Coloring Pages By IrishAG

I made some coloring pages for you guys!  I’m not going to post them all at once, so check back sometimes to see new ones!  Please don’t post on your blog that you drew it or anything.  Printing them out for personal use is fine, so is putting them on your blog and having a link back to my site.  🙂

Truly Me:

dolloween

Historical:(Retired)

Beforever:

Samantha

GOTY:

AG Blogs I <3 By IrishAG

Here are some AG blogs I love… check them out! 🙂

Heart of Dixie Dolls- https://heartofdixiedolls.wordpress.com/

Little House of American Girl- http://littlehouseofamericangirl.com/

AG Lane- https://aglane123.wordpress.com/

Happy House of AG-https://happyhouseofag.wordpress.com/

In Dollywood- https://indollywood.wordpress.com/

Delightful World of Dolls- http://delightfulworldofdolls.com/

American Girl Place- http://americangirlplace1234.blogspot.com/

Living a Doll’s Life – livingadollslife.blogspot.com/

Oh My Dollies – http://ohmydollies.blogspot.com/

Herstory AG – https://herstoryag.wordpress.com/

The Dolls of Texas –  https://thedollsoftexas.wordpress.com/

AG Doll Awesome – https://agdollawesome.wordpress.com/

Everything Fun Under the Sun – https://everythingfununderthesun.wordpress.com/

Wack a doodle dolls – http://wack-a-doodle-dolls.blogspot.com/

Doll Ventures Blog – https://dollventuresblog.wordpress.com/

The Dolls Between Us – https://dollsbetweenus.wordpress.com/

American Girl Doll News – http://americangirldollnews.com/

Daily Delights Blog – https://dailydelightsblog.wordpress.com/

Amazingly Adollable – https://amazinglyadollable.wordpress.com/

Mini Mad! – https://wereallminimadhere.wordpress.com/

Dolls With A Passion – https://dollswithapassion.wordpress.com/

AG Dolls and Fun – https://agdollsandfun.wordpress.com/

The Blog of All Things Lovely – https://dailydelightsblog.wordpress.com/

American Girl Guide – https://americangirlguide.wordpress.com/

Treasured Friendships With a Flair – https://treasuredfriendshipswithaflair.wordpress.com/

Canadian Doll Notebook – https://canadiandollnotebook.com/

Am I Cute Or What? – http://amicuteorwhat014.blogspot.com/

Endlessly Writing Blog – https://endlesslywritingblog.wordpress.com/

The Girl Upstairs – https://theupstairsgirl.wordpress.com/

 

-IrishAG

Cousin Fun: Part 3 By IrishAG

Can you handle more cousin fun?  XD

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Our cousin’s one-room schoolhouse.  Dosen’t Kirsten look adorable in bun buns?

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Looking for the perfect pumpkin…

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Kaya: This one’s mine!

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Family photos.

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Coconut’s running away!

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Caroline: I got him!

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A little spotlight on Kaya.

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Saying goodbye.

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The second we got home, Julia fell asleep.

That concludes cousin fun for now!  Another sleepover is in the works, and you know what that means…

MORE COUSIN FUN!!!!

-IrishAG

Cousin Fun: Part 2- Caroline and Julia in Fall By IrishAG and Frozenlover626

To Continue Our Thrilling Cousin Fun…

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First off, Caroline is a GORGEOUS doll.  I would get her if we didn’t already have 3 blonde blue eyed dolls. 🙂  This is not the best picture of her, better ones are below…

Now for the pics!

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Our cousins have a lamp post in their yard!  How awesome is that?

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Bird’s-eye view.

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This rock is perfect for AG dolls.

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Caroline: Let’s play hide-and-seek!

Julia: Okay…

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C: 1,2,3,4…

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Coconut: Woof!

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Julia: Ssssh!

Caroline: Found you!

Julia: Let’s go to the playset!

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All: Wheee!

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And these next two pics were staged by Frozenlover626!

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The stone table!

