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As with any project, doll house kit building requires some organization before you begin. Perhaps you are like many of us and tend to jump right into projects without taking the time to prepare properly. This may work well for some hobbies, but when putting together a wood dollhouse kit, it is best to develop a few good habits that will enable you to be more efficient and better organized in the end.

The first thing is to make sure that you have all of the necessary doll house kit building supplies that you are going to need before you begin. Ensure that your knives are sharp and that you have extra blades. Double check your supply of hot glue sticks and check your marking tools to make sure that they are working properly. Nothing is more frustrating that reaching a crucial point in your project and suddenly discovering that you don’t have what you need.

You may find that it helpful to label all of the pieces with their corresponding steps in the instructions. Use a pencil if you are going to write directly on the piece. Ink will bleed through the paint later and can’t be erased or covered up. Develop a simple numbering system between your instruction diagrams and the pieces that you have in front of you.

The third idea creates a workspace that is organized and free of clutter. Instead of collecting all of your dollhouse building supplies in a box or a rubber tub, invest in a storage unit that has individual compartments. Your tools should always be in the right place so that you can locate them quickly when you need them. Label some bins for extra parts and supplies so that you can take a quick, glancing inventory of what you have.

Fourth, become a good note taker. Buy a notebook to write down any tips that you might want to remember. Keep the notebook handy as you read hobby magazines and take note of any good advice that you read from other wood doll house kit building information. You may also want to use the notebook to record any mistakes that you make. This is a great way to ensure that you don’t make the same mistake twice.

The final step in making sure that you are organized is very simple. Read the instructions. Read them from beginning to end before you ever pick up the first tool or the first piece of material. If you don’t follow the instructions in the proper order you may create a problem that is irreversible. You may even ruin an expensive wood dollhouse kit. Make sure that you are comfortable with exactly what you are doing before you begin.

This article was submitted by Veronica Scott from www.themagicaldollhouse.com

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