DWOD Christmas Card Exchange 2017

It’s kind of hard to believe December is already upon us. I had an idea of what I’d be doing in December, but then, out of nowhere… WHAZAM! I’m thrown into the rush of Christmas without my permission. Bad December. Bad December for coming way too fast.

Among the Christmas festivities here at DWOD is the second annual Christmas card exchange! You might have participated in the one we did last year and I’m so excited to do it again this year.

Would you like to participate? Here’s how it works!

• If you send me a Christmas card, I’ll send you one back!

I’ve got exclusive custom-made DWOD Christmas cards ordered and printed for you this year! You won’t believe how excited I am to send them out.

• You can send any Christmas card, store-bought or handmade, to my P.O. box address:

Delightful World of Dolls
P.O. Box 1917
Valrico, FL 33595

Yes. I live in Valrico, FL, same city as my P.O. box. NOW YOU KNOW.

• Be sure to get an adult’s permission before sending a card!

• Please remember to put your return address on the card so I can send you one back. Of course, if you want to send a card but aren’t allowed / don’t want to receive one, you can exclude your address. (I’m offended. You don’t like my pretty card?)

• I can send cards anywhere! Even if you live outside the U.S., I’d love to exchange cards with you.

• You can send your card anytime in December. Even if the mail runs late or you get busy and I get your card after Christmas, I’ll still send you a card!

• If your dolls want to send a card to my dolls, they’re more than welcome to! 😉 However: Due to the busyness of this December, my dolls will make one card in response to your dolls’ card(s), instead of one card in response to each of your doll(s)’ card(s). I—er, my dolls—sent a lot of their cards late this way because of how busy we were and I want to make sure to send them all on time!

• If you aren’t allowed to participate, don’t worry! I can send you the Christmas card photo by email if you’d like to have sort of an e-card Christmas exchange, haha! And there are plenty of fun things going on this month, like the Christmas Craft Collab with Light4theLord! Above, K.C. is trying out one of the DIY gold chocolate coins I’ll show you how to make on Friday.

And then, debuting on Wednesday, we have The Secret Santa Disaster; a two- or three-part Christmas photostory series (because I’m indecisive) featuring Del, Jasmine, K.C., and a… black widow spider?

Do you plan to participate in the Christmas card exchange? I can’t wait to send cards out!

See you on Wednesday with the first part of The Secret Santa Disaster! ^


Q: What if I don’t celebrate Christmas?
A: You’re totally welcome to send me a happy holidays card instead! I’m just not the kind of person to conform, and I celebrate Christmas, so as long as getting a Christmas card in return doesn’t offend you, you’re welcome to participate this way!


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2017-12-04T15:16:51-05:00 December 4th, 2017|78 Comments


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    AGs in Alaska December 4, 2017 at 12:05 pm - Reply

    Eek! Black widow spiders? My brother captured one of those once.

    • Madison
      Madison December 4, 2017 at 3:06 pm - Reply

      Woah! My frenemy tried to capture one once, but his dad just killed it. XD

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    KaylynsWorldBlog December 4, 2017 at 12:10 pm - Reply

    I will send you a card soon! I am super excited! Will you check out my giveaway winner post?

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    Bella December 4, 2017 at 12:13 pm - Reply

    I would <3 to exchange cards! I just have to get permission first! I really hope I can though! If I were to send you a card and write you a letter, would you respond to the letter as well? Also, be sure to check out today's post on my blog! 😉

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:35 pm - Reply

      Ooh, I hope you parents say yes! And yes, I would definitely respond to the letter, too! And okay! 😉

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        Bella December 6, 2017 at 12:05 pm - Reply

        Me too! Cool!

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    Lydia P. December 4, 2017 at 12:18 pm - Reply

    NOT A SPIDER!!!!!
    If I ever get around to taking doll family Christmas photos, maybe I’ll send a card! It is super cool that you do this!
    Looking forward to all the Christmasy posts! Well, except for the spider :p
    -Lydia P.

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:36 pm - Reply

      DUN DUN DUN!!

      Ooh, I hope you can! And thank you sooo much, Lydia!

      Ooh, yay! Haha, I hate spiders. XD

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    Leanne Wingfeather December 4, 2017 at 12:26 pm - Reply

    I would rather not send my address, but I could make an online card!

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:37 pm - Reply

      I sent you one back!

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    kaitlynrh1 December 4, 2017 at 12:49 pm - Reply

    Oh cool! I’ll have to make a Christmas card now to send to you!

