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Dolls, which I “saved” on Ebay)))

Good day my dear readers. I am very grateful to all for the comments and kind words to my little stories. Today’s story is about “rescued” dolls. It’s humor, of course, but I really liked the comment of one of my clients. After a long day of work, which sometimes ends at almost midnight or later, I love to browse through lots of doll sales on Ebay. Often these night vigils end with shopping. Sometimes I even win auctions, if one or another lot I really want to have. And the most important thing is that very rarely happen frustration after shopping. I’ll show you my latest purchases. Perhaps will be a little more photos than usual. I’ll start in order. First, from the UK came here a couple of small plastic dolls Edi. They arrived, as it was prescribed in perfect condition.IMG_5445

The kids are very cute and resemble a family of Danish villagers.
After them, came here is a “pearl” in my collection. The pupa is porcelain, with an amazing face and a blue bow. Unfortunately, her legs are connected, but the comforting that her handles are moving and give me the opportunity later to dress it.IMG_5453IMG_5455

While writing this post, it seems that they all arrived one after another))) But of course the spaces between their arrival gave me time to wonder and enjoy their beauty and magic.
Farther! A whole family’s here. and all these pupae were also in good condition and marked Shildkrot. I believe that many people are very familiar with this brand of German plastic dolls. Here’s a quick photo on arrival.IMG_5423

Then already I partition and washed them. Cleaned off the dirt and landed on the couch for a photoshoot) two of them are 10 centimeters in size and one 8.5 centimeters in size. He later received a gorgeous sailor suit. As many of you know, the nautical theme in doll clothes is my favorite theme. And many dolls of my collection have marine outfits.4973

The doll height 10cm ( 4 inches) already got a nice outfit. Hat, pants, and jacket.49814983

I will show you the backs of these dolls so you can see their brand and size.4975

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It was this kid who became a Sailor.

 

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Before I could get enough of these kids, immediately came a stunning boy from Celba. For those who have such a baby, it will not be a revelation of its high quality and pretty face.49784980

All of them have not yet got a full wardrobe for a fashion show. But there is a holiday, and I hope that the outfits will be created. Maybe one of my clients will come up with interesting clothes.
And at the end of my story, there’s something funny and interesting. Past this of a couple of I could not pass. The faces and the size of these babies touched me in the heart. The authors are unknown to me. and the seller also has no idea who created this miracle. But it is important that they are and they are adorable.4996

Kids are made of porcelain. They’re very small, only 2 inches tall.49854991

No, it seems not all))) I took the photo decided to take a photo of my wall of honor. It is not complete and the exposition should be changed. But I, like you (I hope so), love to look at jobs and shelves with dolls. Welcome to a small part of my workshop.494849504954

Thank you all for your attention to my short stories. If you have such dolls and you want to dress them, I will be glad to help you. Welcome to the workshop Creativhook.

 

 

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DJECO – “CREATIVITY, ORIGINALITY, AND PASSION”.

About a year ago, I accidentally stumbled upon dolls from the doll world of the French company Djeco. A few days looked and thought and not buy it for the collection this doll, at least one. But something distracted me and I forgot about them. And so… just a couple of months later, my shop visited a client from Finland. It turns out there are fans and admirers of these dolls. She request was to dress her doll Girl. And I thought that my attention to them was no accident. Had to buy to be accurate in creating a wardrobe. The Djeco has a website dedicated to this company toys, but the bulk of their products is dedicated to developing toys. Pupae are cute, faces are painted by hand. They can play little girls from 5 years.

THE DJECO HISTORY IS THE STORY OF A FAMILY BUSINESS, PASSED FROM MOTHER TO SON. ENTERPRISES WITH A LONG HISTORY AND A SHORT MOTTO: “CREATIVITY, ORIGINALITY, AND PASSION”.

Each toy manufacturer, be it a designer or a card set, worked out in such a way as to involve as many mental processes crumbs. Founded in 1954, Djeco today is considered to be the leading manufacturer of children’s products. Many toys of the company are awarded prestigious national and international awards and are used in the leading educational institutions of Europe. Child psychologists and teachers take part in the development of new products, and modern French artists are involved in the design of toys. That’s why created by experts at Djeco toys are functional, cozy and broad developmental potential. Child psychologists and teachers take part in the development of new products, and modern French artists are involved in the design of toys. That’s why created by experts at Djeco toys are functional, cozy and broad developmental potential.

