Camp Dolliwatha: Camping!

Hi! Jordan and I went camping today! We set up our tent and ate outdoors.

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I even did a little hiking!

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Jordan mostly stayed comfortable inside the tent with some snacks. 😀  But we still had fun.

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-Hazel ❤

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Camp Dolliwatha: Make Marshmallows and Granola

Hi! Today I’m going to show you how to make granola and marshmallows out of clay for your dolls. Copy of Copy of Make a Cut Tied Back Summer Tank Top. Perfect for Camping

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So first I used some golden brown clay and formed it into a cashew shape using a toothpick.

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Then I pretty much randomly used nut like colors and made a tear drop shape XD I guess the green ones can pass as pumpkin seeds? I don’t know.

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Next to make the marshmallows you can roll out some white clay and then put the base on the ground and press it down with your finger.

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It gives it kind of a more natural shape.

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Finally after you have made as many as you want you can grab a skewer and make a little hole at the bottom of your marshmallow.

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Make sure your whole is a tiny bit bigger than the skewer because it gets a little smaller when you bake it.

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I tried to make one where it looked a little toasted, but it didn’t really look natural, but you could try!

Then put your things in the oven (without the skewers) for however long it says on your package of clay.

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While your waiting for your things to bake you can cut up some skewers to be your sticks for the marshmallows. I made mine 15 cm (6 in) long.

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And there you have it!! After everything has been baked you can find a little bag for your granola and stick your skewers into the marshmallow. If yours are loose I advise putting in a little bit of hot glue, but my fit snug without glue.

I have another post coming later to make up for yesterdays absence so stay tuned 🙂

-Hazel ❤

P.S  If you made this craft, email Loren up to three pictures at happyhouseofag@gmail.com. She’ll include your photo(s) in the weekly Camp Dolliwatha recap post on Saturday!

Camp Dolliwatha: Make a Hiking Stick For Your Dolls

Copy of Make a Cut Tied Back Summer Tank Top. Perfect for Camping

Hey! Today on Camp Dolliwatha I’m going to show you how to make a hiking stick!DSC_0862You will need:

  • Tape
  • Different colored paints
  • paintbrushes
  • scissors
  • A straight branch
  • glitter (optional)

(You don’t actually need a hot glue gun or ribbon I just thought I was going to add something else to the tutorial, but I didn’t so just ignore those)

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First I used a knife to cut off the outside bark, though you don’t really need to do that, but if you do make sure to get an adult to help you. And then I painted over it with one color. (Keep in mind this color will only be partially visible in the end)

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Next after the stick was dry I cut some tape in half and wrapped it around the stick in a patterned order.

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Then after I had gone all the way down the stick with tape I painted over it again with a different color.

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Next I cut some tape in a cool pattern and wrapped it around the stick, but you could stay with just stripes.

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Then I painted it with a final layer of purple paint and glitter. But the glitter is optional.

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Finally after everything had dried, I peeled off all the tape and then it was done!

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Now you have a fun and colorful walking stick for hiking!

-Hazel  ❤

P.S  If you made this craft, email Loren up to three pictures at happyhouseofag@gmail.com. She’ll include your photo(s) in the weekly Camp Dolliwatha recap post on Saturday!

 

Camp Dolliwatha: Make a Cute Summer Tank Top!

Hi! Today at camp I’m going to show you how to make a cute Tied Back Tank Top!

Make a Cut Tied Back Summer Tank Top. Perfect for Camping

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All you need is a sock and fabric scissors.

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First cut your sock in half. It doesn’t really matter which end you use, but since this one has a cute bow at the top I used that end.

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Next cut arm holes in the side of your shirt.

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Then put the top on your doll and put her hair up out of the way and throw the draw strings over her shoulder.

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Next I cut four lines on each side of the cut. But in the end I cut off the top one (that’s a little thicker than the others) and didn’t tie it.

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Finally you need to start tying them together, until all of them are done up.

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And you’re finished!

Now your doll can wear this to the beach or on a camping trip!

It’s super easy to make a lot of these if you just buy a bunch of cute inexpensive socks.

Your Camp Counselor,

-Hazel ❤

Camp Dolliwatha Week 5 Welcome!

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Hello and welcome to Camp Dolliwatha Week Five! I’m your counselor Hazel.

This weeks theme is Outdoor Adventure!

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Here’s a scheduled for the week:
Day 1 (Mon. 15): Make a Cute Summer Tied Back Tank Top

Day 2 (Tues. 16) Make a Walking Stick for Your Dolls

Day 3 (Wed. 17)

Day 4 (Thurs. 18) Make Camp Food For Your Dolls. Plus, A Camping Photo Story.

Day 5 (Fri. 19) Stargazing, and, Zip-lining.

(This list is subject to change)

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So stay tuned this week!

-Hazel   ❤

p.s Remember to send pictures of anything you made this week to happyhouseofag@gmail.com and Loren will post them on her blog.

Mabel Pines

Hi! Last night I was busy making the third journal from Gravity Falls for my dolls! For those of you who don’t know, Gravity Falls is a TV show that I just love. So here’s some pictures of Hazel dressed up as Mabel.

 

 

 

 

 

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Here is what Mabel actually looks like and above is the journal.

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And to end with a quote from Mabel: “I’ll be there with you, brother. Whatever happens, I’ll be right here, supporting you every step of the–OH MY GOSH A PIG!!!!!

Would you like to see a tutorial on how to make it?

Have a great day.  🙂

-Anna

Fun Outdoor Ideas (For Girls and Dolls) #1

Hi! I’ve been spending a lot of time outside lately because of the amazing weather we have been having and I thought I’d share some ideas for things to do outside. I have tips for girls and play ideas you can do with your doll. So lets get started.

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My first activity is…. join a team sport!

Now that may seem like a pretty obvious thing to do, but if you’ve never done it before here’s some tips to make it more enjoyable.

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Tip #1: Find a sport you love.

(Again, pretty obvious.) When you’re looking for a new sport don’t limit yourself to what all your friends are doing. Try something different. Maybe your friend is awesome at baseball, but it’s just not your thing. Don’t force it. Go for something your really love. There’s lots of different options to try this time of year.

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Tip #2: Make lots of new friends

You’re not the most outgoing person and when all the other girls are talking at the end of practice you just keep to yourself. Ever been in that situation? I have. It’s not much fun. If your a shy person try to break out of your shell a bit. Take baby steps. Talk to someone who looks nice. Smile and give compliments. The more new people you meet and the more friends you make the more fun it is to play together.

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Tip #3: Don’t let losing or winning effect things

Remember all the times you parents said to you “it’s not about winning, it’s about having fun”? Well it’s true. Don’t worry so much about how many goals you made or how many times you missed just keep in mind how much you’ve improved and how much fun you have.

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Now those are my tips for girls and here are my tips for doll play.

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Outfit Idea: Hazel is wearing a pair of shorts from an AG soccer outfit and her T-shirt was made by my grandma and I cut the sleeves off and I used the sleeves for soccer “socks”. Also on the tank top I used a anchor stamp and colored it with fabric pens and stamped it.

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I used a soccer ball from the same AG outfit and here’s a tutorial on how to make a Doll Soccer Net.

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Hope you enjoyed! I have two more ideas to try coming soon  🙂

-Anna