I always wanted a dollhouse when I was little. I did finally get one when I was about 30! I have shown it to you a couple of times before. Here's a cute page out of a 1938 sunset magazine. A very lucky little girl!
Daddy could have built a dollhouse (he knew how to do everything!) - but he was busy working, and even when he was home he was always working on something - something more practical than a dollhouse. Here are two more examples of home-crafted dollhouses, from 1967:
And I think this one was from '68:
I think Tina might have had one of the metal dollhouses? I seem to vaguely remember one. Well, guess what I found at the Waste Management Store? Here's a peek from the front:
The side "windows":
Oh, come on - take a look inside! The left side of the kitchen:
..and the right side:
the master bedroom upstairs:
the living room:
and the entire house again from the back:
It isn't real big, it isn't perfect, and I don't have any furniture for it - but it was so inexpensive, I just couldn't leave it there! So now I have three, all different - and barely room for one.
I haven't decided what I'm going to do with this one yet.