Testimonials from Celebration doll givers and receivers:
"This is the best gift I have received in my entire life."
"There is absolutely no price that you could put on that doll ~ she is worth a million dollars. It just touched my heart. We just could not look at the doll enough!"
"The doll you made for [my friend] was incredibly beautiful. It is hard to express all the feelings we had reading your verse and examining the tiny details so lovingly added."
"Words cannot express how much I love my 'spirit' doll. This gift was truly inspired, and I will treasure it forever. Your words in my little book are equally precious to me. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for this personal treasure!"
"I could never have dreamed the doll would turn out like this. She is a spectacular visual delight!! You must have so much beauty inside that heart of yours to be pouring out dolls like this!"
"I want you to know how special your doll was received. When [our friend] pulled the doll out of the bag, she immediately hugged her. Then I began to read your incredible story. Everyone cried - it couldn't have been more special. I can't thank you enough."
"I am proud to be a recipient of some of your early work ~ you clearly have a gift for this."
"You did an awesome job. My wife loves it!"
"I've been walking around in a daze since I got my doll. I'm not used to being on the receiving end of love this intensely."
"I still can't quite take it all in, but I read the book a little bit every day. It is the single most affirming thing I have ever experienced."
"The dolls [for a croning ceremony] were a fantastic hit! Every one of them just hit the mark perfectly! I can't thank you enough!"
"Your creation just fits me to a 'T.' Besides my engagement ring, this is the best thing I've ever received from my husband, and I will treasure it always."
"I am the fortunate recipient of the doll given to me by my wonderful and longtime friend for my 50th birthday. It was the most unique gift I received, and most touching. Everything about it represents parts of my life, and the thought my friend put into this special gift will be cherished. The little poem brought tears to my eyes."
"I am overwhelmed with emotion when I think about my doll. When I saw her, my heart enlarged and the tears ran freely. I can think of no one who has ever looked into my soul with such perception."
"I am loving my doll, and so are my family and friends. You have such a special gift."
"'Wow' is all I can say about the doll. Every time I look at her, I am in awe. You have such a gift."
"I am so blessed by your deep insight - truly a gift from God."
"The doll is quite extraordinary. The beautiful book you created to accompany the doll was an unexpected treasure!"
"These wonderful dolls are a unique and thoughtful reminder that you are loved."
"I wonder if you realize how much these dolls change things. I look at it, and I look at the world differently."
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