Little Doll

Sometimes goals find me.  Several weeks ago I saw this little doll at an antique mall shop.  I wasn’t looking for a doll, didn’t need a doll, didn’t want another doll.   HOWEVER, this doll kept calling out to me, “Take me home. Take me home.”  And I found myself dreaming about this doll.  Finally, after four visits and a bit of negotiating I have an inexpensive, old doll with the sweetest expression, sitting patiently waiting for some repairs and a new set of clothes.   And I am on a historical hunt….


About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found Please visit often to see how the site develops. Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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5 Responses to Little Doll

  1. Marilyn says:

    Looks like a little Kewpie doll. 🙂

    Can’t wait to see what you come up with!


  2. I swear dolls choose us sometimes, instead of the other way around. I have two old Barbie Dolls that begged me to take them home and fix them up. 🙂

    This doll is so cute and I can’t wait to see how she turns out.

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