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How to open a Blythe doll's head radiance mold

One of the first things I do when getting a new Blythe doll is open her head and make a few changes. It can be intimidating at first, but it’s actually quite easy once you know what to do. Continue reading


Blythe Winterish Allure doll in box

My newest Blythe doll, Winterish Allure, arrived today. The timing was perfect, it was snowing outside and most definitely a winter day! Winterish Allure is the December 2015 release and wears a traditional Russian folk costume. Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Happy Home

The Berry Happy Home dollhouse came out in 1983 and was a place where Strawberry Shortcake and her friends could live and play. It had six charming rooms and lots of intricate details.

The furniture for each room was sold separately and was incredibly detailed, with lots of moving parts for realistic play and strawberry and plant-themed motifs in every piece.

We’ve added a photo tour of the home to our website, come take the tour!
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How to Make Miniature Dollhouse Thumbprint Cookies

These miniature dollhouse thumbprint cookies are easy to make and look so realistic. Using just polymer clay and Makit & Bakit crystals used for suncatcher craft projects, they can be baked up in no time. Continue reading

Miniature doll cakes made from styrofoam balls

This craft idea is a fun, cheap, and easy project, and the end result is a realistic-looking cake. The idea can be scaled to any size – even life-size cakes – just by using a different size of styrofoam ball. You can decorate the cake with frosting and sprinkles, or leave it plain.

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Ginger Breadhouse doll front of box

This year’s line of Ever After High dolls introduced lots of new characters, and there was one that I just had to have – Ginger Breadhouse. I love anything with a candy or sweets theme, and especially gingerbread!

As the daughter of the Candy Witch from Hansel and Gretel, her destiny is to live in the woods and eat little children. But she’s really a sweet girl who would rather bake treats for her friends. It’s just that no one trusts her enough to eat them! Continue reading

Custom Blythe Tiger Lily

After a long time of working on and off on this project, I finally finished customizing my first Blythe doll. Her coloring is orange and green with brown freckles, so I’ve named her Tiger Lily (or Lily for short) after the flower. Continue reading

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