Saturday, February 22, 2014

Porcelain Doll Tag and Inspired Sunday

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When I was a young girl, I loved making paper dolls.  I remember passing away the hours cutting images out of catalogs and magazines and putting together motley little groups of paper people.  I also loved the little frozen Charlotte bisque dolls and dolls with porcelain heads.  They were quite out of the price range for my 6-year-old allowance, so I could only admire them in the cases of the antiques stores that my mom frequented.  

I was so happy to recently receive the Lottie doll stamp set from Pink Persimmon that let me combine my love of both into an adult creation.  I made the doll below for Tag Tuesday.  She hangs by a string and there is a blank space on the back for a message.  I printed a Prince Albert tobacco image for her body and so wished for a real Prince Albert tin to display with her.  I got the photos ready, ran up to my local thrift shop - a Saturday tradition - and what do you think I found almost immediately?  A Prince Albert tin!  So I reshot the pictures with the tin in the background.  I can't wait to make something with the tin!

 Thanks for stopping by.  Have a wonderful weekend, and please link up with the blog party on Sunday!  I've missed you!

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Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Lovely and funny little doll! See you later!

Lorraine said...

She is adorable! And what luck finding the PA tin! Oh, I too remember the hours of fun, playing with paper dolls! Have a great week! ~Lorraine

Trisha said...

What a great little doll! Thanks for hosting!


Debby Ray said...

Hey you! I've missed glad you are back! Thank you for hosting!


Ivy and Elephants said...

Love your cute little lady! My uncle loved his Prince Albert. Now you have made it classy!
Thank you so much for hosting.

Tonya said...

Oh wow Laura! I have the same rubber stamp and I have stamped her and have her cut and ready to dress up with something fun. Also I remember the Prince Albert cans from my visits to my great grandfather and great grandmother's house when I was little. What memories!!! From one Tennessee girl to another thanks for the invite and the inspiration!!!

The Charm of Home said...

Thanks for hosting!

Ramon Valdez said...

Hi Laura, thank you so much for hosting and for your sweet comments to my posts, I appreciate you featuring my home, it means a lot since I am pretty new to the blogging world, you guys make me want to keep doing this, thanks again.