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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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Miniature sailor/

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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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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Travel, dolls and plans!

I just came from the post office. Before of a small vacation, all the orders are sent, and now I can relax a little.
What to do in these few days before the flight?

Start collecting things in a suitcase? Too early))) a Little quiz about where I was going. This is one of the provinces of the large European countries. 1500383704_545882_27
She is known around the world for various attractions, holidays, and symbols. On holidays there playing the accordion and drink beer. In the vicinity of the capital of this region’s many castles.Neuschwanstein People seem open and friendly. I recognize this very soon and will definitely tell you on my blog!

To sum up the year and my blog? Too early.
Lately, my side has been a clear failure in writing new posts. But it is understandable. New doll chained my attention. As often happens, each new resident in my dollhouse too much I work on it. My new model is this Lady. 600She comes from a family of dolls from Heidi Ott. I already told you about them. So…this is quite a complex model. With a small increase only 5.5 inches, it has the proportions of the female body. And not a hike to my baby dolls.
She has a very Tokaj waist. Just like Dita von Tiss)))25166_DitaVonTeese_0 And this causes some complications in calculating and knitting. But I don’t know how to be depressed and not looking for easy ways)) So the basic closet turned out fabulous!344437303613ys3691ho6

A few days before you travel, to try new ideas and think about the new collection) and of course on those lovely kids who are waiting for me on my journey. They already bought one of them long-awaited doll from CACO!!! HURRAY!!IMG_4359

By the way. In the vicinity of this city where I’m going, there are lots of Flea markets. I’m looking forward to the occasion and happiness from the expectations of new discoveries and new dolls!!!

Thanks for stopping by. See you soon!depositphotos_29487085-stock-illustration-oktoberfest-design

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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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My video project!

Hello! This post is quite short, but with video! Now is the time that you have to learn different resources and websites. I get the lesson inspiring and I just love to learn new things. Today I tried to make my first video, probably a slideshow. In it, I put a small part of my favorite dolls.

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Heidi Ott dolls family

Doll collections are not always made quickly. They are replenished slowly, and often consciously. The beginning of this collection was launched a few months ago when I bought a Toddler doll. When I got used to it and loved it, I thought I’d be able to create clothes for the little doll from the collection of dolls for the Dollhouse. So I got the baby from Heidi Ott.

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Heidi Ott dols family

 

As I wrote, these dolls strike a very delicate and attention to detail of the body and especially the face. It seems that the faces as living and never cease to wonder at this amazing drawing of faces.

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Heidi Ott baby doll
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Heidi Ott Toddler doll

 

So the other day my house finally came with the following doll from a large collection of dolls Heidi. This is the Doll Lady. Her height is 5.5 inches. She^s body is not a puppet in the usual our understanding of the meaning. It’s really the female body in a very reduced size. Quite harmonious and proportionate. Now my small family to gather.

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Heidi Ott lady doll

 

So I was finally able to implement my old idea to make a small collection of knitted dresses in one style and in one color. For the first collection, I chose the color pink. He is the best to dolls. Gives soft and mood puppet happiness.heidi ott dolls

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Work and plans.

As long as I was not))) But this time I spent at work. At first, I was setting up my new workspace. Laid out on the shelves and boxes of my treasures. How I accumulated a lot of yarn and other Spotswood materials. And all it had to organize and distribute according to importance and usefulness. Now my Desk is located right by the window and all I need is “at hand”.IMG_3323IMG_3325IMG_3327

At the same time, I got new yarn for new dresses. Some I have tried and was pleased with her. I’ll write more about it later in a separate post. And here is the work of the new yarn.The yarn is thin and very soft. Knit from it a pleasure. Here are some works from this yarn.il_570xN.1285941726_5oykLati white SP outfitil_570xN.1303769042_2c9b

Usually all the build plans in the beginning of the month, I’m now trying to organize my operation. How I want to have another three pairs of hands and a little more time in the day)     Let’s start in order. Last week I went back to working with leather. I thought my dolls needed leather accessories. That’s why I started a small collection of leather skirts.IMG_37283736lilac sweater lati sp

When I was going through my treasures, I came across a workpiece for new brooches. And something me right in the back pushed…Have to finish it!!!!IMG_3775IMG_3778

I now very rarely make jewelry, and I noticed what must happen something very important that I returned to making jewelry. This signal to me was the opinion of one of my clients who bought one of my “Eye-brooch”. Gift liked very much. I really love these brooches, each brooch is eye turns not similar to the previous one. This time I made three brooches in the form of the eye. I hope they will be a wonderful gift for the modern woman, striving for individuality.evil eye

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In addition to the brooches in the form of eyes, I make brooches Owls. A symbol of wisdom and longevity. The owl as a totem and as an amulet. About it I already wrote in one of my previous posts. The new Owl was unusual)

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Owl brooch!

And some plans for the month.
To organize all of my miniature dolls. To write a comparative description of each of them.And of course to work on a new Christmas collection…

Thank you all for your visits to my blog. I am very glad that you don’t pass it by.

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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!

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Creativhook

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Project for Julia

Continue to test the yarn Nirvana. For a new project, I chose shades of green and light beige color. The dress was conceived as an outfit for Julia to autumn period, with long sleeves and floral patterns. For flowers, I chose a dark shade of dusty rose. For the petals of pale green edging and part of the ornament of the marsh shade. I came up with to complement the dress a small headband with flowers and decorate them the hair of my doll.creativhook AG mini

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Yarns

 

So. Yarn to create the pattern for the ornament I found on Pinterest.

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Pattern of ornament

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After I knitted a dress, you should choose the suitable color of buttons. I chose buttons in tonal colors on the ornament.

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Buttons

 

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The dress looks very soft and warm for fall and winter. And ornament for the hair, too, was great.

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Flower headband
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Ornament in the skirt

creativhook dressIn my collection, there are a few dolls of suitable size. I thought perhaps this dress has the size for example, Jia, by Lati Yellow.latiyellow beige dressThen I remembered my fascination with wire. And on light, there is such a basket of flowers.

 

So, my project is finished.

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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

Full description
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

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