Sunday Showcase for June 16

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s that help build our doll houses, make special trips to AG with us, join us for tea parties and are just great Dads in general! Thanks for all the wonderful photos you have sent in this week, too.

From Sparkie – I took this picture while I was making a photostory for my dolls’ fifth grade graduation, and thought I would be great with this caption and edited.

From Armani – Jane went to Buckingham Palace for the first time.

I am not sure who this is from – because they didn’t put a name in the email, but it is Felicity dressed as Princess Leia from Star Wars.

From Christian Homeschooler – My dolls and my sisters’ dolls are having a lot of fun at Camp Doll Diaries.  They ended the first week with a camp out.  They roasted marshmallows and then made smores.  Samantha, Josefina, Felicity, and Millie(Life of Faith) are roasting marshmallows.  Violet is eating her smore, since she already roasted her marshmallow.  Amelia(in the background) is playing campfire songs on her banjo, while she is waiting her turn to roast a marshmallow.

From Janis – I found your blog while I was looking for storage solutions for all of my 8 year old daughter’s 18 inch doll things. My daughter and I have been readers ever since. Even though my husband and I are not crafty at all after seeing some of the DIY doll spaces on your site we decided to give it a try and turn a TV armoire into a doll house for her. We spent about $120 on it. We found a huge TV cabinet for $40 on craigslist. We had to buy new hinges and rehang the top doors so they opened out instead of going in. We added another shelf to make the third floor.  We painted the inside and installed cabinet lighting. My daughter loves it and now her room is neat and clean. Here are a couple photos. We hope you enjoy!

From Alyssa – Megan getting ready for cheer practice!

From Jan – Saige by the plant.

From Tony – Jane (Marie-Grace) loves Camp Doll Diaries. Her latest adventure was a butterfly hunt. Jane saw lots of pretty butterflies, but she didn’t actually catch any. She just enjoyed watching them flutter by.

From Gillian – My dolls, (Saige, Marie-Grace, and Ruthie) posing for the camera and getting some well deserved sunshine in Washington State!

From Cordelia – Katherine and Rose are preparing to leave their cabin and set out on a hobo picnic. They are checking with each other to make sure they have what they need. Katherine has her sun hat and their lunch, as well as her whistle–just in case.  Rose has their sit upons and their yoyo and she is wearing her new sun visor which Katherine helped her decorate. Both have had a wonderful week at Camp Doll Diaries making crafts and exploring.

Agoverseasfan was at the American Girl LA store when she noticed Robyn getting her hair done at the salon. Robyn is from Our Generation. I would have loved to see the before and afters!

From kat peachycake2345 movie pic of dancers in distress.

From Sewbig – Another rainy afternoon at Doll Diaries Summer Camp.  The Kidz have been enjoying the crafts this week, but were hoping for some outside activities.  The weather has not cooperated.  A tornado touched down about a mile from our camp site.  Glad they were in a cabin, and not a tent.

From Mariah – Alexi is waking up Elli so they won’t be late for Camp Doll Diaries!

From Sophia -Stefanie is ready to go to Virginia with my friend in early August. Uhh don’t you think you need to get changed in summer clothes, Stefanie? And don’t you think it’s a little too early to be ready to leave?

From Iris and Mimi; Daphne and Mia made God’s Eyes at camp.

From Cedar- Saige and Fern went horse riding at camp this week.

From Agnieszka – My four beauties ready for the summer. If only it stopped raining outside!

From Janet – Sabine modeling the dress I made her from a Carpatina pattern.  The bow was made out of scrap material.

From B- Our Doll Diaries T came in yesterday, thank you so much Char! Here is a picture of Fey (ag Rebecca) for the Sunday Showcase!

And finally for this week, come see Sharry’s dolls doing their baton routine – so cute!

