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Ebay Promo Code

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Ebay Promo Code

Assortment of Items, Accessories and Deals with 25% off selected items! All coupons featured in the Promo Event may be redeemed for up to 3 transactions per ID.  You use this eBay Coupon for items in over 13 Categories.

Dad and Grads
Electronics
TV's
Computers
Tech Accessories
Clothing, Shoes and Accessories
jewelry and Watches
Home and Garden
Sporting Goods
Golf
Auto Parts and Accessories

This coupon code event is based on the Seller or eBay Store that is doing the sale and participating.  Here is the full list of eBay Promo Codes and who is participating.

 3ballsgolf
 beachcamera
 cafepress
 carpartswholesale
 eforcity
 golfetail
 grapevinehill
 jtandcompany
 poor_fish
 shoemall
 shoemetro
 smartbargains
 takrugs
 tigerdirect
 total_gym_outlet

Coupon Event Details
 
 · Dates: June 1 – June 21
  · Offers: vary (range from 5% to 40% off select items, $300 max discount per coupon)
  · Redemption period: expires at 11:59 PST on June 21, 2010
  · Coupon Usage: Up to 3 transactions allowed per coupon code per user ID, no min purchase amounts, must pay with PayPal; coupon applied to highest price coupon-eligible item in checkout
  · Redemption codes: vary by seller – 19 different codes

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Reasons why baby reborn dolls are so sought after

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Reborn baby dolls are being made a lot more  than they have ever been and as the popularity gains, a lot more people are turning into artists. This has a knock on effect where more fans are also becoming collectors as well. But why are they so desirable that can see them fetch upwards of 5000 dollars?

If you havent heard about these reborn babies before then you are in for a real surprise. They are thought of by some people as being creepy but this is due to their appearance. They definatly do appear like a real baby and there is no wonder some people are put of by this. However, this is surely a testament to the artists skill. Each to their own!

[ReviewAZON asin="B000R9CV1A" display="inlinepost"]Firstly, baby reborn dolls are seen by many as being cute, loveable and have an innocence about them like that of an actual baby. This makes them stand out from other collectables and can usually warm someone's heart to great lengths. This of course will often lead to impulse buys especially from people who have only just come across them. What is more important however is the fact that this can also lead to the newborn baby artist getting a loyal fan following.

Next, most people appreciate the skill of the artist and dedication that it takes to create a realistic reborn doll. Its not just a matter of dismantling it and reconstructing it again. Delicate layers of special paint are put on to create realistic flesh tones and veins while the entire head can be fiddly and awkward at first. Depending on the medium used, such as Genesis paints, single pieces may need baking or they will need to set first which will make the whole process quite laboured as well, so it may take a lot of hours to create a reborn doll from scratch.

Thirdly, is the fact that as these collectors items are hand crafted by reborn artists they will be unique. Some of us will take custom reborn baby orders where you have to create your needs or they can even make a doll from a photograph. You will often pay more for this, but you can ask for pretty much anything you want, such as pacifiers, heart beat and breathing simulators.

Finally, Dolls have been one of the most sought after collector items of all time and it is no difference here; Newborn dolls will continue the trend and are likely to become one of the most popular types ever, in collectible dolls.

How to Make a Bag for Your American Girl Doll

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How to Make a Bag for Your American Girl Doll

Does your American Girl Doll need a Bag for the Gym? A Tote for the Beach? A Purse for those Accessories? This is a basic straightforward method for creating a cute and unique doll accessory that can be used for several purposes. It can be made to any size you want and from many different materials. We've include a couple of videos to show some of the uniqueness that you can make on your own. You don't have to be crafty - it's that simple. and cute. Make an adorable purse out of denim, lace, cardboard, you an even use a Tic Tac container or Juicie. Use your creativity to imagine how you want it to look and you will be amazed at how you can make a bag to match all your American Girl Doll outfits.

These steps are not required for every bag. These steps listed are for a sewn or glued fabric bag. See the videos for more ideas on how to make a bag for your American Girl Doll.

Steps to Make a Doll Bag.

Cut 4 pieces of material from fabric:
One 3 1/4" x 2 1/4" (8.25cm x 5.7cm) rectangle (flap liner)
One 3 1/4" x 2" (8.25cm x 5cm) rectangle (front)
One 3 1/4" x 4 1/2" (8.25cm x 11.4cm) rectangle (back with flap)
One 15" x 1 3/4" (38cm x 4.4cm) rectangle (strap)
Optionally you can cut an additional piece for the trim 3 1/4" (8.25cm) wide.

Next, press one long edge of the flap lining 1/4" (6mm) to the wrong side and stitch. Repeat this step with the front piece.

Use your ruler to draw a line 3/4" (19mm) from the the short edge of the back with flap. Center your piece of trim over line and stitch in place. This step is optional.

Sew the flap liner, with all the right sides together all the way to the top of back flap where sides that are not sewn and top edges. Ensure that you attach the flap liner to the side of the back with flap with trim. Sew the front to the bottom of the back flap the identical way.

Cross sew through the layers along long sides of back with flap. Trim the seam to along the cross stitching. This will avoid too much fraying. Cut off corners close to stitching, turn to the right side and press.

Press the long edges of the handles 1/4" (6mm) to the wrong side. Repeat so that folded edges meet in the middle. Press again so the outside pressed edges meet. Stitch.

Place the ends of the handle 1/2" (12.7mm) within the inside of the top of the front and stitch in place.

