What’s in a Name? Help me choose one and win!

Blythe Doll Pink Hair

Confession: I am a grown woman that likes to play with dolls.

I have a tiny collection of vintage dolls from the 60’s and 70’s but mostly I collect Blythe.

There was a time many years ago when I was buying and selling Blythe dolls like it was my job. It’s a very addictive hobby! But then I smartened up (because it’s also a very expensive hobby!) and stopped. No new dolls for a long time. Until one day when I caved and bought this lovely lady:

Blythe Doll Pink Hair

Sadly she did not end up getting much attention. Life got crazy and I never found the time. She went up on the doll shelf nameless. <gasp>

Blythe Doll Pink Hair

As you can see, life has not been easy for her. The snickers. The dirty looks. The injustice!!!

It must end.

She needs a name!

Since this blog is all about name changes this week I thought it would be fun to ask for help. Leave a comment here on this blog post with your suggestions for a name. Whoever suggested the name I choose will get a $10 gift card to my store as a little reward 🙂

Just a few rules:

  • Even though I’ll post the ad for this on Instagram and Facebook, only names suggested here on this blog post as a comment will be considered. It’s easier for everyone to see what has been suggested already if we keep all the names in one place.
  • In case a name is repeated exactly, everyone who mentioned it will win. 🙂
  • Post your suggestions by 11:59 pm EDT on Wednesday night (July 2nd)
  • Winning name will be revealed on Thursday July 3

** Edited to add: I changed the rule about the “first person to say a name wins” because I realized almost immediately that it was not fair. I have to approve comments manually which means a name could have been suggested already and you wouldn’t know because it wasn’t approved yet. SO in the event that I choose a name that more than one person has mentioned, everyone gets to win 🙂

So whaddya think? Got any ideas? What does she look like to you?

Blythe Doll Pink Hair

For reference, her sisters’ names are . . .
Malcolmina Mayflower,
Bella Buttercup,
Olive Greene,
Chester Copperpot,
James T. Smirk,
and Ann.

As you can see, the name can be ANYTHING 🙂

Ready, set . . .. . GO! Let the naming begin!

28 Comments on What’s in a Name? Help me choose one and win!

  1. Shannon Taylor
    June 28, 2014 at 9:11 am (3 years ago)


  2. pheeebzzz
    June 28, 2014 at 9:11 am (3 years ago)

    Pinkerella ?
    Sorry, if you find the name lame but she sort of reminds me of Cinderella, you know, the harsh childhood, the injustice… and she’s got pink hair 😀

  3. Carole Rushton
    June 28, 2014 at 9:18 am (3 years ago)

    Candyfloss – the pink hair reminds me of candyfloss.

  4. Fiona
    June 28, 2014 at 9:19 am (3 years ago)

    She looks like a Sadie to me.

  5. VickyD
    June 28, 2014 at 9:27 am (3 years ago)

    Candy Floss / Kandi Floss / Candee Floss

  6. Kristin
    June 28, 2014 at 9:46 am (3 years ago)


  7. Michelle
    June 28, 2014 at 9:49 am (3 years ago)

    Wow you ladies are fast! These are all fantastic suggestions! FYI I had to change the rules because I noticed there would be some inevitable repetition due to the time lag in me approving comments. 🙂 So don’t worry about that anymore!

  8. Monica
    June 28, 2014 at 10:01 am (3 years ago)

    Fuchsia, Rosie Posie, Carnation, Kayla, Lexa/Lexi…I’d better stop haha I could do this all day!

  9. Cheryl L
    June 28, 2014 at 10:43 am (3 years ago)

    Penelope. I don’t know why, but I just cannot get that name out of my mind for her to even consider others. Penelope.

  10. Jess
    June 28, 2014 at 11:09 am (3 years ago)

    Coralette, Alicia (P!NK’S real name), Finola, Rosario, Arlie, Arlie Barley, Candace, Hydrangea, Lottie, Ellie, Candace Cain, Charla, Bailey Blues, Marina Skye, Rosie Waters, & Lady Binx. 🙂

  11. Carla
    June 28, 2014 at 11:19 am (3 years ago)

    Penelope, Zephani, or Roxy

  12. mmbstaley
    June 28, 2014 at 11:28 am (3 years ago)

    Lolli – love her pink hair 🙂

  13. Desiree
    June 28, 2014 at 11:38 am (3 years ago)

    I think pink floyd is ironic. Or pepper pinkerton? Pink martini? Love her hair and eyes and i it should be highlighted 😀

  14. erin wright
    June 28, 2014 at 11:57 am (3 years ago)

    OOH, these are all good. I gotta go with WILDSTYLE! (yes from the lego movie.) I have to say my daughter has hair like this doll right now – in honor of Wildstyle, so yep, we gotta go with that!

  15. sameoldknit
    June 28, 2014 at 11:58 am (3 years ago)


  16. VickyD
    June 28, 2014 at 12:04 pm (3 years ago)

    Amy Rose
    Bella Bubblegum
    Cherry Blossom
    Pink Sapphire

  17. Heather D
    June 28, 2014 at 1:09 pm (3 years ago)

    Daisy Blush

  18. Marinka Spanjer
    June 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm (3 years ago)

    I say: PeeWee, my SON had a doll when he was very young, It had exactly the same color hair and the same big silly eyes!, he really loved her:), Now we call his wife PeeWee, because of her beautiful big blue eyes! 🙂

  19. Sandy Mauk
    June 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm (3 years ago)

    She reminds me of my GD.
    Alyssa Catherine or Aly Cat for short

  20. liz
    June 28, 2014 at 3:45 pm (3 years ago)

    penelope darling! rhiannon, evie, jessa, darcy, alice…. she looks spunky! my type of lady. 🙂

  21. Pam
    June 28, 2014 at 4:28 pm (3 years ago)

    Violet, Rosy, Rosa

  22. Brynn Marie
    June 28, 2014 at 8:09 pm (3 years ago)

    Dahlia, Primrose, Hazel, Poppy or Briar.

  23. Danica Staples
    June 29, 2014 at 1:03 am (3 years ago)

    Keeko (not sure the name even exists, but she looks like a unique little thing, and she needs a unique name, and she looks like a Keeko to me!)

  24. Johanna
    June 29, 2014 at 2:09 am (3 years ago)

    Matilhde Langenshnard (I love the way that rolls off the tongue…) or
    Stargirl – since I am reading Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinneli. 🙂

  25. Cfile
    June 29, 2014 at 8:00 am (3 years ago)

    Sassy Frasse ( sassafras ) she looks very sassy to me 🙂

  26. scrappingramma
    June 29, 2014 at 10:43 pm (3 years ago)

    Maizie Pinkerton

    what a cute doll

  27. Summer
    July 1, 2014 at 7:18 pm (3 years ago)

    Coralline, fusha, Molly (like the woman from pretty in pink), rosa, rosaline, Roxane (because it makes me think of a feisty outsider!), tammy, little pip, pippa pink, I’m going to stop now


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