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A Doll Maker's Homage to Mom
This week, in honor of Mother's Day I would like to honor my Mother. I like to highlight this article each year for Mother's Day, because mothers are such a vital, formative force in our lives.
Adventures in Bookbinding - Book Review
This week's article may have you scratching your head and asking "what's that got to do with doll making?" Well, bear with me, because it does have something to do with my favorite topic. Adventures in Bookbinding, Hand Crafting Mixed Media Books, by Jeannine Stein is a fascinating book for artist
Make a Hair Bow for Your Baby Doll
Pretty bows on stretchy head bands are so popular for baby girls, and for very good reason. Generally, babies do not have enough hair to put a bow with a clip in, but a nice stretchy band will keep a pretty bow in place. They do exactly the same thing for baby dolls.
Children and Dolls
This article is about children growing up too fast and the role of dolls in their lives. In my opinion the situation seems bleak, and I have little to offer by way of solutions, but I have been so bothered that I feel compelled to write on this topic.
The Art Journal Work Shop - Review
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is working through a creative block, or just to gain some insight into your creative direction; but it's a lot of fun, too.
Dolls on St. Patrick's Day
Saint Patrick's Day is quickly approaching and, I must admit, it is one of my favorite Holidays. Being mostly Irish, I was raised with an attitude of pride on this day.
For those of us who love and collect dolls, the title of this article needs no explanation, but there are other ways that dolls can be therapeutic.
Transfer Artist Paper - Review
In this article I will review Lesley Riley's TAP Transfer Artist Paper by C&T Publishing, and compare it to Avery Personal Creations InkJet Stretchable Transfer Sheets.
Can You Identify This Doll? - Update!
In this article I was asking for your assistance.This doll was a gift to me, about twelve years ago, from my daughter. There was no paper work accompanying her when she was delivered, to tell me what her name was or anything else about her.
Madame Alexander 18 Inch Doll Review
This is a review of my new Madame Alexander 18 inch Doll.
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