How to Make Floor Tiles for a Doll House

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The right furniture and the right flooring equal perfect accessories. Decorating a dollhouse can be just like decorating the house that you live in, and like decorating your home, decorating your dollhouse can be an expensive endeavor. It helps to be able to make some of the household items including the flooring.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Cardboard
  • Paint brush
  • polyurethane
  • Colored tag board
  • Rubber cement
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

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  1. 1

    Measure the dimensions of the room that you want to cover with a new tile floor for your dollhouse.

  2. 2

    Cut out a piece of cardboard to make a template that fits the dimensions of the floor. Be careful about cutting spaces for items such as staircases and fireplaces. Place the template on the dollhouse floor to make sure it fits.

  3. 3

    Glue the colored tags to the piece of cardboard with rubber cement.

  4. 4

    Seal your floor with polyurethane. Use a brush to apply the polyurethane. Make sure the coat is put on evenly then give it 3 to 4 hours to dry.

  5. 5

    Fit the floor into your dollhouse room then place your furniture and accessories.

Tips and warnings

  • Before you make a floor for your dollhouse decide what kind of home you want before you begin. If the dollhouse is going to be for play you will want durable, inexpensive floors that are easy to replace. If your dollhouse is for show then you can choose better quality flooring and focus more on appearance than function.
  • Be sure to keep your floor out of the reach of children and pets while it dries.

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