While many people are stuck inside self-quarantining, social distancing and finding ways to pass time, Ella Doyle, a 13-year-old from Saint Paul, Minnesota is designing and selling dream homes — dollhouses, that is.
Doyle first started building miniatures in 2018, after falling down a rabbit hole watching tiny kitchen cooking videos . She started designing interiors for “room boxes,” which are individual miniature rooms, and eventually worked her way to building her own full dollhouses out of wood, with her grandfather’s help.
Doyle shares her creations on her Instagram, @life.in.a.dollhouse , which has garnered more than 19,000 followers. “I just really wanted to post about it on somewhere else where everybody could see what I was doing,” she tells CNBC Make It . A year after starting her Instagram account, Doyle realized her passion could be a business. Doyle runs her own Etsy shop where she sells handmade miniature […]
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