Tag Archives: Dolls

Sick? What do you do?

If you are sick then these flowers are for you with a Get-Well-Soon-Wish to get well soon! It is rare when I’m down and under with something so I started self-medicating with over-the-counter cold and cough elixirs over a week … Continue reading

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History Via Fabrics and more

How to make history come alive: make it hands on!  Another of my growing interests is American History.  Several blogs feature references to one of the first patented American dolls.  This Christmas 2011 issue of Early American Life magazine has … Continue reading

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Something Whimsical

Remember last year I started a watercolor series called Sketch Dance?   To date there are only two small paintings, but I did manage to make a small doll inspired by one of the dancers.  My muse likes to wander. Monday, the … Continue reading

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Finding Magic in Your Life

Roald Dahl had this to say about magic: “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” “Blowing a dream?” Sophie said.  “What do you mean?” “I is a dream-blowing giant,” the BFG said.  “When all the other giants … Continue reading

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Follow-Up: Little Doll ID Answer

Last February a goal found me, when I purchased a little doll at an antique store.  Here’s last year’s posts on the subject:  February 2011 Little Doll, and Little Doll Identification Quest.  The Quest link gives stats on the doll … Continue reading

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“Muse! Where are you taking me?”

Muse, my muse, you lead and I follow.  Am I to question you?  Rhyme? Reason? You say to trust my instincts, and to believe that all will be revealed in the future. Earlier this year I discovered a website called … Continue reading

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Doll Memories

What are the threads that interweave your life?  Those interests, those activities, those skills that define you as unique.  Those threads have a history. Dolls are a thread in my life and the subject of several Posts on this blog.  … Continue reading

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Little Doll Identification Quest

Thought I would share what I know so far about this little doll.  See my earlier post for more photos:  little doll Doll Identification Questionnaire: 1.  Length:  10 inches       Circumference of head:   7  1/4 inches          (head about 2 1/2 inches … Continue reading

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Little Doll

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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 … Continue reading

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Miniature Doll Family

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This is my miniature doll family.  The man stands about 5 1/2 inches tall.  The baby is all porcelain and the man and woman have porcelain head, shoulders, lower arms and legs.  Their bodies have a pipe cleaner structure covered with … Continue reading

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