Soft dreamy evening gown by Kari Mitchell for Barbie

“If there is hope in the future, there is power in the present.” — John C. Maxwell 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 want to write specific thoughts or details about this particular doll/dress. I…

Classic Givenchy Black gown for Barbie

“There is no penalty for overachievement.” — George W. Miller 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 particular dolls and/or dresses. I have so many photos I need…

Trench Setter coat by designer Robert Best for Silkstone Barbie

Is not this the true romantic feeling—not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you?” — Thomas Wolfe This photo is one of my favorite setups for Barbie diorama; I love the classic elegance of black and whites with pops of color. Plus, this setup has kind of a James Bond…

Oooooo new red handcrafted wood furniture for the doll Cafe

Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.” — Liz Smith So excited! I’d been asking Bob (my amazing husband), a woodworker (when he has time), if he would make a red chair and sofa for my diorama setups. (I photograph these for my online listings for sale, as well…

Designer Byron Lars “In the Limelight” Fashion Set for Barbie

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan Byron Lars is one of my absolute favorite…

Calvin Klein Jeans fashion separates for Barbie, super cute!

How wonderful it is that nobody need wiat a single moment before starting to improve the world. — Anne Frank The quotes on a lot of these doll posts are from my Franklin Planner grabbed at random; am adding them as reminders that I need to write about this particular doll/dress.  I have so many…