Green dollhouse furniture is the colorful choice for many fun pieces of dollhouse furniture.
There are more green furniture options than you might think and they come in a variety of sets, rooms, and designs.
Mahogany Material When looking at wood material for dollhouse furniture mahogany is a great pick for its strength and scratch resistant nature.
Mahoganies natural color emanates a beautiful antique look that will add greatly to your dollhouse eye appeal.
To be honest, no dollhouse feels complete without a bit of mahogany to add a collectors feel to it.
Traditionally mahogany is found in most Victorian dollhouse furniture and would fit perfectly with a colonial or Victorian dollhouse kit.
Using Oak Dollhouse furniture is all about making a miniature home and nothing looks as real as oak wood in miniatures.
It has a lighter hue and would fit fine in any traditional dollhouse.
Because of this lighter hue there are many bedroom sets, living room sets and other pieces that accent the fabric of the piece.
In any case oak will fit with any type of style, and can even be seen as an offset to other types of wood.
Scales: Half Inch To make sure you are getting the right sized item, check the scale of the furniture.
If the scale is half inch or quarter inch, it will say so in the title; all other items are on a one inch scale.
This item is built on a half inch, or 1:24 inch, scale.
This means that half an inch of dollhouse furniture represents a foot.
In this scale, half an inch of dollhouse furniture corresponds to one foot of real furniture (i.
, a 4-inch long dollhouse table would be 8 feet in real life).
1 inch and quarter inch are examples of other dollhouse scales.
If you do not know the scale of furniture you need for your dollhouse, use a ruler to determine the floor-to-ceiling height on the bottom floor of your dollhouse.
An 8-12 inch height means it is built on a 1 inch scale.
Heights between 4-6 inches use a half inch scale; heights between 2-3 inches are on a quarter inch scale.
Metal Most furniture is made out of wood, however there are many nontraditional or quirky fun pieces that need a metal material.
Dollhouse barbecues are an excellent demonstration of fun metalworking in this hobby; I mean what doll could resist getting the ol' burgers on the grill.
Other places that you will find metal material is in washers and dryers, outdoor kits, and electrical workings.
White Dollhouse Furniture If you are looking for a classical or popular color choice for your dollhouse furniture may we recommend going with white.
White can be coordinated with any furniture type, room, flooring, or even wallpaper.
Another benefit to a white color is that it will be extremely easy to dust, clean, and maintain.
Using Maple Maple is a lighter wood that often comes with a whiter hue, but can range even into a light brown.
Maple is an extremely dense wood that is used on many indoor courts including professional basketball quarts.
If you are worried about scratches rest assured that maple can take them better than even mahogany.
Maple also works well with any type of dollhouse style or design.