Introduction: Quick & Easy Doll TV
This is for the not-super-crafty folks who don't want to pay ridiculous prices for doll furniture.
Best sized for 15-18" dolls.
I am not the only person who thought of this; it has circulated around a couple of doll crafting groups I'm in on Facebook.
Step 1: Purchase Frame
I used a simple black plastic frame from Michael's. They currently run about $2 at most Michael's stores. However, any similar type of frame will work.
Step 2: Choose Media
Pretty much anything is fair game. We have used the fronts of the cardboard slipcovers from DVDs/Blu-rays, old comic books, magazines, catalogs, or printouts of tv show/movie screenshots. You could also use old books. You could even draw or create scenes with stickers.
Step 3: Cut
Cut the media to fit. You can use the frame insert as a guide. We used both scissors and a scrapbook cutter.
If you accidentally cut your media too short, or it's a little short on its own, mount it on black paper that fits the frame size.
Our frame is 4x6, and the dvd/blu-ray slipcovers sit just edge-to-edge, so we mounted them on the paper to keep them centered.
Step 4: Insert Media
Just slide your media in the frame.
The Michael's frame is double-sided, so you could put two pieces back-to-back, so you can have two "channels" to choose from without changing them out quite so often.
Step 5: Ta-Da!
Doll TV! You just made a piece of furniture for dolls for less than $3 total!