Monday, March 31, 2014

Flyin' Jenny Paper Dolls from January 1946.

 January 05, 1946.
 January 19, 1946.
January 26, 1946.  Three pretty Flyin' Jenny comic strip paper dolls.  I had already posted the doll from Jan. 12th.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

A Rabbit . . . and a Little Margy Paper Doll

March 27, 1932.  "Here is Little Margy, also two dresses and a cap for her!  Isn't she bashful?"  A Margy Lou Pippen paper doll from TOOTS & CASPER comic strip.  Margy is ready for EASTER with her stuffed rabbit toy.

It's 1972 and the PHOENIX ZOO is Celebrating Their 10th Anniversary

November 12, 1972.  A coloring contest celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the PHOENIX ZOO.

Friday, March 28, 2014

A Rabbit . . . and a Chick!

The rabbit and chick paper dolls are from PEEPS marshmallow treats.  The cut-outs were on the bottom of the carton.  From the 1990's, I think.

Happy EASTER from Piggly Wiggly

March 24, 1994.  A newspaper Easter coloring contest sponsored by Piggly Wiggly.  You can wear your Piggly Wiggly mask while coloring this picture.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Flowers, Birds and Dancing Animals Frolic on this Lovely Hostess Coat.

March 08, 1948.  Life Magazine, page 75.  "BRIGHT AS EASTER . . . Now Textron brings you an enchanted forest . . . flowers, birds and dancing animals frolic on this lovely Hostess Coat of finest rayon crepe.  Fresh as young leaves, soft as a moss bed.  Pleated back that bursts full bloom into a sweeping hemline.  In gay and sunny colors with either coral or blue predominating, sizes 10 to 20.  At leading stores throughout the country.  TEXTRON Inc., Textron Building, 401 Fifth Avenue, New York 16, N.Y."

Just a lovely ad.  I wish it had scanned better.  I would definitely wear this outfit.

NAN Paper Doll and Spring Outfit

March 12, 1933.  Here is NAN and a new Spring outfit.


 April 12, 1936.  In the Spring, a young lady's fancy lightly turns to hats!  How about coloring them, yourself, and trying them on BOOTS?
March 28, 1937.  Here are some Spring hats for BOOTKINS.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate makes this clown happy.

June 07, 1994.  A newspaper coloring contest featuring HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate, yum!

Kite Flying with the LITTLE CAESARS Guys

August 14, 1992.  Time to go fly a kite with the LITTLE CAESARS Guys.  This newspaper coloring contest was open to children from preschool up to age 12.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Happy St. Patrick's Day

March 03, 2004.  A St. Patrick's Day newspaper coloring contest.  Get out your green colors!

Count the Shamrocks

March 11, 1956.  COUNT THE SHAMROCKS Contest from a newspaper ad.  The winner received a Packard-Bell Television.

Friday, March 14, 2014

LORETTA YOUNG for Chesterfield.

March 01, 1948.  Life Magazine, back cover.  Chesterfield ad featuring the lovely Loretta Young.

Jenny's Style Show

January 12, 1946.  Here is a pretty Flyin' JENNY paper doll from the comic strip.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

BOOTS Paper Dolls

 March 18, 1934.  Easter is just around the corner, so we'd better start right in on BOOTS' Wardrobe.

April 01, 1934.  Oh well, just to make BOOTS feel good, let's give her another outfit.

PAUL JONES Whiskey Ad featuring a Paper Doll

June 17, 1940.  Life Magazine, page 36.  PAUL JONES, It's Dry . . . and What a Buy!  All whiskey.  A blend of straight whiskies - 90 proof.  Frankfort Distilleries, Inc., Louisville & Baltimore.  How to suit yourself at drink-time. ----- Here is a paper doll used in an ad for PAUL JONES Whiskey.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Color Me LUCY - Celebrating 50 Years of "I LOVE LUCY"

2001.  COLOR ME LUCY.  The Official Companion Coloring Book to I LOVE LUCY - More Than 40 Classic Scenes to Color.  By Tom Watson.  FUN, FUN, FUN!  I recommend this coloring book for everyone that loves LUCY.

GARY and ALTHEA Paper Dolls

 August 20, 1922.  Ready for a game of catch?  Color Gary and his clothing and maybe he will throw you the ball.
August 20, 1922.  Here is Althea with some of her very favorite things.

Friday, March 7, 2014


 Here is a Winnie the Pooh paper doll from a coloring book.
 Color, cut out and dress the Pooh doll.
More clothes for Pooh.  Have fun coloring.

Winnie the Pooh & Friends are Ready for the Weekend

2003.  Have some coloring fun this weekend with WINNIE the POOH & Friends.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

RENIE Returns

April 06, 1919.  Here for the third time is a Renie paper doll for you to color and cut out.  Renie has a new dress and coat.

CHILDREN AT PLAY Greeting Cards from Red Farm Studio

 Card titled "Strolling in the Park".  Red Farm Studio, Pawtucket, R.I.
 Card titled "Little Baker".  Red Farm Studio, Pawtucket, R.I.
Card titled "Picking Blueberries".  Red Farm Studio, Pawtucket, R. I.  I would guess that these cards are from the 1970's or 1980's.