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« on: April 02, 2008 07:35:11 PM »

I have always wanted to make a Waldorf Doll and had a directions about how to make one, so that was what I set out to do! Cheesy   Of course there are specific supplies used to make Waldorf dolls, but Dollar Tree items seem to work very well too!  And a lot cheaper, I'm sure.  I am sooo happy with how she turned out.  So I present Daisy the Dollar Store Dolly....

I headed to Dollar Tree and found the closest thing I could to the actual supplies needed:

for doll:
1 pair white trouser socks
1 pair light pink tights
1 bag cotton balls (not in photo)
1 skein acrylic yarn
for her clothes and accessories:
1 baby onesie
1 baby halter dress
1 plastic bead kit
1 plastic bead necklace
1 pair polka dot socks
(The white monkey anklets in the pic were not used Smiley)

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I love this pic in her socks and undies

Here are her mary janes:

Enjoying the sunshine here at Disney World (she is currently on spring break with us!)

In case anyone is curious about Waldorf dolls here is a good link:  http://thesilverpenny.homestead.com/freeprojectdollheaddirections.html


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« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2008 07:42:42 PM »

Aw, that is adorable! Very spring-y. I love the colors. Good dollar store supply find!

« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2008 07:42:42 PM »

Oooh she's wonderful!!! I love her socks and undies, and her little mary janes! And her dress! And everything!  Cheesy Super cute!

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« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2008 07:43:14 PM »

She is adorable and super cool! I love her mary janes and the fact that you were able to make her with dollar store items.

« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2008 07:52:03 PM »

Wow, I'm impressed!  I would never have guessed in a million years that you made her for under $10.  She looks great!  I love your color choices.
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2008 07:54:53 PM »

omg this is so great!
i always shyed away from them because of the cost of supplies!
kudos to you!

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« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2008 08:10:58 PM »

Wow! She is very cute. That is amazing that you made her from stuff from the dollar store.

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« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2008 08:53:11 PM »

Cute baby doll. My two year old just said she "needs it." j  Cheesy

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« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2008 08:55:30 PM »

Oh wow she is great!! I made my first ones head out of those stockings in the little plastic gumball containers, lol..
I love her remade dress, little stockings & the MJs are way too cute!!

GREAT $1 Tree find!!!!!

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« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2008 08:59:03 PM »

WOW! I would NEVER have guessed that dolly was made from dollar store ingredients! She's fantastic!! I doubt she could be any cuter if you had used the high dollar stuff. She's perfection! Yay!  Grin

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