I have a large collection of AG dolls and the majority of them came to me secondhand. I love a good deal and pick up abused dolls whenever I find them. Sometimes I buy them just because I don't like to see them in such terrible shape. Over the years I have learned how to … Continue reading A Doll Cleaning Tutorial
Is anyone planning on going to the Madison Children's Museum Benefit Sale? If you aren't familiar with the sale visit my post from last year to learn all about it. MCM Benefit ~ American Girl Doll Sale The sale is always held in July in Middleton, Wisconsin and this year it will be on … Continue reading Don’t Forget Your MCM Tickets!
I love all things tea! As I mentioned on the About Me page, I enjoy frequenting tea houses and thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Charleston Tea Plantation a few years ago. I collect all things tea; from fine quality teas to teapots and serving dishes for tea parties. I have taken classes on … Continue reading Felicity’s Liberty Tea
Meet Laura Ingalls! As a hobby, I customize American Girl dolls into people from history or characters from fictional books. One of my earliest custom projects was creating a Laura Ingalls doll. As you probably know by now, I'm a huge fan of Little House on the Prairie. My custom Laura doll has shown … Continue reading Meet Laura Ingalls
I have a very large collection of AG dolls and the majority of them came to me secondhand. Over the years I have learned how to repair almost every issue I have encountered. Today let’s focus on loose limbs. American Girl doll vinyl limbs are attached to the body with an elastic cord from … Continue reading How To Re-String A Doll Tutorial
Welcome to the Seaside Diner! Maryellen is rockin her poodle skirt dancing to the jukebox. I had a blast making this doll house room and it’s the largest room I’ve done so far. Let's check it out! The diner shell is an IKEA Pax cabinet, this particular one is 93” tall, but it is laying on … Continue reading Maryellen’s 1950s Diner
Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! This past summer I was able to visit Atlanta, GA and take in all of the MLK sites. Last week I posted about his childhood home and Ebenezer Baptist Church where he pastored and his funeral was held. To read about his early years please … Continue reading Melody and Martin Luther King, Jr. Part 2
Happy Birthday Dr. King! This past summer, I had the pleasure of visiting Auburn Street in Atlanta, Georgia. I took Melody with me and thought it would be nice to save this post to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday! Auburn Street is the area where Martin grew up. His home and the church … Continue reading Melody and Martin Luther King, Jr. Part 1
Happy New Year! So many exciting things have happened in 2018 and I am ready to see what 2019 has in store. As a person who is somewhat technologically challenged 😂, I’m pleased at where Dandridge House Dolls has ended the year. At the end of 2017, the idea of DHD was forming and I … Continue reading Out With Old and In With the New!
Let the baking begin! Kit has been hard at work getting Christmas treats made for all the boarders in the Kittredge home! To see the original post visit Kit’s Kitchen. I really enjoyed getting to do this room, because of the popularity of multicolored light in the 1930's. My childhood Christmas tree always had multicolored … Continue reading Kit’s Christmas Kitchen