Archive for the 'Soft Toys & Dolls' Category

Dress Up Dolls

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

dress up dolls

These beautiful, handmade dolls are dressed in three layers of one-of-a-kind clothing which encourage kids to tackle basics such as buttons and ties. Choose between Imma with dark skin and Louise with light skin.
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17″ x 15″

star US $56.00 from ModernTots

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A Day on Mars Finger Puppets

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

A day on mars finger puppets

Perfect for kids who love robots, martians and astro-dogs. The boxed set of four finger puppets will inspired hours of space scenario fun. Ages 3+

Stocking Stuffer

starUS $22.00 from MoMAstore

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Nightime Owl Cushion

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Nightime owl

Whooo! A lovely owl cushion to sit on a pillow and keep watch. The little pocket on its front is perfect for slipping in a tooth for the tooth fairy. Made from 100% colorfast brushed cotton flannel. 100% polyfil and washable.

7″ x 11.5″/ 18 x 29cm

star US $39.99 from Sprout Home

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Sonny Angel Animal Series

Friday, December 1st, 2006

Sonny Angel
This modern take on the original Kewpie doll comes with one of an assorted number of cute animal hoods. Each doll is made of PVC and is 3 inches high.

star US $6.95 from Kidrobot

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Animal Bags

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

Animal bags

What to do with all those soft toys which keep piling up in huge mounds in corners, on and under beds and across the floor? I bought my kids a couple of wicker baskets today but these wonderful Animal Bags would be the perfect answer. Big soft zip up bags which act as storage and a soft squooshy seat. (via) 2+ years

starUS $59.99 from Amazon

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Sunday, November 26th, 2006


These friendly little Lullaboos are constructed from the finest materials, including wool/cashmere blends, wool felt, and polyfill stuffing. Every aspect of the dolls has been given close attention to make sure that they are safe for children of all ages.

Size: approximately 9″ tall x 4″ wide

starUS $55 from lullaboos.etsy.com

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Russian Never Fall Doll

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

Plastic Russian Doll

This roly-poly, plastic retro Russian doll has weights in the bottom so it will never tip over. When gently knocked or bumped by a little person it rocks back and forth and makes a soothing jingly sound.

Size: comes in four sizes from 5.5″ high to 16″ high

starFrom US $18 For the smallest of 4 sizes from Plastica

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John Murphy’s Stupid Creatures

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

Stupid Sock Creature

Send John at Stupid Creatures a pair of CLEAN socks and some money and he will turn them into a one of a kind creature for you. You can make suggestions as to how many arms, legs, horns, ears, eyes and so on or you can leave John to weave (stitch) his magic and surprise you.

starUS $65.00 per creature, or $85 for a “Rush Job,” from Stupid Creatures

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Make-a-long Story doll patterns

Sunday, November 19th, 2006

Wee Wonderfuls Ideas

Download and print off the gorgeous Olive and Archie patterns from über craft-blog goddess Hillary Lang of Wee Wonderfuls. While these patterns are a little too complicated for most kids themselves to follow, they will make the perfect handmade holiday gift for your little ones.


star US $10 PDF download from Wee Wonderfuls


Thursday, November 9th, 2006


One of my favourite pre-Christmas excursions is to AK Traditions in Prahan. Their signature doll Dinara was designed here in Australia and each is made by hand in the Krygyz Republic in central Asia using beautiful natural textiles such as handmade wool felt and yarn. Dolls may vary according to the availability of fabrics and yarns. Please contact the store via email with your preferred currency and the code of the item you are interested in. The code for Dinara (above) is Dcd


starPrice on application from AK Traditions

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Black crochet owl

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

crochet owl

This black crochet owl by the ever fabulous Elisabeth Doherty from Gourmet Amigurumi is aproximately 5″ x 3″ (lying flat) and is completed with a glow in the dark star bead. A little cutie which would look very appealing sitting on a pillow or a desk.

starUSD $32.00 from Cut + Paste

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