Monday, March 31, 2008

All Dollies Are Beautiful

Sunday when I was shopping with friends at the Long Beach Flea Market I was walking by a booth when I spied two big crates of old doll parts. Jane and I screamed in glee (glee? :). Our friend Bonnie a little skeptical as we dug into the dirt and sawdust to pull out doll legs and bodies and heads.
Here's a few in the trunk of my car for the trip home.

When I got home I decided to store my little dolly parts in this terraium for safe keeping....don't they look cute?

I can just imagine how cute this little baby doll was when she was brought home and placed in a little girl's loving arms. Did she scream with Glee? (glee? :) Did she have tea parties and long talks with her owner? Today even without a body she seems happy to me. I can't wait to use her in an art piece so she will bring new memories to others.

Hey, look Ma I have a new body! Ha ha I had a new wire dress form sitting in the garage and thought I'd try a doll's head on the mannequin....too cute.

It's so true, one person's trash is another person's treasure. I love, love these dollie parts and can't wait to use them. If you have any ideas of what I can do with them, please leave me a comment. Have a great day!


Anonymous said...

I luv our girls... I agree all dollies are beautiful and meant for all types of play!

MarysMadness said...

They look cool in the terrarium. Love the body form. Can't wait to see what you do with them.

I always love a good sale and a good buy!

~*~Patty said...

Oh you lucky duck to happen upon such treasure, or did these dollies find you :) That is a rescue mission I certainly could not have passed up = amazing! At a hoity toity shoppe in a horsey town outside the Wash DC VA area, I saw these wonderful assemblage dolls. They were made using a tin for the body, ball point pens for arms, I forget what for legs, but you get the idea AND of course you need a doll head, actually doll arms or legs would be way cool as well! I see there is a real live doll also, what a precious little one. Fun visiting your blog. I have big plans and a big mess waiting to do some altered art dolls :) Oh and those dolls I mentioned started at 300$ a piece! Flea markets what could be more fun!