Floyd Bell, master doll artist, began making dolls in the late 1970s. A wood working educator for several years, his “lessons of love” and passion for woodworking inspired the creation of Bell’s first doll. The challenge was to...Read More
Author: Debbie Behan Garrett
Several days before Christmas, Ginny and her twin brother, “Jimmy” visited Santa. They shared their handwritten lists with Santa. Ginny’s list is slightly longer than Jimmy’s. It reads: Dear Santa, I...Read More
Many collectors celebrate the holidays by incorporating dolls into their holiday décor. Christmas dolls and dolls dressed in traditional Christmas colors are selected. Others are redressed in Christmas outfits made for them or...Read More
I cannot recall the exact age when I received my first adult-figured, 11-1/2 inch Barbie®, but it was probably May or December of 1965 at age 10. The doll and accessories were either a birthday or Christmas gift. My mother, a...Read More
Recently, I received an email from renowned doll artist, Patricia Coleman-Cobb announcing a group of 13, one-of-a-kind, “Girls in White Dresses” dolls. The email, which was read at 4 a.m., included the headshot of...Read More
I recently discovered the Prodigyrls after reading a fellow doll enthusiast’s blog about them. She noted that two of the planned dolls are available for preorder and urged readers to visit the website and vote for their...Read More
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