La Petite Magazine released their new online issue today that features some paper dollhouses I made.  I had a lot of fun designing different houses and little pieces of furniture.  Then I put them all in a mint tin so they can be played with on the go.  If you want to try it out, you can look at my template below to get ideas on how to cut and fold the objects, or you can make up your own.  Stiff paper works best.  I used recycled magazine covers.

If you’ve never read La Petite Magazine before, you’ll love it.  Very beautiful collection of modern fashion, design, and projects for kids.

Template: Click on the image below, then print.

20 Responses
  1. heldin im chaos

    Awesome (as usual)! My favorite part is the size and portability! Fabulous! Can't wait to try this! Thank you for sharing.

  2. Flotsam Friends

    Hi there, I've just discovered your blog through Jenn's. I'm in paradise. I adore all your ideas. I've been searching for a place like this in blogland and I've found it! Can't wait to comb through your old posts. Kindest (from Sydney, Australia), Pruxxx

  3. Collin

    I am loving this! Similar to the project we are doing right now on playfulfactory, but obviously on a smaller scale. Great work Joel!

  4. Joel Henriques

    Flotsam Friends – Thanks! Too kind. Glad you found my site!

    Collin – Very cool cardboard fort! Your whole site looks very fun! Thanks for showing me.

  5. Kenziepoo

    Thanks Joel for the nice comments about La Petite, and thanks for contributing to the mag! Got a lot of great feedback from this paper dollhouse project!

  6. Pepe

    Hi, Joel! I find out your blog just now and I falled in love with it! :-) How lucky is your family!!! :-) Have a good sunday…

  7. Lilian

    You give our children the ability to work with there imagination just like when we where kids when there was no xbox iPhone etc I appreciate what you are doing love your work

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