Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Welcome to the Doll Room!

Grace and Boo Bear would like to welcome you to the doll room.


I keep wondering how to make my doll room hold more dolls and look better, too. So I decided to take some doll boxes and make a place for a few more to sit down.


I used the old quilt (that I rescued HERE and almost ruined and then fixed HERE) for a pretty place for dollies to sit.

This looks like the stand up dolls are wondering how they lost their place.


Now I have them standing up in front.


And all the while, others are having a tea party!


I will probably give them a Christmas tea party soon!


I’m joining Coastal Charm ,

Brenda at the Cozy Little House

for Tweak it Tuesday and

Make it Pretty Monday

and Inspire me Tuesday .


I love my dolls and it’s fun to work in my doll room. Elfie was handmade by my friend Brenda at The Rusty Thimble HERE. He’s wonderful, isn’t he?

And don’t ask how old I am. haha!

I still like to PLAY!

Remember my Wednesday Wee Ones HERE?


Musings from Kim K. said...

What fun. I think your dolls and my dollhouses would love to get together. Have fun planning a Christmas tea party!

Kathy said...

A lovely collection and bravo to you for making time for play!!
Did those walking dolls come with the stands or did you buy them somewhere? I need a couple for my art room companions but haven't found a good source.

Karen said...

Oh, Diane... I should really just not comment here today...LOL.. I have always been petrified of dolls and I'm sure it has alot to do with those stupid horror movies I watched as a kid.

Whatever you put together always has charm and the love of home.

deb @ frugal little bungalow said...

I am going to show this to my grand daughter later when I babysit...she won't believe her eyes! :)

Dorothy Crutchfield said...

OK, You know you caught my eye first thing this morning, Diane!! What beautiful dolls! Gracie is so pretty and I love that redhead wearing the green shorts outfit. Gorgeous! Can I come and join in the tea party?
Hugs, have a wonderful week,
Dorothy and Ms. Wilma

Jeannie Marie said...

I had no idea you had so many beautiful dolls! Creating small scenes, little vignettes are a wonderful way to show them off.

Vee said...

I enjoyed the refresher on the rescued quilt. What a sweet Christmas party your dolls are enjoying! It looks as if it is a happy place for the dolls and friends and for you! I'd love to see it in person.

ImagiMeri said...

Wowsa......that's a lotta dolls! Don't forget, I take custom orders if you ever want a Paperclay dolly.

You tell me what you want him/it/her to look like and I'll make it


Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Lovely collection of dolls and tea cups too!
I bet each doll has a story to tell!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

You have a beautiful collection of dolls. Love how they have a tea party...oh yes the little girl in you is happy!

Joyce Mayer said...

Hi Miss Lavender Dreams,

Now we're takin', love the dolly/bear/toy room. It's fun looking all around at all the pretties.

Our craft room is still a mess, Mom works every afternoon up here, but there is so much to arrange, and cabinets and shelves to hang up, but it's fun to have a brand new craft room.
It will all get done and then we'll forget all about the mess of unpacking.

Big Hugs
Prudence ♥

Linda aka Crafty Gardener said...

Such a wonderful collection of dolls. They all look happy in the doll room.

Simply Shelley said...

Your doll room and Wednesday Wee Ones is what first attracted me to your wonderful blog...I have been hooked ever since :) You are a sweet Dollie friend dear Diane....so wish I could come and play..hehe Can't wait to see the Christmas Tea Party....blessings

Montanagirl said...

Oh those are really cute! Put on that Christmas Tea Party soon!

Anonymous said...

You have a beautiful collection of dolls. They look like they re enjoying themselves at the tea party...such fun

Dee @ A Lapin Life said...

Sweet! My mom collects dolls too. You have a wonderful collection.

Jeanne said...

Oh My! you have quite the doll collection. I love them all.

Cranberry Morning said...

They are all so sweet! But I love the photo of Grace and Boo Bear best of all. What a beautiful picture! All your dolls remind me that if I see a doll face down, for some odd reason, I cannot leave it, but have to pick it up and set it up!

I wonder how late the dolls party after you've gone to bed at night! ;-)

Susan said...

I really, really enjoyed this post. I LOVE dolls! Have a little doll room but love the way yours looks much more!

You have some gorgeous dolls!

Thanks for sharing. Great job! Susan

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Diane, your dolls are adorable and they look to be having a wonderful time at the party. You have such a gorgeous collection.
Love the first pic of Grace and Boo Bear. So sweet.
Your header is beautiful and I love your new little pic on the side bar. You are so cute and so petite.

Good luck in the giveaway over at Kathy's too.
Hugs, Celestina Marie

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

You have quite the collection of beautiful dolls. I have a collection too but more primitive country cloth dolls. Either way they are fun to look at and display.

Shelia said...

Hi Diane! OH, I love your dolls and love how you have them displayed. You have a beautiful collection too.
Hope all is well.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

valerietilsten59.blogspot.com said...

Wow Diane,
What a selection of lovey beautiful dolls you have there. You must have been collecting them for years. I love to see them all around the table..
I agree.. you must give them a christmas party.
thank you for sharing them with us.
val x

Stephanie said...

Oh how fun, Diane! I love how the sweet dolls are displayed :) It's so good to visit you, friend! Hugs!

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

That is quite the collection of dolls you have there. I like how you display them and enjoy them so much.

cynthia lee designs said...

Wow...do you have a wonderful doll collection!! I collect angel dolls.

Margaret said...

Wow! Well I can tell you I am 48 years old and still love dolls and teddy bears and dollhouses!People like you and I will be forever young cause we embrace our loves from our youth! I love your collection. Your dolls look as though they are truly enjoying themselves! What an amazing room! Maggie

BARBARAD said...

Oh I love the Dolls, I also collected them but since we downsized I can no longer keep all of them. Loved seeing this, thanks for sharing and you have a fun tea day with those babies. lol

Pamela Gordon said...

Oh your dolls are just beautiful Diane! I've not met anyone with a doll collection like that. It must be fun to play with them and have tea parties now and then. Hugs, Pam

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh my goodness, all of your dolls are amazing. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

DogsMom said...

I love your doll room. I should have a room just for stuffed animals.
I love the idea of them having a table just for their own parties.