This two page list of tutorials for dollhouse scale kitchen accessories will show you how to make all kinds of items to customize your miniature baking and kitchen displays. All are easy to make. Some use printables, some use basic craft wood and some use polymer clay as a base. Click on the link after the titles to view the individual tutorials. (make sure you scroll to the second page via the link on the bottom of this list).
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This classic mixing bowl is modelled on the versions found in working kitchens for more than 100 years. This dollhouse version uses two colors of polymer clay to emulate the original. These kitchen bowls can be made in several sizes and set into the farmhouse kitchen sink for a washing up scene.They can be filled with batters made from acrylic artist mediums for prep tables, or set on the top shelf of a dollhouse kitchen plate rack.
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Make a Miniature Balloon Whisk
Depending on what you are whipping up in your dollhouse kitchen, a miniature balloon whisk can be set in a pot or a bowl. Use it with the tutorial for frozen moment liquids to show batter flowing into a pan, or set it up with some raw eggs made from acrylic paints and paint mediums for a miniature baking prep scene.
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Make a Vintage Hand Mixer in Dollhouse Scale
This tiny hand mixer will come in handy for baking scenes. Leave the beaters clean, or coat them with batter and set them beside a classic mixing bowl on a prep board.
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Use Wire and Wood for a Miniature Pastry BlenderShown here in the traditional mixing bowl, the miniature pastry blender / pastry cutter can be used for scenes with pies, savory and sweet. For the pie crusts for a prep scene, see the tutorial on making miniature pie crusts and pies or the tutorial on making miniature meat pies.Continue to 5 of 19 below.
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This miniature set of wooden kitchen tools is carved from scraps of craft wood. Wooden spoons, stirrers, even a meat tenderizer can be easily shaped by a beginner.
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Make a Miniature Dish Brush
This classic wooden dish brush is easier to make than you might think. Lay it beside a sink full of dishes or hang it from the wall with the other kitchen tools.
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A pastry board was the main work space in kitchens that relied on the kitchen table instead of modern kitchen counters. This one can be used to display all kinds of 'in process' baked goods.
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Make a Vintage Style Vegetable Peeler in Dollhouse Scale
This vintage vegetable peeler is right at home next to a sink, or on a cutting board for a vegetable prep scene.Continue to 9 of 19 below.
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These traditional wooden potato mashers or "potato beetles" are made by filing and sanding a piece of square stock craftwood. They are a great addition to a traditional kitchen and are easily made.
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Surprisingly, this set of miniature barbecue tools is made from a recycled foil pie plate along with a few scraps of wood veneer. They can be displayed with miniature hamburger patties, wieners, dill pickles and tomato and onion slices .
There is also a tutorial for a miniature barbecue aprons and a chef's hat which can be made from fabric or paper printables.
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Make Miniature "Glass" Bowls From Battery PackagingThe tutorial linked here shows you how to use recycled plastic packaging to make simple serving dishes for dollhouse foods. Blister packs for batteries, pills and other items can be upcycled for a range of miniatures.
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Use your choice of polymer clay colors to make detailed miniature plates to show off desserts or food. The plates can be pierced, stamped or embossed for a range of designs. You can also use items like nail tattoos or nail transfers to decorate miniature platesContinue to 13 of 19 below.
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Use polymer clay to make a set of teacups and saucers for a kitchen or tea shop setting. You can add tea or coffee pouring from the spout to the cup with the frozen moment liquid pour technique, or make miniature teabags to set on the saucers or in the cups.
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An easy way to fill dollhouse kitchen shelves is by using free printables for kitchen plates, serving dishes, canisters and coffee and tea sets. The printable kitchenware sets come in a range of colors, and include everything from plant pots to serving trays.
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Make Miniature "Raku" Tea and Coffee PotsThese miniature teapots are easily made from polymer clay. Make them with 'natural' or 'fashion' glazes to suit your kitchen scene.
16 of 19This clear plastic pitcher is shaped from the recycled cap of a makeup pencil or some similar piece of plastic. The technique allows you to make a range of pitchers from plastic leftovers.Continue to 17 of 19 below.
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Make Miniature Ramekins from Polymer ClayRamekins are useful dishes for a dollhouse kitchen. You can make them large enough for casseroles or small enough for servings of jam or pickles.
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Make Miniature Juice GlassesHere are some more miniatures made from recycled pencil ends. If you only need a few pieces for a setting, this is an easy way to get scale glasses or other pieces like 'glass' eggcups.
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Use a heat and stretch technique to make a range of miniature bottle styles from plastic straws and bits of pen casings. The technique is simple, but allows you to make a range of custom bottle shapes