While contemplating spring cleaning, I have decided that I need to get rid of a lot of the collections I have including books, audio books and dolls. Down-sizing will free up some space and cut down on my dusting which is always a good thing!!!
I have been a collector of beautiful dolls for over 25 years. All of my dolls were expensive dolls with porcelain bodies and dressed in beautiful costumes. Before we moved to this farm we had a huge farm-house in the county with about 20 acres. I dedicated one entire room to my collection of Georgetown, and other collectible dolls of all sizes and shapes. I kept them in covered cases and displayed them on all four walls of the “doll room”. Most of the dolls are 16″ – 24″ tall and some are 32″ – 36″ tall.
I’ve always been an avid reader of fiction and non-fiction and kept all of my hardcover books even after they’ve been read. The audiobooks were mostly read when I was working and drove 45 minutes each way five days a week. Listening to the books made the ride home more interesting! One room held most of my books and audio books in our old home. In our present home the dolls are wrapped up and placed in sealed totes to keep them nice. The books and audiobooks are all over the house and I’m not exaggerating.
Now I MUST downsize and find a new home for these dolls. Here’s a preview: