Art dolls – handmade vs mass-produced

Handmade dolls are truly one of a kind Of course I’m biased. My personalised made-to-order handmade art dolls are unique and special.  I do understand there’s a market for mass-produced dolls, particularly those that are made for children to play with.  And let’s face it, most of us have adored one favourite doll that we…

Meet the maker – an American miniature furniture designer, Kathleen Hancock

I’m super excited to announce my new collaboration with an amazing upholstered furniture maker, Kathleen Hancock. Her beautifully styled miniature furniture and fantastic quality will no doubt complement your art dolls. So, without further ado let me present, Kathleen Hancock. Could you tell us a little more about you and how you came to do this? Do…

The struggle of finding the perfect gift

Having Trouble Finding the Perfect Gift? As much as it’s exciting to treat someone you love to a nice gift, it can make even the hardiest among us break out into a cold sweat. You’ve been there, I’m sure. Maybe it’s your significant other’s birthday, or you’re looking for a Christmas gift they’ll love. But…

Why do we like to collect things?

There’s a collector in all of us.  Or so they say.   But what drives us to collect?  And when does it start? It’s known that our fascination for collecting starts in early childhood.  It’s the comfort blanket or cuddly toy that teaches us we can have an emotional bond with an object.  Something that…