pocket dolls

I bought these Joan Walsh Anglund pocket dolls on ebay a while back. Aren’t they so cute! I’ve wanted to try the stretchy sock round headed dolls for a while. Oh wait, Pixie is sort of like this. But these dolls have some sort of styrofoam ball inside the head that makes it firm. They’re are a few doll patterns like this in Japanese craft books. They have little drawings of ball + stuffing >> fabric = doll. That’s about … More

best mascot ever!

Look who came in the mail yesterday!! Quatchi! The cutest Olympics mascot ever. We are huge Meomi fans over here and we were so excited to see the whole gang of supercuties they designed for the games. I want them all! This guy we ordered here and, although with shipping from Canada he wasn't cheap, he was worth every penny. He's so soft and adorable and perfect. Everyone in the family is fighting for their turn for a Quatchi snuggle.… More

I decorate the world with color

Ready for another rousing round of “I had that doll!!” I didn’t actually have this one, I was just a smidge (ahem) too old for this gal but I came across her on ebay and couldn’t resist. She’s actually pretty cute, look at her sweet face. And the crazy 80s-ness of her. So awesome! If you press her hand she says all sorts of totally rad stuff like “I live in rainbow land with the color kids”. And her puffy … More

wanderlust


Blythe has a new poncho thanks to the dolly dolly book and now she’s looking for a new adventure. And still a new name. I’m trying to think of something 70s that’s not Jennifer or Michelle.

Wait.. I got it, Mary Ann! Cassandra said Ginger and that got me thinking Gilligan’s Island and man, is this gal a Mary Ann or what?! Perfect. Now I just need to make her some short shorts. Thanks for all the great suggestions!… More