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
My version of Kirsten’s Cabin holds a special place in my heart. It was the very first dollhouse room that I ever created. I made mistakes and learned from this room and would like to change somethings eventually, but as a whole I still love it. Especially decorated for Christmas! For the original post … Continue reading Christmas in Kirsten’s Cabin
It's time to announce the winner of the full size American Girl Melody doll! This is the fifth giveaway for Dandridge House Dolls and I couldn’t be more thrilled to give a doll away! I will continue to giveaway outfits, accessories and even another full-sized doll in the future! 💗 Thanks for being here … Continue reading Full Size Doll Winner!
I love Christmas! All the traditions, movies, food and especially the decorations. I decorate my house from top to bottom, inside and out! So of course, the dollhouses must get decked out as well. Throughout the month of December I will reveal dollhouse rooms decorated for Christmas. In January I will start revealing brand … Continue reading Emma’s Room: Christmas Edition