Original houses with their hands: step-by-step master classes

The popularity of handmade products is hard to overestimate. Quite often they look pretty original, unusual and have a special energy. Besides, if you want you can do with your hands everything that you want. Today we offer you several workshops through which you can make different size and functionality of houses.


Almost all the girls in the small age dream of a beautiful house for dolls. The cost is often quite high, but this does not mean that it cannot be done by hand. Believe me, your daughter will definitely appreciate such a welcome gift!

You’ll need:

  • Fiberboard;
  • adhesive;
  • colour the cardboard white and brown;
  • colored paper;
  • Wallpaper;
  • bamboo slats;
  • scissors;
  • the corrugated cardboard.

You first need to make blanks of fiberboard. To do this, draw a rough sketch and carefully cut them.

Connect all the parts together with glue. Cover the roof with corrugated cardboard.

The external side of the paste with colored paper, and do the layout by the bamboo slats.

Proceed to an additional decor. To do this, cut out small rectangles in the form of bricks made of cardboard brown. Glue them to the house, as shown in the photo.

Glue the entire structure on the workpiece of fiberboard. Due to this, it would be better to stand on the surface.

Cardboard white cut out frame for Windows.

Pasted them on both sides of each window.

Do the same preparation for balconies and glue it.

If you want you can make a surround balcony. For this you will need thick cardboard, toothpicks and wire.

With the two sides glued to the window of the attic.

Cut out the door and the frame for it out of cardboard brown. If you want you can cut the door image from brochure or printed on the printer.


Paste the walls from the inside with Wallpaper and colored paper. Beautiful house ready!

Decorative house

Prepare these materials:

  • thick cardboard;
  • bumps;
  • transparent adhesive;
  • tape;
  • line;
  • bamboo slats;
  • scissors;
  • pencil.

From cardboard cut out five squares of equal size. It all depends on how big you want to make a house.

Glue them together with tape.

Begin to create pieces for the roof. To do this, cut out of cardboard two triangles, two squares and one rectangle.

Glue the blanks together.

Cut a strip of cardboard and glue it in the center of the base of the house.

Take a napkin made of bamboo slats and cut from it a square, as shown in the photo. Share the sticks from each other.

On one of the sides of a square workpiece to apply the adhesive.

Alternately glue each stick, making small ledges on both sides.

Continue to do the same with the other walls of the house.

Start to finish the roof. To do this, measure the length of the roof and glue stick.

Repeat the same with the other sticks. As well as glue them on the other side of the roof.

Cut five sticks of small size.

Glue them to the base of the house, forming the door.

Paste the door sticks a darker color.

Do the window from the dark sticks.

Cut four dark sticks for the roof and glue them on.

Take pre-prepared cones and carefully cut each of the scales.

Cut them so that they have the form of rhombuses.

Apply glue to one side of the roof and glue the pieces of the cones. Visually they are similar to shingles.

Repeat the same on the other side of the roof.

A small segment of the dark glue sticks on top of the roof.

Dark glue sticks on two sides at the bottom of the roof.

Take the base of the house and put the glue on the strip of cardboard.

Carefully glue to the base of the roof. Beautiful decorative house ready!

Dollhouse chest of drawers

To make the Dollhouse does not have to purchase expensive materials. It is possible to use unwanted furniture and other construction. We offer just to redo an old dresser.

You’ll need the following:

  • chest;
  • wood saw;
  • brush;
  • adhesive;
  • putty;
  • sandpaper;
  • the white paint;
  • large brush.

Before you begin, we recommend to determine for what size dolls will be done in house. To do this, measure the height of the boxes.

In this case, it is best to leave only two floors. To do this, carefully remove the superfluous partitions, to prevent damage to the wall.

Since the partitions appeared empty space must be filled. To do this, apply glue and put the suitable size wooden slats. Leave the design to dry.

Fill the empty space and damage on the chest with putty. After the design has dried, sanding surface so it was smooth. The painted house with white paint.

Three-storey house on wheels

Prepare the materials:

  • plywood;
  • saw;
  • drill;
  • pencil;
  • line;
  • construction stapler;
  • adhesive;
  • wheels;
  • paint brown and gray;
  • primer;
  • laminate or linoleum;
  • brush.

The process of creating a house is very exciting. But first it is important to make a sketch based on what size fits you. With the saw cut out the necessary details.

Some of the details do the layout, where will be located the doors and Windows. Celebrate them with a drill.

Cut out doors and every window. This is a laborious process, but the result is worth it.

Cut the bars to the frame on the Windows. Mating parts using a special stapler and fasten with glue.

Added to the wheel design.

Shelves painted brown paint.

Apply a primer from the outside and leave to dry.

On the shelves lay a laminate or linoleum. Painted the exterior of house paint, gray color.

If you want you can paint the roof a contrasting color to make it stand out a bit more.

Each of the presented master-classes will help to make interesting houses for dolls and for home decor. Don’t be afraid to try to create something with their hands. The result will be really worthwhile.

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