank everyone who sends photos and reports in to me for being so patient – I get A TON of email and sometimes it takes a while before I can get to the goodness you [...]

Transformation from Computer Desk to Doll House


Readers Rachel and Bethany converted a computer desk into a doll house with some help from their parents and were kind enough to send in the photos so we could all enjoy them! We had been on a quest to get a dollhouse for the girls 18″ dolls.  We didn’t want to spend a whole [...]

Cassidy’s Doll House

American Girl sized Doll House

Another one of our readers, Cassidy, has sent in photos of her creative use of space and her doll house. From Cassidy: This is my American Girl dollhouse. My family and I spent a long time on it. All of them helped me! (Even my brother) In the kitchen Kit is preparing lunch in the [...]

Delaney’s Doll House

American Girl Doll Space

I just love seeing how creative you all get with your doll displays, storage and projects!! One of our readers, Delaney (who posted as agisthebest for a long time but now goes by Delaney) took the time to photograph the doll space she created and did a write up for us as well. ENJOY!! Here [...]

Amy’s American Girl Sized Dollhouse

Homemade Dollhouse for American Girl dolls

If I haven’t said it enough, I LOVE IT WHEN OUR READERS SHARE photos of the fabulous things they make for their dolls!! Amy sent in photos of the American Girl dollhouse she and her 8 year old daughter made. They were inspired by another house that was showcased on Doll Diaries. Basically, it is three [...]

Another Reader’s 18 Inch Dolls House

dollhouse for american girl dolls

One of our newer readers, Granof4, sent me some photos of the play spaces they made for two of their granddaughters. The only space that was available was their two dresser tops, so the size was limited by that. For safety’s sake the boxes were screwed in to the tops of the dressers. The dining [...]