Parade of Dolls – Beautiful Antique Reproduction

Parade of Dolls

Hello, hello, hello……It’s been a few days since I’ve posted anything……I don’t know about you…. but summer time seems to come with a list of projects that need to get done before the Holidays….yes I did say Holidays…..just blink your eyes…and it will be upon us……I have been busy painting my kitchen, which I finished in June….now onto the next project on my list….tearing down wallpaper in my guest bathroom…..wallpaper is not the most pleasant task to do……but someone has to do it……:)

Well let’s move on to my posting for today….

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I took these pictures a few months ago at Mama Betty’s house…..

These beautiful dolls are just a few that she has made over the years…..

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I think we counted 38 dolls in all…….

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There are a mixture of German, French and Character dolls….

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The Black Hilda Doll is holding her yellow ribbon she won at a Doll Show……

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As you can see there are a few more dolls wearing ribbons……..

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Isn’t she absolutely beautiful!!!!!

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Hope you enjoyed the “Parade Of Dolls!”

Have a blessed day!

Parade of Dolls

Bru 11 Antique Reproduction Doll Finished

Hello Miss Bru 11

Hello everyone……hope you all had a wonderful weekend…..I certainly did……Full of graduation parties and tearing down wallpaper in the kitchen…..what a combo……the weekend flew by really fast for sure…….. I will tell you all about the wallpaper at a later time……but for now let’s talk about my Bru 11 I just finished…….

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Isn’t she beautiful!!!!!!

This is my very first Bru to make…..She is a French antique reproduction doll…..she is also the largest doll so far I have made…..measuring from head to toe…..24 inches…..

Her brown glass eyes are breathtaking……

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Her blonde wig is mohair……dye to a light blonde…..

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 Mama Betty just dampen the hair, scrunched it up and let it dry……instead of rolling it with curlers….This pretty girl looks like she has been playing outside……..so innocent…..

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Her flower crown is a gift from Mama Betty…..

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Here is a quick look at her earrings……gold wire with a single pearl….sweet!  🙂

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She is sporting a light pink cotton dress with tiny flowers……

white leather shoes and socks…..

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all trimmed in a dainty lace inserted with light pink silk ribbon…..

along with 3 tiny heart buttons…..

and to finish it off……

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a big pink satin bow in front…….

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Hello to Miss Bru 11…….  🙂

Can’t wait to start the next doll…….will keep you posted……

Hello Miss Bru 11

Bru 11 and oh so sweet….

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Here’s what I’ve been working on in my weekly doll class…..

Yep, another doll…..

Finishing up my first Bru……She is a “Bru 11″….

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I just fell in love with her from the start…….

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Her slip and bloomers are all finished…..

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Her body is 19 inches tall….making her the largest doll I have made so far….

How do you like her hair do?….We have a small piece of hair pinned on her head to help us decide what color we want for her hair and bonnet………

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Love her slip with all the dainty lace and ribbon….

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Check out  the back…..LOVE IT!!!!

Can’t wait to get her all dressed….see the pink fabric on the table….that’s for her dress…….

Loving my Bru 11!  🙂

Bru 11

Beautiful Blue Eyed Coco – Antique Reproduction Doll

Beautiful Blue Eyed Coco

Finally getting around to posting my finished doll….Coco…..

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I have quite a few dolls now in my collection but this doll beats them all when it comes to her eyes.  They are glass eyes……they are a breathtaking beautiful…… deep……ocean blue……..in color….

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Could not have been able to make this beauty with this sweet lady….

Because……

Mama Betty painted Coco’s face……

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I helped out in making the outfit…..but Mama Betty drew up the pattern…..

I love it!!!!

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Navy and Cream silk fabric….

and the ribbon flower is made from navy and gold antique ribbon…..

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Her socks are crocheted and shoes custom made from leather and then spray to match her outfit.

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Coco has been all over my house….

No matter where I put her…..she looks grand!

Beautiful Blue Eyed Coco

Betty Boop Doll

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted a doll on my blog.  To be honest….it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything…..I glad to announce that I’m back…..

Having to readjust my schedule around my blogging….  🙂

I had such a wonderful time this week at my doll class with Mama Betty….

She is such a special lady…….I can’t think of any words to express how I feel about that special Woman of God….no matter what kind of week I have had….she seems to always point me back to Jesus….getting me back on track again…..I thank her for that…

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Now to  the doll of the week…..Miss Betty Boop is her name.  Mama Betty has a nickname and guess what it is??  Yep….Betty Boop……

Over the years she has been given many Betty Boop gifts…so she decided to make herself her very own Betty Boop doll……..

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Of course she turn out adorable…..maybe adorable is not the correct word to describe her…..

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Sassy maybe……and ready to hip hop!

Don’t you just love her sweater…..all hand made of course…..

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And her skirt with the rick rack trim…….cute!

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Here’s a picture of her small leather slip on shoes and socks……

and I do mean small……They maybe the size of a quarter or smaller…..

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and she has on long bloomers…..

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Ready or not….

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Here comes…..

Miss Betty Boop

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