Black Doll collecting

Black Doll collecting — Floyd Bell

Nice Enough To Hang On the Wall

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Tags Bounce TV, doll-related wall hangings, Floyd Bell, Goldie Wilson

Bounce TV is a new-to-me African American-owned station currently broadcast in 68% of local US markets. It has been available in my area for quite some time; however, my main TVs are connected to cable. The cable provider excludes many local stations, Bounce TV included. I have been able to watch Bounce TV on an infrequent basis in my doll room on a non-cable-connected TV, but I rarely turn that...

Célébrations en Couleurs Exhibit, Images From


Doll-friend, Ruth M. attended the UFDC Convention in Anaheim, California during the week of July 25, 2011.  I blogged about this year's convention, specifically its Célébrations en Couleurs Exhibit (CECE) on June 3, 2011.

Ruth shared five separate image installments of different aspects of the convention.  I thoroughly enjoyed the images taken of the CECE. 

About the CECE, Ruth wrote:
Seeing the...

Célébrations en Couleurs Exhibit - UFDC Convention July 2011

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Tags Crescent Bay Doll Fanciers, Floyd Bell, UFDC convention

The United Federation of Doll Clubs will hold their 62nd national convention in Anaheim, California beginning July 25, 2011 through July 29, 2011.  The theme is Les Célébrations des Poupees. For those UFDC members who enjoy all types of dolls, their history, a multitude of workshops, doll buying (in convention sales rooms) and all things doll-related, the UFDC Convention should prove to be an...

Unique Black Doll Stationery

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Tags Floyd Bell, Gloria Young Rone, Goldie Wilson, Lorna Miller-Sands, Lorna Paris, Shindana


Image used for stationery items

I often hand write personal notes, notes of thanks, and replies to people who have written me. Corresponding with others via email is okay; but mailed, handwritten notes go a step further when writing replies or expressing my sincere gratitude. When writing these notes to fellow doll enthusiasts, I enjoy using stationery that contains images of dolls from my...

Sew Inspired

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Tags Doll Reader, Floyd Bell



Wood Resin Music Doll by Floyd Bell

An article I wrote on master doll artist-carver, Floyd Bell is in the April 2011 issue of DollReader Magazine on pages 32 - 35.  I just viewed the digital edition.  They did a fabulous job with the layout. 

To view the article, click here.


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