Friday, March 29, 2013

Dress FLUFFY and BUFFY For Easter

April 08, 1928.   FLUFFY and BUFFY, a couple of Easter chicks paper dolls from an Aunt Elsie Club member - I can't read her name!

1934 Tillie the Toiler Comic Strip Paper Dolls

 April 15, 1934.  Tillie is ready to tee-off at the Shell HOUSTON Open this weekend.
 March 04, 1934.
April 29, 1934.  A pretty paper doll named May West, a tamer version of Mae West.

"Easter Bells Are Ringing" Board Walk, Atlantic City, N.J.

1903.  From the trunk of my great-grandmother, Mattie Rebecca Sweatt Deshazo.  My uncle Rayvon collected stamps and it seems he sometimes cut the stamps from the post cards - oh well - as long as he had fun with the stamps.  This post card shows a crowd of people at Easter walking on the Board Walk in Atlantic City, N. J.    The card is marked Arthur Livingston, N. Y.  No. 606.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Out For A Stroll on EASTER

March 08, 1940.  A British Rabbit and His Best Girl Out For A Stroll On EASTER.  A colouring contest by Aunt Suzy from the Junior's Own Column.

From the Mind of BEATRIX POTTER

1984.  Cut & Assemble a PETER RABBIT Toy Theater, Anna Pomaska, Dover Publications, Inc.

BEATRIX POTTER from Bellerophon

1984.  Beatrix Potter paper doll from "Great Women Paper Dolls" from Bellerophon Books.  Some of my very favorite paper doll books and coloring books are from Bellerophon.

Billy's Togs Are a Jump Ahead!

March 18, 1958.  "Billy has two new EASTER outfits, one of which, a bunny costume, makes him resemble a space man with big ears.  The other outfit is one he intends to wear to school.  Will you help him try them on?"  Another Easter paper doll by Emma McKean.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

A Rabbit to Dress for EASTER

1987.  Dress this rabbit for EASTER.  From "A Splash of Spring", a Good Apple Seasonal Idea/Activity Book for Grades 2 - 5

Friday, March 22, 2013

Sister's Easter Outfit

March 22, 1958.  Another EASTER paper doll by Emma McKean.

Who Knew That Rabbits Like Pizza?

March 27, 1978.  After a hard day of decorating Easter eggs, the Easter Bunny takes his family for pizza and spaghetti at PIZZA HUT.  I do like this Easter coloring contest sponsored by PIZZA HUT.

Marshal is Ready for EASTER

March/April 2004.  Another paper doll by Theresa Borelli for "SEW BEAUTIFUL" magazine.  Marshal has his Easter basket, rabbit carrot-car and lots of cute spring clothes.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Bo-Peep For Your Doll Family

November 03, 1935.  A Bo-Peep Paper Doll by Marjorie Wales, a SLT Junior member.

Bo-Peep Paper Doll by Emma McKean

January 15, 1957.  A Little Bo-Peep Paper Doll by Emma McKean.  "LITTLE BO-PEEP'S concern for her sheep has given way to a smile of joy as she anticipates donning her new costumes.  You can help to further brighten her day by applying colors, cutting out doll, dress, etc., so that they will be ready to wear.  Slit bonnet along dotted line.  Fasten dress with tabs."  This is the second Bo-Peep paper doll by Emma McKean that I have posted.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Cecil and Her First Fancy Clothes

May/June 2001.  A lovely paper doll by Theresa Borelli from "Sew Beautiful" Magazine, Issue No. 76.  What a great magazine!  I found several issues of this magazine yesterday at Half-Price Books.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Happy St. Patrick's Day

March 15, 1980.  The Luck 'o the Irish to You! a coloring page by Cynthia Vasilis.

