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    Updated on Feb 24, 2019. Posted on Aug 3, 2014

    39 American Girl Doll DIYs That Won't Break The Bank

    Because who can afford to buy the real deal?

    1. Rock Climbing Wall

    myagdollcraft.blogspot.com

    Perfect for dolls who long to be on American Ninja Warrior. Find the tutorial here.

    2. Tulle Skirt

    makeit-loveit.com

    Help your America Girl find her inner Cyndi Lauper with this DIY.

    3. School Furniture

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    School's in session! Find the tutorial here.

    4. Book Bag

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    Your doll can't go to school without a book bag. Find the DIY here.

    5. School Locker

    She's going to need her own locker, too. Learn how to make one here.

    6. Gymnastics Bar

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    PVC pipe and a few other items from your local hardware store are all you need to get your doll practicing her Olympic routine. Learn more here.

    7. Drinking Cups

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    Finally make use of all those empty bubbles containers. Learn how here.

    8. Trundle Bed

    knockoffdecor.com

    Perfect for American Girl doll sleepovers. Find the how-to here.

    9. Four Post Bed

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    You can also make a great bed out of an old end table. Find the DIY here.

    10. Upholstered Sofa

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    Even dolls need to unwind after a long day. Find the tutorial here.

    11. Doll House

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    Your doll is going to need a place to hold all of this furniture. Find the tutorial here.

    12. Horse Stables

    ana-white.com

    If you make your kid enough cool stuff like this they might stop asking for a real pony. Find the tutorial here.

    13. Tepee

    the-room-mom.com

    This DIY is an easy one based around brown butcher paper.

    14. Wedding Cake

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    You can also learn how to make cupcakes, donuts, and Oreos here.

    15. Milk Cartons

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    Perfect for washing down all those sweets. Find the how-to here.

    16. Sleeping Bag

    makelifelovely.com

    This DIY is an easy one for novices with limited sewing skills.

    17. Booties

    fimby.tougas.net

    These boots totally look like something a trendy celeb would make for her American Girl doll. Learn how to make them here.

    18. Funky Closet

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    For the slightly more eccentric American Girl. Find the tutorial here.

    19. Clothes Rack

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    This is another great option for storing clothes. Find the how-to here.

    20. Elsa's Ice Queen Gown From Frozen

    etsy.com

    "Let It Sew." Download the sewing pattern here for $10.95.

    21. Anna's Cape And Gown From Frozen

    etsy.com

    Download the sewing pattern here for $8.95.

    22. Skis And Poles

    myagdollcraft.blogspot.ca

    Here's another fun DIY tutorial for eternal winter, or, you know, regular winter.

    23. Arm Cast

    thespohrsaremultiplying.com

    This one makes a perfect pick me up for kids who recently broke (or injured) their arm. Find the tutorial here.

    24. Bath Tub

    dolldiaries.com

    Tthis tutorial requires only dollar store items including a planter.

    25. iPad Or Tablet

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    For tech savvy dolls. Find the tutorial here.

    26. Hammock

    libertyjanepatterns.com

    This one can be made quickly and for just a few dollars. Find the tutorial here.

    27. Music Stand

    You can make this DIY out of craft sticks.

    28. Handkerchief Skirt

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    Use your sewing machine to turn an old handkerchief into a chic skirt. According to the tutorial, the skill level for this is "patient beginner."

    29. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, And Dessert

    the-room-mom.com

    Learn how to make all of these and more here.

    30. Dishwasher

    piecesforreese.blogspot.com

    Your doll will surely need to do the dishes after all that food. Find the tutorial here.

    31. Diving Mask

    myagdollcraft.blogspot.com

    You can find this tutorial here, and links to tutorials for other beach items (like a bikini, beach chair, and snorkel) here.

    32. Campfire

    the-room-mom.com

    This outdoorsy DIY is made for dolls who love to go camping.

    33. Camping Lantern

    thesavagedolls.blogspot.com

    This lantern is especially easy to make when you've recently had a cold.

    34. Bean Bag

    americangirlideas.com

    This DIY is ideal for dolls who feel like they should have been born in the '70s.

    35. Bedside Lamp

    piecesforreese.blogspot.com

    Check out the tutorial for this fun DIY made with stuff you likely already have around the house.

    36. Swing

    karenmomofthreescraft.blogspot.ca

    This backyard DIY can be made out of a stackable bin from the dollar store. Learn how here.

    37. Chopsticks

    Find the DIY plus tips for setting up an Asian themed table here.

    38. Witch Costume

    twoityourself.com

    Learn how to make a Halloween costume for your doll here.

    39. Desktop Computer

    funwithagfan.blogspot.com

    So your American Girl can get on Dollbook and catch up with her friends. Find the tutorial here.

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