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Miniature items were invented for adults

Originally, dollhouses were not conceived as toys. The first baby-houses of 17th century Germany and Holland weren't even for children. They were objects for wealthy adult women to fill with expens...

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Why Do We Love Tiny Things? The Psychology Behind It Is Complex

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Why miniatures are appealing

Psychological studies found that we attribute voices and ideas to miniature people and objects when we're about four to six. From there, miniatures can attract us and can develop into adult obsessi...

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Miniature houses offer safe spaces

In psychological terms, dollhouses offer a safe space that promotes total control. For children, dollhouses present an environment at their command, even if their own world is chaotic or full of do...

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