Sunday, September 26, 2010

Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club host Halloween party October 7



Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club host Halloween party October 7 - Nashville Doll Collecting Examiner

On Thursday, October 7, the Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club will hold their annual Halloween party at 7:00 PM at Shoneys in Bellevue. Members will bring their various Halloween dolls to display, and there will be a spooky Barbie haunted house on hand just for Barbie, Kelly and their friends.
Halloween Treat Barbie DollHalloween Charm Barbie DollEnchanted Halloween Barbie (Special Edition)

Not only will an assortment of Halloween doll displays be set up, but as mentioned in Zona Harris presents work of doll designer Luis Maturino at Oct. Plantation Belles Doll Club meeting, club member Zona Harris will be doing a program on the customized dolls done by doll artist Luis Maturino. Her program will focus on his Kelly dolls which are repainted and dressed to look like vintage Barbie dolls.
Barbie My Favorite Career Vintage Student Teacher Barbie DollBarbie My Favorite Career Vintage Registered Nurse Barbie DollCollector Barbie Barbie/Skipper Vintage #2 Set

Barbie in Mayberry - Barbie doll celebrates 50 years of ’The Andy Griffith Show’

Barbie in Mayberry - Barbie doll celebrates 50 years of ’The Andy Griffith Show’ - Nashville Doll Collecting Examiner
Barbie Celebrates the 50th anniversary of 'The Andy Griffith Show
In 1959, Barbie the teenage fashion model doll was introduced that became the most popular doll in the world. The following year, a TV show began airing that became a major hit, never placing lower than seventh in the Nielsen ratings and ending its final season at number one. What could make a better partnership than Barbie and Mayberry?
Barbie 50th Anniversary Collector Edition My Favorite Barbie Series "1959" Reproduction 12 Inch Doll - The Original Teenage Fashion Model Barbie in Black and White Bathing Suit Plus Evening Gown, Handkerchief, Stockings, Necklace, Microphone and Display Stand1961 Fashion and Doll Reproduction, Wedding Day BarbieBlack Haired Barbie Silken Flame Collector Edition Reproduction Doll of the Famous 1962 DollBarbie 1995 Limited Edition "1965 Fashion and Doll Reproduction" 12 Inch Doll - Poodle Parade Barbie Doll with Bendable Legs, Jumper, Dickey, Coat, Scarf, Tote Bag, Sunglasses, Trophy, First Prize Certificate and Doll Stand

Friday, September 24, 2010

How to make Barbie a haunted house for Halloween

How to make Barbie a haunted house for Halloween

 
Halloween is coming up soon, and that means Halloween Barbie doll displays! One thing collectors like to do is display their dolls in seasonal settings, and what better setting for the various Halloween Barbies than a haunted house?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Doll Ladies host doll & estate sale in Bellevue October 1 & 2


The Doll Ladies host doll & estate sale in Bellevue October 1 & 2 - Nashville Doll Collecting Examiner


Nashville's Doll Ladies are at it again! Last March, The Doll Ladies: Janice Duffy and Maxine Spaulding, had a doll sale at the Bellevue Lodge on Old Harding Road in Nashville. This time the Doll Ladies have just announced they are holding a large doll sale on October 1 and 2 at the Club House located at 8300 Sawyer Brown Road in the Bellevue area of Nashville. Two other ladies will be joining Duffy and Spaulding, including a victim of Nashville's Flood of the Century who is needing to get rid of the dolls she and her friends salvaged from the flood waters.

JamieShow dolls are show stoppers - exclusive doll premiere in Nashville


JamieShow dolls are show stoppers - exclusive doll premiere in Nashville - Nashville doll collecting Examiner

JamieShow 16" ball-jointed dolls (BJD) are the first BJD Fashion doll produced exclusively for the USA market and marketed directly by a USA Dealer, and one of these beauties was recently introduced at a doll convention in Nashville.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Crawford Manor Dolls: fantasy & historical dolls previewed at Hardaway House


Crawford Manor Dolls: fantasy & historical dolls previewed at Hardaway House - Nashville Doll Collecting Examiner

Historic Hardaway House Hosts Fashion Doll Event

The historic Hardaway House in East Nashville built in 1899 has held many glamorous events through the years, but one of the most entertaining was surely the high tea recently hosted by Crawford Manor Dolls to introduce their new line of historical and fantasy dolls during The Golden Age of (Doll) Couture event. These beautiful and detailed resin dolls stand 21 inches tall and have double-jointed knees and elbows, and Nashville saw the first public showing.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Zona Harris presents work of doll designer Luis Maturino at Oct. Plantation Belles Doll Club meeting

Zona Harris presents work of doll designer Luis Maturino at Oct. Plantation Belles Doll Club meeting - Nashville Doll Collecting Examiner


Kelly Queen of Hearts by Luis Maturino from the collection of Zona Harris

Zona Harris, co-author of "The Barbie Doll Years" series of books, will be doing a special program on the creations of doll artist Luis Maturino at the October meeting of the Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club in Nashville. Read More...

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Monday, September 6, 2010

New Rose Splendor Barbie Doll by Robert Best available from Avon and Mattel


New Rose Splendor Barbie Doll by Robert Best available from Avon and Mattel - Nashville doll collecting Examiner

The new Rose Splendor Barbie Doll from Avon is now available for preorder from your local Avon representative, for the special introductory price of $39.99.

New Rose Splendor Barbie Doll from Avon
Avon has released photos of the new Rose Splendor Barbie Dolls in their dealer catalogs. While Avon dealers get a special discount, customers will be able to order the Rose Splendor Barbie Doll for the special introductory price of $39.99 around the first week of October. After that the doll will go up to $49.99 when the next catalog comes out toward the end of October.