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Styling Tips for Braid Clips

Using the Accent Braid Clips from American Girl-29

No, this post isn’t about pink or blue or purple hair.  Yes, it’s true there is a lot of color in hair fashion today. Color has found it’s way into the doll world as well.  After all we just said goodbye to Isabelle, Girl of the Year 2014, from American Girl and her pink highlights on…

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Let's Do Lunch Set from the Our Generation line from Target-2

4 Details from a Fun Lunch Set

One company that has been offering fun, creative and detailed accessory sets for dolls is Our Generation from Target.  This line is one to keep your eye on if you are looking to add to your doll accessories because they change it up and add new accessories throughout the year and they are also very…

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A Close Up Look at Grace

I hesitated to share our opening photos of Grace because there’s already a lot out there from various bloggers.  After taking a look at my photos I decided to share them because I know that I am really hands on about everything.  I had a hard time picking out my first American Girl Doll because it was…

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Making Bedding for Baby Doll

I still have a few Christmas projects trickling in on the blog.  The holiday’s are always a whirlwind.  I whipped out this project just in time for Christmas morning, so there are no step by step photos.  It is a pretty simple project.  Let’s take a closer look at the finished set! Baby has been…

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Fashion Friday- Pretty Pink Coat Set

Friday’s will be for fashion around here for a while!  There will be a different twist from week to week to mix things up.  There might even be a giveaway or two along the way, who knows? Check in on Fridays to see where it goes! This week I’m sharing a close up look at the Pretty Pink…

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Pinterest Inspiration

Doll Inspiration on Pinterest

I have a few doll boards on Pinterest that I have been loving lately.  They are very specific and that is what has been so fun about them.   I want to share two boards today.  One has been a sort of treasure hunt and the other a collection of inspiration. Treasure Hunting for Fabulous Sewing Projects…

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Dolls for Dolls- Mega Bloks Barbie

For fun on Christmas morning there were a few small doll size gifts. What do dolls get for Christmas? How about their own dolls! Mega Bloks Barbie is sold individually next to the Mega Bloks and Legos. They are the perfect size for 18″ doll play! In the photo above you can see the Barbie hands…

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Mini Grace Doll {GOTY 2015}

There has been a buzz of interest over American Girl’s new Girl of the Year 2015, Grace Thomas.  It is always fun to see new dolls from the different doll companies but American Girl always creates a lot of excitement with their new doll each January 1.  We don’t live near an American Girl store,…

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The Doll that Santa Didn’t Bring

This funny story was too wordy without photos so I dug up some candids from the season to go along with it.  Don’t mind the low light, pixilated, camera phone photos! ————————————- My daughter caught her first glance of Santa at a party this year.  She was not impressed with the jolly old elf.  His…

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Top 10 for 2014

Best of 2014

  As the year is coming to an end I wanted to share the top ten posts of 2014.  There are posts from previous years that continue to be popular but I wanted to just highlight the popular posts from this year!  Shout out if you have a favorite that wasn’t mentioned! #10 Doll Skirt from a Baby…

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The Joy of Christmas Giving

Christmas Giving

I recently came across a photo shoot from a few years ago that I’ve never shared.  In the spirit of giving it seemed perfect to share this Christmas week.  It’s a little photo story.  After thinking about how to share it with you I decided to let the photos speak for themselves.  Look for the…

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Rustic and Cozy

It’s time for a little home decor inspiration! Rules: sized for 18″ dolls  scene for a dollhouse have fun with color try something new Today’s scene is cozy and rustic by the fireplace. Although the pine, next to the fireplace, is bare it adds a nice wintery touch. Dominated by browns and blacks, there is a…

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Hang Doll Stockings for Christmas-Quick and Easy!

Are you putting out a stocking for your dolls this year? I have a super quick and easy way to hang doll size stockings for 1 or 20.   Hang stockings on doll furniture or display them all together as decor in your own room! This project is so versatile because we use little suction cups…

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Matching Backpacks

Matching Drawstring Backpacks from a Girl’s Shirt

My daughter is almost 3 and loves to fill little bags and backpacks for play.  It’s a menagerie of little books, dolls, and legos that are good for all sorts of fun.  It’s often in tow to the car or grandma’s house. Ever since I made the drawstring backpack for dolls I knew I wanted to…

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Project Dollhouse {part 3-prepping for fabulous}

We are on a journey to refinish a dollhouse out of a shelf .  Don’t miss Part 1-{getting started}, and Part 2 {choosing the base}. ———————————————- Roll up your sleeves we’ve got some work to do today!  I am calling part 3 prepping for fabulous!  We are prepping the dollhouse for paint and if we take care of…

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Our New Look and Some Housekeeping

Those of you that have been following along, I have another post in the Project Dollhouse Series coming soon!     ————————————- Wow, there have been a lot of changes on this little blog over the last few months!  Things have settled down a bit but I’m not done with a few behind the scene…

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Thankful for the Little Things

Thankful for the Little Things

This blog is about the little things.  It is about play.  It is about creating.  It is about spending time together.  It is about taking something and recreating it into something that tickles the imagination.  That is the spark that started this blog.  We can come together through interests and hobbies.   For me it…

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A collection of mini crafts for Thanksgiving

Mini Thanksgiving Craft Roundup

With Thanksgiving this week I am taking a little break from the dollhouse series we started last week. (If you missed it, here is part 1 and part 2).  I have part 3 ready to share later this week, but today I am shifting gears to a mini Thanksgiving.  This is for my niece and aunt…

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Choosing a shelf to make into a dollhouse

Project Dollhouse {part 2- choosing the base}

We are on a journey.  It is the transformation of a shelf into a dollhouse.  Join in the fun!  If you missed it, here is Part 1-{getting started},  and Part 3 {prepping for fabulous}*** Choosing the shelf for your dollhouse is the most important step.  It is the base or foundation for what the project will become.  Today…

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Before and after dollhouse pictures

Project Dollhouse {part 1-getting started}

As I sat down to write about the dollhouses we made I realized I have a lot to say.  I wanted to tell you how they came to be, how we picked them out, what it took to refinish them, and details about the look of the interior and exterior.  I didn’t want to just share…

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Make a Gingerbread House for Dolls

Last year I crafted up a storm for the holidays and didn’t have time to write about all of the projects.  I will be sharing them here and there over the next little while. Today’s project was a lot of fun to make and unlike the edible version, we can get it out every year!…

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Cute Decorations for Dolls

We are still in the ornament aisle today!  If you missed it yesterday I shared an easy doll chandelier made from a Christmas ornament.  Today we will take a quick look at a few other fun ornaments that you can use to decorate your doll space. Doll Size Lamps I first saw a mini lamp…

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