Create Your Own American Girl Dolls Now Available

Hey guys! Thanks for the great response to my giveaway. It’s been fun hearing from so many of you. 🙂 Just a heads up: American Girl has officially released their “Create Your Own” dolls on their website. You can choose custom face mold, skin color, eye color, hair length, style, and color, outfits, and more….

Underwater Scenes from Polymer Clay

Underwater Scenes from Polymer Clay This is more of a decor scene – textures and patterns suggestive of underwater scenes. A plaque or tile or simple sculpt like this would make a great decorator piece for home. The tutorial from the Etsy Russian Team makes for a unique project. White is a great colour to…

Tiny Polymer Clay Succulent Pots

These plant pots by Cintia of My Poppet are adorable and, as she remarks in her post, reminiscent of mid-century ceramics. The tutorial goes over how to loosely build these little planters but there’s lots of space for putting your own stamp on these. No green thumb? Use little faux plants (made from clay?) or…

10 Best Disney Toys and Gifts

Disney Princess Mini-Figure Play Set                          Click Here to Buy These seven enchanting Disney Princesses are ready to fill your little one’s play with fairy tale adventure. Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey & Minnie Birthday Parade 10597 Disney Toy        Click Here…

2017’s Most Popular New Toys for Kids

Product description     Click to Amazon Buy it Promote music appreciation and auditory development by introducing your little one to baby-friendly versions of classical masterpieces by Mozart, Vivaldi, Chopin and Rossini with the Baby Einstein take along Tunes. A large, easy to press button allows your baby to toggle through 7 high quality and…

Top 5 Brands That Hold Their Resale Value

Here’s our list of 5 brands that hold their resale value over time: American Girl:  This company has captured the attention of little girls everywhere with their dolls, accessories, books and other products.  The dolls are expensive yet durable.  Because they can be considered collectibles, some dolls will increase in value over time.  What doesn’t…

Dolls for Boys – Yay or Nay?

  If you’re a millennial mom like me who grew up with a brother, I’ll bet a hundred dollars in Monopoly play money that you heard this phrase at some point during your childhood. It was a different time back then, when playing with dolls (plus play kitchens and all things pink or polka dotted) was frowned…

WALDORF DOLLS: LIFELIKE OR HUMAN?

After writing my recent post on Waldorf dolls, I saw a number of collections at the New York Toy Fair of very detailed, lifelike baby dolls. Who, I wondered, would buy such a distressed looking baby doll for a child? It would be hard for even the most imaginative child in the world to imagine…

CHECK OUT THE LATEST ADORA DOLLS

CHECK OUT THE LATEST ADORA DOLLS Adora dolls are one of the most popular new dolls that have stormed the market. Known for being durable and eco-friendly, Adora dolls are safety tested and use materials that are BPA free, non-toxic, hypoallergenic. And, as their website says, every doll is made with love. They’re also machine…

BOYS AND DOLL PLAY 2017

BOYS AND DOLL PLAY I am a single mother to a nearly 15-month-old little boy. I was wondering if you might be able to give me with some information on boys playing with dolls. I was hoping you could address the benefits of boys playing with dolls. I have had some disapproving comments and looks…

3 Creative Bobblehead Doll Ideas For Christmas Gifts

As Christmas is approaching this year, have you thought about the best gift for your family for Christmas? You might already have some good ideas for your Christmas gift, such as gadgets, toys, and so on. Those are the common gifts that people give away for Christmas. But, you can always offer different gifts to…

A Girl for All Time’s New Indiegogo Campaign

They’re at it again! A Girl for All Time started a new crowdfunding campaign this week to bring to life two brand new dolls. Already over 70% funded in only two days, I wouldn’t be surprised if the company reached their $20,000 goal within well within the month. Up for pre-order is new contemporary girl,…

2017 PORTUGUESE DOLL CONVENTION CHARITY AUCTION

The time has come for the 2017 Portuguese Doll Convention Charity Auction to start! This auction will benefit Make-A-Wish Portugal. The goal of this foundation is to grant the wish of every child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition between the ages of 3 and 18, with serious, malignant, progressive, degenerative or terminal diseases, with…

A Special Gift Just for You!

I owe a great many of you a lot of thanks for all the support, encouragement and wonderful compliments you have given me along the way. So, to show my appreciation, I have a little something special to share with you! This adorable paper doll and her little outfits are all ready to be coloured…

Collection Close Up: Sasha Dolls

I received my first two Sasha dolls a few years ago for Christmas: Caleb, a dark skinned boy, and Gregor, a tan brunette boy. Since then, I’ve gathered five more (two babies, two girls, and a bald Gregor). Seven Sasha’s sounds like a lot, until you see my mother’s collection. She has, at least, double…