Hello everyone! It is Natalie and I am going to show you how to make an easy doll loft bed with a slide today! If you follow Doll Diaries on Instagram you have seen and have been asking about how I made my doll loft bed out of a box my Dad brought home from Costco. So here is how to make it.

You will need:

  • A large box that carries produce (not shown)
  • A pair of scissors
  • A dark colored Sharpie (Pink is shown, but black or navy blue is better)
  • 2 or 3 rolls of different colored duct tape ( only one is shown)
  • A 18″ doll for sizing 
  • An empty cardboard box


Step 1 – Take your produce box and turn it upside down. Then draw a rectangle with the Sharpie like you see above and cut out a little more of the box – this step is optional. Then take your doll and lean her up against the box. If the box comes up to her neck or higher it is the right size.

Ste p 2 – Cut out the outline that you drew with the Sharpie and use the three duct tape rolls to cover the top, sides, and back of the box.

Step 3 – To make the slide cut the empty cardboard box and size it so it fits right on the side. Cover with duct tape and enjoy your loft bed and slide!

Kailey is all cozy in her new bed. If you make this we would love to see your version! Send a picture of your loft bed to share@dolldiaries.com.