Josefina is one of my absolute favorite dolls to display. I love her entire collection, which has such a gorgeous mix of patterns and earth-tone rainbow of colors. My Josefina is a late 90s transition doll. She was a birthday present in my teens. After I got her, my family went through a period where… Continue reading Review: Josefina’s Riding Outfit, Mattel vs. PC
I am so excited to welcome Melody into my collection. She was a present to myself for meeting some goals at work, and she arrived yesterday, just around the time that I finished up two long-standing projects. Serendipity! Addy and I spent yesterday working from home and awaiting Dee-Dee’s arrival. She’s here!!! After I had sent… Continue reading Meet Miss Melody!
It’s been a gorgeous President’s Day weekend on the east coast, which is the perfect time for a dolly makeover! This is my second post documenting the restoration of my early PC Molly doll. In part 1 we went easy, and tried to clean up Molly’s complexion. But in part 2, I make a more drastic change —… Continue reading Old Doll, New Tricks part 2: To Re-wig or Not to Re-wig?
This week I bought Kit’s BeForever Reporter Set on eBay for a good price. I was excited to get the camera, because it’s similar to the ones that my grandmother would have used in the 1930s and 40s. In addition to the camera, the set came with a camera case, notepad and pen, cloth bag,… Continue reading Review: Kit’s Reporter Set
I’m glad you’re here! In my first post, I tell the story of how I returned to doll collecting after almost 15 years, and my vision for this blog.