Some good plans for making a doll house include the plans at MotherEarthNews.com, LetsBuildaDollhouse.com and Better Homes and Gardens. As of 2015, all of these patterns are available online for free.
MotherEarthNews.com offers a plan for a detailed doll house. This is a farm house style doll house with a sloped ceiling, chimney and fireplace and detailed windows. The plans include a materials needed list and detailed directions of each step of the building process. There is a slide shows that display some of the finer details and the layout of the plans.
At LetsBuildaDollhouse.com, builders find a two-story dollhouse where the front opens in the middle to see the rooms behind the wall. The plans include details of cutting out each portion of the dollhouse, such as the roof, finishing the windows, assembling, finishing the exterior and building a staircase. The plans include four rooms and two hallways with stairs in one. The top of the dollhouse features a chimney.
Better Homes and Gardens offers the plans to build a dollhouse bookshelf where little ones have a spot to rest and relax themselves. The plans for this full-size dollhouse shelving unit include a materials needed list, a video tutorial and photographs of most of the steps. The finished dollhouse has an attic, a reading nook for a child and numerous rooms to store items.