Sunday, January 29, 2012

Cold weekend.....creating new dolls

It is a cold weekend here in Wisconsin.  A good one to stay indoors and create.  I have a pile of dolls that I am working on, these are some of the ones I finished up.This one is going to get shipped out tomorrow.

  It was a special order for a wonderful new friend.  She has a Etsy shop called the


Click on her name and go check  out her shop.  Her items are beautiful.   She has also started up a new blog and I am sure she would love some new followers... here is her link

I am making spring dolls and I wanted to try a bunny for a raggedy ann doll. This is what I came up with.
She is all ready for Spring.

Then I did up these mini raggedy dolls too.  They are only 5 inches. They could be tucked in just about anywhere.

 You could tuck them into another dolly's arms to hold.

Put them on a wreath, anywhere you have a small place.
I love how mini and cute they are.   Guess I have to do some up in spring dresses!!
As I sit and create these dolls my 11 year old daughter Erika, joins in with her own creating. These days she is into duck tape.   She is making wallets...
This one for me...

 These are hers, a wallet and she is trying ipod cases out too. 
 She is not sure if she likes her first attempt at the ipod cases, she is going to try it a different way she tells me.  She also did a wallet with the splash paint for a friend at school but it got away without a picture

So that has been the weekend around here.
Fun and relaxing.


~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Your new dollies are just precious! I just went to Etsy to look around! I love that special order...such a sweet face! And the bunny is cute for Spring! Hugs! ♥

Ahl Cooped Up said...

They are so cute Colleen!
Way to go Erika, I love your wallets. It's nice to see your Daughter crafting too.

Patti said...

All of your dolls are so cute. Especially the mini ones. Your daughter is very creative with the duct tape. I just love the wallets.

Prim Blessings,

Brenda said...

Colleen... Floweringangel is getting the most darling raggedy! Love wrap around the hair. She has a Lucille Ball quality about her that is just too sweet! :) And the bunny and tiny raggedies make me smile. Your dolls are darling!

Your daughter sure knows how to handle that sticky duck tape. I would have a big messy wad! LOL The wallet is awesome Erika!! I truly am amazed... WOW!

Angie Berry said...

Very cute dolls! But oh my goodness, I adore the mini dolls, so very adorable!!

Don't you just love when your kids get creative? Erika is doing a wonderful job on her duct tape creations!

The Flowering Angel (Celebrations by Cynthia) said...

Thankyou soooo much for including me in your beautiful blog, I love seeing the dollies all grouped, and i love showing them off in my projects. I am having my 1st giveaway for Valentines, I'd love to see your decor favs. Can u email me your address, I;d like to send you a little thankyou..

The Flowering Angel (Celebrations by Cynthia) said...

Love this blog, my mum and i do victorian kit houses. Please check out my new blog: and my shop on Etsy, floweringAngel, well be moving some extra rooms of vintage doll furniture at the end of the month. Hope to see you.
LOVE the kit bashing, used to work at Michaels...