Thursday, October 29, 2009

Duchess Dolls and other small hard plastic travel dolls of the 1940s - present day

Carlson dolls I have purchased in the past decade on my travels.

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
Small Hard Plastic Travel Dolls

Small hard plastic travel dolls and other similar plastic dolls have been popular collectibles since the 1940s and can still be purchased in souvenir shops today...
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Monday, October 26, 2009

Halloween doll display - a variety of Halloween dolls

Monday, October 26th, 2009
As seen in the Trick or treat? Halloween Barbie dolls from 1963 to present (with Barbie Halloween slideshow), one of the things many doll collectors enjoy is creating seasonal displays of holiday dolls. Some of these displays take on a life of their own as collectors add miniature furnishings, accessories and decorations, creating entire intricate dioramas around a holiday theme. This week doll collectors are putting the finishing touches on their Halloween doll displays. ...
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Sunday, October 25, 2009

What's so special about this Barbie doll? The 'Amy Grant' Barbie doll

No, Mattel is not making an Amy Grant Barbie doll, but maybe they should! Read on to see what I mean.

What's so special about this Barbie doll? The 'Amy Grant' Barbie doll
Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Amy Grant's Second Annual Amy Grant & Friends Yard Sale
Amy Grant hosted her Second Annual Amy Grant Yard Sale October 24 at David Lipscomb University in Nashville. It had all the usual paraphernalia you would expect at a yard sale - just more of it as there were about 14 tents and maybe 80 tables of merchandise altogether. However, among the piles of plates, glassware and linens, a blond Barbie - a very naked blond Barbie - lay on a table marked "Gill" along with a naked Bratz doll and an equally unclothed Ariel (the Little Mermaid) doll. This is her story...
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Saturday, October 24th, 2009 · 4 comments
Second Annual Amy Grant & Friends Yard Sale
The Second Annual Amy Grant & Friends Yard Sale took place today at David Lipscomb University, and...
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Second Annual Amy Grant & Friends Yard Sale
What famous gospel music celebrity is having a yard sale in Nashville today? Christian pop star Amy...
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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Trick or treat? Halloween Barbie dolls from 1963 to present (with Barbie Halloween slideshow)

Trick or treat? Halloween Barbie dolls from 1963 to present (with Barbie Halloween slideshow)
Wednesday, October 14th, 2009
Halloween Barbie Dolls
Most people have seen Halloween Barbie dolls peering down at them from the shelves of grocery stores and Target. The first modern Barbie Halloween set was the Barbie & Kelly Halloween gift set Target put out in 1997, but did you know the first time Barbie donned a Halloween costume was in 1963?

The Barbie Masquerade outfit was a cute yellow and black costume complete with accessories including a hat, mask, pantyhose, mules with yellow pompons, and a party invitation. Skipper and Ken had matching outfits...
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Photo of Barbie Masquerade and Skipper Masquerade outfits from the 1960s

Friday, October 9, 2009

What is a Color Magic Barbie? The colorful history of the Color Magic Barbie doll


What is a Color Magic Barbie? The colorful history of the Color Magic Barbie doll

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

The Colorful Color Magic Barbie Doll

In 1966, Mattel issued one of the most interesting Barbie dolls ever made, the Color Magic Barbie Doll. This intriguing doll came with a color changing solution which changed the color of both the doll's hair and swimsuit...
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Sunday, October 4, 2009

Marilyn Monroe Barbie Doll - debut doll in Blonde Ambition Collection with Goldie Hawn, Heidi Klum celebrity dolls

Blonde Ambition™ Collection

Sunday, October 4th, 2009
Marilyn Monroe Barbie Doll Part of Blonde Ambition™ Collection
When Mattel launched the Blonde Ambition™ Collection as part of their 50th...
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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
The Goldie Hawn Barbie® Collector's Doll
Ask anyone who grew up in the 1970s: Goldie Hawn was always a doll, and now Mattel has turned her into...
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Heidi Klum Barbie Doll
Heidi Klum grew up playing with Barbie dolls, and now she is one! The 36-year-old model was offered the chance to be...
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