Friday, February 27, 2009

Why Not Be Adventuresome?

Well, I decided that I was going to try something new this year. To try and make a type of doll that I haven't made as of yet.

Since I live with 1,796 dolls of my own creation you might be wondering exactly what kind of doll I haven't made yet.

Well, believe it or not but there are thousands of different types of dolls I haven't made and one of them is a beaded goddess art doll. Either with a clay face or with a cloth face.

I have been wanting to make one for quite some time. The problem is - lack of time. So, I thought that maybe if the bodies were already made then I could just embellish the rest. Maybe?

So, when I saw that Monica Magness of "Girl Gone Thread Wild" blog had a batch of 10 small goddess art forms for beading, painting & altering for sale on her GirlGoneThreadWild Etsy shop I decided to buy them! The doll bodies are between 4"-6" tall in size of various colors.

Now the question is how exactly should I finish them? I'm hoping that I'll be able to finish them all before next Christmas as I think they would make wonderful Christmas presents.

Oh, I can hardly wait!

I'm already thinking of the different beads and embellishments I might try. Hmmm..... Should I try clay faces or not? Hmmmm..... How many beads? Hmmmmm.... What else should I use to embellish them? Hmmmmmm.....

Oh, what a delightful adventure this is going to be. Wish me luck.


  1. Yay! I can't wait to see what you do. Definitely try the clay faces. They're so fun! I would love to send you some if you like. I broke my last beading needle and need to get back out to get one before I can bead any more dolls. :( I'm also out of muslin. lol But when that happens, I just make them out of whatever fabric I have and paint it. Isn't Monica at Girl Gone Thread Wild amazing? :)

  2. Hi, Lisa:

    I am excited. Just waiting for some time to go crafts shopping for some beads, embellishments, etc. I've got some ideas in mind for my dolls. Not sure exactly what I'll do yet.

    Thanks for the offer for the clay faces. Do you sell them? If so, I'd love to take a look at them.

    Have a great weekend.