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Woman Upcycles Thrifted Plastic Dollhouses Into Spooky Mansions

Did you have a cute dollhouse as a child? Sadly, I gotta admit, I didn't. It just wasn't a thing where I grew up.

But if you still remember your pretty dollhouse, perhaps you'll dig this. This woman transformed an old, sweet dollhouse into a creepy and spooky haunted mansion. I think this is a great idea, just in time for Halloween.

Samantha Browning must have a thing for dollhouses.

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Otherwise, I dunno how else you can explain her idea to transform them into haunted houses for Halloween. I'm not sure where this fascination came from, but I must admit, it's pretty cool.

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Samanth said she was inspired to make these mansions after seeing similar DIY projects on TikTok.

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She began searching thrift stores and Facebook marketplace for old plastic dollhouses that she could transform.

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For this transformation, she began by spray painting the house completely black.

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She later added painted details for the greenery and the home's hardware to give it that realistic look.

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Here's a look at the house after its spray paint makeover.

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Wow! You can already see the spooky vibes coming together here. But Samantha was far from done when it came to this DIY project.

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Here's a look at the completed version of her spooktacular creations.

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The creepy scenery she created here is really impressive and the lights add just the right amount of ambiance. I would love to have something like this to display in my house.

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Just look at all this amazing detail here.

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Samantha definitely didn't spare any of it to make it as authentic as possible. I love this little skeleton holding a pumpkin and getting ready to throw it at someone, hee, hee.

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Honestly, looking at this, I would have never guessed that this was once one of those pink plastic dollhouses.

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Do you agree with me? I think I would have loved playing with this one even more than the original, ha, ha!

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Check out another awesome creation of hers.

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This one is so beautifully done, isn't it? I can't get over all the incredible detail here. I'm totally digging this one. I wish I could buy it for my Halloween decor collection.

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It looks like her own kitty is pretty impressed with it too.

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It's so cool that he's a black cat, too. It's all too fitting for Halloween. I think our black cat, Mayu, would be digging this haunted dollhouse too.

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You'd think Samantha would only focus on the exterior of the dollhouse but that's far from the truth.

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In fact, she is as meticulous with the interior details as she is with the exterior. How amazing are all these beautiful pieces here?

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Here, she transformed a few cute and pretty dollhouses into something else entirely.

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Whoa, just look at the size of these two. I didn't realize they were that big. I gotta say I'm even more impressed now. And, I want them!

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It turns out Samantha isn't the only one who likes to remake these plastic dollhouses into haunted mansions.

There are other awesome creations out there like this Victorian-style dollhouse somebody created. Oh, I really like this one, too. It's absolutely stunning, isn't it?

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This pretty pastel dollhouse got quite the makeover with some cool spray paint here.

I gotta say I absolutely love how it looks now. Its spooky and gothic vibe is right up my alley. If this isn't the coolest Halloween DIY, I dunno what is.

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Here's a closer look at the finished job.

Not only does the exterior get painted but the interior needs to match it as well. I bet this is a little time-consuming but it must be so worth it when you see the end result.

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Look at the cool detail of this awesome creation here.

I love how this dollhouse was given the antique touch. All the brass details make it look like it just aged naturally. This is some meticulous work. I'm so digging it.

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Speaking of painting, what do you think of this incredible job here?

Wow, I gotta admit I'm really impressed by this haunted mansion dollhouse makeover. It's like a totally different playhouse. I would absolutely love to get one of these for myself.

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Who else loves this bright pink dollhouse that got transformed into a creepy, abandoned castle?

To me, it looks like it went from a fairy tale to a little dark nightmare, hee, hee. If this little transformation isn't perfect for Halloween, I dunno what is.

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Check out this cool video to see how this lady upcycled her sweet dollhouse into the most adorable spooky mansion.

I love how she added all these awesome details in order to make it look aged and scary all in one.

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I had no idea people did this to old dollhouses.

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Don't you think that this is such a fun, creative, and spooktacular idea for Halloween? I wish I had one of these. It would go so well with my Halloween decorations for sure.

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