Doll Play – Make Appetizers for a Doll Get Together

How to make holiday doll food

You are going to LOVE and be amazed by this realistic looking holiday food that Brandy put together for us. Christmas Eve is a big get-together for my family. We mingle, eat, and exchange gifts. There is so much going on that nobody wants to spend time cooking in the kitchen. A buffet of a [...]

Make an Easy Offray Ribbon Wreath for Dolls

Easy Offray Ribbon Wreath for Dolls

Do you have a favorite holiday decoration? I just LOVE hanging a new wreath on my door every season and I also happen to LOVE snowmen. (Just ask my girls, I have quite the snowman collection and each December the kitchen/dining room area of the house gets “snowman-ified”) When the Offray ribbon company challenged me [...]

Doll Play – Make a Holiday Wreath for Your Dolls

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    Have you hung a wreath on your door or wall yet? We are doing all our Christmas decorating this weekend and the wreath for the door will probably be the first thing that gets done. Today, Karen is showing a super easy way to make a wreath to use as decoration in our [...]

31 More Days of Doll Play – Decorate Doll Sized Christmas Stockings

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Every year when I walk down the seasonal aisle at the store I ooh and aah.  It gets me every time!  This year was no different.  After I got over it, I wanted to come home and make something sparkly and something sweet, something modern and something bold.  It’s fun to try ideas on little [...]

Make A Doll Sized Pumpkin Turkey Center Piece

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Karen here and today I wanted to share a fun and easy doll sized Thanksgiving centerpiece you can make for your dolls table this Thanksgiving. To make your own Thanksgiving Center Piece you will need: 1 small foam pumpkin (I got mine at Michael’s) Feathers Fun Foam in Tan, Orange and Red Scissors Googly Eyes [...]

Let’s Make A No Sew Witches Hat With Veil Craft

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Karen here. October is one of my most favorite months, fall colors, pumpkins, candy and Halloween! Every year I am a witch. I love being a witch, a crafty witch that is! I also have a small collection of Witch Hats that I wear on Halloween and dress the backs of our chairs with! This [...]

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 [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – Victorian Doll Tablecloth From a T-Shirt

Victorian Tablecloth

The Victorian era is one filled with such elegance and grace.  Here is a way to take a plain white t-shirt and convert it into a beautiful table cover for doll sized fun. You will need the following materials T-shirt Aleene’s Quick Dry Fabric Fusion Ruffles or Lace Optional Doily for the Top The first [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – Doll Sized Circus Printables

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What a fun week of circus play and creativity.  Here is a fun printable that you can use to create doll sized circus fun to create your own scene and excitement.  Here are the dolls having a ball.  In addition the the DIY posters and tickets that we made, the popcorn is our creation too. [...]

Camp Doll Diaries: The Circus is in Town – Getting Ready for the Circus Horse Show

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There are many amazing performances with animals at the circus.  Our Caroline has been training for a circus performance with her horse. They have coordinating costumes that are bold and colorful! To make the costumes I chose a dance costume for the doll and made colorful accessories for the doll and horse. Let’s take a [...]

Duck Tape Sandals for Dolls

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Fashion looks a lot of different ways.  These Duck Tape sandals for dolls are so simple to make and so much fun for summer time fashion play. All you will need really is Duck Tape and scissors.  If you want to add embellishments you will also need those – like buttons, gems, charms and the [...]

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 [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – 50′s Hair Clips

Camp Doll Diaries 50s Inspired Hair Accessories

Welcome to another fun week of Camp Doll Diaries!! We are going to do a little time travel this week – back to the 1950s.  This week’s first activity is by our good friend KC of The Real Thing with the Coake Family. Use her post as inspiration and get creative – then show off those [...]

Camp Doll Diaries-A No-Sew Drawstring Backpack

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Ivy came out to the meadow to look for the trailhead to the hike she is going to take the campers on later. Ivy is one of the guides at JoJo’s Hiking Center (be sure to check out Brandy’s post from earlier today). She decided to pack light and bring her drawstring backpack.   Today I [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – Make Canteens for your Dolls

How to make doll sized water canteens

This craft is from another one of our fabulous guest counselors, Sharry of Julie Newman’s 70s Time Capsule. While the dolls may be doing a lot of dancing, acting and preparing for the camp show on Friday, they still are at camp and are doing other things like hiking, crafts and games. Sharry shows us [...]

Camp Doll Diaries Songbook

Songbook Camp Doll Diaries

I can’t think of a better way to finish off a great week of camp than with songs around the campfire. This is an adorable little songbook that could be used around the campfire or anywhere that singing is part of the fun.  I created it for Camp Doll Diaries this week to celebrate the [...]

Camp Doll Diaries Set Up – Make a Mail Center

Camp Doll Diaries Mail Center

Who doesn’t like getting mail at camp? I decided to add a mail center for each of the cabins this year so the dolls can exchange letters, the counselors can leave notes for the campers, and of course, so they have somewhere to put those postcards from home! I thought about making the mailboxes like [...]

Posters for Camp Doll Diaries

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Are you getting excited for Camp Doll Diaries? Everyone here is. The counselors are decorating their summer cabin rooms and want to share their posters with you. you can download them free here and use them to decorate your spaces as you prepare for the summer fun too.  They are fun to color and add [...]

Farmers’ Market Season – Doll Sized Cheese Curds

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Yesterday I went to the Farmers’ Market in Aurora at Southland with my husband and we ran across these incredibly yummy cheese curds and got a chance to talk to the people who even told us about the cow named Sqeaky where the cheese curds come from.  Needless to say, I was pretty excited because [...]

Camp Doll Diaries Bulletin Board

Doll Diaires Bulletin Board

This summer there are going to be  A LOT of crafty projects that you might want to display in your doll space.  Here is a quick little project that you can make now to have such a place for your upcoming masterpieces. You will need the following materials/supplies: a cork board square (mine is 5 [...]