Thursday, April 17, 2008

Dolls!

As a child, I was fortunate enough to receive Madame Alexander dolls as gifts from my parents. I have taken pictures of a few of my favorites.
The first picture is Sleeping Beauty in the blue along with a pink school girl.


Renior and Snow White


Rebecca of Sunny Brook Farm


Romeo and Juliet


Wendy from Peter Pan



Wednesday's Child and Baseball player


Baby Huggums


Rocco Bride Doll


Scarlett Ohara




Pinocchio, Tinker Bell, Peter Pan and Captain Hook



Not Madame Alexander, but very special to me. My father won me this Bride doll at Bingo at the Fair when I was a little girl. The whole time he kept telling me he was saving his "points" for an electric blanket! Much better then an electric blanket, don't you think?


A girl just has to have a few Barbies too!

26 comments:

Sugar Bear said...

What beautiful dolls! I love their sweet faces.
Karla

Dapoppins said...

What a beautiful doll collection...I like them all! Rapunzel might be my favorite...long blond hair and all, but I just can't decide.

Scrappy Jessi said...

DARLING!!!
i adore the snow white and the scralett dolls! and of course all your babrbies!!!
ooxoxoxo
jessi

LiLi M. said...

Hi! Of course it's never too late to show these beautiful girls! Ooh I like them. I have collected Barbies for quite a long time and occasionaly I read something about madame Alexander dolls as well, but see such a bunch it's really awesome! Love what you did with those hankies too! Have a nice weekend!

Alison Gibbs said...

Ele what beautiful dolls you have. I think my favourite would have to be Baby Huggums.
What a great way to use the vintage hankies
Have a great weekend
Alison

Miss Sandy said...

Love the new banner! What wonderful dolls, the bride doll from bingo is my favorite and such a special story to go with her!

Sharon said...

I love your doll collection, this is something I didn't know you liked. The bride doll from your Father must be the best treasure.

Cottage Way of Life said...

That doll your dad won is fab. What a great thing to remind you of that time. :)

-Sarah

tales from an O.C. cottage said...

Barbie's pink satin dress is fabulous! She always knows just what to wear!

M

vickie said...

Ele, what a beautiful collection!
Love that beautiful "hanki" pillow, and the sachet with yoyos!

Niesz Vintage Home said...

You have a beautiful doll collection!
My mom has 3 Madame Alexander dolls from the 1950's. Love them.

And your hanky pillow is gorgeous!
I missed out on the Sunday Show and Tells too.

Kimberly :)

Marilyn said...

The doll your dad won is very similar to one I had when I was a child. I have many dolls & just love to see yours. They are BEAUTIFUL!
Marilyn

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

That's quite a collection of beautiful dolls. You know....I don't have one doll from my childhood and never had any Barbies but I do still have my child size sewing machine, and all the doll furniture my father made me. Hope you're having a great weekend Ele.

Donna said...

I just adore vintage hankies, it just seems so femanine about them. The pillow was so very pretty. Love the dolls, but you know me and dolls.

Charmingdesigns said...

What A beautiful collection of dolls!! They all look like they enjoyed their photo session :)
Laurie

A Romantic Porch said...

I have a Madame Alexander doll, "Little Bo Peep". I treasure her! Love,Rachel

Inspired Tokens said...

What a fabulous collection. I believe my favorite is 'Rebecca of Sunny Brook Farm'.

and...how wonderful it must be to still have a beautiful doll that your father won for you. It so endearing.

Kelley said...

Oh my goodness, I'm in love with your dolls. My parents were certainly slacking in doll-giving-category. I'm going to take them to task, lol! I am amazed that you kept yours soooo lovely! My dolls were trashed, perhaps my parents knew best!!

HippieDog said...

Oh Ele, I cannot belive I missed the doll post......we have been busy in the yard. I am IN LoVE with the dolls. I'm coming over to play dolls right away :) We will have tea and I'll bring McFelius. Hope you're doing great. xo

Charlotte said...

I came over here from Ceekay's blog, looked around, and was just about to leave when I scrolled down to the Madam Alexander dolls. What a gorgeous collection. I have one Madam Alexander doll that I got for Christmas when I was 6 years old. That was in 1942. It is a Jeannie Walker doll. I still have it and featured it on my blog a while back. I made porcelain dolls back in the 80s. I have featured many of them on my blog and have a scrapbook at the bottom of my blog if you would like to come see it sometime. I would love to have you visit.

Stephanie said...

Gotta love those dollies! My favs are the bride dolls, both the ROCCO & the one from your dear daddy. How special ~ thanks so much for sharing!

Big Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Alecia said...

I love all of your dolls! I just came across the Sleeping Beauty doll you have at a garage sale for 10.00! I was so excited when I saw her! I knew I had seen her before recently, but couldnt remember where! hee!hee! She is my first Madame Alexander doll. Now after seeing your beautiful collection, I think I might have to start hunting a few more! They are such pretty dolls! Thanks so much for sharing with us.

Hugs,

Alecia

catieann said...

lucky girl to have all of those beautiful dolls!
catie

Sonia ~ C. Crafts & Collectibles said...

Love your doll collection. They are all so pretty. I love dolls.

GardenGoose said...

oh what pretty dolls! and your hanky pillow and sachet project are both so pretty.

paintinpatti said...

Oh, your pages are beautiful. YOu are very talented. Please stop by and see my doll collection. I collect Ann Estelle by Mary Engelbreit!