Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Karen Mom of Threes Craft Blog Dolly Summer School Last Week!

What a summer it has been and what a treat to have had you join us here for a look back at some of our favorite craft tutorials of the last 5 years. Today marks the end of our Summer School and we hope that you have truly enjoyed it as much as we have. With the fall and holiday season soon approaching we leave you with some fun holiday craft tutorials you may find come in handy in the coming months.
How about a rustic broom that can double as a Witches broom! Click here for my Doll Diaries tutorial. 
Mini doll fairy costumes click here.

An easy Halloween Treat costume for your dolls click here.

Need a Turkey? Click here.
Need a stocking? Click here.
Or a great Snow Man T-Shirt? Click here.

Thank you to Doll Diaries, Daydream Doll Boutique, My team of Madelon, Brandy and Jessica T and all of you who have made all of this possible. You can see 5 years worth of my doll crafts from around the doll world by clicking here. 
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Madelon's My Life As Walmart Fun Finds!

Madelon was back at our favorite isle at Walmart for some of the new My Life As new releases and the new Pop Star doll is cute as can be!
A cute fringe at the top of the dress and black piping on the dress give this dress a flair I think tweens will love!
Cozy winter and fall fashions have made it to the dolly isle shelves! I love this faux fur lined set!
Pink and Grey for a cloudy day! Cute set!
Workout wear for fall....
Western Wear...
look for these and other new outfits in the My Life As Isle at your Walmart. Thank you Madelon for sharing these wonderful fun finds with us today!
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Monday, August 29, 2016

Jessica T's Melody Release Items!

Jessica T and her family took a trip to the American Girl Store for the Melody release and she is sharing a few souvenir photos from their visit. This green t-shirt is lovely and speaks to the important themes from Melody's story line as well as being super cute!
Stickers.....
Flags you can color as well!
What do you love most about Melody and her line?  Thank you Jessica T for sharing your photos with us today! 
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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Week 6 Create To Christmas- The Perfect Hooded Holiday Cape From ABC Knitting Patterns

Week 6 already and needles at the ready for this wonderful free pattern from abc-knitting-patterns.com
this month I have shared patterns from this very resourceful knitting site and I love this holiday cape!
Click here for the American Girl Doll Cape with Hood Pattern offered free on abc-knitting.com
We hope you are enjoying our Create to Christmas Series. As with all our posts we would love to hear from you so please leave us a comment here or email us at karenmowen@gmail.com

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Adorable New Dress Pattern For The Wellie Wishers From Eden Ava Couture!

Eden Ava made me smile with this 1930's inspired Ruffled Play Dress for the Wellie Wishers Dolls. It is so sweet and I love the collar!
Priced at $5.99 for the pattern on Pixie Faire's website this is a pattern I know you will love in your collection! I have always found Eden Ava's patterns easy to follow and right on point! I am excited to see these wonderful dolls get patterns designed for them by my most favorite designers and I know you will love these too! Click here for the listing on Pixie Faire.
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Friday, August 26, 2016

Madelon's Purchase of A Swim Suit and Bag If Dolls Could Dream Etsy Shop

Today Madelon shares a purchase she made from If Dolls Could Dream Etsy Shop! 
While this is a very simple suit the pattern makes this swim suit so much cuter!
This is a perfect suit on!
The colors and pattern is perfect for Lea!
Sweet side view
With the beach bag this is such a great purchase! $14 is a great price for a quality suit and fun summer swim bag to match!
Click here to see If Dolls Could Dream Etsy Shop and all the different swim suit listings!
Thank you Madelon for sharing your purchase and review with us today!
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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Madelon's Mini Doll Fun Finds!

Growing up I had and loved porcelain china dolls like this and today Madelon is sharing this months Mini Doll by Russ she found at Teaberry Market Place.