Name Djeco comes from the name of the lizard Gecko, bringing good luck. Djeco values absolute freedom, leaving room for pleasure and the most unexpected findings. We, as children, come up with fun games and toys for everyone. Toys that can give dreams, to laugh and to help in understanding the world.

Since my occupation and my passion is dolls, so I am interested and I want to show you exactly the puppet direction of the company. This is a doll house with a variety of doll furniture and household items.

So, start looking. The main and surprisingly successful idea of a dollhouse is a doll family. As part of this direction, Djeco offers four complete doll families.

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Choose and any taste
There are also separate figures boys and girls of different ages. I would say girls and boys under 13 and girls and boys under 13 and older.девочкимальчики

And of course same kids two various shades skin.малыши

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To create a complete dollhouse, the company offers a lot of all kinds of furniture and household items.medium_3x

Now in my collection, thanks to a client from Finland, live two dolls. A girl and a girl. At this point in time, I have enough.4919

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Thanks for stopping by my blog. If you are fans or fans of these dolls, I will be glad to your comments. My doll outfits and lots of different doll clothes you can find in my store.

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Petite Blyth.

I was always afraid of these dolls, and I didn’t plan on buying them. But the little doll I took the risk to buy. It was important for me to understand if I could make clothes for her. And, finally, she is in my home. I will make a reservation at once, I bought not the original. But now I think, that need to buy and “the right” doll. Blythe (in English transcription of Blythe) is a collectible doll with a disproportionately large head in relation to the body, inside of which is hidden a mechanism that allows you to change the color of the eyes and the direction of gaze. brandymallory1350244295

A little bit of history and facts about Blythe.

Blythe doll was born in 1971 in Marvin glass Studio in Chicago, Illinois and was originally intended for children.  The first Blyth was produced by the American company Kenner (Kenner), now this doll is better known as Kenner Blythe or vintage Blythe. In 1972, production ceased due to lack of demand. In the same 1972, the Blythe doll was produced in parallel, and in the Japanese market by the company Tomy (Tomy), but also had no success, and the production of it was discontinued. Now-dolls release 1972 from Kenner and Tom are very rare, valued by collectors and are expensive.

Production of dolls resumed only in June 2001 already in Japan by Takara (Takara), which received a production license from Hasbro (Hasbro) new version of dolls Blythe – Neo Blythe (Neo Blythe). 23rd June 2001 is the day of the revival of Blythe, in honor of this event every year in June/July issued a limited-edition commemorative doll Blythe, which has a more complex elaboration of the image.0_afe6f_9f215a0_L

Another company that received a license for the release of Blaze from Hasbro (Hasbro) in America in 2004 was the company Ashton Drake (Ashton Drake Galleries, abbreviation ADG). ADG Blythe-in fact this doll reproductions the 1972 version from Kenner, but more modestly dressed and inexpensive. The license for the release of dolls ended in 2009.TB2PQlMXwL8F1JjSsphXXXknVXa_!!1783262272

Thus, Blythe doll was produced at different times by different companies:

1972-American company Kenner (Kenner)
1972-Japanese company Tomi (Tomy)
2001 and to this day-the Japanese company Takara (Takara). These dolls are popular among collectors, they can be purchased in our store collection dolls in the appropriate section of the catalog.
2004-2009 – American company Ashton Drake (Ashton Drake Galleries)

This information will be useful to those who want to have such a doll.

At the moment, under the brand name Takara dolls are produced on three scales, but I will not go far into them. My baby doll is the smallest. Doll Petit Blythe (Petit Blythe) height 11.5 centimeters released. d39cccaf2d03

The face of the doll is covered with a glossy coating, no eyebrows. The doll’s body is frosted. The hair is stitched into a soft scalp that is glued to the head.

 

I not immediately has become to change this image and a long time my baby was here is such a. The majority of Blythe very simple makeup – eyeshadow, blush, and lipstick on her lips.IMG_5080

The mobility of Blythe’s body is limited by the rotation of the head, waist, arms and legs rotate in up-and-down directions, but do not divorce to the sides. Hand dolls are not bent legs Blaise bent at the knees a few clicks.il_570xN.1441639477_qn52

As my fascination with dolls already has a considerable age), I got some wigs. So I decided to change the image of the doll and tried on her new wig. I think he was better suited to the pale skin of this girl.43914541il_570xN.1440860276_7j8o

 

 

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The first order for the mini doll.

I have a lot of ideas, but unfortunately, the day has only 24 hours))) And especially I have a lot of beautiful and colorful yarn. So that????? on any my idea) Thank you large all for attention!IMG_5003

 

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International day of the puppeteer!

