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Miniature caravans and trailer park projects for dollhouses, room boxes, and dioramas

In North America, we call them trailer parks or RV parks (recreational vehicle), and some units are permanent housing for residents. Other facilities offer rental units and parking spaces for mobile homes or RV's (recreational vehicles). In Europe, South Africa and Australia they are called caravan parks. Gypsies started out with their colourful wagons, which they used to move from country to country. 

Also see horses, cars, camping


Caravan completed by Bernice Rosenberg, Design: Michelle Faleshock, www.michellesminiatures.com Custom horse harness: Reuben Kulp, www.kulpenterprises.com


Links to miniature projects

Trailer Park life
 retro camper 1:144 scale
 Camper 2


Caravan - Open Side View
  • photo albums, blog posts, web pages

Caravan Corner - from McQueenie Miniatures, a gallery of customer projects

Dr. Barkers Liniment Wagon - by Wanna in El Paso

Fairy Caravan - from Diana Heyne

Fantasy Caravans - by Pascal Tirmant, French site

Gypsy Caravan - from Kiva's Miniatures

Gypsy Caravan - by Monica

Gypsy Caravan - from Patty's Miniature World

Gypsy Van - by David

Gypsy Wagon from Michaels Cages - by Knickertwist

Kelly's Hot Dogs - from Doozy Model works

Last Trailer - by Dorothy Hays in My Minis

Lot 17 - by Linda Sutherland

Miniature Caravans and Gypsy Wagons - Pinterest Board by Judith

Shabby Chic Gypsy Caravan by Cinderella Moments

Sylvanian Caravan - from Patty's Miniature World

Trailer Park - Dorothy Hays is working on trailers in My Mini 1

Trailer Park Life - by David

Travel Trailer in 1:24 - by Beth Bergman, Minimanor

Travel Trailer - by Dorothy Hays

Traveling Gypsy Van - from Greg's Miniature Imaginations




  • Blogs concentrating on caravans or categories/labels about them in blogs

The WeeTinker - Denise Sanders is building a 1:24 gypsy wagon


Pinterest boards

Mini Caravans / Caravan uutiset



  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to caravans.

Gypsy Wagons in 1:12 Scale


Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making caravan projects.


Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for caravans in your shop? Add a direct link to that item here.

Gypsy Caravans - from Michelle's Miniatures

Kelares Gypsy Wagon, QS - from Michelle's Miniatures

Travel Trailer Kit - by Corona, sold by Greenleaf

Travel Trailer Kit - Corona item, sold at HSB Miniatures




  • Books about miniature caravan projects (also books with chapters about them)

The International Dolls House Book by S. F. King has instructions for making a gypsy caravan, complete with instructions for the bench, table, and bed



Instructions for miniature caravans


Miniature caravan printables


Caravan Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with caravan projects


Other Caravan Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to caravans


Miniature Caravan Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to caravans

Caravan - from Les Maisons de Micki 

Concession Trailer - by Joanne Swanson

How to Build a Caravan - Jacqueline Wagner

Make a Prairie Schooner - by Ruth Flewelling Lesbirel

Scratch Built Wheels



  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject

Vardo Wagon from Cardboard - awesome project by Creative Mom

Research/ Inspiration




Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages

Carts and Gypsy Wagons - food trucks, Pinterest board by Eva Perendreu

Collapsible Bowt Gypsy Wagon - from Instructibles

Inside Shady Dell - Arizona's trailer park Hotel - from Huffington Post

Gypsy Wagons - UK Vardo Project Website

Gordon Boswell Romany Museum - Check Utube for videos

The Trailers of Our Youth Are on the Road Again - from Next Avenue.org. Great inspiration for those camper trailers!

  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos on the subject



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Comments (2)

johanna janhonen said

at 8:22 am on Aug 19, 2010

removed the spam link

johanna janhonen said

at 9:18 pm on Aug 26, 2010

more photos needed please

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