I think this one is my favorite!
These sweet faces and lovely little dolls have necklaces as well!
Birth stone necklaces and sweet dresses too!
It would be lovely to have all 12! Thank you Madelon for sharing these lovely little dolls with us today!
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Karen Mom of Three's Craft Blog Dolly Summer School - Back To School Crafts

The summer is almost coming to a close and this week we look at some back to school craft tutorials.
Let's start off with Dolly Lunch and this healthy lunch to go craft I did for Doll Diaries. Click here to see how you can make this set for your dolls. 

I had so much fun a few years ago making this Home Work Helper for Doll Diaries I hope you will find some fun and inspiration in it as well. Click here for the tutorial. 

Click here for a homework folder craft I did for Daydream Doll Boutique

Thank you for joining us for Dolly Summer School- Back to School Crafts!  Next week is our last week and we thank you for joining us!
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

3 Shops With Harry Potter Themed Items On Etsy To Take Note Of!

Harry Potter Dolly Fun Finds Today and this one is one of a few fantastic listings on JinjaMixedGoods Etsy Shop. If you are a Harry Potter Fan as I am you will love this shop!
These doll size printable accessory books are perfect for your own collection or a Harry Potter Themed Doll Party! Make sure you check out their ready made sets and their printables by clicking here.

Collectors take note, I just discovered this Etsy Shop called  Chloescloset10 and their Harry Potter Outfits look fantastic click here for this shop to see what I am talking about! 
If you are a knitter you will want to check out this PDF pattern on Etsy from Knitting For Dolls knit your dolls and the doll lovers in your life some fun play clothing inspired by the book series and the movies!
Thank you for joining me today and we would love to hear from you so please leave us a comment here or email us at karenmowen@gmail.com

Monday, August 22, 2016

Madelon's Life's A Stitch Dress

While in New Jersey recently Madelon picked up this Life's A Stitch Dress!
With pearls as bubbles and fun fish buttons this is super cute!
Sweet detail and creative too!
The back of the dress has velcro and a ribbon tie
Such a sweet dress! Great Find Madelon!
Love it!
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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Create To Christmas Week 5- Knit Something For the Slightly Smaller Dolls!

For Week 5 of our Create to Christmas series ABC Knitting Patterns has something special for the littler dolls. Created for the Heart For Heart dolls we think with a few small adjustments you can also make this pattern work on the Wellie Wishers Dolls.
Cute as can be and at a price you can't beat abc-kintting patterns are a great stash busting pattern site as well. The littler dolls in your collection will love this fun holiday look!
Click here for the vest abc-knitting and today's pattern suggestion. 
Click here for the skirt
Click here for the sweater
Click here for the hat
Click here for the stockings
Click here for the shoes

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Keeping That Olympic Spirit Going Through Doll Play With These Maplelea Sets!

The Olympics have been so inspiring and gymnastics is one of my most favorite Olympic sports to watch! Maplelea has a wonderful new set for Doll lovers who happen to also love gymnastics.
The set called Fantastic Gymnastics is one to watch for when it comes back into stock! This set comes with the "Leo, matching scrunchie, the gym shoes, bag and journal pages. Offered at $26 this is a set to bring home for sure! Click here for the Fantastic Gymnastics Set

Keeping the spirit alive with the Canadian Soccer team and Rugby 7's in mind I love this set called Play On! I have shown it before and I think this is one of the most wonderful sets in the Maplelea collection! Priced at $33 this set includes 9 items and is sure to delight Canadian Doll lovers everywhere!  Click her for the Play On listing on the Maplelea Site

Thank you Maplelea for making beautiful, high quality doll play items that encourage and inspire!
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Friday, August 19, 2016

Fun New Springfield Items!


New  for Back to School from Springfield Dolls Come take a look at their shop and cute new items.




I love the new Cat outfit too! Priced at $19.99 this set comes with the glasses, top, skirt and cute boots! Click here for this listing.
I hope you have enjoyed today's Springfield Spotlight!
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