The Style of AUNT ELSIE, 1920

January 18, 1920.  The distinctive style of AUNT ELSIE.  Snicker Sprites, Romper Rimps and all the other assorted characters from AUNT ELSIE.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

DOLLY GRACE by Margot Lucile Ridge

July 10, 1930.  DOLLY GRACE, A Revolutionary Maiden, by Margot Lucile Ridge.  From the Young America paper doll series.

Walt Disney's 3 LITTLE PIGS

June 09, 1968.  Winners of this coloring contest won tickets for their entire family to see Walt Disney's "3 Little Pigs" and "The One and Only Genuine Original Family Band".

Monday, March 11, 2013

Tiny Twins to Win Your Hearts

November 10, 1935.  Tiny Twins to Win Your Hearts by Marjorie Wales, another SLT Junior member.  She submitted many paper dolls to the newspaper.

Charming Miss Paper Doll is Ready for EASTER

April 12, 1936.  Another paper doll prepares her wardrobe for EASTER.  Charming Miss Ready for Easter by SLT Junior member, Marjorie Miller.  There are many paper dolls by Marjorie Miller on my old blog.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Where Have You Hidden the EASTER Eggs?

April 18, 1984.  "I'll never tell," laughs the rabbit.  An EASTER coloring contest from a Canadian newspaper.

March Winds Blow on PUG and BOOTS

 March 01, 1942.  PUG and her braid are blowing away!

March 22, 1942.  BOOTS must have lost her hats in all this wind.  Many thanks to Edgar Martin.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Sweetie Bunny

June 07, 1931.  A very sweet girl bunny paper doll and her wardrobe for you to color.  By a young member of the SLT Junior Club - I forgot to write down her name!

Who Is His Eye Doctor? Just wondering. . .

March 24, 1977.   Gotta love a rabbit with glasses!

Springtime Styles for CORA, BOOTS and BABE

 March 10, 1940.  I hope the Professor likes Cora's new Spring attire.
 March 17, 1940.  BOOTS can never get enough hats!
March 31, 1940.  Horace thinks that BABE is "the bee's knees", especially in her new Spring wardrobe.  Many thanks to Edgar Martin.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Remember the ALAMO

 1974.  From the book "THE STORY OF TEXAS".  Brave, heroic men.  GOD bless the defenders of the Alamo.
July 02, 1961.  THE ALAMO starred John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Richard Boone, Carlos Arruza, Frankie Avalon, Pat Wayne, Linda Cristal, Chill Wills, Ken Curtis, Hank Worden, Denver Pyle, Olive Carey, Veda Ann Borg, John Dierkes and Guinn "Big Boy" Williams.  Directed by John Wayne. Music score by Dimitri Tiomkin including "The Green Leaves of Summer".

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Silly Rabbit, TRIX are for Kids!

October 18, 1987.  "Where's the TRIX?  Color this picture so I can find the TRIX boxes.  To thank you, I'll send you this fantastic clip-on watch with a picture of me and my favorite natural fruit flavors."  A coloring contest from a newspaper ad for TRIX cereal.

Just a Boy and His Bunny Costume

April 08, 1960.  Young Tom is anxious to try on his bunny costume.  Will you help him?  Paper doll by Emma McKean.

Monday, March 4, 2013

A Precious Moments EASTER

March 31, 1976.  An EASTER Precious Moments coloring contest.

1957 Paper Dolls by Aunt Elsie Club Members

 June 09, 1957.  A little girl paper doll by Nancy Krentz, age 11.

 August 25, 1957.  A lady paper doll by Irene Guidici, age 15.

 August 11, 1957.  A girl and her puppy by Kathy Raymond, age 11.

1957.  ANN and Her Wardrobe paper doll by Frances Lucchesi, age 10.

Sunday, March 3, 2013


April 13, 1992.  Hats Off To The EASTER Bunny!  The three sisters hope you have fun coloring their picture.

Carrie and Josiah

 August 12, 1917.  CARRIE the paper doll makes another appearance with some new dresses and hats.

August 19, 1917.  JOSIAH is a real cutie!