From Barbie Dreamhouse to handmade haunts, the original tiny homes have a wide appeal
Some homes are born of fantasy, others are created from much-loved memories. Miniature houses and their contents — right down to a tiny turkey and the oven to put it in — are more popular than ever.Susete Saraiva, a Toronto artist who makes and sells miniature replicas of horror houses, describes herself as 'a big scaredy cat.'All my creepy items are in my studio,' says Saraiva, who makes and sells miniature replicas of horror houses and accessories under the name 'Monstress.' Meanwhile, the focus of The Little Dollhouse Company in Leaside is decidedly less frightful.