How to Make Dollhouse Food or Food Jewelry

Girl setting dinner table in dollhouse

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This list has free photo tutorials for making dolls' house miniature food and play scale foods or jewelry covers everything from comfort foods and main courses to desserts and snacks. Not all the projects are made with polymer clay. Some use air dry clay, florist's foam, paper, or other materials. The tutorials are all explained with photos to make them easy for beginners.

  • 01 of 09

    Fruits and Vegetables

    1:12 scale blackberries in a fruit basket
    Lesley Shepherd

    These projects introduce you to a range of simple techniques for making highly realistic fruits and vegetables in miniature scales.

  • 02 of 09

    Kitchen Staple Foods

    Dollhouse waffles with butter, syrup, and other toppings
    Lesley Shepherd

    Comfort foods and everyday dishes are a staple for dolls' house miniaturists and re-ment or play scale kitchens. Here is a range of techniques used to make them. You can make muffins, cookies, bread, toast and toppings, cereals and more.

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    Miniature Baked Goods

    Dollhouse scale teapot and cookies
    Lesley Shepherd

    Scale miniature cookies can be made in a range of designs that mimic homemade and commercial baking. Learn how to create simple molds for your range of miniature accessories for parlor, kitchen or shop scenes.

  • 04 of 09

    Special Holidays and Celebration Food

    Dollhouse scale miniature sugar skull

    Lesley Shepherd

    You can make a wide range of scale miniature foods for displays for special celebrations. Here you'll find everything from birthday and Mother's day cakes, to Haggis for Burns Suppers and Sugar Skulls For Day of the Dead Offrendas.

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    Miniature Chocolates and Candies

    Panorama Easter egg in dolls house scale.
    Lesley Shepherd

    Miniature chocolates and candies can be used for a range of miniature dollhouse shops and special scenes.

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    Deli Meats and Cheeses

    Dollhouse scale slices of salami next to a quarter
    Lesley Shepherd

    With the right color mixes and techniques for blending clay, you can may a wide range of sausages and meat suitable for deli scenes or picnic spreads. Try these to learn the techniques, then create your favorites.

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    Baking and Pantry Supples

    Vintage groceries at dollhouse scale
    Lesley Shepherd

    You can make dolls' house scale food packaging from printables, and you can make very realistic spills and items like raw eggs from standard art supplies.

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    Snack Food and Fair Foods

    Dollhouse scale french fries next to a quarter
    Lesley Shepherd

    Of course, miniature scenes need junk food or fair food for special scenes. These tutorials have everything from ice cream cones to popcorn, bread, chips, french fries, cotton candy, and mini donuts.

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  • 09 of 09

    Silicone Molds

    Dollhouse scale bottles, one in a doll's hand
    Lesley Shepherd

    Silicone molds make it easy to make some miniature foods over and over in endless variations.