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Duck Tape rose headband for dolls.

Rose Headband-Made with Duck Tape

Duck tape is so fun to work with and I am continually amazed with what amazing things you can make with it-especially for dolls!  This summer some neighbor girls taught me how to make Duck Tape rose rings.  I really loved the technique and knew I wanted to think of a fun way to incorporate [...]

Zipper Belt

Quick Craft – Doll Zipper Belt

This doll zipper belt is a fun, fast, and colorful doll craft that fits perfectly with our theme of fashion this week! Supplies: 12 inch Coats and Clark Zipper Ribbon Aleene’s Permanent Fabric Tape Buttons Thread and Needle (I used Coats and Clark quilting thread) Scissors Use a 12 inch zipper.  This size zipper makes [...]

Wedding Doll Fun

Camp Doll Diaries – Wedding Fashion Fun for the Dolls

When my cousin, Holly, asked my daughters and niece to be in her wedding they were over the top excited!!  Knowing that the bride was an American Girl Doll lover in her youth, I decided to give my girls a wedding doll surprise!  Okay…I have to admit, I also wanted them to have some fun [...]

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Fashion Week Mini Doll Duck Tape Dresses

Quick note from Char – Today we kick off Fashion Week at Camp Doll Diaries and our sponsor is The Duck Brand Duck Tape. While we we be making all sorts of fun doll fashions from Duck Tape, we will be using other materials and inspiration for our fashions, too. And, in case you are [...]

tie die kit review

A Mom’s Review: Tulip Tie-Dye Kit

I think all parents want to give their kids a fun filled summer break.  As a mother of two daughters I am always on the hunt for new activities to keep my girls from boredom.  When I was initially sent the Tulip Tie Dye Kit I was a little skeptical.   Really…tie dye with my kids?  [...]

Mini Me Dolly Divas Outfit Giveaway

Giveaway: Aren’t I Sweet Outfit from Mini Me Dolly Divas

It’s Etsy Friday and take a look at the CUTE outfit we have to giveaway today from Mini Me Dolly Divas! It goes with our theme for the week so well. The outfit includes the “Sweet Aren’t I?” embroidered t-shirt, a sweet bakery inspired skirt and red leggings – perfect for any 18″ doll! WHAT [...]

Candy Shop for Dolls

Create a Doll Size Candy Counter

Inspired by this cute background by My Doll’s Life we have a candy counter at camp this week.   Can you spy all the cute details back there?  The jars of candy, the lollipop stand, the cotton candy and the dessert pedestal!  I chose a few of those fun details and created our own open [...]

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Camp Doll Diaries – Make Doll Sushi out of Sculpey

Hi girls, Natalie here! What’s your favorite food? Mine has to be sushi – I just love it! What’s your favorite craft supply? Well, I like just about everything, but I love Sculpey clay. I have made the dolls so much food out of Sculpey but I had not made sushi yet. Time to change [...]

Mini Cookbook

Miniature Cookbook For Doll Sized Chefs

It is an exciting week at Camp Doll Diaries, filled with inspiration for creating in the kitchen.  With so many great recipes to swap and share, we came up with a cookbook to keep them all in, doll sized of course.  It is easy to make and fun to play with but best of all, [...]

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Quick Craft – Make A Double Sided Felt Story Board

Karen here and I am sharing with you how to make your own double sided felt story board. I have always loved paper dolls and when my own children were born I was thrilled with all the felt story boards that were on the market. I made them so many felt story boards and characters [...]

Who wore it best - Saige Tunic

Three Dolls and Saige’s Tunic – Who Wore It Best?

We recently purchased Saige’s Tunic Outfit on sale along with her pajamas. Seeing as it has been forever since we did a “Who Wore it Best” post, Natalie and I decided this was a good time to do a new one. Natalie picked out three dolls to use as our models – American Girl Saige, [...]

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Camp Doll Diaries: Battle of the Ice Cream Machines – Soft Serve VS Churn Style

It’s time to make things interesting! How about a Battle of the Ice Cream Machines? When My Doll’s Life sent me their super cute Ice Cream Cone & Frozen Yogurt Cups Set along with their Sweet Shoppe Reversible Play Scene I knew immediately that I wanted to make a soft serve dispenser and an old [...]

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Easy and Colorful RUG for Your Dolls

Since we are all about cooking this week at Camp Doll Diaries, how about an easy and colorful kitchen rug for your doll’s space? Supplies: Pattern of desired shape and size Felt (pink) Yarn (Gumdrop by Red Heart Yarns) Scissors Small tip scissors Crochet hook Sharpie 1.  I used an oval plate for my pattern.  [...]

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Camp Doll Diaries – Make Your Dolls A Vintage Stove

Karen here and today I am so excited to share with you the doll sized vintage-inspired stove I just made for Let’s Get Cooking week.  I have been looking on Pinterest at Vintage Kitchens and their fun colors while imagining how I could make a doll sized vintage looking kitchen for my dolls. I came [...]

My Doll's Life Giveaway

Giveaway: $50 Gift Card to My Doll’s Life

Last month when we did a $50 gift card giveaway to My Doll’s Life it was such a hit, we decided to do it again!! They have so many great accessories for doll play at prices that are definitely affordable – and did I mention they have some new items, too? The reversible play scenes [...]

Camp Doll Diaries - Let's Get Cooking

Camp Doll Diaries – Let’s Get Cooking!

One of the most fun things to add to doll play is doll food which is the main point of this week’s Camp Doll Diaries theme, “Let’s Get Cooking!” Our friends at Sophia’s Heritage/My Doll’s Life are the primary sponsor this week – and you will certainly understand why by the time the week is [...]