The Most Fashionable Rag Dolls

Jess Brown Dolls My daughter and I love Jess Brown dolls. Each one-of-a-kind design is handmade with love from sustainable material, usually vintage textiles. And it's all made locally in nearby Petaluma! We love the new holiday collection in gorgeous fur, lace, and tweed textures. This season also includes dresses printed with Theatre du Palais Royal and paired with silk capes from…

Another Adventure in the World of Jess Brown Dolls

Audrey and I stopped by the Jess Brown trunk show at Aldea Home to celebrate the launch of the newly published book, Lulu & Pip, as well as say hello to our favorite doll designer. The follow-up, to the popular Kiki and Coco in Paris by Nina Gruener, is a new adventure in the beautifully wild terrain of Grass Valley,…

Limited Edition Jess Brown Sweet Collection

My favorite artisan rag-doll maker, Jess Brown, often launches limited edition dolls for holidays and other special occasions. For Valentine's Day 2014, she created the Sweets collection, all handmade in her small Petaluma studio of five very talented women. If you go to Jess Brown Design, you'll see the dolls have already sold out. If…

Misala Handmade

I was searching for a birthday present for my daughter's friend and found these on Jeanie & Jewell. Aren't these just the sweetest coin purses? Handmade by Michelle Chan for her company, Misala, each design has such great detail. The deadline for Valentine's Day orders has passed, but you can still view her collection on etsy and…