You’re a puppeteer, you’re a master. Wizard, storyteller, actor. 

In the language of beautiful dolls. You’re making a wise conversation.

I want to congratulate you on this holiday. And the inspiration to wish,

Always let the desire be. Create your masterpieces.

        You’re like the magician of a good story. In your the hands of all the Muppets say.

        Your world sparkles with happiness, affection. The lights of love, joy burning.

        With your merry celebration. I cordially congratulate you now.

         Let the soul sparkle with magic. And light gentle surrounds.

The famous Director of the Bolshoi Puppet theatre, the great Sergei Obraztsov said that through the dolls can to tell the viewer what not under force to pass on a living actor, as the doll ‒ it is a link to another, higher world. Creating dolls is a craft that requires love and attention of the master.

The magnificent and most popular performance of the theater under the leadership of S. Obraztsov “Unusual concert”.hqdefault

March 21 is considered their professional holiday: actors and employees of puppet theaters, Amateur studios and teachers of theater studios., And of course a large number of people who are fond of this art.

I want to feel also my participation in this holiday)

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My lovely crocheted doll!

 

The initiator of the professional holiday was made by the Iranian theater worker Divad Zolfagariho. In 2000, the XVIII Congress of the International Union of figures of the theatre of dolls has considered this proposal. But the question of the place and time of the celebration remained unresolved. At the meeting of the UNIMA international Council in 2003, the participants agreed on the date of the event. The festival has received wide support and spreading around the world.IMG_2873

The first mention of the puppet theater was depicted in Ancient Egypt. During the holidays, women went from one settlement to another with songs. In the hands, they wore special figurines of the thread by which the last move. Such dolls are still made in Latin America and Syria.

Thanks to archaeologists and their work, we can learn how the celebrations were held in the 16th century BC. The puppeteer was not only in Egypt but also in Greece and Ancient Rome. Someone came up with splitting the box in half to symbolize peace. With such products, puppeteers went to Europe and showed their performances.

Later boxes were added to the scenery, it helped to mark the location of the depicted actions. However, admired not only decoration and elegance introducing the dolls. At all times, the work of a man who forced his wards to “revive” in his skillful hands was appreciated.к5

There is a traditional puppet theater in every corner of the world and, like hundreds of years ago continues to amuse and surprise its audience.

Today I received in the mail my new dolls. It seems I’m becoming a collector))) About them, I will tell you in one of the next posts. All the more that news I have there are very many!!IMG_5413

You will hear different stories here about these beauties))) Thanks for stopping by! See you soon!IMG_5337

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Welcome to the world of “Caco” from Fritz Canzler

Many people always wonder why others collect collections, especially when these collections seem strange to them. Doll collection more often than others can raise questions and concern for others. Are the collectors hesitate when you have to explain it’s a hobby.   Collecting dolls is not uncommon, and even has its own term — Plangonologia. ( I didn’t even know about it before)!IMG_0376

Professional collection less need of explanation than the Amateur that does not consist of antique, vintage, or unique art dolls, and doll games. But “lovers” are no less positive emotions from your Hobbies.

From the point of view of psychology, collectors dolls are no different from other collectors, for example, stamps, coins, or cars. Psychology does not give an accurate explanation of people’s desire to spend huge amounts of time, money and energy to maintain its collections, but has a few assumptions:

 

* Happy moments from the past
* Filling inner emotional emptiness
* The pursuit of thrills
* A sense of control over the situation
* Unconscious desire to replenish their collections.

I don’t want to get lost in a psychological maze so I will not discuss these reasons. I will touch on only some.  The first idea or the reason for the gathering of dolls I like. Therefore, I will consider it the most important!

So. As I wrote clever words, and what…..? And the fact that a week ago, my friend Anna ( about her I already wrote, remember how we played with dolls?) showed me a miniature boy doll. Thin and incredibly lifelike face, this doll put me in awe.$_57

And..I, as a real collector now), I decided that I want this miniature doll in my collection!!!    And of course, I started to look for information. Look what I found.

In the early 1900-is in Germany (the first mention occurs in 1906) Herr Canzler started the company in the export of toys, dolls, doll clothes and accessories. In consequence, the numerous overlays that are related to suppliers, after the I-St World war, together with Herr Hoffmann, he still decided to launch their own line of dolls. Date of Foundation of the company Canzler & Hoffmann 1924, the headquarters of the Sonnenberg.
In 1925 registered the logo of the company, which has manufactured products until the early 50-is.image caco

You are absolutely right. I’m talking about the very well-known firm of dollhouses ” Caco”.

