*Please note that none of these posts are sponsored, and all products were purchased by myself*
It’s been such a long time since i did a post highlighting great works in the handmade/indie sphere, but i’ve found so many great things recently that i think i’m going to revive it!
Bunny and Buddy are best friends, and a lot of their games are spent play acting themselves. It cracks me up. They will take whatever doll or animal they can find and turn it into a version of themselves. So i decided i wanted to make them some ragdolls that looked like them. HA. After a long time looking at patterns, and trying to find inspiration all over the web, i kept coming back to Roving Ovine. I couldn’t stop thinking about them, and knew that they were much better than i could ever accomplish on my own. Sometimes its best to accept your strengths and weaknesses, and i am not a doll/stuffed toy maker.
Laura makes the most gorgeous rag dolls, her prices are amazing, as is her customer service, and you can even customize the dolls to look exactly like you want. Happy dance.
So i showed her a few dolls of hers that i liked, described my kids, their likes and dislikes, and these are the Bunny and Buddy dolls she created for me. Aren’t they kick ass amazing?! I love them so much!!!
Needless to say, Bunny and Buddy adore their dolls, they drag those dolls all over the house playing games. it’s awesome. I also really love the fact that Buddy’s doll isn’t too much of a doll. You know? I wanted to be a careful getting a doll that for boy that was definitely for a boy, and not a “baby doll”. Does that make sense? kinda?
Anyway, I really want to get one for baby birdie too, but i really want to wait until she is at least a toddler so we know what to make hers look like. I think she’ll enjoy that more.
So if you are looking for a truly amazing handmade doll for your kids, or a gift for someone elses other little love, I highly highly recommend Roving Ovine!