We love seeing what you make for your dolls, adventures they have, and great finds. If you would like to submit your photo for next week’s Sunday Showcase, here are the basics:

  • RESIZE your photos to 540 pixels wide (this is easy to do using one of the free tools www.picmonkey.comipiccy.com or fotoflexer.com)
  • Email your photo to share@dolldiaries.com (it must be your own photo – do not take photos from someone else’s site and submit them as your own)
  • Put “SUNDAY SHOWCASE” in the subject line (I get a ton of email & this will help ensure yours makes it in)
  • Make sure you include a description or caption for your photos
  • Please just send in ONE photo per week for the Sunday Showcase so I can include everyone’s photos. If you have something longer or want to submit more photos visit the Get Featured page.
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Comments

  1. ella says:

    Char, I didnt see the photos i sent in of emma…. Did you get them?

  2. Alyssa says:

    Good photos!

  3. Char says:

    Yes, but since you sent in more than one photo and Emma is just so pretty, I am going to do a separate post just for you.

  4. Ashleigh says:

    Love it! Great photos everyone!

  5. N says:

    These look great!

  6. Sara says:

    These are all very cute
    Sara

  7. Diana Gash says:

    very nice pixs and very creative, love them all.

  8. ella says:

    oh okay Char! Thanks!

  9. abbi says:

    So cool I loved as ‘ll of the pictures

  10. April says:

    Great photos and adventures everyone.
    Sewbig-I love the gestures you have created with your dolls.

  11. Kayla says:

    When are you going to tell the winners of the photo challenge??

  12. Lia says:

    Awesome pictures! Especially Saige and Fern’s trail ride.

  13. Sheliya says:

    I took the princess leia picture.
    So sorry for the mix-up.

  14. Riley says:

    these are great pics!

  15. Abby W. says:

    Cute!!

  16. Char says:

    Kayla – if you read the original post it says we will announce the winners today – but it will probably be this evening since we have lots of family stuff to do today for Father’s Day.

  17. Sophia says:

    Great photos everyone:)
    Sparkie- That’s such a sweet picture!!! I love it!!
    Armani- You and Jane are so lucky to go to Buckngham Palace!!! Have a nice trip.
    Unknown person- Felicicty looks adorable in the Princess Leia costume!! I love it!!
    Christian Homeschooler- Your dolls and you’re sisters dolls look like they’re having lots of fun at Camp Doll Diaries. My dolls would love to join in on the fun.
    Janis- WOW!!!! You’re daughter’s room looks AMAZING!!! I want her room so bad!!! Great job on assembling everything together. It looks awesome!!!
    Alyssa- I hope Megan has fun at cheer practice and doesn’t get hurt.
    Jan- Saige looks adorable in that dress.
    Tony- I love you’re weekly photos of Jane!! I lovethebackdop you used for the photo. She’s the happiest Marie- Grace doll I’ve ever seen!!!
    Gillian- It must be good to have the sun out again. I hope your dolls enjoyed the photo shoot. You took cute photos.
    Cordelia- I hope Katherine and Rose have an awesome time on the hobo picnic. They always look cute in your photos.
    Agoverseasufan- That’s awkward. Great picture of Robyn though.
    Kat peachycake2345- Cute pic of your dolls dancing.
    Sewbig- I feel so bad for your dolls. Lets hope for better weather soon.
    Mariah- Fingers are crossed so Alexis and Elli won’t be late for camp!!
    Iris and Mimi- Cute God’s eyes that Daphne and Mia made. They look so cute!!
    Cedar- Saige and Fern look like they’re having fun. Such a cute photo of the two together!!
    Agnieszka- You’re dolls look cute in they’re dresses I hope you get better weather wherever you are.
    Janet- Sabine looks beautiful in that dress you made.
    B- Congrats on winning the Doll Diaries t-shirt. Fey looks so cute in it!!
    Sharry- That’s such a cute video of you’re dolls!!
    Great photos once again everyone!! Stefanie refuses to change into warmer clothes. She barely said good bye to her sisters. Looks like someone’s going to be hot for a while!!!

  18. Gail says:

    great pics!

  19. Maddie says:

    I love the horseriding one!!

