I picked this big bed post up for $15. I plan to make quite a few projects out of it. Since the post dolls that I made a few months ago are still a huge hit, I thought I’d make a couple more – with a fun twist!
First, I cut the two knobs off.
I made my own chalk board paint, using a mixture of Plaster of Paris, water and paint. I used this for the dolls face.
I painted the bodies and hair with regular acrylic paint.
The girls LOVED them.
I asked ‘How can we make them happy?’ She, being very wise beyond her 2.5 years, handed me the chalk and said ‘draw them happy!’ (I was actually hoping she’d say – ‘they could share!’)
I wiped their faces and drew happy smiles.
She said ‘there!’
With a little prompting ‘they look happy… I wonder why they feel happy?!’ Phoebe answered ‘they are sharing now” 🙂
Later, when they wiped the dolls faces clean, Phoebe said ‘she’s sad ’cause she’s cold…’
So we found some hats and made felt scarves.
What do you think?!
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Thanks for reading and sharing❤️