Fold flap down and press. Enjoy your new doll purse!

More Suggestions

Try using different sizes of ribbon or pipe cleaners for the strap.
Use the side of the scissors to press and smooth out the corners.
Use Hot Glue or Glue Sticks instead of sewing thread.
Using different sizes of materials or items that support the fabric can add to different types of bags, like a doll backpack for school.

Common Materials Used:

About 1 foot of medium weight woven fabric
Matching thread
Ribbon
Sewing machine (alternatively; needle and thread; glue stick, hot glue gun)
Ruler
Scissors
Pen or fabric marker
Tape
Construction Paper

For safety, be careful when using scissors, needles, hot glue and sewing machines - following the warning labels.

American Girl Benefit Sale – 2010

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American Girl Benefit Sale Date for 2010

Have you ever been to the American Girl Annual Beneft Sale? If not, your missing quite an event and not to mention the best deals ever on American Girl Dolls. Every year for over the past 20 years, the Madison Chilrens Museum holds an event where they sale merchandise to that has been donated in order raise funds for children in need within Dane County Wisconsin. This year it is going to be held on July 17-18th, 2010. All spaces for crafters have been reserved, if you haven't held a booth before you will need to contact them for more information. Here is a link to the official event and tips for all you American Girl Shoppers. So what can you expect to find; a large variety of hand made gifts and doll accessories for sale that draws in thousands of shoppers from all over the country. Throughout every season, Madison Children’s Museum volunteers, repairs and restores products donated by American Girl, that the company has turned down as secondhand itmes or has accepted as customer returns.

Since inception they have raised around $14 million. For 2010 the effort produces up to 35 percent of Madison Children’s Museum’s annual operating budget. All these funds will be put to good use for the museum’s initiatives to supply exhibits and support the Family Access program, which supplies low-income families with free or subsidized use of the museum and it's programs.

The rest of the proceeds assist programs and services for children in Dane County through American Girl’s Fund for Children in need.

Annual Benefit Sale of American Girl Returns and Seconds
Saturday-Sunday, July 17-18, 2010
ABS Warehouse
8830 N. Greenview Drive
Middleton



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Madame Alexander Doll Club Convention St. Louis

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For 2010 the Madame Alexander Doll Club will have their annual convention June 23-26 in St. Louis, MO. The theme is “Meet Me in St. Louis,” and will include all of the conventional club activities and feature a special presentation by Gale Jarvis, the president of the Alexander Doll Company. He is a St. Louis native and will always keep guests up to date on announcements from the Madame Alexander company. Convention visitors will have the chance to go to workshops and courses, take part in designing contests, enter to win Madame Alexander dolls, and go to the “Meet Me at the Fair” dinner. Additional things to do involve an fun exhibit of five St. Louis landmarks, the Parade of Living Dolls, and a class for creating and making doll clothing. The convention is open to all collectors, not just club members.  For more information, visit the Madame Alexander Doll Club.

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Madame Alexander MADCC 10 DIAMOND LIL Cissette 1993 w Lots of Convention Extras
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American Girl Park Meadows Mall

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American Girl Doll had a Grand Opening on Saturday March 27 and Sunday March 28th at Park Meadows Mall in Lone Tree Colorado.   There is a schedule of upcoming events so you can plan accordingly.

Every girl in America has been fascinated by these cute dolls that were created to look just like you! Each American Girl Dolls face is expressive and has it's own style with new dolls being added to the line each year.  The grand opening was Douglas County, Colorado and had been anticipated across the country with Moms and daughters flocking to celebrate the store opening.

  • March 27: 9:00 a.m.
  • March 28: 11:00 a.m.

Girls and moms can enjoyed a large variety of activities including crafts, doll drawings, visit the doll hair salon for a new hairdo for your favorite doll or of course shop, shop, shop til you drop at the expansive variety of clothing, furniture, books and accessories to give your doll a one of a kind look.

The Park Meadows location also features a doll hair styling salon.

Upcoming special events at the new American Girl Doll Store:

April 11, 2010 -  Saturday - Addy's Quilt Craft

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Your girl can make her own paper quilt using traditional quilting patterns

  • Free and open to the public.
  • For girls ages 8 and up.

April 16, 2010 - Friday - 8:00 p.m. - Dazzling Doll ’Dos for Fancy Occasions

Learn to give your girl doll a fancy updo.  American Girl Doll hair stylists will share tips and tricks to create a ponytail veil or crown veil hairdo. Each girl will receive a goody bag filled with doll hair accessories and styling instructions.

  • Tickets: $24 per person
  • Reservations required; call toll-free 877-247-5223.
  • For girls ages 8 and up.

See the American Girl Doll Denver events calendar here for the current list of fun classes available.

Welcome to the Girl Doll Store

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Searching for a collectible doll that you can cherish for years. The Girl Doll Store showcases collectible dolls for sale that can be loved for years to come. American Girl, Barbie, Lee Middleton, Madame Alexander, Marie Osmond and My Twinn are some of the most cherished among doll collectors. These dolls feature historic characters and representations of iconic events that make them collectible. Not just a store but an Outlet where you can read doll reviews, see what's hot and a place to sell doll collections. The dolls we showcase for sale provide a savings of up to 80% off the retail price; this includes used and new condition.

american girl dolls All Three
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Christmas is coming American Girl Doll GT17 Auburn Hair Blue Eyes
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American Girl LE ISABELLE DANCE CASE for Dolls NEW Girl of Year 14 Dance
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