Articles Tagged “convention”

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    #TonnerCon: Once Upon a Time… – Tonner Doll Company

    Once upon a time, there was a little doll company.  They loved making dolls, almost as much as people loved to collect them.  But what everyone loved the most was getting everyone together, to enjoy dolls in a unified, community setting, where they would feast and play the days away. There was a handsome Prince, […]

  • SO many festive ensembles!

    #TonnerCon: Time After Time Banquet – Tonner Doll Company

    What a divine night for a costume renaissance ball:  Time and Time Again!  This is one of the most popular periods, and guests really embraced the theme, donning some of the best costumes of the weekend!  Check out some of these great looks:   Tonight’s centerpiece was the dazzling Milady, standing a proud 22” tall […]

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    #TonnerCon: Exploring Oz with John Fricke – Tonner Doll Company

    So, after last night’s fashionable dinner event, there was a really amazing Wizard of Oz Seminar, presented by John Fricke, world-famous Oz historian. He was an absolute delight! Joe introduced John in full Munchkin regalia:   You’ll never meet anther human as passionate and enthusiastic about the wonderful world of Oz, or someone who knows […]

  • Carmen and Carmen.

    #TonnerCon: New York Times with Carmen & Tyler – Tonner Doll Company

    It was the best of times, and the worst of times.  It was the New York Times!  What a fashionable bunch of people – everyone turned out in their cocktail finery for this fabulous occasion, as we toasted two major fashion icons:  Carmen Dell’Orefice, who happened to also be our very special guest for the […]

  • Debbie and Sue man the Raffle Room.

    #TonnerCon: Afternoon Tour de Force – Tonner Doll Company

    Scurry, scurry, scurry!  Off to the Raffle Room – This is always incredible to see.  First of all, a lot of work goes into setting it up nice and proper, and Team Raffle is… da bomb!  They had everything staged so beautifully, each and every raffle item looked beyond enticing.  It’s always fun to see […]

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    Wilde Times at #TonnerCon – Tonner Doll Company

    Our collectors sure know how to have a Wilde Time – we tip our hats to them!  Today’s Wilde Imagination brunch was filled to the brim with fun.  Attendees were asked to don their most favorite hats for a hat contest, and there were lids o’plenty.  A sea of lids, if you will.  I digress.  […]

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    #TonnerCon: Good Morning Chicago! – Tonner Doll Company

    Good morning Chicago and beyond!  After a GREAT night sleep, we’re bright-eyed and bushy tailed, especially after the astounding Grand Opening of the Tonner & Wilde Sales Room!  This is always an exciting part of the convention – many Doll Lovers get there bright and early (or camp out the night before!) to secure their […]

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    #TonnerCon: Ice Cream Social Welcome – Tonner Doll Company

    I scream!  You scream!  We all SCREAM for ice cream!  Victorian Times, the kick-off of TonnerCon, was a grand ice cream social, with heaps of sweet, decadent ice cream with loads of fun toppings, satisfying every single sweet tooth in the house.  Team Tonner was dressed in their finest Victorian garb, wearing red striped vests […]

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    #TonnerCon: Registration is OPEN! – Tonner Doll Company

    Coming to you LIVE from the 2014 Tonner Convention!  Festivities are officially under way, as registration kicked off at 2pm today.  Attendees flooded in to pick up their registration packets and were immediately reunited with old friends.  Reunited… and it feels so good!  Check out this year’s convention bag – it’s got two doll sleeves […]

  • Jen and Michelle tending to Sales Room Set-up!

    #TonnerCon: Good Morning Sunshine! – Tonner Doll Company

    Up and at ‘em early today – you know what they say about the early bird!  We’ve seen many collectors roaming about the hotel already, and let me tell you:  the excitement is palpable!  Everyone is giddy seeing their old friends and Team Tonner, and really seem to be looking forward to seeing what we […]