Monday, November 26, 2012

I'd like you to meet...

the very first Under Rainbows dollhouse family:

There is Mr and Mrs...

they recently had a wee baby...
oh how mama loves her baby, he's so snuggly :-)

This baby has an older brother and sister...

this is brother, he loves green...
and this is sister...



I am so excited about this family who are about to go on sale in my shop.
I have a number of friends who come from or are in mixed race families and find it so hard to find dollhouse dolls/ dolls in general that reflect their own family. This is one of the things that is so wonderful about handmade dolls :-) There are so many different 'types' of families out there, there should be dolls to reflect that:  dollhouse families with 2 mama's or 2 daddy's. Dollhouse families with only one parent, blended families, multi-ethnic, mixed race...

I know over the years I will certainly be making more dollhouse dolls :-)


16 comments:

  1. The look like one happy fun family. Great job.

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    1. thanks Elizabeth :-) will you remember to send me your address for the book? x

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    2. Oh Laura, I am sorry. I have sent my address to you at laura.whalen@yahoo.ie

      I am not familiar with @yahoo.ie so it might be lost somewhere. I am so sorry, you must have thought I was not excited to have won. I feel terrible.

      I am going to send you a private message through your facebook page. Let's see if that works.

      Take care,
      Elizabeth

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  2. Adorable! I love how you pose them too.

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    1. can you tell I probably had a bit too much fun playing with them lol!

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  3. Oh wow look at those feet! I love their feet! What a beautiful family I am sure they will make someone very happy!

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  4. oh Laura, how lovely! I love this family!!! My baby sister is blond and blue eyes, and married to a wonderful man from Taiwan- they have two children, and I know would so appreciate an interracial family set of dolls!
    <3 <3

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    1. I had such a strong instinct to make them Mel and when I googled it, there are so few dolls like this available for sale. It is lovely to be able to offer kids the ability to play with a family that really resembles their own :-) hugs x

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  5. They are so adorable and so beautifully made, you clever thing!

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  6. Oh, they are just perfect! So tiny and lovely. I have some tiny dolls on my craft list for the holiday and I am rather scared of working at that scale- I'll be looking at yours for inspiration!

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  7. Absolutely stunning, and very very clever & creative!!!

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  8. Your dollhouse dolls are wonderful, I love how they all have such wonderful character! Great job!

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