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    Maddie December 4, 2017 at 1:05 pm - Reply

    WHOOOOOOOOO LET’S HEAR THOSE SLEIGH BELLS JINGLIN’ RING TING TINGLIN’ TOO… COME ON IT’S LOVELY WEATHER FOR A CARD SWAP A ROO WITH YOU!! Whoooo I don’t know where that came from. Wow. That literally just hit me upside the head. Anyway, I can’t belive how fast December came, I mean, I’ve usually got a countdown till my birthday by now (er…actually I usually have one going by October….heh…heh…XD) but I am totally and literally unprepared for Christmas and my birthday (WHICH IS 29 DAYS AWAY D: I’m so unprepared for the cake. And most importantly STAR WARS!!!!) . My brain is as tangled as the Christmas lights sitting on my living floor…..ha… anyyyyyway that’s beside the point. I can’t wait to take part in the exchange!! My card will be on its way soon 😀

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:40 pm - Reply

      I WAS SINGIN’ ALONG WITH YA, MADDIE. XDD And AHH WHEN IS YOUR BIRTHDAYYY? Also, I’m so sorry I haven’t sent a letter in reply to yours yet, I AM SUCH A BAD PEN PAL. *facepalm*

      XDD You never fail to make me laugh XDD I’m so excited for your card!

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        Maddie December 6, 2017 at 8:49 am - Reply

        Hahaha WHOOO sing along!!!! My birthday is December 23rd 😀 And it’s finneeee!! Totally fine. 😉 When it gets in the mail, it gets in the mail.

        Haha thank you, and yes, my card will hitting the post office soon!

        • Madison
          Madison December 6, 2017 at 2:27 pm - Reply

          AHHH DAZ SO EXCITING. I’ll be sending it just ASAP! 😉

          YAY, I’m so excited!! <3

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    Maddie December 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm - Reply

    Sounds like fun! I’ll try and remember to send you a Christmas card. 🙂

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:41 pm - Reply

      I hope you can! 😀

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    AAG December 4, 2017 at 2:41 pm - Reply

    I’ll ask my mom! Also, I just noticed how much Del looks like Sonail. Like, they could be TWNS! Del just has a lighter skin tone.

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:42 pm - Reply

      Yeah! It’s because Del has the Sonali face mold. And actually, so does Cécile!

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        AAG December 5, 2017 at 8:45 pm - Reply

        Aha. Gabby and Simone does too! But, with the black and white effect it’s like Sonali
        and Del have the same skin tone.

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    Amie December 4, 2017 at 3:13 pm - Reply

    Yeah! I think I hear my dolls fighting over who is going to pen the letter. Ooh, here comes one of them to complain! 😉

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:43 pm - Reply

      Uh oh! That would be your cue to run. 😉

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    agdolldreams December 4, 2017 at 3:20 pm - Reply


    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:44 pm - Reply


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    Olivia Bell (aka Livy) December 4, 2017 at 3:36 pm - Reply

    Yay! I’m so stoked for this, I’ll be sending your card soon! 😀 I’m so excited for all your Christmas posts, and wow, I can’t believe AG started advertising on here, that’s amazing! 😀

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      Olivia Bell (aka Livy) December 4, 2017 at 3:38 pm - Reply

      Oh, and I was wondering, in a couple pics of your dolls I’ve seen, it looks like they’re wearing makeup, how do you do that? 😉

      • Madison
        Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:47 pm - Reply

        I darken their lips and add mascara to their eyes in my editing system, PhotoScape X! 😉

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:44 pm - Reply

      YAY, I can’t wait! I’m super excited! And eek, I know right? 😀

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    agsparklesisters December 4, 2017 at 4:06 pm - Reply

    Yay! Christmas card exchange! We don’t know if we will be able to participate yet.
    ~Tori, Bella, and the dolls

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    olivehiddenhollow December 4, 2017 at 5:28 pm - Reply

    Yes yes yes! I’m doing it! 😃
    Most crazily, ~Olive

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:53 pm - Reply

      YAY! I’m so excited!

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    Arunima December 4, 2017 at 5:51 pm - Reply

    I’ll definitely, ask my parents. If they say yes, then you’ll definitely be getting a Christmas card from me! <3

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:53 pm - Reply

      Aww, HURRAY! I really hope they say yes! <3

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        Arunima December 6, 2017 at 7:49 pm - Reply

        Hey! I’ll be sending you an e-card instead. I hope that’s okay. <3

        • Madison
          Madison December 7, 2017 at 7:32 pm - Reply

          Yep, that’s totally fine, I would love that! <3

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    Hannah December 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm - Reply

    I hope I can participate!

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:54 pm - Reply

      I hope you can, too!

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    Brooke Jade December 4, 2017 at 7:02 pm - Reply

    Oh this sounds fun!!! I’ll ask my mom if I can do it! 😇📷

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    Rose December 4, 2017 at 7:36 pm - Reply

    Very cool! I sent you an email! I’m not sure if you got it though….

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:54 pm - Reply

      Oops, I don’t think I got your email! I’m so sorry, would you mind resending it?