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BCFs!!!

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I ❤ this pic!

Thanks, Frozenlover626!

-IrishAG

Cousin Fun: Part 1 By IrishAG

We had a sleepover with our cousins over the weekend, and I took A LOT of pics.  I’ll make a few posts with them.

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On our way…

Our cousins and their dolls:

Booklover3000- Kaya, Ruthie, Elizabeth

Gymnast05- Kit, Kirsten, Felicity

Frozenlover626-Caroline, Elsa, Merida

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Julia met her cousins for the first time.  She was a little shy, but Elsa immediately bonded with her.

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Kaya’s a big tree-hugger. 🙂

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Group shots.

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Playin’ around.

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Felicity and Saige on an adventure.  Saige loves new places to climb! 🙂

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Everything is awesome!

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Silly Elsa!

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Monkey see, monkey do!

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Cousins forever!

Behind the scenes:

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Julia has huge kitty envy. 🙂

That’s all for now!  Do your dolls have cousins?

-IrishAG

Duct Tape Fashion: a Photoshoot

001 Felicity in a tie-dye mini-dress, working at the snack cart!

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Josefina in a lovely evening gown.

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Kirsten in a Hawaiian-inspired maxi skirt and top.

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Felicity and Nellie in matching duct tape fashion! 🙂

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And that finishes our photoshoot!

Behind the Scenes:

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Here’s the photoshoot you asked for!  Have you ever made a duct tape dress for your doll?

-IrishAG

Elves In My Backyard: a Photostory

Have you ever wondered where elves live?  I caught them on camera.  In my backyard.

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I was sitting in my backyard, admiring my shoes, when I heard a sound.  I ran to investigate.  And when I found the source, I couldn’t believe my eyes!

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“Ooooh, look at this tree!  It needs water!  There you go. Cherry Blossom, come here!”   A blond elf in a fancy white cape pulled water out of the air and poured it on the tree’s roots.

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“That’s tree number… I don’t know, 999?”  A brunette elf in a pink cape appeared, looking slightly grumpy.  “These flowers are much prettier.”

“You just think that because you’re a flower elf,” pouted the blond elf.

“I still don’t see why we have to stop at every tree in creation to care for it, Rinna!” replied Cherry Blossom.

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“Queen Elaina told us the Wise One was here someplace, and these trees are in shoddy shape,” said Rinna,  (Excuse me!  I thought.) “It’s my duty as a water elf to care for them.”

“Let’s not keep the queen, then,” suggested Cherry.

I followed Cherry and Rinna discreetly, half-curious.  They appeared to be looking for “the wise one”, whoever that was.  I wanted to see what creepazoid was living in my yard.

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Cherry was looking everywhere, but Rinna seemed more interested in the trees.

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“This is so cozy!” said Rinna.

“I’ll try it out,” said Cherry,”WOW!”

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“Is the Wise One here?”  mumbled Cherry.




At  3pm, Rinna suggested they sit and rest.

“That sounds great!” said Cherry.

“In a tree!” squealed Rinna.

“You’ve got to be kidding me.” muttered Cherry.

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“Isn’t this nice?” said Rinna.

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“I suppose.  But where do you think the Wise One could be?” Cherry said.

“Hmmm.  Maybe he’s hiding from us.”

I heard a low chuckle from the ground.  Apparently, so did they.  Rinna and Cherry hopped right out of the tree and saw…

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“IT’S THE WISE ONE!!!” screamed Rinna.

“Sheesh, calm down.” Cherry held her hands to her ears.

The garden gnome??? I thought.

“Wise One, our Queen Elaina wants you to tell us your secret: how do you stay in the human world so long without anybody noticing you?”

“Well, people here like me as a garden decoration.  I’ve divided my magic amongst all garden gnomes, and now I can never die as long as someone has a garden gnome.”

That makes sense.

“I see you have a friend,” said the Garden Gnome, gesturing towards me.

Uh-oh.

They both turned around… and spotted me.