In 1927 the first doll saw the light.46447f97d685

It was a small doll for doll houses, through the frame was plastic, can make different poses. Hands and feet were made of lead, head of plastics (composites and papier mache)
Later, in the early 30’s, dolls were made of celluloid, for the effect of the skin. After the ban of lead and celluloid, the production switched to plastic. The heads were also plastic. But it was too late.

There is mention that the firm was represented at the Leipzig fair in 1939.e56e2f8079bb

In 1945, the company moved to Neustadt – Coburg (American occupied zone), a certificate of registration is in 1948. From 1951-1953, the company changed its name and logo, now it’s called CaCo – CanzlerCoburg.a0eeb733e1e4

Was built its production. Corporate logo was decorated exactly in Coburg.
In the early 70s, the company was sold.
However, the Brand is well known in our time, the company continues to manufacture mobile dolls Biegepuppen, for collectors and special occasions make dolls with porcelain heads are made and various miniatures for doll houses.96273eaee060
The management of the company carries out Frau Berndt-Hausser.
Here’s how to change the technology, visible winding different materials, different materials goals, was replaced by a drawing of the face.0b2fa9826c2c
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1961-the metal shoes on the heels
1962-a new material for head: plastic hand
1964-new plastic head with a new face
The doll was produced by “families” were dolls in the form of grandparents, dolls of the middle generation and, of course, kids and toddlers.

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Manufacturers of dolls are very carefully followed and the fashion trends in clothing and design. Created the whole collection of clothes, for example, fashion houses in the world. Doll furniture was also created under the new trends of fashion design. Faces for the new doll as if taken from life.09bc943e1f78c974a746e59947c2e610798bf16d43a2c072e72f8ab997f5fa499011e5f1
Without a doubt, the dolls are very interesting. At first glance, the striking quality of the parts. Delicate features and the ability to create entire families. I’m sure that fans of this brand among collectors very much. And I’ll be glad to review your photo.

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2018 – Hey Dog!

According to the Eastern calendar, the year 2018 will be the year of the earth Dog. The dog is by nature honest and friendly beast, but acting according to their own principles. That animal always comes to the aid of kind and gentle host and always ready to bite the enemy.9374540-tjtke

2018 – how to celebrate For those who pay attention to horoscopes, is of great significance, how to celebrate the year 2018. Preference should be given to modest classic costume in color scheme close to the symbolism of this cycle. Perfect:
shades of yellow and brown: Orange, Grenadine Red, Pale pink, Neutral Gray, Navy Peony, Golden Lime, Marina ….. see this picture.modnye-cveta-osen-zima-2017-2018-goda-ot-panton-2-1

In the year of Yellow earth, Dog should be avoided too revealing, short and open dresses that expose the shoulders and back. Need to dress modestly and with restraint, but the outfit should be of good quality.

If you believe the Chinese (Eastern) calendar, 2018 (earth Dog) the year is more than fair for the person because his totem will be a Dog. The year of what animal may be friendlier to us? It is the dog began many centuries ago best our helper in the hunt, in the protection of our homes and in many other aspects of life.

I’ve already started to prepare a new collection of holiday dresses for baby dolls. Each dress is made in a single copy because a lot of options and I want to make all of them. The beginning of this holiday collections are supposed to, and let’s see what I got.

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My adorable 2 inches doll.

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Gray outfit to 2,75 inches doll.

 

 

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White wool dress to Kelly doll.

Thanks to all that looked into my blog!

 

 

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Where to find for your doll a “dream dress”?

You love dolls and collect them. You have a collection of miniature vintage dolls and modern BJD. You admire the beautiful dolls in the doll outfits. Every day you change their images, coming up with a new one.  And is there in the doll wardrobe knitting or crochet dresses? And what if all the old dresses tired?0071
Then you should definitely attend the workshop Creativhook. Why did you ask?
Because that’s where you’ll find a handmade doll dresses any style and any color.

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My lovely Lati white Haru in orange!
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Lati white SP in nice blue modern dress
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American girl mini doll in new fashion dress

 

But if for some reason you haven’t found “a doll’s dress of dreams”, don’t worry!
I will be able to realize any of your ideas or propose a new idea of puppet outfit. Connected manually the dress will perfectly fit the body shape of your doll, the decor will only highlight its tenderness and beauty. Every set of dolls clothing or simply dress will be attached a small wooden hanger and a little surprise from my workshop.

