Ice Hockey Peg Doll – Let’s Go Devils!

I was recently asked to create an Ice Hockey Peg doll for a teams’ biggest little fan!

Lola was about to turn 9, and had recently got into watching the Cardiff Devils play. Her mum got in touch to ask if it would be possible to make a personalised peg doll of her wearing their jersey.

Mr T and I started to go and watch The Devils ourselves last year, so I know how totally addictive live matches and cheering The Devils on is! I of course jumped at the chance to make a special ice hockey peg doll for her!
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And here she is….her own little devil!Ice Hockey Peg Doll, cardiff devils, chl, ice hockey, personalised peg doll, peg dollIce Hockey Peg Doll, cardiff devils, chl, ice hockey, personalised peg doll, peg doll

Needless to say, I LOVED working the tiny logo details on to the ice hockey peg doll! And for once – I remembered to take in-progress pictures to share!

I drew the outlines of the logo first, to make sure I got them just right and fit them into the tiny area on the dolls tummy. The tip of my finger here helps give some perspective into how small the work was.
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Then of course, I carefully coloured it in, sealing each colour as I went to keep them vibrant and avoid bleeding from the high pigment content.

To truly personalise the peg doll, I added Lola’s name and age to the back in the style that the players have on their shirts.Ice Hockey Fan Peg Doll

Another peg doll commission that was completely up my street!

Lola’s and her Mum loved the finished peg doll! Mum left a lovely review on my facebook page which is always so lovely to read! The Cardiff Devils definitely have an awesome new little fan cheering them on from the stands!

Let’s Go Devils!!
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Would you like your own Ice Hockey Peg Doll? Or  maybe it’s another sport which gets you rooting and cheering from the side lines!

You can check out the other sporting peg dolls I have created in the past, here!

Cwtch ♥ Mawr
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Teacher Gifts Peg Dolls ~ They’re here!

I have teased about our Teacher Gifts peg dolls on Facebook and Instagram, but they are finally live and ready in the shop!

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Developed from our Christmas Count Down idea which use our very own original and pioneering Drilled Doll design, each teacher peg doll comes complete with it’s own real little pencil. Ready and on-hand for all those marking, note writing, and sketching jobs!

additionally, The teacher gift peg dolls can be personalised with a short name or message free of charge:

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As always, each peg doll has been individually hand crafted using our unique, skilled process. Each will come beautifully packaged ready to give to your recipient and will be complete with a Care Card. Find them here!

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A Very Personal Personalised Peg Dolls set

Every commission for a set of personalised peg dolls that I receive is an honour. I love what I do, and it is still always a bit astounding that other people love them enough too to want to own a set for themselves.

So you can imagine how pleased I was to be asked to make a family set of dolls for one of my oldest and dearest friends. This set of Personalised peg dolls really was “personal”!

Of course, this added a new level of pressure above that which I usually feel when working on a commission to get them just right!

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My lovely friend made no hesitation in sending me the loveliest outfits for me to work on! Her pictures were perfect; lots of bright colours and fun patterns to recreate.

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I was totally spoilt with the ladies’ dresses! It was certainly a challenge to capture the spirit of the chirpy owls on this popular British designers’ dress on such a teeny scale, but it was a lot of fun to do! I also loved the gorgeous geometric patterns of the dress on the right. I am easily pleased; projects involving colour and geometric patterns is all it takes!

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Let’s not forget about this gorgeous little guy! How fun is his dinosaur jumper? I loved recreating the little Jurassic creatures on the tiny 6cm peg doll.

His Dad’s t-shirt was a good one too! I loved creating the wave logo and blending the reds, oranges and yellows together. Really distinctive motifs like these always work really well to make your peg dolls instantly recognisable to your recipient.

A gorgeous set of family peg dolls for a truly special and gorgeous family ♥

Can you imagine how you and your favourite people might look as your own set of personalised peg dolls? What fun and favourite outfits would you choose? For more information on placing an order, have a look at our information page here.

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A Personalised Peg Dolls Proposal!

It’s Valentines Day, so what is more fitting than sharing a romantic story involving my personalised peg dolls?!

I was thrilled last year when the partner of my old Uni friend got in touch asking if I could make a set of their little family. Every commission is lovely, but there’s something even more magical about making peg dolls for special friends.

He had one special request for the set. Could I make my friend in her Wonder Woman costume? Well, of course I could! We all know (almost) anything goes here at Pink Elephant Crafts!

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I’d presumed that he was just getting very organised and ordering a lovely Christmas present. So imagine my absolute delight when my friend text me these photos!

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She walked into the lounge to find three little piles of gifts, each with a wooden plaque. They read “Wonder Woman,” “Wonder Woman,” and …….. “Wonder Wife?”

Sam really is a Wonder Woman. And the character had always had a special meaning to them both.

Isn’t that an amazing and romantic way to propose for a superhero-loving couple?

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I was over the moon that my little personalised peg dolls played a part in it too!

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A big thank you to my gorgeous friend Sam for allowing me to share her special photos and story!

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The couples’ beautiful little daughter and beloved English Springer Spaniel are part of the set too.

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We are totally thrilled that this absolutely gorgeous couple are finally going to tie the knot. Congratulations to you both, you deserve every happiness!!

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Can make a special gift for a special occasion for you? If so, you’re welcome to drop me an email to discuss your ideas.  Don’t forget that my personalised peg dolls also make perfect wedding cake toppers. You can find out more and see lots of examples on our dedicated wedding page here.
As always,
Cwtch ♥ Mawr

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Grandparents and Grandchildren Personalised Peg Doll Set

Every personalised peg doll commission I make has a special occasion or meaning attached to them for my lovely customers. Therefore, I feel humbled to be asked to create such special gifts.

This particular set was a birthday gift comprising  the grandparents with their little grandchildren. It was such an honour to be able to look through and work from their pictures, which showed the love and special bond the four share.

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Of course, the two tiny little peg dolls representing the gorgeous little grandsons steal the show! The elder toddler is wearing a rugby style jersey, while his tiny 2.5cm baby brother is wrapped in the lovely Timbuktale blanket from Mamas and Papas.

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Grandma is wearing a lovely cornflower blue scarf with a purple paisley pattern at each end.

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Her white linen top also has a lovely lace detail down each of the sleeves.

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Grandpa is wearing a stripey jersey top similar to his grandson.  The three stripey boys certainly look the part all together!

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My lovely customer sent me such lovely feedback once her sister had received her special gift. She informed me that they are truly treasured and that the family consider them as an heirloom. It’s always so lovely to hear that they bring as much joy to someone as I have creating them 🙂

If you’d like to bring a little joy to someone special with one of my personalised peg doll sets, have a little look here for some more information about commissions, or drop me a line using the contact form.

Cwtch ♥ Mawr

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