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Yay for Trades!!!

More trades!

So I put a ban on getting any new dolls for the rest of the year which I was doing pretty good so far but we still have a little less than 2 months to go and the doll makers like to release some temptations right before Christmas. Somehow, I’ve ended up with 4 new dolls BUT… they were trades. I finally got the chance to get one of the highly coveted Bonus Truck girls- BT06 black. I could also get the red girl which was the one I wanted the most but I’d have to let go of my Daisy to do that and I just can’t bring myself to do it. Since I have my copy I can’t really justify it so that one will probably slip through my fingers. I am thrilled, however, to add the black version to my collection. I had to let go of 02KF but she was a somewhat neglected girl and her new owner really wanted her. I also acquired Victorian Nature Red. Said goodbye to another neglected girl Jelly Beans Momoko so hopefully she’ll be more lavished upon in her new abode. In another trade I received 03AN and Nadiff Momoko. I’ll post pics of them soon. It’s been a great week in trades!

I have a new custom Momoko I did. She’s had a complete overhall. She came to me as an already customized Out with Puppy and I decided to go my own way with her so I had to remove all her paint and repainted her. I still wanted her to have the Momoko look and tried to be as close to factory as I humanly could. She already had her hair removed by the previous owner so I re-rooted her and styled her with in a retro flip. So here she is. She is available for sale on my website.

These boots are made for walkin'

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02SPpk

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Happy Friday everyone. Hope all that celebrate Halloween had a fun time tricker treating and such.

Today’s momoko is 02SPpk. She is the special Hara Museum version. There were five versions of this doll. Basically the same doll with different color shirt dresses and shoes. Their hair is slightly different on each doll too. I found her off Yahoo Japan and for some reason no one else bid on her so I got her for close to the original list price. She’s turned out to be a favorite. She’s so much cuter than I was expecting. I love it when that happens!

I finished a Blythe custom. It started out as my own project. I like to think about whether I’ll sell the doll or not but a customer said if I was doing a blonde one she’d buy her. I was already re-rooting this one in blonde. She came back to me and said she would buy her and then sent me a deposit so it turned into a commission. But I still got to go with my original ideas for the most part as the customer trusted my tastes and doesn’t like to “direct” the artist too much but instead let the artist decide.

So… here she is and there she went. Off to her new mommy. I’ll get to see pictures of her and maybe at a meet in the future. It’s always fun to see what the customer re-dresses the dolls in.

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She has been completely re-rooted. She started off as a Hello Harvest and has airbrushed make-up, repainted lips, new eyelashes and her stock eye chips were switched around. Also sleep eyes were added.

Well that’s all for now. Have a great weekend!

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02KF

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As I said, I would profile my Petwork’s girls. So here’s the first one in the series. She hasn’t had much photo time since I got her during the super busy period of commission overload. This is 02KF. 02 meaning she was produced in 2002 and KF for Korizu Factory- doll fashion designers making colorful feminine somewhat folksy dresses and accessories. I do wish their creations were more readily available but I think you have to be in Japan to buy their stuff or something. I lucked out and got her in a trade.

Speaking of trades, I had a sudden desire to make 03AN my next girl. I didn’t think it would happen so quickly. I thought since I probably won’t be buying anymore dolls for the rest of the year, (with perhaps the exception of one of the new CCS girls and a Bonus Truck if they’re offered,) this conquest would have to wait till next year. It’s strange because I never cared for her pixie haircut and then I saw more pictures of her redressed and my eyes were opened to her unique charm.  Then it occured to me to check my dolly buddy from back east who has the world’s biggest doll collection. Sometimes she has doubles of dolls as that’s how I got my 04HB in a trade. As luck would have it she did have two and since I do customs for her on a regular basis we worked out a trade. Just like that! I’m so excited to add her to my collection. Not only that but we also added 04NF in the trade so I’ll have yet another unique Petwork’s beauty. Stay tuned…

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