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Another Year, Another Bonus Truck

January 31, 2008

She likes her hair too!

Just over a year ago, I experienced the excitement of the Bonus Truck. The mystery of what I would get was too irresistible. Last year I got what the consensus considered the least favorite-04NY. I liked her though but admit that when I opened the box and saw her I was a little disappointed because I was really hoping for the more rare red head the most. The black haired girl was next on my wish list. It was still a great deal with all the goodies and I still have my plain Jane Scandinavian I call Anika. Sometimes I refer to her as Anika Underrated.

This year I made out! I went through two sources to try and obtain a Bonus Truck. One was the lottery at RnD,(didn’t get picked.) The other was a wonderful dealer right in Japan that several of us Momoko addicts used to purchase the Bonus Trucks at Doll Show 21 where they were selling this year. He couldn’t promise anything but was successful and immediately sent my mystery box out. I got it yesterday and could hardly contain myself as I opened the box. I was immediately shocked and thrilled to see I got one of this year’s coveted girl, the natural redhead dead center. Right now her twin is up on Yahoo Japan at over $600.00. I’ve heard the caddy redhead is even more rare but I’m really happy to have this one. The color goes very well with her skin tone and it’s plenty different from the 05AW girls. So yesterday was definitely a Happy Doll Day!

In projects, I finished another punk rocker commission. This customer wanted the reverse of Mama Told Me with mostly pink hair and black streaks. Really clever idea from the customer and I definitely love the results.

For Blair

Yay for Trades!!!

November 8, 2007

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.

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