How to Make an AG Horse Halter

      My crafty sister made a halter for her doll Heather’s horse, Spud. I asked her to recreate it step-by-step for me using brown yarn, rather than purple paracord to create a more rope-like historical look. Whether your modern doll is heading to a dressage competition or your Felicity is feeding sugar cubes…

Thrifty Thursday: Josefina’s Basket

  The basket pictured in front of Sombrita is a super simple, thrifty craft just in time for Josefina’s birthday! My mom made it a few weeks ago upon finding these great packages of braided twine at Wal-Mart. She hot glued it to the inside and outside an empty fruit cup and ta-da! A perfect…

Julie’s Classic Meet Mix-and-Match

My sister received a beautiful Julie from my mom this year for Christmas to add to her collection. My sister, however, is a poor college student, and therefore is limited in the amount of clothes and accessories she can buy for her dolls. She doesn’t have much time for sewing, either, but this has not…

Kit’s Hairstyling Set

Kit’s Hairstyling Set is on sale from American Girl for $7 right now, so I decided to buy it. I don’t have Kit (my mom does) but I thought that the clips would be perfect for my 1940s girls. I don’t care for how American Girl does not have any stock photos of the dolls actually…

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day! This means something different in many places throughout the world, but to me is all about celebrating that women can do anything just as well as a man. Our world is shaped by smart, strong, successful women and I think they are worth celebrating every day, not just today. I think…

Read Across America Day

Today is Read Across America Day, celebrated each year on Dr. Seuss’s birthday. I have loved to read my whole life and when I was in elementary school this day meant one thing: Read ‘n Feed! Getting to bring snacks and pillows to school and reading all day was the best day of the year!…