Monthly Archives: September 2015

Halloween Trick- or -Treat Bags For American Girl Dolls

It is officially autumn, and even though we don’t experience much change in southern California, the kids and I are excited about this season! We all love the seasonal foods,(pumpkin pie, anyone?) and the (hopefully) cooler weather, but my daughter’s favorite thing about fall is Halloween!

I just knew she would be thrilled to be able to celebrate such a fun holiday with her dolls, so I created these Trick-or-Treat bags to add to the fun! Continue reading Halloween Trick- or -Treat Bags For American Girl Dolls

Making American Girl Hot Lunch Food

School is back in session, so I thought it would be fun to share with you how I made the food for the American Girl Doll Hot Lunch Set. My daughter loves to play school with her dolls, and this set adds to the school-day fun!

American Girl Food

I used several different brands of polymer clay for my doll food, like Sculpey III, Premo, and Fimo brands. I used a variety of colors, which are shown in the video, and tools to form the food. Here is a basic list of supplies I used: Continue reading Making American Girl Hot Lunch Food

Making American Girl Doll Utensils

About this time one year ago, I was a desperate mother frantically scouring eBay to find American Doll sized utensils to use in a Christmas gift for my daughter. I knew I need spoons and forks to coordinate with some of the homemade doll food I was crafting, and I was disappointed to find such a limited and expensive selection available for retail.

Well,  for all those other mothers (or doll moms) in a similar predicament, I HAVE A SOLUTION!

Continue reading Making American Girl Doll Utensils

How to Make a Flip-top School Desk for American Girl Dolls

I am really excited to share this post with you, today; this school desk one of my daughter’s most loved pieces, yet.

Two weeks ago, I was walking through Michael’s (no easy feat with a rowdy one-year-old boy in tow) when I happened upon a wooden book in their wood crafts section. I immediately knew it would serve perfectly as the base for a simple, realistic, and functional flip-top desk for the American Girl Dolls. So, I selected  Continue reading How to Make a Flip-top School Desk for American Girl Dolls

DIY iPhone for your American Girl Doll

 

My daughter and I have been having a blast setting up this blog. We have been brainstorming all our favorite American Girl crafts, trying to decide what will be our first post.

Unfortunately, some of that excitement fizzled when I realized how little I know about video editing.

(Ugh)

However, I finally pieced together enough footage to demonstrate a really cute iPhone craft for your doll and I am excited to share it with you! Continue reading DIY iPhone for your American Girl Doll