From the Vault – Fun Christmas Crafts for Dolls

From the Vault – Fun Christmas Crafts for Dolls

Who is ready for the holidays? If you are looking for some quick and easy holiday inspired crafts to do with the dolls or even to make as gifts for your friend, here are a few (there are so many!!) of my favorite Christmas crafts we have done over the years. Christmas...
Terrific Thanksgiving Crafts for Dolls

Terrific Thanksgiving Crafts for Dolls

For those of you who may be new to Doll Diaries, I first started the site in 2006 and we have shared hundreds of craft ideas for American Girl dolls and their 18″ friends since then. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to revisit...
Meeting Melody and You Are Never Too Old

Meeting Melody and You Are Never Too Old

Well, it has been one busy, crazy and fast summer!! Natalie started high school last week and Megan heads off to college later this week – and just like that, my little girls who used to spend hours playing dolls are all grown up! We needed to do some...
Important Announcement and Camp Doll Diaries Update

Important Announcement and Camp Doll Diaries Update

Hello dear Doll Diaries friends, I would like to thank every single one of you who have sent in photos, left comments (all 200,000+ of them), shared our posts, stopped by for how-to’s and crafts, and have become a part of this amazing community. You mean so much...
Sunday Showcase for May 30

Sunday Showcase for May 30

I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and thanks to those who sent in photos today. From The Girl Upstairs – I created a Rey costume for my dolls from a tutorial from American Girl Ideas! Which doll makes a better Rey – Grace or Saige? From Madelon...
Super Simple Party Accessories for Dolls

Super Simple Party Accessories for Dolls

By JGKelsey The dolls at my house recently celebrated Alexis’s birthday by surprising her with a party. You can’t have a surprise party without some party horns and blowout noisemakers.  Today I’ll show you how to make these for your dolls.  Here are the supplies...
Sunday Showcase for May 22

Sunday Showcase for May 22

Happy Sunday everyone! Sorry that today’s post is a little late, but things have been very busy here. Thanks to those who sent in photos! From Madelon – Lea out and about. From Emmie – Lots of doll adventures this week! Here are Saige and McKenna...
Sunday Showcase for May 15

Sunday Showcase for May 15

What a busy and fun weekend! I hope you had a great weekend, too – and I apologize that this week’s Sunday Showcase is so late in the day. From Charlotte – Saige is very beachy today in her new Our Generation bathing suit. From Rebecca: Clara has...
Tips for Curling Your Dolls Hair

Tips for Curling Your Dolls Hair

This is another oldie but goodie that I originally posted a few years ago. AGOverseasFan’s dolls always look perfect and she has great tips for curling your American Girl doll’s hair. *** One of our readers, AGOverseasFan, always submits beautiful photos...
Canada’s Maplelea Dolls Available on Amazon US

Canada’s Maplelea Dolls Available on Amazon US

Heads up Maplelea fans! Canada’s premier doll brand, Maplelea is now available for US customers on Amazon! We love Maplelea – the attention to detail is amazing, the quality is top notch, and they are interchangeable with most of our favorite 18″...