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Brand style Creativhook is the completeness of the doll clothes. Each set of clothing for your doll will be perfectly matched in color and style. And the next new thing will not break this harmony.
Doll outfit made by my hands is unique. I use to create doll clothes only high-quality yarn and don’t like doing exact duplicates of my work. yarnsSo you can be sure of the individuality of doll clothes and of course its quality. Talking about this reviews grateful my clients.image39

 
Welcome to Creativhook for new dresses for the dolls!

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“Fashion verdict”

On Russian television, there is a project called “Fashion verdict”. A very popular program. The essence of this transmission is that the program invites the woman. Who does not know how to dress or do not know how to combine clothes. One leading it protects and finds many reasons why she does this. Second leading, on the contrary, criticizes a woman and advises how to properly dress. The chief judge is either known to the designer or, as is now well-known fashion historian Alexander Vasiliev. The first part of the program devoted to the hearing of the defendant and the Prosecutor. In the second part, the woman returned to the shop and she chooses three outfits. Invited to the famous person commented on the selection of participants. In the third part of the program, the stylists work with the participant and to your taste decorate it. The audience in the Studio at the end of program vote, or the choice of the heroine of the program or select stylists.
Here and planned to do something similar)
Julia came to me like that. Very nice view for walking or meeting friends. But suppose on the street autumn. And I, as a stylist disguised Julia.950731
But first, some photos of the stylist work on a new image.yarn2358or yarnprocess workIMG_3118

And that is what eventually happened to me.fox dress dollIMG_3175

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Crimson fashion show

Today my story will be devoted to the Nirvana from the Italian yarn manufacturer Filatura di Crosa and dresses for dolls. As I wrote before, for my works I use only very high-quality yarn and often produced in Italy. Soft and thin, it fits perfectly for knitting the smallest dolls. The composition of this yarn contains Merino wool, which is considered the best material in the world.Yarn Nirvana has a wonderful feature — it absolutely does not irritate the skin, so is perfect for creating baby things. Also, 77e5942697d1af20b114bd2b9d7e2ebdit is possible to knit products for Allergy sufferers and people with sensitive skin. In addition, the yarn is Filatura di Crosa Nirvana has excellent thermostatic properties and elasticity, so stuff from it for many years do not lose their properties and retain an attractive appearance. It is also worth noting that, according to experts, products made from Merino wool have a positive influence on health, realizing a micro-massage the body and thereby improving circulation. Care, too, such things will not cause you trouble. Wash this yarn in warm soapy water, wring out in a towel and then dried in the unfolded form. Full description

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Roll length: 340 m;
Weight: 25 g;
Material: 100% Merino wool;
Needle Size: No. 2,0-2,5; ( but I prefer No. 0.6 – 1.0)
Knitting density: 10×10 cm – 34 loops 38 series  ( In my case, 70 loops 100 series.)

Some fans and collectors of dolls like when their dolls dressed in the same dress. I heard this opinion from my clients. And since dolls are different in size, the dress can be linked with small changes, but stick to a single style. As decoration, you can use miniature embroidery or lace, small decorative items ( I have the items for jewelry making) and crochet flowers. And believe me, your dolls are amazingly beautiful, even if the color of the dresses they match.
So, I chose to create this mini collection Pink color yarn Nirvana. As my models represented: American girl mini Julia Kelly by Mattel and Heidi Ott Toddler. All the attention is on the screen.

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Pink dresses for my dolls

 

 

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Heidi Ott Toddler 2,75 inches

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Kelly doll by Mattel 4 inches

kelly1And finally my favorite Julia.agj1900The fashion show, this season the most fashionable dolls wear dresses pink by “Creativhook”.6

 

 

 

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American girl mini Julia

In my collection of doll house has a new doll. My new doll Julia from the wonderful American girl dolls mini. This mini doll is just as great, only she has a vinyl body , not soft. She’s got an amazing face. It is drawn so beautiful that it seems very alive. Her height is about 16 cm ( 6 inch), painted eyes, hair of excellent quality. I found an amazing wizard doll shoes, and now my Julia can perfectly stand on your desktop. Arms and legs move. In General, perfect.  Heroines of the American Girls – lot of allow you to gather a large collection, but I chose Julia. I thought it was very sweet and a bit like me in my youth.

And I immediately went to work. While the closet is great, I just started to create one, but three dresses I can show you. To create dresses and used needles and very thin needles. As decoration I added one of my favourite silk thread embroidery. So…all the attention is on the screen….agw5agw3agw2beg4

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Amazing beige dress
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Soft pink dress

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