Saturday, October 2, 2010

Playing dress-up with cardboard doll

When I was younger, my main entertainment at home would be playing the piano, painting, drawing, playing board games and cycling whenever my mum permits. I seldom watch television and or listen to the radio. So, I'll find ways to entertain myself during the school holidays or the weekends.

One of my favourite game would be to draw my own cardboard dolls, and create various outfits for my little cardboard doll. I would then play dress-up with my sister using the cut-out cardboard dresses, bags and even hats.

I made one set for Eryn almost 2 years back but the doll and dresses very quickly torn up as she was only 2+ old at that time. So, recently, I got some old recycled cardboard boxes to draw a doll with accompanying clothes for her to play. Cheap, entertaining and she loves it! Now, she's asking for more dresses to mix and match.

Cardboard doll and dresses for Eryn

Just some of the samples

Eryn playing with with her cardboard doll set.

6 comments:

jazzmint said...

wow...vy nice!! I'm vy malas, buy oni LOL

chanelwong said...

I remember those days my sisters and I too had the same one..

You DIY very nicely....

mumsgather said...

We used to diy too but now I don't buy or diy for my girl because she does not like paper dolls.

Alice Law said...

LOL, how creative you are... it's economical and practical!^-^

Mummy to QiQi said...

so super keng your drawing!!

Wonderful Life said...

reminds me of one of my childhood entertainments.

you're talented leh... nice drawing you've got there. your drawings like those drawn by fashion designers!

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