This is the choice of mini artisans the world over. Shell kits are constructed of either plywood or MDF and come with the exterior and interior walls, floors, roof and base. You get the challenge and satisfaction of building your masterpiece from the floor up!
This type of miniature dollhouse is completely built and finished inside and out. Most are constructed of sturdy 3/8" MDF exterior walls with clapboards milled directly into them. The finished dollhouse interior walls are wallpapered, and floors are finished with stained hardwood. Even the shingled roofs are stained. You just take it out of the box and start furnishing and accessorizing with items of your choice!
Whether designed specifically for a particular dollhouse and miniatures or suited for more general use, these extensions to the dollhouse allow for even more creativity and elaboration of design. Component sets for certain dollhouse kits include doors, windows, stairways, dormers, spindles, railings, hardware, interior and exterior trims, siding and shingles.
Similar to Finished Dollhouses, QuickBuild® homes have finished interior and exterior walls, and are constructed of sturdy 3/8" MDF. The difference between the two is that QuickBuild® arrives unassembled, but goes together in minutes (easy-to follow step-by-step instructions included). QuickBuild® dollhouses are great for children of all ages!
Ready to Play
Ready to Play dollhouses are constructed of precision cut MDF with wood trim.The outside is finished with a lithographic print, and the inside features wallpaper and paper flooring.
Not ready for a dollhouse? Room Boxes are a cost, space and time saving alternative that still allow you to express your inner miniaturist. Room boxes are ideal for creating themes. Whether you choose to create a holiday scene, a wedding or baby motif to mark a special occasion, or even a team-inspired sports box, you'll love the ease and flexibility a room box provides. Plus, they make excellent gifts!
Special Scale Dollhouses
While most dollhouse miniatures are in 1/12 scale, there are several smaller scales available. Miniatures.com is proud to bring you dollhouses in 1/24 scale, 1/48 scale, 1/144 scale, as well as Playscale ... fashion doll size. Smaller scales are certainly more convenient when space is at a premium and offer the 1/12 scale miniaturist a whole new challenge!