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“Have you been spying the whole time?!?” Cherry fumed.

“Well…yes-…” I stammered.

“Oh my.  Well, just don’t follow us into Elfwyld, and keep the gnome.”  Rinna said practically.

“Let’s go before any more pests come!” Cherry said.

“Bye!” Rinna said.

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The End

As you can see, I’m obcessed with making capes!  Do you have elves in your backyard?  Tell us in the comments! 🙂

-IrishAG

Diy No-Sew Anna Cape for AG Dolls! By IrishAG

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I love the movie Frozen, so I thought it would be fun to make a tutorial for the Anna cape!  You could also use this tutorial for a colonial cape for Felicity, a hobbit cape, or any doll that needs a cool cape! 🙂  It requires no sewing AT ALL, and I did it start to finish in less than an hour, including stops to figure it out and take photos.  You can do it!

You’ll need:

  • felt
  • fabric scissors
  • ribbon
  • measuring tape
  • piece of scratch paper
  • pencil
  • pins

Step 1:

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Cut out a square of felt 18 1/2″ long and 10 1/2″ wide.

Step 2:

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Fold your fabric in half, and cut a soft curve at the bottom.  Unfold your fabric.

Step 3:

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Use your piece of scrap paper and cut a rough half circle, shown above.  Pin to a new piece of felt, and cut around the paper. (I used an old doodle page 🙂 )

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Unpin the paper from the felt.  The felt should look like the felt in the right picture.

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Your diameter should be about 10″.  Fold the straight part in half, and pin.

Step 6:

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Every 1″, cut  a small slit. DON’T CUT THE SLITS TOO NEAR THE TOP OF THE FABRIC!!!  THEY WILL RIP!

Step 7:

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When you finish cutting, unpin the fabric.                          The slits should look like this.

Step 8:

Okay, I didn’t take a photo. Sorry!  Line up the half-circle piece of fabric with your rectangle of fabric, and cut slits in the rectangle fabric, on the top, in the same places as the half-circle fabric’s slits.  You will want to pin the rectangle fabric like you did with the half-circle.  Then unpin, and overlap the two fabric pieces.

Step 9:

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Now that your pieces are overlapped, take your ribbon and weave it through the slits, as shown above.

Step 10:

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Take the two ends of the ribbon and scoot the fabric towards the middle, but not too close.

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Once you have gathered to your preference, knot the ends to keep it in place.

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Round the bottom of the cape a bit more, or leave it to trail behind the doll. (For an Elsa cape.)

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And you’re done!  I later did some simple decorative stitching on the borders, but you can leave it plain.

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My ribbon was a bit on the wee side, but you could always change it out!

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This pic shows the train.  This is longer than the one in the film.

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If you want to make a matching cape for yourself, go to thedisneykids.com for their tutorial!

Did you like the tutorial?  Did you make a cape?  Tell us in the comments!

-IrishAG

 

 

Poll Results! By IrishAG

First of all, I want to thank y’all for making my blog a success!  I truly appreciate all the kind support you have given me this past week.  The blog is made possible by you guys!  🙂   And thank you so much for responding to the blog poll!

And now, to buisness!  (Random Aslan quote 🙂 )

A photoshoot: 44%

A craft: 44%

A quiz: 11%

A craft and a photoshoot tied!  I’m going to do both this week, hopefully tomorrow…

*Update* The cape craft and the duct tape photoshoot are now posted.

Thanks again, you guys!

-IrishAG

Review: Fair Isle PJs By Gymnast03

         Hey guys!  I’m Gymnast03, and today I’m reviewing the fair isle pajamas.

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I LOVE these pj’s!  I got them last year at AG place.

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The top has silver and pink snowflakes and  little green stitches on it.   I like the embelishments!  I don’t really like the ribbed fabric though.

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I like everything about these pants!!!

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These are really cozy looking!  There is dark pink fur on the top and a soft sole.  The pink fur on the top is really soft!

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I love this outfit on Saige!

-Gymnast03