Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A Topsy Turvy ‘Wednesday Wee Ones’!

We’re having so much fun this week.

I found this precious little topsy turvy doll at the thrift store for $1.

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She was so very sleepy!

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But then the sun came out and she was ready to play!

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Have you ever seen one of these before?

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I’ve seen one but never had one.

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Let’s take a ‘peek’!

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Two for the price of ONE!

I’m joining the Vintage Inspiration Link party HERE,

and Roses of Inspiration.

Have FUN and

take time to PLAY!

49 comments:

bj said...

Yes, I have indeed seen these little dolls around but not in several years. Glad you found her. :)

Arlene said...

My mother in law made one of these for my daughter but it must be long gone because I am not sure where it is. I was not good at keeping dollies that got dirty or loved beyond repair. Your doll is precious.

Christine said...

I have never seen or even heard of a to pay turvy doll before!
She is a gem for certain and I'm sure you'll treasure her!

bear's house said...

Oh...LOVE...wonderful!!! Ther's really lovely!! Compliments! Precious. NI

Vee said...

Nope, never have seen one. I think it would have creeped me out as a child, but I'm thinking she's pretty clever.

Primitive Stars said...

Such a sweet treasure you fund, cute little doly.Blessings Francine.

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Oh I love those topsy turvey dolls - I made one for our youngest daughter one time when she was sick and home from school. She still has her. What fun to find her for such a great price. Have fun with your week.

Ana Lopes said...

I love that kind of lovely dolls! I would like to make one for me some day! Thanks for sharing.
Have a wonderful Easter!
Hugs and love from Portugal,
Ana Love Craft
www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

LOL when I saw the open eyes I thought that you'd re-painted them with fabric paint! : )

Linda @ A La Carte said...

She is so cute! I'm looking for a doll for my sweet grand girl due any day now!! This would be cute wouldn't it!
hugs,
Linda

Debby Ray said...

Yes, I have seen these before and they are adorable. Diane, you could make one of these in a heartbeat, as talented as you are! And you always find the coolest things at those thrift stores!!

Home Meadows said...

What a sweet doll. She appears to be in excellent condition. Hope you are having a great day, Heather

Diane said...

I love topsy-turvy dolls! I had one when I was a kid; it was store bought. One end was a little girl and the other end was a grandmother. Wish it was still around!

Nikki said...

Such a cute find.:) I love baby dolls. One of my daughters has a homemade knitted one that I bought at Goodwill and she loves it.

Kim Orcutt said...

Aw, that's so sweet :) I've never seen one of those.
Kim

20 North Ora said...

Diane - I had one of those at one time that was Little Red Riding Hood on one side and the Big Bad Wolf on the other. Don't know what became of it.

Cute find.

Judy

Nancy's Notes said...

Yes, and they are just too cute! What a fun find, it's sweet treasure!

Becky Melendez said...

She is so precious. Lucky Find. I have and make the Red Riding Hood Dolls. It is a pattern my Aunt gave me ages ago. Thank you for sharing your sweet doll. Have a Fabulous Day!!

Debby said...

I love that dolly. I have seen the but none so sweet. I really like your banner picture. Happy Easter.

Julie's Lifestyle said...

I've never seen one of these dolls before but it sure is cute!

Shelia said...

Oh, how very sweet and only a $1!! Looks like it's in great shape too. Did you see a while back that I crocheted a topsey turvey Cinderella doll for my little granddaughter? It turned out pretty cute too! We're just dolls, aren't we? ")
Be a sweetie
Shelia ;)

helen tilston said...

Hello Diane

This doll is new to me. Congratulations on such a great find

Happy Easter
Helen xx

Linda Kay said...

What a fun find for you! I don't remember seeing one of these dolls before.

Shug said...

What fun this must be.....I have never seen one before. Isn't it a unique idea to have thought of this? Great deal.

Linda aka Crafty Gardener said...

That was indeed a bargain. I've seen the topsy turvy dolls and would love to find one in a thrift store for my granddaughter.

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

I don't believe I've ever seen one of those before.

Montanagirl said...

I have never seen a doll like this - very cute and very clever!!

Linda Walker said...

Yes Diane, I have seen one. One of my daughters had one as a little girl. This one is precious! Hoping to do a little shopping myself in the morning if I have time. You sure find the sweetest treasures when you are out and about!
xo
Linda

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

I've seen them before, but never had one. Yours is adorable. Thanks for sharing her at Vintage Inspiration Party.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

What a fun find...I love Topsy Turvy dolls! I remember seeing one with Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf...

Conniecrafter said...

Wow that is in great shape for a dollar

doodles n daydreams said...

I haven't seen one since I was a kid. Lovely to see this one, a nice find.

Diana

handmade by amalia said...

What fun! I was quite surprised when she opened her eyes :-)
Amalia
xo

Gypsy Heart said...

I remember those dolls from earlier days. So cute!

xo
Pat

Carol Z said...

Great find. I dropped off a bag of clothes last week and could not resist browsing. Yes, I came home with a pretty coaster that is a match for one I have. Thinking about assembling a set of glass plates from my browsing next time. Take good care!

EL RINCON DE CHELO said...

Que bonita y original!!!!!!

Trace4J said...

Love those dolls. I have one my Gram made for me many years ago.
Yours is too cute.
I had a very successful week at thirft store.
Scoring wool scraps at a 1.00 a bag.
I am also wondering if the bunny got eyes or not ? :)
Woolie Spring Hugs to my dear friend

Marlene Plasencia said...

Hi Diane, what a sweet little thing. I have never seen or heard about one of these. I think it's precious. Love it.
Sending blessings,
Marlene

ann said...

Ah, Diane. She is cute. I'd brought her home, too.

Terri @ Coloring Outside the Lines said...

I've not seen or heard of one, but how neat. You have the neatest doll collection.

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

How cute!

Margaret said...

I haven't seen one of those in years! Thanks for sharing! Maggie

Scrappy quilter said...

It's been years since I've seen one of these too. So cute!

Sarah said...

Such an adorable little doll! I have never seen one before. I wonder if it would be hard to make one. : )

Sam I Am...... said...

That's the cutest one I've ever seen! You have the best bargain shopping around!

Linda H said...

How cute! I've never seen one of these "in person", only in photos, but I think I saw a photo once that was Red Riding Hood "on one end" and the wolf on the other... eek!

Diane Writes said...

Why did you dress her up in Blue? :) Now I wanted to play with her too, just because I so love the color of her dress ;)

Stephanie said...

Well isn't she precious! I am not sure if I have ever seen this kind of doll before... You got her for an excellent price, my friend :)

Thanks for sharing with Roses of Inspiration. May you have a beautiful Easter. Hugs!

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh my gosh, this doll is soooo precious. I have heard of this doll before, but never actually seen it. Thanks for sharing. I love her face, it's sweet.

~Sheri