From Shelby-Grace: A Photo Story For National Dance Week 2014


Here is a quick guest post from Shelby-Grace. In honor of National Dance Week, (April 25th-May 4th) Kit and I put together a short photo story for you! Kit was outside, playing with her basset hound, Grace, one sunny spring day. Grace started licking Kit’s hand, making her giggle. A breeze lightly lifted her bob [...]

Sunday Showcase for April 27

Cristi in the grass

The excitement level in this house this morning is crazy – we are going to see WICKED (not in NYC) and we can.not.wait. It looks like your dolls have had some great adventures too – let’s take a look! From Linda - McKenna and Caroline decorating Easter eggs. Their decorating set was inspired my Karen, Mom [...]

Doll Diaries Picks for the Week Ending April 26


I have discovered a few new sites this week and I also decided to stick with the DIY theme for my picks of the week today.  I don’t know about you, but creating things – for the dolls or other things – is relaxing and isn’t that what weekends are all about? Let get inspired! [...]

Was the Bunny Here – Mini Photo Story

7 ready to jion her friends

Saturday was a busy day spent trying to find the Easter dress for Alma (she will have an official review later this week).  Alma was also excited because it would be her first Easter. Getting ready for bed, she was so excited.  Will the Easter Bunny come? Alma got into her snugly PJs and  made [...]

Sunday Showcase for April 20


Happy EASTER!!!  I hope you are enjoying a nice day with family today. It looks like the Doll Diaries extended “family” has had a great week… From Kristen L.- Molly and Kanani go Easter egg-hunting! We wish everyone a Hoppy Easter! From Cordelia - Katherine and Rose wish everyone in the Doll Diaries Community the happiest [...]

Doll Diaries Picks of Week Ending April 19


So, nothing makes me happier than to see how this website, which I started on a whim in 2006, has grown into a community and inspires others to create, play and use their imaginations every day! In honor of this, I want to share two super cool picks this week that literally brought tears of [...]

Sunday Showcase for April 13

Beautiful Alexandria for Dolldiaries

It looks like it has been another great week for you and your dolls! Thanks to all who have sent photos in – and welcome to all the new contributors this week. I am so impressed with the wide variety of dolls we get to feature this week – LOVE IT!! From Caroline - My doll [...]

Doll Diaries Picks of the Week Ending April 12


I hope you have some fun activities planned for this weekend! We have a busy day of rehearsals and time with friends scheduled, but first, I wanted to share my picks of the week with you. The American Girl Science Lab set is definitely one of my favorites. Jen and Zoe at AG Doll Play [...]

McKenna’s Morning – Photo Story

American Girl McKenna My Doll's Life Bed

Hello doll lovers! It is Natalie and I am here with another fun photostory. Let’s jump right in! Vroom, vroom! Saige was in the kitchen making her famous blueberry lemonade pancakes for Mckenna. She has a gymnastics meet today so she needs some energy! “Kenna! Wake up!” Saige yelled from the kitchen. Mckenna slowly opened her [...]

Photo Story – Saige Paints

Saige Paints Photostory

It’s time for another guest photo story from Loren. *** The Perfecto Painting by Loren for Doll Dairies. Since the snow was FINALLY melting, Saige decided to take advantage of the sunshine and head outside. Saige’s art supplies were scattered on the table. Molly, the whiz kid in the family, looked up from her school [...]

Sunday Showcase for April 6


Are you ready to see what all the dolls have been up to this week? Let’s get started! From Cordelia - Katherine and Rose are spending a rainy afternoon inside playing with their pets. They are also enjoying talking with each other about their hopes and plans for Camp Doll Diaries this summer! From Kristen L.- Molly is [...]

Cookies with Emily and Shola

Camp Doll Diaries pink t-shirt

Earlier this week we did a giveaway for a few items from the Doll Diaries Etsy shop and not only did our winner already get them (that was some speedy mail service) but she sent in some beautiful photos, too. Over to Mary… Dear Char and Natalie, I just got the giveaway items this morning [...]

Doll Diaries Picks of the Week Ending April 5


Good morning – Oh, is it just beautiful outside this morning! What do you have planned for the day? Natalie has rehearsal for The Little Mermaid – she has been cast as one of the princesses and a clam – that should make for some interesting costume changes!! While Nat is at rehearsal, I think [...]

Sunday Showcase for March 30

Kaya in metallic

If March is supposed to “come in like a lion and go out like a lamb” why am I hearing the wind gust through the trees and the raindrops hit my window panes? Well, I guess its better than snow! This looks like it is going to be another awesome Sunday Showcase – let’s see [...]

Doll Diaries Picks of the Week Ending March 29


Good morning!! Exciting news for us this morning – Natalie auditioned for a local production of The Little Mermaid last night and she got a callback today – we won’t know until Wednesday what part she will get, but I am very proud of her. Now onto my picks of the week! What better way [...]

Out and About With Doll Diaries

Isabelle interview

I wasn’t really sure what to call this post, but I have a few fun photos I really wanted to share with you that don’t really fit anywhere else. In support of the Rolling Hills Elementary School, Doll Diaries donated an 18″ Sophia’s Carly doll wearing her Doll Diaries pajamas, and her pet puppy and [...]

More Printable Doll Clothes Fun – Dolls and Their Dolls

Printable Doll Clothes 1

This is a guest post from long time Doll Diaries community member Elizabeth who now makes the most amazing printable doll clothes that you can download and make for your dolls of all sizes! We have featured her designs before, but today she has an update for us featuring dolls and their dolls. *** My [...]

Sunday Showcase for March 23


Good morning! We are off to see the JLNV presentation of an American Girl Fashion Show this morning and we can’t wait to meet the winners of our ticket giveaway (the original winner Molly couldn’t make it, but our runner up winner Jana and her daughter can!), have tea and see the fashion show. I [...]

Doll Diaries Picks for the Week Ending March 22


Happy Saturday! Sorry my picks are not being posted until this afternoon, but I enjoyed a nice brunch with my friends this morning followed by some shopping downtown.  The Doll Wardrobe’s Design Contest is back – I always am blown away by the creativity and skill that goes into the entries. You have until May [...]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Paisley Snow

Are you wearing your green today? I think I get to pinch Mother Nature because this is what I saw when I got up this morning: Snow!!! Really? This is just crazy and Paisley agrees! McKenna has her green on! And so does Saige. Madelon’s Ellowyne’s look like they just hopped over from Ireland today. [...]