Saturday, 21 August 2010

Meet our Members - Julie Campbell

I have been delighted by all things miniature for as long as I can remember and have always been very creative. When I put together my first dolls house kit I became hooked on the hobby and loved to make things to go inside my dolls house.  So when I couldn’t find a doll I liked to live in the house, it seemed only natural to make one myself. I was so thrilled when I discovered polymer clay and soon made my first doll -- a strange looking baby whom I thought was absolutely beautiful!  

A self - taught artist I learned from my mistakes! Each doll was better than the last and soon friends were encouraging me to sell my little characters. I sold my first doll on Ebay and was thrilled at the response. Now I make 1/12th scale character dolls and one of a kind fantasy sculptures and fairies. 

Each doll is unique and created without moulds and I aim for as much realism as possible with very detailed features. I do take great care painting the dolls and the large expressive eyes have become my trademark.  The clothing is hand sewn and I can create a doll from any period.  I love to work from photographs to make portrait dolls. Most of the dolls are fully poseable, but I also create fully sculpted babies and fantasy dolls complete with settings.

I am proud to be an Artisan member of I.G.M.A.  and am also a member of the British Toymakers Guild.

My dolls are available via my website, through Ebay , Etsy and fairs. I exhibit regularly at Miniatura, Scottish Miniatura, Kensington Festival and Pudsey fair in Leeds.. I am always happy to accept commissions.  Just contact me to discuss your ideas for a doll and I can make them a reality.

Keep up to date with my news and see new dolls at my blog...
or visit my website...


  1. As the very proud owner of several of Julies beautiful dolls, all I can say is if you love quality, superbly made dolls for your miniature settings you then you MUST have some of Julie's dolls in your collections. I am always thrilled beyond words when I recieve them and they always get better and better, to the point where I am quite simply hooked on buying them, and have a wish list for Bella Belle dolls as long as my arm! !! Kate W.

  2. Acabo de ver una muestra de tu trabajo y me ha encantado. Enhorabuena por conseguir desde cero algo tan bien hecho. Voy a tu web para ver mas.
    Besos Clara

  3. El resultado de tu esfuerzo es digno de destacar.
    Tus personajes son admirables y muy expresivos.
    Besitos, May

  4. Beautiful dolls.