Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Giveaway #10: Custom (Boy or Girl) Doll

Meet Angel---a future adoptive mother and Etsy seller, who makes BEAUTIFUL, custom dolls in many colors. :)

I am a stay-at-home mom. My husband Nathaniel and I have three great children: Elijah, age 8, Malachi, age 6, and Lydia, who just turned 2. My boys are in elementary school, and I stay home with Lydia. We live in a small town in Kentucky. I love to read, write, and do crafts. My family volunteers on Sunday evenings at church to teach English to Spanish-speaking people. (Well, Nathaniel and I teach while our kids play with the kids of our students.) I love that my whole family can come together to do this volunteer work, and it is especially gratifying to me because I speak Spanish and feel that this is a way I can really help people. I have been working with the preschool director at our church on maybe offering a bilingual preschool class next school year, but we will have to wait and see if and how that all falls into place.

My Etsy shop is named babychickie. I make sleeping bags for 18" dolls and Barbies, and I make Waldorf-inspired dolls, which are stuffed with wool and made of natural materials.

I opened the Etsy shop to earn some money toward adoption. I have always wanted to adopt, and there are so many children who need homes. We are looking at international adoption right now, but the cost is substantial, and we haven't saved enough to start the process yet. I continue to save, pray, and hope that we are getting closer to the day we bring home a little one.

My dolls are all handmade and so are one-of-a-kind. I love using different skin tones, eye colors, and hair colors. Plus, sleeping bags are really popular with kids, and they are not something that are easy to find. I offer lots of colors and prints. I work hard to make everything durable and affordable.

GIVEAWAY ITEM: One 12 inch doll, boy or girl ($40 value)

WAYS TO ENTER: 1: Becoming a blog follower and leave a comment telling me you did so. 2: Post about the giveaway on Facebook and tell me you did so via a comment. 3: Post about the giveaway on your blog and leave me a comment telling me you did so. 4: Visit Angel's Etsy shop and tell me what your favorite item is.

WHEN, WHERE, and HOW: Enter up to four times on this blog post from now until noon on May 8th. A winner will be posted on May 8th. The winner is responsible for setting up an Etsy account and contacting Angel to claim her prize. Special thanks to Angel for supporting kids of all colors by making beautiful products!


  1. I follow on gfc

    lovelydomesticdiva (at) gmail (dot) com

  2. I like the 12 inch african american doll. So cute!

    lovelydomesticdiva (at) gmail (dot) com

  3. I posted your giveaway on facebook.

  4. I posted your giveaway on my blog.

  5. Love it all! The 16" african american doll is my absolute favorite and I love the bright flowers sleeping bag!

  6. The African American doll is my favorite too and my daughter's favorite. They are all amazing and I know because I have seen her dolls firsthand and they are beautiful!


  7. following! i love your work, angel! i must say, like melissa the african american doll is my favorite (or the blonde blue eyed like my gracie)


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