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I’ve added some more American Girl Doll Food and treats

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Recently I’ve made some more adorable pretend food for American Girl or 18″ dolls and added them to my etsy website.

I can make custom cakes and lollipops in colors of your choosing. They are great for party favors at an American Girl birthday or tea party.

Www.etsy.com/shop/dollduniya

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Valentine treats for American Girl Dolls

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Valentines day is coming soon. There is still time to get beautiful treats for your American Girl or other 18″ dolls.

Www.etsy.com/shop/dollduniya

Special 30% off coupon with code sweet30

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Cardboard table and chairs for American Girl or 18″ dolls

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My daughter had been asking for a table and chairs set for her American Girl dolls to play with and last night she said that she dreamed that I made it for her, so I had to make it today.

I made a table big enough for four dolls and two chairs to start with.

Supplies:
Cardboard box the size of the table you want
Extra cardboard for the chairs
Shelf liner or any color, I used wood grained from the dollar store
Scissors
Box cutter or exacto knife
Packing clear tape

I started by cutting the bottom and sides of the box leaving the top and corners as the legs. I reinforced the top of the box with tape.

Next I used the extra pieces of cardboard to make a chair using the doll as a guide for size, I cut a rectangle and bent in half and reinforced with tape, next I cut notches on each side and made two small rectangle sides for the chair and cut slits for the notches or tabs to go through.

I assembled and reinforced with tape and covered everything with the wood grain shelf liner.

My daughter loves the set and later I will have to make more chairs.

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Cardboard table and chairs for American Girl or 18″ dolls

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My daughter had been asking for a table and chairs set for her American Girl dolls to play with and last night she said that she dreamed that I made it for her, so I had to make it today.

I made a table big enough for four dolls and two chairs to start with.

Supplies:
Cardboard box the size of the table you want
Extra cardboard for the chairs
Shelf liner or any color, I used wood grained from the dollar store
Scissors
Box cutter or exacto knife
Packing clear tape

I started by cutting the bottom and sides of the box leaving the top and corners as the legs. I reinforced the top of the box with tape.

Next I used the extra pieces of cardboard to make a chair using the doll as a guide for size, I cut a rectangle and bent in half and reinforced with tape, next I cut notches on each side and made two small rectangle sides for the chair and cut slits for the notches or tabs to go through.

I assembled and reinforced with tape and covered everything with the wood grain shelf liner.

My daughter loves the set and later I will have to make more chairs.

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Twinkle toes for American girl or 18″ dolls

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My daughter loves her twinkle toes shoes and wished they had made some for her American Girl dolls. I started looking around for some plain tennis shoes that would fit and used gems to make our own.

Materials:

Plain toed tennis shoes that fit your doll -$4 from amazon
Tiny gems 1,500 for $2 from amazon
Hot glue gun and sticks

Glue the gems one or two at a time on the toes until all is covered.

They turned out very cute and I plan on making another pair for her other doll too.

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A sofa or couch for American Girl or 18″ dolls

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Today I made a sofa for my Daughter’s American Girl dolls.

This was simple and easy using just boxes, cardboard fabric, batting and hot glue.

I made the base from cardboard boxes and then the back and seat from cut rectangles of cardboard, as well as the two sides.

I hot glued the fabric on the bottom front and each of the sides. Then I put batting to cover the bottom rectangle seat and covered with fabric and glued in place. Next I folded batting two times to make a cushier back to the top part of the back rectangle and covered with fabric and again glued in place. I lastly attached the two sides and done.

You can make as big or small as you want. I made big enough for 3 dolls or for one to be able to lay down.

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How to make ice cream scoops and thin mint cookies for American Girl Dolls

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Tonight I tried my hand at making a couple of sweet play foods for my daughter’s American Girl dolls.

I used sculpty clay in white, dark brown and red.
Aluminum foil crumbled in a ball
Tiny 2 ounce size bowl to pretend serve

I took an amount of clay in any color for the ice cream and shaped into a scoop, you could use a measuring spoon or mold if you wish.
Next I textured it all over by pressing the aluminum foil ball all around.
I repeated for each scoop I wanted.
(For pink or strawberry I mixed a tiny piece of red with the white clay)

For the cookies I pressed a piece of clay to the size and shape of the cookies I wanted.

All were then baked at a 250 degree oven for 35 minutes.

I hope to make some more items as and when I get time.

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