Doll Collecting Guide: Information for Doll Collectors
- Doll Collecting Glossary (37)
- Beginner's Collecting Guide (19)
- Doll Product Reviews (2)
- Doll Events (35)
- Buying Dolls (15)
- Auctions (38)
- Dollmaking and Costuming (107)
- Restoration and Repair (31)
- Museums (16)
- Clubs and Groups (12)
- Books and Magazines (22)
What can a doll collector do during the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer?
Suggestions on places to go and things to do for doll collectors during the Summer, including conventions, trips, projects and more!
Dolls, Collecting, and Popular Culture
How Television Shows like My Crazy Obsession, Pawn Stars, and Storage Wars Help Create Societal Views on Dolls, Doll Collectors and Collecting
Doll Collecting and Arthritis
Strategies and Products That Will Help You Cope if You Collect Dolls and Have Arthritis--Or Know Someone Who Does
Huguette Clark - Heiress, Mystery, Doll Collector
Hugette Clark was a Serious Doll Collector - Why I Dislike The Media's Treatment og Her as a Doll Collector
Top Reasons To Not Smoke Around Your Dolls
Recently, a family brought a beautiful collection of vintage Barbie dolls and clothing for me to purchase. They had described how mint the items were over the phone (never played with!) and I was very excited to see the collection. Unfortnately, as soon as the family walked in the door, I became anxious...I could smell that they were smokers. And then they opened up the doll case, and I was sadde…
What Will Happen To Your Doll Collection When You Are Gone?
What will happen to your doll collection when you are gone? - Considering options.
Most Important Things for Doll Collectors to Know About the 2009 Fall…
Whenever eBay changes their rules, features and policies. they reverberate through the ranks of doll collectors that both buy and sell on eBay. The Fall 2009 changes will impact everyone tradking dolls on eBay. Here are some of the most important things you need to know about the Fall 2009 release.
Ten Ways To Collect Dolls In a Down Economy
Collecting dolls doesn't have to be an activity that breaks the bank! Here are 10 ways to enjoy collecting dolls even when the economy is down.
Doll Collecting 101- A Complete Guide to Doll Collecting
A complete guide to collecting dolls, from antique to modern. How to identify and value dolls, what to look for when buying dolls, how to preserve and take care of dolls, and much more.
New Year Resolutions for Doll Collectors.
New Year Resolutions that every doll collector should make.
Ways To Decorate For Christmas Using Dolls
There is no better time of the year to display dolls than during Christmas. Here are my favorite ways to decorate your home for Christmas using dolls.
What's Wrong With Pinkitis?
What's Wrong With Pinkitis? Why it is OK to embrace your inner girl and love all things pink.
eBay Stores: The New Fee Increases Are Now in Effect
The new, higher eBay Stores increases now in effect, and sellers are still angry.
The Garage Sales Hunt for Dolls - 2006
How eBay Has Changed Hunting For Dolls at Garage Sales
Top 10 Tips For Great Doll Photography
10 tips to make your doll photographs shine.
You Know You're A Serious Doll Collector When....
This hilarious humour section takes a look at some of things that make us KNOW when we've got the doll collecting bug...and we've got it bad! You will be ROTFWL (Rolling On The Floor With Laughter....)
How To Collect Dolls
Where to find dolls, and how and why to collect them--helpful hints for new and old collectors. From your About.com Guide.
The Garage Sale Hunt
It's still possible to find wonderful dolls at garage sales--find out all the tricks of experienced doll hunters! From your About.com Guide.
Moving Your Dolls
Your dolls are here. You need to be there. Now what? Tips for moving, packing, and traveling with dolls. From your About.com Guide.
Tips For Attending Live Doll Auctions
My tips for surviving doll auctions and going home with the dolls you want. From your About.com Guide.
Local Auctions: Dusty, Disorganized Fun!
They're dusty, disorganized, and fun! Learn what type of doll treasures you can find for your collection AND for your dollmaking at local auctions! From your About.com Guide.
Doll Photography I: Cameras and Scanners
You want to share your doll collection with the world! Learn about photographing dolls (especially for the Internet) here. From your About.com Guide.
Doll Magazine Roundup
It's a jungle out there--a jungle of almost 20 doll magazines published in the USA! Find your way through the jungle here. From your About.com Guide.
Buying And Selling Dolls Online
Valuable advice on how to protect yourself when buying and selling dolls (or anything!) on the Internet. From your About.com Guide.
The About.com Dolls Forum
Our active online doll community--separate areas for Barbie, Doll Collecting, Doll Identification, Dollmaking and collector introductions.
Doll Photography II: Doll Details
Our series continues with information on how to get pictures of those tiny doll details, doll marks, and small dolls that can be difficult to capture. Learn my secrets here. From your About.com Guide.
Doll Photography III: Lighting and Backgrounds
More on doll photography--how to light your dolls, what backgrounds to use, and other tips and tricks to make your doll photos shine! From your About.com Guide.
Doll Photography IV: Software for Photos on the Internet
The final article in the Doll Photography series concentrates on photo editing software to help you get YOUR dolls on the Internet. From your About.com Guide.
NRFB Dolls: Necessary Evil or Overkill?
Vintage and Modern Play Dolls: must they be kept NRFB? From your About.com Guide.
Collection Explorer Software
Software that helps you organize your doll collection with your computer for $42. Cannot order the software online.
The Kristana Spa Confidential
One of the few doll collecting blogs on the Internet.
Celebrated Author Anne Rice Discusses Her Doll Collection And…
Author Anne Rice discusses her doll collection and her reasons for selling her doll collection at auction through Theriault's.
Tips and Tricks for Revitalizing Doll Displays
By using a little imagination and a little time, and very little money (if any!) you can quickly fix dull doll displays.