Doll Diaries Picks of Week Ending April 19

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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 [...]

Ultimate List of Easter Crafts & Activities for American Girl Dolls and their Friends

Easter crafts for dolls

Easter is right around the corner and while we have had a some really cute Easter inspired crafts for the dolls this spring, there are quite a few from years past and on our creative team’s own blogs that you may have missed as well as some from blogs you may not be familiar with [...]

Make Your Own Doll Sized Double Boiler and Other Easter Treats

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When American Girl came out with their Spring Releases my daughters and I got very excited over the double boiler and egg decorating set.  Making chocolates is a huge activity over any holiday in our home.  Good Friday is always reserved for a family egg decorating get together.  However, when we started looking at Kit’s [...]

The Dolls Have an Easter Egg Hunt Plus Bonus Printable

Easter Egg Hunt for Dolls plus Printable Signs

Hoppy Friday!! Earlier this week, Kelly at MyDollBoutique.co.uk sent me the cutest photos of their dolls having an Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn. I just love all the little signs and asked her if she made them – she didn’t – she bought them at the store, so I decided to make a printable [...]

Create Your Own Doll Sized Sparkly Egg Decorating Play Set

Create Your Own Easter Sparkly Egg Decorating Play Set

Karen here, as Easter approaches I wanted to share an easy and fun way to create your own Sparkly Egg Decorating Play Set from items you can easily find at a craft or dollar store near you! I was able to create my play-set for under $10. I loved the Egg Decorating Set that American [...]

5 Girls 1 Outfit – Kit’s Candy Making Set Dress

American Girl Kit's Easter Candy Making Set

I know you all love to see different dolls dressed in the same outfit, so here is another version of “who wore it best” – doll style. Today I thought I would try the dress that comes with Kit’s Easter Candy Making Set on a few other dolls. I would not have bought this dress [...]

Doll Craft – Make Spring Pom Pom Friends for your Dolls

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Today I had my glue gun out and was having such fun creating Spring Time Friends for my dolls. Here is what you will need to make some Spring Time Friends of your own for your dolls. Paper Pencil Large pompoms in White and Yellow Small White Pompoms Small Googly Eyes Felt in White, Orange [...]

Mini Easter Basket and Celebration Printable Set

Printable mini easter basket for dolls

It’s time for another fun printable from Jen at 100Directions.com – perfect for Easter and Spring celebrations. You and your dolls can spread some Easter cheer with pretty little eggs and butterflies. This set comes with everything you need to make a mini Easter basket and fill it with cute little eggs. It’s all the [...]

Doll Craft – Easter Eggs with a Little Bling

Doll sized Easter Eggs with Bling

This isn’t your ordinary, dye-the-Easter-eggs craft.  No, these eggs wanted to step it up a notch and wear some bling this Easter! Decorate a few eggs with jewels, glitter, or sequins and you’ll make a collection of truly dazzling mini Easter eggs! And what do you get when you combine all these dazzling eggs?  A [...]

Doll Craft – Make Easter Puppets for your Dolls

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This week my niece Beth was visiting on her Spring Break. We spent some time working on my Doll Diaries Craft and we had a blast creating Easter Hand Puppets for our Dolls. These are easy felt puppets you will love making. To make your own you will need: Felt (we used dollar store felt [...]

Make Simple Doll Sized Easter Baskets

Doll sized Easter Basket tutorial

Let the cute cupcake liners do all the work with these mini Easter baskets!   These papery thin liners have a secret to their strength.  It’s that there is strength in numbers.  Eight to be exact.  That’s right, stack them together to build a mini Easter basket for your dolls! Cute cupcake liners seem to [...]

Hoppy Easter Video from AGOverSeasFan

American Girl Doll Easter Video

  There are some super talented young ladies out there!! One of them is AGOverseasFan – she has shared her stunning photography with us in many of the Doll Diaries Reader Photo events and her videos are always fun. Check out this C-U-T-E video she did just in time for Easter… I’m warning you though, [...]

The Cutest Easter Plush and Stuffed Animals

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Trying to help out the Easter Bunny tonight (wink-wink) and came across some of the cutest plush critters ever! Now the hard part is going to be deciding which of these cuddly little animals are going to make an appearance in the kids (and nieces) Easter baskets! In addition to the worlds softest curly lamb [...]

Build A Bear Workshop Curly Lamb

Build a Bear Workshop Curly Lamb

We have a new member of our Build a Bear family – meet Lucy the Curly Lamb. Isn’t she cute? My daughter made her yesterday and this lamb is so incredibly soft! She is the perfect addition – especially with Easter right around the corner. Miss N even picked out an Easter basket just for [...]