  20. Shannon says:

    Cute pics every one!!!!!!I I helped Sophia pack stephenie and since she has to be packed in a bag we decided to cover her limbs

  21. sabrina says:

    great pics

  22. Bailey13 says:

    Amazing pics!!

    Cedar-OMG it looks like your dolls are on real horses

  23. AGInParadise says:

    Love the pictures everyone! Great job :)

  24. Megan says:

    My birthday is today!!!!!!!!!!
    I just got a suprise gift that was a 150$ american girl gift card it was awesome!!!!
    I got jly #57 with earrings.

  25. Jordy says:

    Actually B is me…Lol! I could have sworn I put my name on it….Oh well I guess today I am B!

  26. Sharry says:

    Thanks for posting my video Char. Great pics, everybody. I especially love the camp photos. Christian Homeschooler…egg cups for rocks! What a fantastic idea! Why didn’t I think of that? I’m glad I haven’t made the fire pit yet, b/c I’m stealing…um…err….using that idea! LOL!

    Sewbig, I love your setup. Looks like the K&C dolls are having fun.

    Iris and Mimi, is that an actual Camp Gowanagin outfit your doll is wearing? I’ve seen copies on Etsy.

    Great pics, DD readers!

  27. Mariah says:

    agoverseasfan, thanks for posting that! Now I know that next time I go to AGP my Mapleleas can get their hair done. SQUEEEEE!

  28. Mariah says:

    btw, Megan, YOU ARE SOOOOOOO LUCKY!

  29. crazy4chrissa says:

    Happy Birthday Megan! I hope you have a really awesome birthday!!!

  30. Megan says:

    thanks

  31. Lisa says:

    SOOOOOOO cute!!!

  32. Alyssa says:

    Char, I have two questions. One. When will we have the June photo contest? And two. What’s Natalie’s theme for her photo contest this week?
    Thanks! -Alyssa

  33. ag fan says:

    Awesome!

  34. Lubna says:

    Hi Char and everybody else! Just want to let you know that there is a PWP going on at AG. I was in the Seattle store yesterday and got this cute swim suit outfit. It was a 2-in-1 surf swimsuit? SUPER CUTE!!

  35. Venus says:

    All these pics are so cute! XD
    Happy Father’s Day, everyone!

  36. Molly W. says:

    SewBig~What kinds of dolls are the ones in picture? They are so pretty!
    Awesome pictures everyone! :)

  37. Nina says:

    Cute pics!

  38. Char says:

    Alyssa – Yes, we will have the June photo contest, but I haven’t decided when. You have to wait until Monday to find out the theme for Natalie’s photo contest.

  39. Cedar says:

    Fun photos, and thanks for the nice comments.

  40. Iris says:

    Another great Sunday Showcase.
    Sharry-yes it is Molly’s camp outfit, from ebay. It was about $10 from a seller in Hong Kong!

  41. Vivi says:

    Great job Sharry! The dolls did a great job!

  42. Sharry says:

    Thanks Vivi, I’m glad you liked it.

    Iris, that was a great deal!

  43. Tony says:

    GREAT photos, Everybody. Especially love seeing all the great camp photos! : )

    Sharry – the stop motion of your dolls doing their baton routine was too cute. And loved seeing Tiffany Taylor make an appearance! : )

  44. Mimi says:

    Janis, that doll house is adorable! Your daughter must be ecstatic.

  45. Sharry says:

    Thanks Tony. I may do a feature on her at some point like I did w/ Crissy.

  46. Bailey says:

    Great pictures everyone!

  47. Julia says:

    Cute!

  48. cordelia says:

    Wonderful pictures again! It looks as if the dolls are having fun adventures at camp! Tony, Katherine was very interested that Jane also likes trying to catch butterflies! Janis, you made a lovely house for your daughter; I am always interested in how others store and organize their collections. Sharry, your video is adorable! Janet, the dress that you made for Sabine is beautiful. Christian Homeschooler, your campfire scene is so cute!

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