When building a period dollhouse, you can choose to have a dollhouse from a particular period in time. You could design your dollhouse around a particular era, such as the Victorian or Georgian era.

Tudor period themed dollhouses have become very popular recently due to their unique ornamentation and quirky charm. These houses with their wooden beams and leaded windows are a joy to make and display and are a truly wonderful example of a period doll‘s house.

victorian dolls houses

The Victorian period is one of the most popular. Victorian wooden dolls houses offer spacious rooms, character and their furniture is decorative. Victorians displayed their wealth by cramming their possessions as much as possible into one room. This is great for miniature collectors, you can have as much furniture and decorations in a Victorian dollhouse as you like and it won’t look out of place.

Georgian Dolls Houses

Georgian dollhouses are the most common form of wooden dollhouse and the one you will come across the most. They are popular because they are large and attractive. The Georgian period was heavily influenced by classical architecture and is often called the neoclassical style. There were three main themes: Greece and Rome, Terraces and Town Houses, Palladianism and Country Houses.

Tudor Dolls Houses

Tudor wooden dolls houses make absolutely wonderful display pieces. They are very attractive from the outside and replicate real Tudor houses very well. Tudor dollhouses are definitely for collectors.

The image of a Tudor house is that of a white building clad in black beams. The roof would be covered with thatch, tiles or slate. Inside the houses they would have wood paneled walls that were sometimes arranged in decorative patterns. The ceilings would be made of exposed wood or sometimes the beams would be hidden with plaster.

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