Thursday, March 31, 2011
LITTLE SALLY SLEEPYHEAD. "To make a real doll house toy of sleepy little Sally, paste these pictures on heavy paper and cut them out. Color the pictures with crayons or water colors to make them very dainty and pretty." This cut-out appeared in the Tribune on April 05, 1925.
BUNNY'S TROUBLES. "Here is a lively new game for the News boys and girls, something like the donkey game, excepting that "Bunny" has lost one his ears instead of his tail, as the donkey did." This cut-out game appeared in newspapers in 1902.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
"The beastie was really a prince in disguise/ Who turned out to be very gentle and wise;/ If you judge other folks in a tolerant way/ You will find that the same thing can happen today." This little beastie paper doll appeared in newspapers in March of 1941.
"The beauty was kind, and her kisses released/ The prince from the spell that had made him a beast;/ In those times a beast was lucky, some ways - But beauties don't bother with beasts nowadays!" This Beauty paper doll appeared in newspapers on March 30, 1941. Modern Fairy Tale Cutouts was a paper doll series by Addie R. Woodruff that ran in many newspapers. Get out your crayons or colored pencils and make Beauty a real beauty.
"An EASTER parade to color, cut out, paste and stand." This cut-out by A. W. Nugent appeared in newspapers on April 16, 1933.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Mercedes Moniz was a member of the Aunt Elsie Paper Doll Club. This young lady had a lot of talent in drawing paper dolls. Cheryl and her Easter Wardrobe appeared in the Tribune on April 16, 1933.
Monday, March 28, 2011
"The Easter Greeting Card above which shows the old favorite custom of having a colored egg hunt on Easter morning will be a very nice remembrance for one of your friends if you mount and color it. Cut it out, then paste it on cardboard the same size. When you color press lightly on your crayons so the colors will be dainty. Make the small flowers in the corners pale pink and blue with green stems. Make the ground in the picture green and the sky light blue. The little girl in the fore-ground has a lavender dress. The flowers in her hair should be lavender and yellow. Then color the dress of the little girl in the distance pink. The boy with her should be given a yellow suit. Make the baskets brown and the eggs all sorts of gay colors." This Easter card was designed by Lillian Brown and appeared in newspapers in April of 1924.
RALPH. "With bunny rabbit's assistance, Ralph has been up bright and early getting the eggs colored and ready for the Doll Family's annual Easter egg hunt. After which he is all set to don that snappy new spring outfit and give the girls a treat." This paper doll appeared in newspapers on April 01, 1934 and is from the Laura R. Brock newspaper paper doll series.
COTTONTAIL CUTOUTS. Cute rabbit family paper dolls by Amy Albert Bloom. I do not know the name of the magazine these paper dolls came from. Thanks mom.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011
TEDDY BEAR PICNIC by Susan Cage-Knoch, for Vintage Traditions magazine. Mom and I are planning to have a picnic tomorrow in Jacksonville and I hope we have as much fun as these three bears seem to be having.
Another paper doll page from the "Little Women" series that ran in Wee Wisdom magazine in the 1930's. Grandfather Laurence, grandfather of Laurie, and Mrs. March (mother of Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy, of course) as drawn by artist Dorothy Wagstaff. Thanks mom.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Here is little ALEX WHEEZER and five costumes for him! From the comic strip "Toots and Casper" by Jimmy Murphy. This Alexander Wheezer paper doll is from September 09, 1934.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Thursday, March 10, 2011
HOW fair she is and sweet! Spring with hair as gold as the golden sunshine, eyes as blue as the cloudless skies and breath as fragrant as her many blossoms. How entrancing, how beguiling! And yet she remains tantalizingly, heartlessly elusive! No pleas will draw her forth, no prayers will bring her to us, for she's in a conspiracy with Winter to keep us waiting. A balmy, south wind will blow her into the horizon and then - just when we think we may clasp her to our hearts - Winter will cruelly cover her with a mantle of white. But Spring's smile has been a promise and soon she will be blossoming forth anew.
You've all heard of One-Eye, Two-Eyes, and Three Eyes; Well, this is One-Eye, and my, is she wise! I'm sure she could see with both eyes if she chose; But she thinks she's alluring with her hair to her nose.
This is Three-Eyes, and is she a one! She thinks that to look with your eyes is not done. So a small shiny eye glass she carries about; Though it hinders her vision a lot, without doubt.
These two paper dolls from the Modern Fairy Tale Cutouts series by Addie R. Woodruff appeared in newspapers in 1940.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Here is Marcellino himself, with his pet duck named Quacky, and a dog called Barker. This cut-out is from the Junior Circus Cut-Outs that appeared in the Junior Editors column in newspapers in April of 1956.
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Friday, March 4, 2011
Roy Boy and Pollykin like to play that they are Robin Hood and his henchmen living in the heart of the green forest in Merrie England. These paper dolls appeared in a Montana newspaper on November 26, 1922. I believe that Pollykin and Roy Boy are from the Woodland Tales but I am not positive about that.
WHEN MARCH COMES IN LIKE A LION, SHE GOES OUT LIKE A LAMB. This rocking toy appeared in a Montana newspaper on April 01, 1923. The instructions are hard to read. I can make out paste on cardboard and color with paints or crayons.