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Mini Modern Dollhouse via The New York Times

April 8, 2010

I love me a good dollhouse but not always the Tudor or Victorian kind… so of course I jumped on this article today in the The New York Times and swooned over every bit of it because it’s all about modern mini furniture for dollhouse hobbyists. If you love the idea of a dollhouse filled with min modern design then this article and slideshow just may steal your heart…

Mini Modern Dollhouse via The New York Times

If this intrigues you just a wee little bit (pun completely intended) then you can also view the Modern Miniatures group on Flickr or follow the blog Miniatures by Annina. Enjoy!

(image: David Azia for The New York Times)

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32 Comments

  • Reply Lori April 8, 2010 at 6:27 am

    So cute! I wonder if they come in a large. :)
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  • Reply Down and Out Chic April 8, 2010 at 7:16 am

    i have a weird fascination with miniatures of all kinds. this is fantastic! i will definitely check out the links.
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  • Reply House of Many Hues April 8, 2010 at 7:20 am

    This is really cute! It looks somewhat like Ikea furniture!
    .-= House of Many Hues´s last blog ..Fire Glazed Ceramic Pots =-.

  • Reply Diana April 8, 2010 at 7:57 am

    If I were A little girl… :)
    .-= Diana´s last blog ..Made In Hungaria =-.

  • Reply Sarah Sarniak April 8, 2010 at 8:40 am

    I absolutely love mini things! (for some strange reason) For example, whenever we go to the camping store, I always HAVE to look at the miniature tents they have. I always want those instead of the big ones. I know, weird. But these are just so cute.
    .-= Sarah Sarniak´s last blog ..Getting New Baby Chicks =-.

  • Reply Ulrike April 8, 2010 at 8:48 am

    oh, what a lovely idea! these are perfect gifts for modern kids.

  • Reply heidi April 8, 2010 at 8:58 am

    Oh those are little works of art, how cute…
    .-= heidi´s last blog ..Creative Explosion part 1 =-.

  • Reply Eliza April 8, 2010 at 9:03 am

    awe…this post brings back memories of hours of time spent playing with my doll house and barbies. I loved my barbies!
    .-= Eliza´s last blog ..Sprouting =-.

  • Reply Pretty My Drink April 8, 2010 at 9:19 am

    I wish they had these when I was little- they are so adorable!
    .-= Pretty My Drink´s last blog ..Hand Painted Martini Glasses- Set of Two, Pink and Green Drip Design =-.

  • Reply Aline Ioavasso April 8, 2010 at 9:20 am

    So lovely! I want to be a barbie just now.
    .-= Aline Ioavasso´s last blog ..alineioavasso: To muito feliz depois da conversa maravilhosa que tive com a @Maay_ooi !!! :) amo <3 =-.

  • Reply laurel April 8, 2010 at 9:49 am

    these are amazing! i would put these in my house right now and i don’t even have kids – truly works of art!

  • Reply johanna April 8, 2010 at 10:01 am

    Holy heck! I’m pining for these mini furnishings HARD. WOW!

  • Reply Sarah April 8, 2010 at 10:26 am

    Ooh lovely! Thanks for the links!
    .-= Sarah´s last blog ..Garden and Egg Magic =-.

  • Reply Artsy Fartsy April 8, 2010 at 11:11 am

    Why does wee teeny = cute? I don’t know, but it is a scientific fact! Thanks for sharing!
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  • Reply shellie April 8, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    this is sooooooooo super cute! i love it!
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  • Reply Elle April 8, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    These are adorable. I have NO idea what I’d do with them but somehow I want them anyway.
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  • Reply katrina April 8, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    omg. miniatures are my weakness… the cuteness is killing me!!
    .-= katrina´s last blog ..Free Clip Art: French Macarons =-.

  • Reply jen April 8, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    i own both pieces of this furniture in big size. classic.
    .-= jen´s last blog ..PicClick =-.

  • Reply Cathie April 8, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    Wow that is too cute for words. I would love to be a kid right now….

  • Reply Juliet April 8, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    Wow! I can’t believe these designs. They’re fabulous. I have a dollhouse that my grandfather made by hand, including all of the furniture. My mom and I had so much fun decorating (paint, wallpaper, rugs, artwork, etc.) together. Amazing how much has changed (and what hasn’t — the love of dollhouses!) in 20-some years! Thanks for sharing this.
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  • Reply Amy April 8, 2010 at 10:17 pm

    uh oh – i’m a huge fan of these – thank you for sharing them! growing up my grandmother (we called her nana) was so big into dollhouses. she had her own and more importantly a subscription to the most amazing magazine that featured miniatures. i would re-read these magazines again and again… she also had my grandpa (who we called papa lol) make myself and my cousins dollhouses. it’s something i’ve wanted to get into again and this just makes me want to more. this type of “furniture” could look really wonderful on my bookshelf!!
    .-= Amy´s last blog ..Out of Line =-.

  • Reply kitty April 8, 2010 at 11:19 pm

    adorable!! i have always loved tiny things, and about fell off my chair when i saw this. thank you so much for sharing! ;o)

  • Reply Tod April 9, 2010 at 1:01 am

    when i was a little girl i would put masking tape on the ground to make little floor plans for all my dolls. all this little furniture, though hindering my imagination, would have made the experience much sweeter!! thanks for the burst of nostalgia!!
    xoxo

  • Reply cathie April 9, 2010 at 1:05 am

    ohmy that is SO cute! we have an expedit ourselves. how cool would it be to have a mini expedit in one of the shelves of our expedit??

  • Reply Tod April 9, 2010 at 1:07 am

    when i was little i used put masking tape on my floor to make little floor plans for my houses. this furniture, though it might have hindered my imagination, would have made the experience that much sweeter! thanks for the burst of nostalgia!!
    xoxo

  • Reply Carrie @ CarrieCan April 9, 2010 at 2:53 am

    That is seriously to cute! Much better than Barbie’s hot pink furniture ;)
    .-= Carrie @ CarrieCan´s last blog ..A different kind of crate =-.

  • Reply zoya April 9, 2010 at 6:54 am

    kids gonna love this when they get it as a surprise!

  • Reply Tammy Moore April 9, 2010 at 9:15 am

    I am always drawn to mini things too! This is fabulous – thanks for sharing the article! My mom and daughter just started decorating a dollhouse together… I think they may need a modern room or two! ;)
    .-= Tammy Moore´s last blog ..I am not Bakerella =-.

  • Reply Christy April 9, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    Oh, thanks for sharing. I have a dollhouse that I started with my grandma when I was a little girl. We never finished it. It was recently uncovered, and I want to finish it in honor of her but I wanted to add a modern touch. Everything I found was way too traditional, or looked like it belonged in a Barbie house. So, thanks again for sharing the link. I can’t wait to get started.
    .-= Christy´s last blog ..Honeymoon Slippers LO =-.

  • Reply Cheryn April 9, 2010 at 10:33 pm

    WOOOOOWWWW~~!!
    That would be the COOLEST doll house EVER!!
    I wish I were 10 again!

    Cheryn

  • Reply lindsay April 10, 2010 at 7:39 am

    So cute! my girls have a vintage Madelline doll house that my mother-in-law stocks with furniture and trimmings. They love it, but these goodies are more my style. I love the tiny purses in the bookshelf!
    .-= lindsay´s last blog ..Gone Weekending. =-.

  • Reply Margelit May 2, 2010 at 6:14 pm

    I love the IKEA Expedit shelves!

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