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Lilliput Play Homes is a builder of custom children's playhouses headquartered in Finleyville, PA. We've created childhood memories with our unique outdoor playhouses for over 20 years. Choose us to build your kids play house and discover the attention to detail that we put into every outdoor playhouse.

We make playhouses in several styles like our princess playhouse (pictured), victorian playhouse and castle playhouse.

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March 1, 2010

The Evolution of a Playhouse

Where do amazing playhouses come from? What is their inspiration? Customers always want to know: do our designers spend hours creating the perfect structure that incorporates fun and imagination with architectural style? Or do our customers direct us as to what fits their family, their backyard entertainment needs, and their budget?

Well, honestly, it's a little of both!

One of my favorite experiences was speaking with this mother of three who wanted a miniature replica of the family home for her daughters to be able to play together in the backyard.  She envisioned hours of happy play, tea parties, laughter, and memory-making all within eyesight of her family room window.

She sent me a photo of the family home along with a list of her daughters' favorite activities: coloring, playing house, hosting tea parties, reading, and, of course, playing dress up.

After some fun brainstorming and planning sessions with our Designers and CAD Team, we presented her with several floor plan options plus a front elevation plan.  She discussed them with her husband and daughters. We spoke and emailed back and forth for about two weeks.  Then, after tweaking the plans to incorporate their suggestions, we added a few fun twists of our own (check out the custom play kitchen inside)!

Once we had an approved front elevation and floor plan, we sent the family samples of the roofing materials, flooring, and sponge-painted walls for their review.  Then, over the course of the next month and a half, the most adorable playhouse came to life in front of my eyes!  I hated to see it leave, but I knew that three very lucky ladies would cherish it even more!

Here is the beautiful miniature replica playhouse, waiting for its new owners to come out and play:

Lilliput Play Homes is proud of its long history designing and building miniature replica playhouses. 

Stay tuned as we share with you our fun playhouse adventures!


  1. I've admired your playhouses for years. I love it so much that I have added a link back post on our inspiration showcase blog and sourced your site. I hope that is ok. I wanted to let everyone know about your amazing products. Kim | twitter: @websitebakery @kimberlycoles

  2. What an amazing playhouse. I have loved your playhouses since I first saw them in the catalog "Posh Tots".

  3. What? Is this a playhouse? It's look real! Awesome!

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