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TBC Crafters 72 – Tea Set for Dollies

Little Miss Porky falls in love with making stuff for her dolls. She used a few of her supplies to make tea cups and sugar bowl for her little ones. I remember when I was a little girl, I enjoyed role-playing game. I and my sister pretended to be princesses having afternoon teas and discussing fashion ideas for our paper-dolls. We used the miniature tea sets and pretended to eat and drink. Miss Porky does not have a sister. Her brother is approaching the age that he starts to find role-playing is sometimes boring. So, most of the time, Miss Porky plays with her dolls. She loves her dolls and each of them has a name. She plays with them, sleeps with them and even would bring them to the bathroom when she takes a shower. Her dolls wait for her inside the bathroom.

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Ingredients: 

1 x Craft Bead (used for making necklace/bracelet)

1 x Perler Bead (used for melty bead craft)

1 x button (the same size of the craft bead would be perfect)

Glue Stick

Scissors

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How to make the craft?

(1) Cut the Perler Bead opened, then cut it in half. We just need half to make one cup.

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Miss Porky said that it did not have to be perfect, the cup is tiny anyway, not really see too much details.

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(2) Use the glue stick to attach the half perler bead (cup handle) to the craft bead (cup).

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(3)  Use the glue stick to attach a button to the bottom of the craft bead as the bottom of the cup. Set it aside to dry.

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(4) Use a bigger button as the saucer of the cup. Cut a small piece of wooden toothpick as the teaspoon.

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(5) Attach 2 handles to the craft bead to make it a sugar bowl. Insert a small bead inside the “sugar bowl” and a small piece of wooden toothpick as the teaspoon.

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TBC Crafters 71 – Make Up Set for Dolly

My daughter Miss Porky really falls into making stuffs for her dolls these days. During the summer vacation when she has no summer camp, she discovered some channels in Youtube and watched how these Youtubers made things for their Barbie or Bythe or High School Monster dolls. I am kind of concerned and not concerned – she is mature/well-behaved enough to watch videos in Youtube. We have mutual understanding what can be watched and what cannot. I also monitor what they have watched by checking the watch history. Both of my children understand and know that their privileges would be taken away if they violate the rules.

What I concerned is that Miss Little Porky has made a whole bunch of crafts that I just cannot stand for her making the home a mess. She has paper scraps, cut pipe cleaners, beads, ribbon strips everywhere and glue stick on my computer table (which is also used as our craft table). Every night after I get off from work and open the front door, Miss Porky jumped out and has 2 sparkling eyes on her face, all excited and eager to show me what she has made. I am really happy that Miss Little Porky finds something that she likes, possibly she would be just like me – love crafting for the whole entire life!

Let me show you one piece of the dolly “project” that she has made a few weeks ago. (I know, I have been lazy and this should be posted earlier…) It contains 2 items- the eye-shadow palette and the nail polish bottles.

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TBC Crafters 69 : Eraserhead Dolls

Little Miss Porky cannot wait to share her creative ideas these days. Ever since I showed her this blog and her little brain started to loop. She would excitedly show me some cute little things and then share how she do it. In fact, she has already made a few craft projects and has asked me to write posts to show everybody, particularly kids who like arts and crafts as much as she does.

This eraserhead dolls idea is purely 100% her creation. I only managed to do the final touch-up to heat seal the ribbons. Of course, Miss Porky is too young to use a lighter or a glue gun. I would be the quality control and gate-keeper of her works.

I have once thought of making a sub-page for Miss Porky, maybe naming it Miss Porky’s Creation. But, she disliked the idea and she said that “Girly Creation” is perfect as the ideas/projects shared here are for girls. She would like to stick to my blog and it is a small piece of mother-and-daughter space, just for two of us.

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TBC Crafters 67 – Doll’s Dress Made with Sock 2

Ms. Little Porky loves making clothes for her Barbie doll. This piece was purely her work. I just took pictures and “recreated” her works. I cannot believe that she could make it herself and she did not ask for her or idea. 100% purely my Ms. Little Porky’s work!!!! She was so excited to learn that I would post it in my blog and this was the first time I mentioned about my “Girly Creation” blog. Ms. Little Porky loved the blog name and she was terribly happy when I told her that I would create a sub-page for her. She asked me all the time these days if I would put her projects online. I am now seriously thinking about the plan to let Ms. Little Porky showing her “girl’s creativity” and hopefully persuade more kids to enjoy being crafters.

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Again, this is a simple craft project that you need only very limited materials. And, you possibly only need no more than a minute. Let’s start! Continue reading

TBC Crafters 66 – Doll’s Dress made with Sock

I bet that every family with kids would have a lot of single socks, ripped socks, old socks that your kids have outgrown from. What would you do to these socks? Donate them to thrifty stores? Hands down to other families with kids? Used them as utility towels to wipe down dirt? Or simply just throw away? If you have a daughter who loves to play with her Barbie doll, you should take a look of this project that I made some time ago with my baby Porky. Because of writing this post, I made a new dress for Porky’s Barbie doll tonight with Porky’s favorite Hello Kitty sock that she has outgrown from and it also has a small hole at the bottom, plus we have lost one of the pair.

To make a dress using a sock, I only need a sock and a pair of scissors, maybe a small rubber band that is used to tie Porky’s hair.

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To start…..

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