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Staff Pick!

Hello lovely friends!

It’s a busy Friday here in the studio as we’re getting doll parts ready for the sewing mama’s, making noses, building boxes and writing out our ‘Thank you’s’ πŸ™‚ Our sweet Rachel isn’t here on Thursday’s so often misses out on our Staff Pick blog, so we waited a day and she finally gets her pick! This week Rachel chose ‘Lilias’, the gorgeous ginger-haired lass with locks hand-spun by our talented Whippletree neighbour Leola.


Hair style by: Shauna

Clothing by: Thamar

Likes: Climbing trees

Dislikes: Camping on rainy days

Why Rachel chose her: “Her hair reminds me of marigolds and I love the yarn combination!”

Our doll upload is scheduled for today (Friday) at 12pm PDT on our website atΒ

See you then!


Rachel and Brooke

Juliana - September 20, 2013 - 11:17 am

So dreamy!

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Staff Pick!

Hello Friends!

It’s a gorgeous and HOT summers day here in Bamboletta-land. We are at the end of another fun-filled Thursday spent getting the dolls ready for their big debut tomorrow at Noon PDT. This weeks Staff Pick choice went to Shauna and she chose our handsome Sitting Friend, Hunter.


Hair style by: Shauna

Clothing by: Thamar

Likes: Oatmeal cookies

Dislikes: Rainy days

Why she chose him: “Because he’s the cutest guy in the land!”

Our upload is scheduled for tomorrow (Friday) at Noon PDT on our website…see you then!!


Shauna and Brooke

Rhonda - September 12, 2013 - 7:54 pm

He is a cutie!!

Rhonda - September 12, 2013 - 7:54 pm

He is a cutie!!

gale - September 14, 2013 - 5:10 am

so very cute

Dionne Sanders - September 14, 2013 - 5:29 am

Love him, he’s adorable

Ana - September 16, 2013 - 8:29 am

Oh My! I think I am in love! Looks like my son and they even share the same favorite cookie! πŸ™‚

Barbara Archer - September 16, 2013 - 7:57 pm

beautiful little ones

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A Cool treat to beat the Summer heat

Hello Everyone!

In my house, we try our best to avoid refined sugars and artificial flavours/colours. Come summer time, when the kids want an ice cold beverage, running to the store and grabbing what we call a Slurpee would be a quick fix. But I’ve discovered a quicker, easier and healthier way of doing this! We have a wonderful local company called Organic Fair. They have an amazing selection of soda Syrups! The root beer syrup seems to be the favourite of our household, but for myself, I’m loving the new Chocolate Syrup they’ve just come out with. That makes this momma very happy πŸ˜‰

To make our homemade Slurpee’s, this is what I do:




I grab 1 tray of ice out of the freezer, place it in the blender, add about 1/2 cup of water and 2 tbsp of Syrup. I blend it all together and voila, instant, organic all natural iced drink!!

We also make our own snow cones in a similar fashion. We crush the ice on it’s own in the blender, pour the ice into cups, and then the kids can add multiple favours to their cups of ice!

Hope you all are enjoying your summer! We’ve had an incredible summer on the island so far!



Tanya W - September 13, 2013 - 4:59 pm

Rachel, thank you SO much for sharing about this company! Save-On in Vic carries their line and I have eyed it but never had time to read the label. I love the thought of being able to give our kids a treat that isn’t laced with refined sugar or nasties. We don’t buy pop or Slurpees normally so I know this would be a huge hit with them for a surprise. I’ll definitely be buying some on my next shop so we can make slurpees after school sometime soon!

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Staff Pick!

Hello Friends!!

I hope everyone is having a glorious Friday! It’s a gorgeous sunny morning in Bamboletta-land and we’re all busy stuffing and sewing and nose-making. It was my turn for our weekly feature of Staff Pick and I chose a sweetheart of a Cuddle Doll, River.

A selfie with River

Hair styled by: Brandi

Clothing by: Thamar and Nicole (footwear by Dianna)

Likes: Gum boots and rain puddles

Dislikes: Cold feet

I chose River because I adore the natural girls with a little bit of flair!

Our upload is scheduled for today at Noon PDT…see you then!




Alison - August 30, 2013 - 10:02 am

You have sun?? We’re not far away, and still have dark, stormy skies!

admin - August 30, 2013 - 10:12 am

It’s been peaking out of the clouds on and off, maybe it’s heading your way!

Jennifer - September 23, 2013 - 7:50 am

I have a friend who just purchased a cuddle doll and I’d like to make some clothes for her. Can anyone share the basic cuddle doll measurements with me?

length of arm
length of leg


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