DarlingAtelierDesign

Home of Darling Dolls: handmade. unique. made for play.

Pocatello, Idaho On Etsy since 2017

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DarlingAtelierDesign

Home of Darling Dolls: handmade. unique. made for play.

Pocatello, Idaho | 52 Sales

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Announcement    The window for successfully shipping items in time for Christmas is pretty much closed now unless you live in Idaho, Utah, or Oregon. Please bear this in mind when ordering.

In other news, I'll be taking a holiday break starting Dec 19th and continuing through January 8th, during which time the shop will be closed.

Many thanks to all for a fabulous 2019!!

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 14, 2019

The window for successfully shipping items in time for Christmas is pretty much closed now unless you live in Idaho, Utah, or Oregon. Please bear this in mind when ordering.

In other news, I'll be taking a holiday break starting Dec 19th and continuing through January 8th, during which time the shop will be closed.

Many thanks to all for a fabulous 2019!!

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About DarlingAtelierDesign

Sales 52
On Etsy since 2017

The power of playtime

The work of early childhood is to play. Pretend play with toys facilitates children's language development, self-regulation, and emotional development. Play that uses our imaginations teaches us delayed gratification and, when shared, how to work together in community and be friends. We grow up using all of these skills over and over and over again to the ends of our lives.

Simply put, imaginative, non-structured play is essential to healthy human development.

And so I make dolls. Simple, washable dolls that can be childhood friends and snuggle companions. Dolls that can be cared for. Dolls that spark imaginative playtime during the day and provide comfort in the night.

- Cath
Darling Atelier Design

As featured in the Idaho State Journal! https://www.idahostatejournal.com/business_journal/east_idaho/chubbuck-woman-spreads-joy-with-her-darling-dolls/article_09b1e907-033a-5347-92cd-adeee42bb7eb.html

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  • Cath Giesbrecht

    Owner, Customer Service, Designer

    Career change in middle-age -- such a common theme these days! I learned how to sew quite late in life, and quickly grew to love the creative expression and usefulness of the craft. It's a joy to create these dolls and accessories for you!

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