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Important Update – Camp Doll Diaries will be back next week

Thank you to all our readers for your amazing enthusiasm and patience this summer as we have had server issues that have made it very difficult for our team. The database that basically runs this site has become so unstable that we are seeing more error messages than we can bear!  I am going to [...]

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Sunday Showcase for August 2

Is it really August already? Summer is moving by so fast and I really hope you have been enjoying it! Thanks to everyone who sent in photos this week – I love seeing what adventures you are having with your dolls. From LillyBlossom - Mini Felicity says hello from Mackinac Island!  From Tony  - Kanani found a [...]

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Create a Beach Wreath For Your Dollhouse

My family loves to visit the aquarium.  This visit always puts us into a “beachy vibe” and longing for the ocean.  Today I will show you how to create a beach wreath for your dollhouse. Supplies: Yarn-I used Coats & Clark in Gumdrop Felt- I used Kunin Felt in an aqua blue and tan Styrofoam [...]

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At the Local Aquarium and Puff Paint Stickers

Hi everyone! We are back at the “local aquarium” today (aka the fish tank in Natalie’s room) with two of our Ever After High dolls, Maddie and Apple, and two American Girls, Grace and Saige. Let’s see what they did! “They are so adorable!” Apple exclaimed. “I need to get myself one of these!” Maddie [...]

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McKenna Visits the Orcas

We LOVE the aquarium…our whole family that is!  Sea life is so amazing.  We are annual members of the North Carolina Aquariums as well as Sea World to support sea life studies and animal rehabilitation/rescue.  I think McKenna loves the aquarium too.  I had so much fun putting this together and reflected on it and [...]

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Hands on at the Tide Pool

Morgan visited the aquarium this week and her favorite part was the tide pool display.  It is a touch and learn tank with live sea animals. The colorful starfish caught her eye first.  All three were firmly attached to the side of the tank.  She gently touched their slippery and bumpy texture. The sea urchin [...]

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Make A Fun Felt Fish Storyboard

In the aquarium there are classrooms where you can learn more about the fish and the various environments. One of the interactive displays for the campers to learn with is the fish story board. This is an easy and fun way to make a felt storyboard for your dolls to use in the aquarium classroom. [...]

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Camp Doll Diaries – Field Trip to the Aquarium

Camp Doll Diaries is taking a field trip to the Aquarium this week to learn about ocean life.  Grace and the rest of the campers headed out to The Vancouver Aquarium with Karen today. The Vancouver Aquarium is located in Stanley Park and opened in 1956.  The Aquarium has evolved over the years to become [...]

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Camp Doll Diaries Week 8 Memories

Did your dolls do sports camp last week? What was their favorite activity? Last week’s posts: Make your own Gym for SuperStar Sports Week Quick Team Jerseys Medals for the Team Hit a Home Run That’s How I Roll Be a Team Player CAMP MEMORIES:  From LillyBlossom - Mia took first place closely followed by Megan [...]

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Sunday Showcase for July 26

I hope you are having a great weekend! It has been a busy week for us as Natalie is in another show – which opened yesterday. She performs again this afternoon and I know it will be awesome. Thanks for sending in photos again this week! Let’s see what your dolls are up to. From [...]

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Our Generation Team Player Outfit Review

Time for the third sports fashion review with Natalie – taking a look at the Our Generation Team Player Outfit. Let’s jump right in! Here is the outfit in the package, let’s get it on a doll! She shoots… SHE SCORES! The shoes that come with this set are way too cute! They are super [...]

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Our Generation That’s How I Roll Outfit Review

Hi there! It is Natalie again and it’s time for the next outfit in the sports fashion show. This time I will be reviewing the Our Generation That’s How I Roll outfit. Let’s begin! Looks super cute in the package… Let’s see how it looks on a doll! Loveeeeeee it! The shorts are the cutest [...]

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Our Generation Hit a Homerun Outfit Review

To finish off our sports week at Camp Doll Diaries we are having a sports fashion show of sorts. Our Generation had some really cute sports outfits this year and they sent us some to review. Let’s start with the softball uniform. *** Hello! Natalie again, and today I will be reviewing the Our Generation [...]

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Medals for the Team

Everyone joined in the soccer match at camp this week.  For fun they passed out medals to all who participated.  The medals made fun necklaces to wear during sport’s week at camp! Grace’s team all have medals with the pink stars. Go team go!  Team spirit has been high all week! Let’s take a look [...]

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Quick Team Jerseys

Karen here and today I want to share a really easy and quick way you can add some  Team Jersey’s to your dolls wardrobe. To make your own you will need: -Felt -Scissors -Needle and Thread -Buttons -Hot Glue (to attach the numbers) -Your Dolls Step 1- Fold your felt rectangle in half so that [...]

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Camp Doll Diaries Week 8 Superstar Sports – Make the Gym

I am so excited for this week’s SPORTS theme!  Physical exercise is so important for your health and I greatly inspire my daughters to stay active.  Today I will show you how I created gym equipment for their dolls; this doll play was a great way to encourage their own interests in staying in shape.  [...]