Lemonade Stand for Am. Girl Dolls Tutorial

No one was more excited that my American Girl Lover Ivy when I mentioned the idea of creating a lemonade stand for her American Girl Doll.  It took a little shopping to find a crate that was the perfect height (found it at Michaels finally!) and then the rest was easy!

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Ivy had gotten this darling lemonade set for her birthday, and it was begging for a stand to play with.   They set it up next to their real lemonade stand and I’m pretty sure their ‘cute factor’ brought in some additional sales.  Who wouldn’t buy lemonade from an American Girl?!

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The crate is empty in the back and can easily hold the lemonade props…and is exactly the right height for 18 inch dolls.

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Create Your Own American Girl Dolls Now Available

Hey guys! Thanks for the great response to my giveaway. It’s been fun hearing from so many of you. 🙂

Just a heads up: American Girl has officially released their “Create Your Own” dolls on their website. You can choose custom face mold, skin color, eye color, hair length, style, and color, outfits, and more. You can even chose from several options to make your doll’s personality.

The dolls retail for $200 each, which is a little steep, but considering you get a doll, an outfit, accessories, and the option of glasses, hearing aides, braces, and more, plus the joy of creating your own custom doll, I understand the price.

You can start creating your own dolls HERE. Even if you don’t plan on purchasing one, it’s fun to try different hair/eye/skin combos. And if you have an account with American Girl, you can save your designs for later. 🙂

Here are some of the designs the girls and I created (all mini-me dolls):

Mine
Oldest Gal’s
Middle Gal’s

Little Gal’s

Have fun customizing, but be warned: you might just fall down a rabbit hole for a couple of hours. 😉