Saturday, July 30, 2016

Tysons Corner Center Presents American Girl's Melody Summer Block Party


Madelon kindly shared with me an up coming event at the Tysons Corner Center American Girl Store...
Celebrate the arrival of Melody Ellison! This event will give girls a glimpse into Melody’s world in 1964 Detroit, where she learns to lift her voice for fairness and justice. Girls can listen to the music that inspired Melody and will be immersed in her world with special block-party food (Saturday only) and decor. Plus, each girl will take part in a fun craft.

The Melody Summer Block Party event is onFriday, August 26 from 11am–3pmSaturday, August 27 from 11am-3pm and Sunday, August 28from 12pm-4pm. It is intended for girls ages 8 and up. The event is free.
 To find out more about events in your area at a local American Girl Store in the USA and Canada please visit the American Girl Website by clicking here.
Thank you Madelon for sharing your local event news with us!
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Friday, July 29, 2016

Madelon's Back To School Dolly Fun Find!

Today Madelon shares a recent back to school doll find for only $3.88 The My life as back pack is a fun accessory and perfect to tuck away for back to school, birthday parties and stocking stuffers!
It fits the 18 inch dolls really well!
Not a huge opening in the back pack but still fun for play!
Great find Madelon! Fun colors too! Check out your My life As section at your local Walmart store!
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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Maplelea's Kaleidoscope Pj's For Girls On Sale $16.80!

I was so excited to see that when I checked the sale section on Maplelea that the Kaleidoscope Pj's are on sale and they are $16.80!  This is the perfect time to stock up on these well made Pj's and tuck them away for the next gift giving occasion!
You get  all three pieces in, the top, the shorts and the leggings in this set! Click here for the sale listing. Sizes 6-12 

Be sure to check out the sale page when you are shopping on the Maplelea website!
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Karen Mom of Three's Craft Blog Dolly Summer School- Doll Food Tutorials

Welcome back to Dolly Summer School. This week we are sharing our doll food tutorials.
One of my most recent doll food tutorials was featured earlier this year on Doll Diaries for some fun and easy doll sized pineapples made from pine cones! Click here for the tutorial. 
Brandy always amazes me with her attention to detail in her fun doll food crafts click here to see her pies and cookies! 
Brandy made this crock pot and crock pot meal that I still to this day an in awe of. Click here for her crock pot idea and tutorial. 

Brandy's PB&J Sandwich looks so real, click here for her tutorial. 


Hot dogs on a stick? Click here for my Doll Diaries tutorial. 
If Cheese Burgers are more your thing click here for my Daydream Doll Boutique Tutorial. 
How about some cool summer treats? Click here for my tutorial 
How about dolly strawberries? Click here for my Daydream Doll Boutique Tutorial
Doll Sized Apples! Click here.
Lastly  today I will leave you with my easy cake one of my first polymer clay projects and still to this day one of the tutorials I am most proud of. Please Click here for this tutorial.

Thank you for joining us for Dolly Summer School today we are thrilled you stopped by. Please join us next week for Dance Themed Craft tutorials.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Genniewren Designs New Dress Pattern For The Wellie Wishers!

The Wellie Wisher Dolls have arrived I am told in the Vancouver American Girl store and I am so excited! I am also thrilled to see the fun new patterns popping up on PixieFaire!

This Mackenzie dress from Genniewren Designs is so cute and I love the piping on the dress! Click here to learn more about this intermediate sewing pattern.
We can not wait to see what you make for your Wellie Wishers with all these fun patterns that are coming out!
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Monday, July 25, 2016

Jessica T's Tip For A Great Smaller Doll Bed! An Ikea Hacker Tip!

Jessica T sent me a link to a great idea from ikeahackers.net that shows how to make a modern doll bed for dolls using an Ikea frame!
You can find this fab step by step tutorial by clicking here. Thank you Jessica T for sharing this website tip with us today!
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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Week 1- Kicking Of The Create To Christmas Season With Doll Tag Clothing's Santa Clause Pattern


Just a few months from now (22 weeks 6 days)  we will be celebrating Christmas in my house and now is the time to start getting read before that fast train to Christmas town starts taking off. Currently in my craft stores fall and autumn crafts have been arriving and the holiday decor will be quickly following suit. Today I wanted to share a great pattern, the first in our Create To Christmas series, One to work on now for the doll lovers in your life for Christmas! Santa Claus Easy Pattern can be viewed by clicking here.

Doll Tag Clothing is one of my most favorite pattern companies and this is such a fun pattern! Offered at $8.99 this pattern is sure to delight!  Click here to view this pattern on PixieFaire. 
join us next Sunday for another Create To Christmas pattern suggestion!
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