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Strange Spins on the Traditional Toy Home make for Freaky Collectibles

By: Armida Ascano - Published: Nov 25, 2010   Updated: Jun 1 2011
Doll houses have been a holiday gift favorite for centuries. With their life-like miniature furniture and appliances, doll houses are fun for the whole family -- from children to adult collectors.

This old-time toy treat gets a makeover in the following collection of deranged doll houses. From toy homes made of dust to printed LEGO houses, here are some freaky toy home finds.

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