How to Make Your Own Doll Bed
You need to consider a lot of things before buying a doll bed. For instance, you want to make sure that there is enough space in your home to accommodate a doll bed. If you donít have enough space at your house, then choose something that is smaller in size or something that can double as either a storage container or a decorative one.
You should also consider the material of the doll bed. Choosing wood over plastic is a no brainer. Wooden doll beds have a certain appeal to them and generally wooden toys are timeless pieces.
Doll beds are fantastic toys to encourage role playing. They spark childrenís creativity and imagination. Even adults find miniature versions of beds interesting.
You can buy dolls beds online or at toy shops. They come in a wide range of sizes, designs and features. With a wide selection of doll beds, there is one for your budget. However, if your budget on toys is tight or if you just want to make your own, then youíre in luck. There are many DIY tutorials and references online on how to make your own dolls bed.
DIY projects are exciting. You can bond with your children and let them decide on the design of their doll beds. Doing projects with your kids has its own developmental benefits as long as you let them use their imagination and creativity.
Making your own doll bed can be time consuming especially if you are not used to doing DIY projects. But once you see the result, they are totally worth every effort. There are many designs you can follow online but if you do not have that much time we highly recommend choosing something easy. Doing some arts and crafts from time to time is a good way to release your passion for decorating and a very good stress reliever.
Doll beds can be made from cardboard boxes, wood and with readily available kits you buy from hobby shops and toy stores. Kits are probably the easiest ones to make because they come with instructions and guides.
You may be overwhelmed at first but donít let that stop you from making something wonderful. Take your time and read the instructions carefully. Follow everything on the manual and lay all pieces in your work area where they are not likely to get lost. Be patient with your project.
Using wood to make your doll bed requires knowledge in woodworking and working with power tools. You need to know how to use some of the common woodworking tools such as hammer, saw and other hand tools. Making doll beds also requires the use of adhesives. You can ask assistance from friends and relatives if you do not know how to use tools or take precise measurements. Use sandpaper to smooth rough edges. While waiting for the glue to dry, use a masking tape and rubber bands to hold each wooden piece together. Adding varnish is entirely optional. But make sure all surfaces are smooth to avoid injuries.
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