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Dover, Arkansas, United States
Visit my official website: Paula's Doll House Hi, I'm Paula McGee, lazy daydreamer, owner & chief dollmaker here at the Doll House. I started designing my own dolls in 1998. I've done all sorts of handicrafts and arts in my time but once I began designing "dolls" I never turned back because any craft or art skill can be used in dollmaking artwork. I've been married to my best friend for 5 years this year and together we have 6 children and 2 grandchildren. My handsome beast is a truck driver and I've just started going with him on the big rig. YES, I make my dolls and write my patterns while ON THE TRUCK... I love traveling. I love God. I love art and doll making. I love teaching what I know and meeting other artists. Love, Paula

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Looking through the past

I have a few art doll bodies on my "to-do" shelf... all blank and un-costumed. So I happened upon my old sketchbooks full of faces I've drawn over the years and decided to put the sketches to use...

 the face is lightly inked onto the dolls head...


Then using my prismacolor pencils, sepia tone ink pens and a dab or two of white acrylic paint, she comes to life... now back to the worktable for a little costuming fun.
 
Love, Paula

Dulcie Faire - OOAK Art Doll


https://www.etsy.com/listing/210689018/ooak-cloth-fiber-art-doll-dulcie?ref=shop_home_feat_4
 
Dulcie FaireFace is 38 inches tall. Visit her Etsy Listing to learn more about her.
 
Love, Paula

Sunday, November 02, 2014

NOvember aLreaDy???

Good Morning Dolls,
I spent a couple of days last week in my favorite town and took some new fairies to my favorite gallery.... It was chilly, the town was bright and gloomy and cheerful and spooky all because it's Eureka Springs and because it was Halloween.
 There are my new dragonflie fairies in the ironwork tree with sparkles of crystal and stained glass suncatchers...
 
 My guardian angel and mermaid mother and child...
 
 
And there is the fabulous gallery, Fantasy & Stone - 81 Spring Street - Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
 
love, paula

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Mermaid Variations...

My little mermaids are going through a transition....
metal filigree beads...small glass bottle bead... fins and wings glittered and beaded.... Love, Paula

Mobile Art Doll Studio...

I have gone mobile.... Those who follow my facebook page will get weekly, almost daily, updates of my travels as I ride along with my handsome beast. My husband is a truck driver and I have just recently gotten the chance to go with him!

I Love It!

I remodeled a $3 suitcase with colorful paints and trims and it holds ALL my goodies for the week.


There ya go.... Love, Paula
 

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Howdy... Howdy... Howdy!!!

I'm updating this here old blog o mine... I'm on facebook more often simply because it's easier to update... INSTANT everything over there.

I happen to be running out the door at the moment... but please do check out my facebook page about my dolls https://www.facebook.com/paulasdollhouse

and see my etsy shop for lots of patterns that are instant download and classes too! I have a new one to add there as soon as I get a moment to sit a bit.... https://www.etsy.com/shop/paulasdollhouse

Later, Love, paula