Some people fantasize about trading houses with someone else or imagining the changes they'd make to their own home given a suitable budget. If that's you, see this funny website for for answers to your burning questions about HGTV sets and houses in the movies.
I'm more interested in tiny house-shaped items such as folding paper houses, house pillows, terrarium villages, and lanterns shaped like houses. My obsession pops up most often in winter and probably stems from the desire to feel cozy. The weather may be gloomy and grey outside but we are free to imagine ourselves in an adorable little nest somewhere else, given the right inspiration.
If you long for a tiny house of your own, gather round. There are lots of ways to satisfy your craving. Here's just a sample of the offerings I found on Pinterest and Etsy:
If you have children around you can immerse yourself in the charm of dollhouses, tents, and teepees. But don't let adulthood curb the magic. As you can see from my Etsy picks, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a little house obsession at any age.