Doll Shops King NC

Local resource for doll shops in King. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to doll houses, doll clothes, doll accessories, doll collections, toy dolls, Barbie dolls, and porcelain dolls, as well as advice and content on doll museums.

Hawk's Florist
(336) 969-6551
840 Nc Highway 65 E
Rural Hall, NC
 
Number 8 Bingo
(336) 661-1031
4265 Patterson Ave
Winston Salem, NC
 
Dolls
(336) 351-3280
148 Freedle Ln
Pilot Mountain, NC
 
Heritage Puzzle Company
(336) 760-5997
340 Witt St
Winston Salem, NC
 
Kay Bee Toy Hobby Shop
(336) 765-9712
116 Hanes Mall Cir
Winston Salem, NC
 
It's About Games
(336) 368-2391
277 Pine Ridge Trl
Pinnacle, NC
 
Whistlestop Toy Station
(336) 723-4931
131 S Stratford Rd
Winston Salem, NC
 
Ssalefish Comics
(336) 499-3910
3242 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston Salem, NC
 
Paintball Central
(336) 794-3650
648 Hanes Mall Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
 
Toys R US
(336) 659-0011
3200 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston Salem, NC
 

Confessions of a Doll-shop-a-holic

Written by Alison Rasmussen   
Are you looking for good deals on dolls? Let me share my tips with you.
Now that I have your attention, I’ll open with my biggest secret: I’m probably the worst bargain shopper in the world when it comes to dolls.

My main problem is loyalty. I have a couple of favorite dealers, even when I come across a better price elsewhere. There are benefits to frequenting a favorite dealer:
  • Customer loyalty programs. Repeat customers often get the best prices from dealers, especially on newly released dolls.
  • Dealer insider specials. If my dealer goes to a convention or show, often she can pick up a special doll or outfit with me in mind.
  • Patronizing the smaller shop. I feel good that my dolly dollars are supporting small business.
A part of my collection is unusual and narrow in focus, and I have commissioned several unique outfits from artists. While this may not be the best way to get a bargain, I am sure to find exactly what I need this way. I’ve found a few people whose work I admire, and I have returned for more pieces later. The benefits are:
  • The artist is familiar with my taste.
  • I’m familiar with the artist’s needs and work habits.
  • The second commission will most likely fit in with my collection, since the artist’s former work is similar in style.
In my collection, I’ve found I really enjoy one-of-a-kind creations. And I really like supporting individuals--be they seamstress, doll art...

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