Kewpie Had a Little French Bulldog for a Friend

Hello All! Just wanted to share a custom request I received from a customer for Doodles, the dog who was friends with Kewpie.

For those of you who aren’t familiar, the Kewpie was a creation by artist Rose O’Neill in 1909. It was a baby-like, cupid-like elf that started as a cartoon but grew in popularity as a doll.

Here is the cartoon I used for inspiration:

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There were other renditions of Doodles, which was actually a French Bulldog, and here’s some other images:

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So as you can see, Doodles can look a little different from time to time, but generally he’s CUTE!

So here’s my version of Doodles the Dog:IMG_4803

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About Melanie's Menagerie

I am an avid crafter and love searching yard sales and resale shops for vintage and retro items. Recently married, I live in the mountains with my husband, but I am an original Jersey Girl. I love the beach (only two hours away!) and enjoy exploring New York City. (only an hour away!) I love to travel and have been lucky enough to visit many great places including Ireland, Bermuda, Jamaica, and most recently Rome! I enjoy hiking and mountain biking. I am hoping to promote my shop on Etsy called "Melanie's Menagerie" so please check it out and let me know what you think! www.melaniesmenagerie.etsy.com
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2 Responses to Kewpie Had a Little French Bulldog for a Friend

  1. Patrice Satterfield says:

    I love all of your creations–but this puppy Doodles is just over the moon fantastic!! I am a friend of your sis, Sharon, for many years. Keep up your beautiful, creative work–just wonderful!

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