Fashion By Mahem’s Doodle Dress – Doll Sized

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I am sooooo excited to share this project.  My friend Angie Keiser has an amazing 4 year old daughter who makes and creates PAPER dresses.  Together they create the Fashion By Mayhem team.  She is driven, adorable, talented and for all practical purposes…famous.  I sent her  a five foot long section of paper that I [...]

Dollhouse Entryway: Wreath and Mat

Doll Wreath & Mat

Please join me in a series of posts that I will be doing on “Decorating Your Dollhouse!”  As my first post in this series I will be decorating the entryway with a colorful collegiate wreath and doormat. Wreath Supplies: Styrofoam Ring Felt Scissors Glue gun Wreath Flowers: Needle and thread Decorative Buttons   I purchased [...]

Make Your Dolls a Fun Felt Fringe Skirt

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Karen here and I am sharing a tutorial for how you can make a Fun Felt Fringe Skirt for your dolls. I really love the new outfits that American Girl has just put out for girls in their BeForever line. Kaya’s outfit for girls is one I think is very stylish and would look great [...]

Super DuckTape Crafts for Dolls Showcase

Duct tape Disney Doll Dresses

A few weeks ago we had a great giveaway sponsored by the Duck Brand and as part of the contest entry, we invited readers to submit photos of what they have made for their dolls using Duck Tape. Here are the photos that were sent in – such talent!! From Jess G. - I made Disney [...]

Cheer On Your Favorite Football Team With DIY Poms

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With the changing of the seasons comes…..FOOTBALL SEASON!  Being that we are new in Denver, we are excited to jump in an cheer for the Broncos this year.  To include our dolls in the decorations, parties and fun; we create pom poms for them in the Bronco colors. To make these you will need yarn [...]

No-Sew Cushions for Doll Furniture

Outside cushions for your doll furniture!

I love all of the fun patterns of Duck Tape that are available!  I wanted to create a project for dolls inspired by the fun patterns!    Combine your favorite Duck Tape to dress up doll size chairs with colorful cushions! Of course you can customize the cushion to fit any doll chair.   The [...]

Pack Your Doll A Healthy Lunch!

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Karen here and I have been working towards getting my own kids to pack their own healthy lunches for school, today I wanted to share with you a fun way to make your dolls a healthy lunch as well. I found this doll sized Lunch Box at Micheal’s the craft store on sale for $2.50 [...]

10 Back to School Crafts and Activities for Dolls

10 Back to School Crafts and Printables for Dolls

A few of our readers have asked if we are going to do any back to school crafts for the dolls. We have done quite a few in the past so I have collected my 10 favorite back to school crafts and activities for dolls into one post for you. 1. Print and make doll [...]

The Ultimate Duck Tape Stash Giveaway – ENDED

The Ultimate Duck Tape Stash Giveaway

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Congratulations Camille! Please check your inbox. Do you like all the Duck Tape crafts we have featured over the years at Doll Diaries? Below are just a few of my favorites and one thing I have definitely learned is that you can make just about anything for your dolls using Duck [...]

Camp Doll Diaries-A Grand Picnic

A Victorian picnic for dolls

Chances are that sometime this summer you enjoyed a picnic with family or friends.  Did you spread out a blanket or sit at a picnic table?  Did you eat sandwiches, homemade family favorites, or fast food? Picnics at the turn of the century, from the late 1800′s to the early 1900′s, were different from today. [...]

Kerry Goulder Apron How To and Book Giveaway – ENDED

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UPDATED WITH A WINNER – Congratulations Janice – please check your inbox.     **Note from Char – this post was supposed to be published during Let’s Get Cooking week, but wasn’t due to my crazy travel schedule. Better late than never, because this post from Kerry Goulder is a treat of its own to [...]

Quick Craft – No Sew Felt Skirt for Dolls

McKayla Felt Tie Dye Skirt

Do you remember McKayla, my doll from Madame Alexander Doll Company? Earlier this summer I sent her to a new crafty friend, Debra who works with Kunin Felt. McKayla is loving her new home – especially her new wardrobe! Learn how to make this cute skirt for your dolls out of a single sheet of [...]

Fun Fashion Bag- Made with Duck Tape!

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Morgan is out and about today.  She has brought along her new bag. It is a great size and has a fashionable flower on the front. Fun accessories can really dress up an outfit! Make this ruffle-y flower bag for your dolls! Supplies: Duck Tape candy wrapper pouch (Or a Capri Sun wrapper or a [...]

Quick Craft – Doll Zipper Belt

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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 [...]

A Mom’s Review: Tulip Tie-Dye Kit

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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?  [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – Make Doll Sushi out of Sculpey

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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 [...]

Quick Craft – Make A Double Sided Felt Story Board

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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 [...]

Easy and Colorful RUG for Your Dolls

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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.  [...]

Isabelle Movie Watching Party

Isabelle movie watching party

In early June when I was looking for a “model” for my Dollie & Me review, we became fast friends with two little girls who were in The Little Mermaid with Natalie. When Belle told me she was going to have an Isabelle movie watching party, we decided it would be so much fun to [...]

Quick Craft – One of a Kind Doll Tees Using Tulip Fabric Markers

Tulip Fabric Markers on doll tees

We went to the fireworks last weekend so yesterday evening I enjoyed sitting out on the back deck relaxing – and doodling.  I took out a handful of our Tulip Fabric Markers and a few plain white doll tees from My Doll’s Life and started doodling this flower. I took the inspiration from a doodle [...]