Go handmade for Curvy Barbie clothes!

I don’t know why it took Mattel so long to come up with the Curvy Barbie dolls only a few years ago, but better late than never, right? Check out this fabulous handmade red foil mermaid style gown I found for the Madam Lavinia Curvy Barbie. (She’s from the Harlem Theatre Collection; can’t remember what…

DIY: Luxe Bed-and-Wardrobe-In-a-Box For Doll Diorama

As an online seller of dolls and doll clothes, I’m always looking for creative ways to display them. I love cool boxes and when I ran across some cool photo boxes, I thought, hmmm…. The result of my latest quick & easy DIY project for doll dioramas is this very cool bed-and-wardrobe-in-a-box set starting with…

Paint canvases for doll diorama backgrounds

After accidentally photographing a tote bag I’d just made in front of an artist friend’s painting and loving the resulting photo! I then went to our local fabric/craft store and bought an economy pack of 10 medium sized canvases (and got to use a coupon). I then painted each in a different color set, adding…

New Year & New Attitude for this Gal On The Go!

I simply love this sophisticated handmade classic style paisley dress and accessories for Silkstone Barbie — for several reasons. For starters, I was looking for the right post-holiday “attitude” for getting back into “Go” mode for the first week of the new year, the new Roaring 20s of our time and voila! The Silkstone Gal…

Elegant Topaz Birthstone Diva Gown & Necklace for Barbie

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself. — Harvey Fierstein The quotes on this and a lot of these doll posts are grabbed at random from my Franklin Planners; am adding them as reminders that I need to write specific…

Reversible Skirt in black & tan for Barbie

“Mothers are the necessity of invention.” — Bill Patterson The quotes on this and a lot of these doll posts are grabbed at random from my Franklin Planners; am adding them as reminders that I need to write specific thoughts or details about this particular doll/dress. I have so many photos I need to just…

Dolls of the World: English Riding Barbie

I love the tailored jacket over gaucho pants! I kind of ignored this one until I realized what I thought was a skirt is actually gaucho style pants. The jacket pairs nicely with other separates too, which adds to the versatility of this particular doll’s clothes and accessories. And the hat! It is a faux…

1990s Fashion Magic skirt, pants, top, hat for Barbie

“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” — Franklin P. Jones The quotes on this and a lot of these doll posts are grabbed at random from my Franklin Planners; am adding them as reminders that I need to write specific thoughts or details about this particular doll/dress….