New Addition: Bamboo Sunshine Dollhouse vs. The Green Dollhouse

When I was in Middle School, I went to the house of a friend who had a dollhouse in her room that was a miniature (though huge) version of the house in which she lived (which was also huge).  I was not allowed to touch her prized possession and thought it was really lame that we couldn’t play with it.

Fortunately nowadays there are many dollhouse options that are ready to play with.  Some of these new houses even include fun and fancy features like built in lighting.

I discovered Hape’s newest creation, the Bamboo sunshine dollhouse and immediately added it to buymoderntoys.  Then I couldn’t help think that it looks like a cross between the Green Dollhouse and the Contemporary Dollhouse from Plan Toys.Hape vs. Plan Toys

I am not here to judge.  I would be happy with any of them.  We happen to have the Plan Toys Contemporary Doll House but these newfangled “eco” or “green” dollhouses are really cool ideas and add a new educational dimension to the type of play done in these houses.

Hape’s Bamboo Sunshine Dollhouse is made with 95% sustainable bamboo, has fully operational solar panels, and the panels charge batteries that power LED lights in the house.  The house retails for $500.
You can pick it up through my Amazon Affliate link for $400. Bamboo Sunshine Eco-Friendly Dollhouse:

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The Green Dollhouse from Plan Toys has (non-functioning) solar panels, a wind turbine, a rain barrel and a recycling center.  The dollhouse retails for $240 with furniture, plus about another $20 for a Plan Toys family.  You can pick it up through my Amazon Affliate link for $183.58. Plan Toys The Green Dollhouse with Furniture:


New Addition: Oops Crib and Station

Structured Green, builders of handcrafted, modern, sustainable furniture have created a unique nursery set featuring bamboo and variegated strips of reclaimed woods.  The pieces are made in the US, assembled with water based glues and finished with food grade tung oil.

Oops Crib now on buymoderncribs

Oops Station now on buymoderndressers


My Modern Nursery #5

I love Rohn Robshaw’s crib bedding and while it would be gorgeous in a rich traditional nursery, I wanted to come up with a more modern luxurious nursery with this “Noah’s Ark” bedding set.  This room has a very gender-neutral theme and palette.

1- Noah’s Ark Crib Set by John Robshaw– 4 piece set for $575 plus $70 for pillow

2- Elephant Bank, Lion and Hippo from Jonathan Adler- $78, $135, $250

3- Library Manhattan by Litto Kids- $750

4- Moda Crib from Room & Board– $1000

5- Gandia Blasco Flower Pistacchio 6×8 Rug– $2440

6- PlanToys Neo-Classic Rocking Horse– $260

7- Oilo Studio Penelope Gilder– $1300

8- Litto Kids Manhattan Dresser– $950

9- Thomas Paul Sid Lamp in Aqua/Green Flock– $220
and InModern Linear Side Table- $150

10- Koko Match Co. Elephant Pillow- $36

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