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    Samantha December 4, 2017 at 8:37 pm - Reply

    Yay! I’ll have to ask my mom…

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:55 pm - Reply

      I hope your mom says yes!

      HEHE. I darkened her lips and drew mascara in my editing program, PhotoScape X.

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    cameradolls December 5, 2017 at 12:07 am - Reply

    I’ll send you a card as soon as I can get one made!

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:56 pm - Reply

      YAY, I’m so excited!

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    Liv December 5, 2017 at 10:06 am - Reply

    Hey it’s Liv,
    This exchange sound fun! I hopefully can send you a card Madi but since we are traveling for Christmas I won’t make any promises. I do hope that I can though you seem really nice and this would be my first online friendship. I know my dolls would love to send your dolls a card too but they will probably fight over who has more space on the card because I don’t have time to wright 8 cards! Anyways I am super excited to see what DWOD has in store for Christmas! Stay awesome!
    Your Friend always,

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:57 pm - Reply

      I hope you can participate, Liv! No worries, I completely understand traveling. 😉 Haha, my dolls fight over who gets to sign, too! Thank you sooo much for commenting, Liv! Stay even-more awesome!

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    Lydia Dyslin December 5, 2017 at 10:28 am - Reply

    Yay! This is such a fun thing to do — a card is coming your way from me! 😀

    ~Lydia~ <3

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:57 pm - Reply

      Aww, YAY! I can’t wait! 😀

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    agdolladventuresblog December 5, 2017 at 10:51 am - Reply

    What a cute card!!! I was wondering if my posts are showing up on your reader or not because I’m pretty sure it’s broken. If you could let me know that would be terrific!

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:58 pm - Reply

      Thank you so much! And hmm. I haven’t seen your posts in my reader lately… I hope it isn’t broken!

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    olivehiddenhollow December 5, 2017 at 12:57 pm - Reply

    Heehee, I just sent your card! 😁🎄✉️✨
    Most crazily, ~Olive

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:58 pm - Reply


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    Reya December 5, 2017 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    I’m participating!

    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:59 pm - Reply


    • Madison
      Madison December 5, 2017 at 8:59 pm - Reply

      Also, I’m still working on a reply to your letter, so sorry it’s taking a while!

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    Katie December 5, 2017 at 10:03 pm - Reply

    Oh! That’s sounds so fun! So it’s ok if I make a card? I would really like to participate! Is K.C. a #23? I have one too(Avery)! This is super random but how do you do the lipstick on your dolls? I hope you don’t mind me asking. I’m super excited! Merry Christmas!
    – Katie 🙂

    • Madison
      Madison December 6, 2017 at 2:26 pm - Reply

      Oh, totally! Handmade cards are the best. And yes, K.C. is a #23! I darkened their lips in my photo editor, PhotoScape X, so it’s not real lipstick. Merry Christmas!

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    Xyra December 7, 2017 at 2:38 pm - Reply

    This is cool. I really hope we can get our act together to participate this year. 🙂

    • Madison
      Madison December 7, 2017 at 8:08 pm - Reply

      Thanks, Xyra! Ooh, I really hope you can participate!

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    Zoe Dollfan December 8, 2017 at 6:18 pm - Reply

    I can’t wate to send you a card!!! I have one question there’s no street name in the address or a zip code if their is none please forgive my ignorance, because in Canada we do. I am Canadian☺

    Delightful World of Dolls
    P.O. Box 1917
    Valrico, FL 33595

    Anyway, I love your site and I am always glad to read your posts.

    • Madison
      Madison December 9, 2017 at 3:46 pm - Reply

      I’d love to exchange cards!! The P.O. box address doe look a little different, doesn’t it? There’s no street address, just the P.O. box number there. The zip code is 33595. Even though it looks weird, don’t worry, it’s valid and your card will still get here!

      Awww, thank means so much to me, Zoe! Thank you so much! Do you have a blog?

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        Zoe Dollfan December 9, 2017 at 4:10 pm - Reply

        No I don’t have a blog.
        I would like to start one it’s just I don’t have a lot of time.
        I really like your AGSM movie The Goodbye it’s so nice.
        Do you have any other agsm videos?


        • Madison
          Madison December 9, 2017 at 4:12 pm - Reply

          Ah, totally understand! I just wanted to follow in case you did have one. 😉

          Aww, thank you so much, Zoe! I’m so glad you like it. Yep, I have a lot of others! You can see them at my YouTube channel here.

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    Zoe Dollfan December 8, 2017 at 6:22 pm - Reply

    Oh and Merry Christmas and God bless you

    – Zoe

    • Madison
      Madison December 9, 2017 at 3:47 pm - Reply

      Merry Christmas and God bless you, too! <3

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