Sunday, May 25, 2014

Caroline's Birthday Dress

Well the boys are all finished and are going to be leaving for their new home on Tuesday! As soon Traci gets them I'm going to do a big reveal on here. I'm pretty pleased with how they turned out and excited to show them off and I'm excited to get to work on my own boys soon! But until I can do that I have some clothing posts that need to go up and today I want to do a post about Caroline's birthday dress.

For anyone new, my Caroline is not AG's version. I think that Caroline is very pretty but I was really hoping for something else so when I found myself with an extra doll on my hands I made what I wanted Caroline to look like. You can read all about that starting here!

On to the post!

I got this on my trip to Colorado earlier in the year. Yes I did drag my husband's grandma to the AG store! I have to say I love all of Caroline's clothing (which is why I have a custom Caroline!) and this outfit is probably my favorite. Here is the front and back:

It's a lightweight blue dress with floral print and two-tone heels:

And here is the whole outfit on:

Close up of the neckline and empire waist:

And a close up of the floral print:
This "print" isn't really printed on the dress or embroidered (which would have been amazing) instead it's like an iron on patch. It looks really nice but I'm worried about it flaking overtime. It feels very delicate to the touch so I am very careful with it!

The shoes are adorable.
They are heels and I was a bit worried about how well she would stand up in them but the heels don't seem to cause any problems. She stands perfectly fine! They are probably my favorite part of this whole outfit.

Another favorite part are the sleeves:
They are similar to the sleeves on Josefina's Christmas dress. Actually they are probably the exact same sleeves but I know nothing about sewing. So I'm just going to say that I really like both and I like these sleeves even more because they remind me of Josefina's!

Here is one more of my pretty, pretty Caroline for the road:
I really like this dress. I love the blues and the clean, bright white of the collar. I love that the "print" is on the front and the back! The shoes are perfect and probably the best part of the whole thing. I think this is a beautiful dress! My only concern is the durability of the floral print. It's so pretty that it would be a shame for it to get damaged but as I am an adult collector I don't worry about it too much.

I hope you enjoyed this look at Caroline's Birthday Dress. Next time hopefully you'll get to see a finished Sam and Jay! Till then!


  1. This is a very pretty dress!

    I can't wait for the boys. :) of course you HHHHHAAAAADDD to send them over a holiday weekend :P

    1. Right!? I was sooooooo bummed when I realized the post office isn't open tomorrow!

    2. I am a little embarrassed it took us this long to figure it out!