Happy New Year! (A bit belated, but no less heartfelt. 🙂 ) As 2017 gears up, it’s time to think about what we’d like to do hobby-wise this year! I know some of my fellow hobby bloggers have already posted about their plans – and there are sizable threads on the DoA and DollfieDreams forums… Continue reading Happy 2017! New Year, New Doll Hobby Plans for A Midnight Sonata
Happy Halloween! I had a bunch of plans I of things wanted to have ready for Halloween: Costumes for Corinne, Clover, and Matricaria A photospace with Halloween props Halloween foods made from polymer clay A bunch of photos (and maybe even a photostory!) Well, of these, only Corinne’s costume is finished, and that’s because it’s… Continue reading Chess Pawns Costume Design
I just heard about The Little Garden’s closing sale. I’m not entirely sure if the sale is because they are temporarily closing to go to a convention, or permanently closing – but I think it’s the latter? Maybe? Anyhow, I went and checked it out. I mean, everything 25% off with code*, that’s pretty awesome… Continue reading Must. . . not. . . buy. . . . (The Little Garden Closing Sale)
This was something I was musing on today. . . As we mature, our relationships with dolls and toys changes. When I was a child, I loved playing with dolls. Barbies and Polly Pockets, and 1/12 scale miniatures, with a few paper doll sets thrown in there as well. I could spend endless hours dressing… Continue reading Full Circle
Do you like word searches? I love ’em, personally! And what could make a word search even better? Why, making it ball-jointed doll-themed, of course! Now, it’s a wee bit hard to find (since the BJD hobby is so niche and all), so I made my own using Discovery Education’s Puzzlemaker. It was simple–I came… Continue reading BJD Word Search!
It seems like the season of contests and giveaways! I know that companies have contests/giveaways throughout the year, but I can’t recall seeing so many at once before. Maybe I just wasn’t paying attention? As far as I know, there are four contests going on now. (I’m not going to paste the rules, but I’ll… Continue reading The Season of Contests
Happy 2015, everyone! Hope this year works out well for you! 2014 was personally a good hobby year, as I was able to craft in 1/3 scale a little more, and even went outside my crochet/sewing comfort zone to do some woodworking! This year I’d like to build on that, and make it an even… Continue reading 2015 Doll Plans