This fixer upper inspired dollhouse is the best thing youll
This "Fixer Upper"–Inspired Dollhouse Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day
This is Kwandaa Roberts, an OBGYN with a passion for interior design and Chip and Joanna Gaines. She recently melted the hearts of HGTV lovers everywhere by decorating a dollhouse to look exactly like a house on Fixer Upper.
AND WHEN I SAY *EXACTLY*, I REALLY DO MEAN IT.
Roberts bought two wooden Magnolia collection (that's the Gaines' homewares line, for the uninitiated) dollhouses at Target, thinking that she and her friend would decorate them together.
"One of my best friends is obsessed with JoJo (that's what I like to call her) and Fixer Upper, so when I saw the dollhouse in Target, I bought one for both of us," Roberts said. "I thought we could have fun decorating them together, but hers is still in the box."
Instead, Roberts spent two months to taking on the ridiculously impressive task of redoing the dollhouse to fit her — and Chip and Joanna's — aesthetic.
Like any good interior designer, Roberts started with the exterior. She stained the wood, repainted the doors, made the door wreath and welcome mat, and added new hardware.
The living room is pure Waco, Texas, goodness, complete with wood beams (that Roberts stained and installed!!!!), shiplap, and plenty of charcoal accents.
Roberts sourced all of the home's furnishings on Etsy, eBay, and Minimum World. She ended up altering many pieces to fit the exact look she was going for — she bought the fireplace from eBay, but painted it and added the marble surround and twigs from her yard; she got the books at Michael's but painted them white with gold detailing with a Sharpie; she reupholstered the arm chair with the buffalo check.
And make no mistake, Roberts spared no detail — even the couch-side magazines were custom-made.
Obviously, the living area flows directly into the beautiful open-plan kitchen.
Roberts painted many of the kitchen's accents, including the pitcher, the cabinets, the faucet, and the walls. Those Instagram-worthy marble countertops are made from contact paper, and the flowers were a dollar-store find.