Etsy Find: Nuclear Needle Arts

If you’ve been reading this blog for any amount of time, you know I love Etsy.  And I especially love discovering a new Etsy seller!  I’m a big believer in supporting small business too, so to me, Etsy is a win/win.  I recently purchased an adorable set of pj’s from an Etsy seller I hadn’t tried before, and I wanted to share my thoughts on them with you!

I’m a sucker for doll pajamas, and I have a bunch of them.  When I saw these online, I was immediately interested and favorited them.  Finally I couldn’t stand it anymore, I just had to have them!  So glad I did too, they are adorable.

Doesn’t Jenny look adorable in these? The set included the top and bottoms. Both pieces are very well made and fit perfectly. I love the design on the shirt!  In case you can’t read it, it says “Wakey, wakey, eggs ‘n bakey”.  🙂

The material for the bottoms couldn’t be anymore ideal:

The shirt closes in the back with Velcro and the bottoms are pull on style with an elastic waist.

The shop I purchased this set from is Nuclear Needle Arts.  Kelly offers a wide variety of doll clothes to fit multiple sizes of dolls as well as other items.  I was very impressed with all of the different items she offered, she does vintage style clothing as well as shoes.  Looking for doll sized shoe lasts?  She has those too!

Be sure to check out her shop, so many fun things to look at.  I know I will be stopping by to shop again!

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Back In Time

Whenever I clean out a closet, I always think of a comment my mother used to make about fashion.  Styles come and go, but frequently something old comes back into fashion again.  Not a good thought for anyone who has trouble getting rid of old clothing though!  Today I’m going to show three dresses that are historical in nature, but would be appropriate now.  First up, Caroline’s Travel dress:

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I thought since I don’t have Caroline, Lanie was the next obvious choice to model it.  The dress originally came with a pair of reddish boots, but the Ebay seller I got this from had only the dress.  I decided to pair it with a pair of t-strap flats from the Joyful Jewels set.  I’m not sure about the black shoes with this dress, but they do help bring it into modern times.  I think this is probably my favorite dress from Caroline’s collection, mainly because it is so versatile.

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The back is very simple, no frills or big bows. From pretending to be Elizabeth Bennett to heading to a spring or summer wedding, this dress fits for so many occasions.

From the same Ebay seller, I picked up Kit’s Summertime Dress. Again, it was just the dress available, but I have so many shoes already, I didn’t care. I decided to pair it with the shoes from Kit’s Floral Print Dress.
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This dress has so many cute details, I think the lace on it is especially pretty.
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The back isn’t overly frilly but does have a nice big bow.
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Again, another dress that stands the tests of time, I could definitely see a little girl wearing a dress like this for Easter or another special event.

Last, but certainly not least, is Samantha’s Special Day Dress set. I picked this up in my last order from AG when it hit the clearance page. I’d looked at it several times before, but couldn’t pass it up once it was reduced. Rebecca looks very cute in it!

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I have the entire set shown here, but if you wanted to bring it up to a more modern look, simply pair the dress with a different pair of shoes, minus the tights and hairbow.

Also some very pretty lace on this dress as well:

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Love these shoes!  I need to think about what other clothing pieces these would work with.

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And the back, with another bow.  Excuse the horrid bow, I was trying to hurry before the sun went behind the clouds again! Another dress though that would be ideal for Easter or other springtime adventures.

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I love it when a historical outfit can be used for more than one time period. Just writing this post made me think about some of the other items I have in my collection and how they could be easily adapted for a more modern look. What do you have in your collection that could “time travel”?
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Doll Sized Finds–A bit of this, that and the other!

Time for some awesome doll sized finds guys!  I’ve been collecting these items over the past few weeks and decided it was about time to share some of them!

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Loved this emoji themed clip on and thought it would be adorable on a doll bed. I very carefully clipped off the part that was holding the clip on. I think I got this at Target, but I’m not 100% positive, sorry! If I remember correctly it was around $2

Target also has these cool little bag clip ons, great for holding change or lip balm. They have them in several styles and colors, and vary in price, but all of the ones I have come across have been $8 or less.

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Dollar General had this cute little container of Vaseline Lip balm for $2. This is the perfect size for your dolls bathroom. And the lip balm isn’t bad either!
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Dollar Tree has these adorable owl shaped lip balm containers. How can you beat $1?! I thought it would make an awesome decoration for in one of the doll rooms. And what is it about lip balm containers being the perfect size for doll house accessories?

Also at Dollar Tree, I ran across these individual sized salt and pepper shakers.  If you read Brandy’s Happy Home, you may recall seeing her use these as crystal drinking glasses (with a few modifications).  I plan on using these as candy jars for the doll bakery, I just need to go through my bead stash and see what works the best in them.  Dollar Tree always has the coolest stuff!

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When American Girl announced their new releases in January, I fell in love with the Fun and Games Sleepover Set. However, since I’m not buying from AG at the moment, I had a problem. My favorite part was the little Uno set. To Ebay!!! I found a seller who not only had a cute set of miniature Uno cards, but two other things I could use as well.

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In addition to the Uno cards, I found a mini Barrel Of Monkeys game and a pair of shoes that fit Wellie Wishers! I was pleased to find these items, especially the shoes. And the seller combined the shipping, so an added bonus.
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Perfect fit!  In case you are interested in any of these items, you can find them at Butterfly Kisses Doll Clothes on Ebay.  Super fast shipping too, with an excellent rating, so you can’t go wrong!

Have you found anything interesting for your dolls recently?