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In a Corner

April 21, 2010

In a corner, originally uploaded by sylviecola(trying to catch up.).

Meet Lucy Limeade. Remember a week or two ago I mentioned the factory or proto-type Blythes that I was expecting? Well here she is. Actually,  it’s just her scalp put on a Simply Lilac bait Blythe I had lying around. I’m deciding what to do with the faceplate she came with. I believe it is Tarts and Tea’s. It looks to be natural and the only one that matched to the pictures.

When my factory girls came they had some flaws with the eye-mech where they weren’t turning properly. I have since fixed the little problems.

The other doll I got was a Ribbonetta Wish Scalp on Urban Cowgirl. The eye lids also are RW’s. I’m deciding what to do with her. I fixed her hair. She didn’t have the bangs cut and not much thatching was in place so I sorted that out. I had to give her bangs because her thatching stops midway because she was meant to have thick bangs.

For now I plan to keep my Amaryllis girl. Normally, I find it difficult to bond with my customs unless their make-up is very light. But with this hair, I just have to enjoy it for a while.

Fresh and Fruity

April 7, 2010


Happy Easter!, originally uploaded by sylviecola(trying to catch up.).

Here’s my new girl “Simply Mango.” I haven’t given her a name yet. She came with “Simply Guava” who has fluorescent pink hair. CWC will sometimes release dolls as a set which brings the price down per doll. I try to take advantage of these so I can have them around to customize.

But I really like this girl just as she is. I love the color of her hair. I’m not wild about Guava. I’m sure once Guava is customized though I’ll change my tune. But this Mango girl. I just LOVE her hair color! It’s the color of a mango lassi. Maybe I’ll call her Lassi. I’m sure everyone else that gets her will call her that too. I can be sure there will be at least one.

For now I will change out her chips. I enjoy the shiny newness of a freshly released Blythe. Then when I tire of her I’ll probably customize her and debate whether I should sell her nor not. Right now I can’t imagine doing that. I just really get happy when I look at her hair. PAM does the same thing. I don’t play with my PAM that often but I get a little pick me up when I look at her teal hair.

The Power of Green

April 6, 2010

Agua get’s a makeover, originally uploaded by sylviecola(trying to catch up.).

No, I’m not talking about money…well not directly. I’m talking green hair. Anytime I’ve customized a doll with green hair and then offer her up for sale or even before she’s been offered up, the doll gets snatched up pretty fast.

This pretty girl in the picture is my customized Simply Peppermint, Agua.  Alas, she’s mine no longer and is actually on her way to Australia.  ‘

I wasn’t initially planning on selling her but the previous doll I finished up, Frankie Freckle Face, became too irresistible to sell so I decided to keep her for now.  And after an impulse buy or two,  I had to put another girl in her place.  Agua volunteered. My house is too crazy for her I guess.

I will miss her.  However,  I’m waiting for a factory doll,(impulse buy,)  that has Amaryllis’ hair and I’ve been itching to add her to my collection. Plus since this doll is a factory/prototype doll, I don’t have to feel guilty about customizing her since Amaryllis is quite expensive.

Back to green hair. I guess it’s no coincidence that of all the fantasy colors CWC uses, different shades of green seems to be one of the most frequently used. Pink is actually used the most for fantasy colors and then I think green is next.

Frankie Freckle Face

March 31, 2010

IMG_2069, originally uploaded by sylviecola(trying to catch up.).

This is a new girl I sneaked in some time to work on.  She’s a custom Primadolly Winsome Willow. As her name suggests, her face is covered in freckles.  She doesn’t like to wear make-up but I managed to convince her that some blush and lip gloss would look nice. Of course, it had to be flavored lip gloss.

I gave her this girlie haircut, four new sets of eye-chips and she’s been gaze adjusted, boggled and sleep eyed. Her eyelashes match her hair color.

I’ll probably make her available soon. She’s kind of irresistible. Just deciding on what to dress her in. For some reason I’m thinking Brady Bunch but that’s because Winsome Willow reminds me of Marsha Marsha Marsha when her hair is uncut. She does have that 70’s look about her.

March 7, 2010

New episode of The Chronicles of Judith

Judith is back and the poor girl just can’t get a break.

Dreams of Daisies

March 5, 2010


Sleepy Daisy, originally uploaded by sylviecola(trying to catch up.).

This is a new custom I just finished. She’ll be available soon and comes with the matching daisy dress. I just love her eyelids. I had fun with these. Always nice to try new things.

I’m still busy with re-root commissions but I took a little break to get this girl done. Otherwise, it becomes too monotonous doing just re-roots.
But I shall plow full steam ahead on the pending commissions.

She dreams of faraway places.

February 24, 2010

She dreams of faraway places., originally uploaded by sylviecoladolls.

This is Amelie. Isn’t she sweet? She’s a custom Punkaholic People. She is available for adoption. She has had the following customizations:

Sandmatted and give new airbrushed make-up. Her lips were carved and were sealed with Liquitex Acrylic glossy sealer. She has new lashes and new hand painted eye chips. Her eyes were also boggled and sleepeyes added and she has new lashes.
She was also given a hair cut to be a perkier shorter bob.
Her dress is 100% cotton and was made by me. Her teddy bear is felted with all natural fibers by Cutelittething. The burnt orange color shows up on the bear as you can see and matches her eye shadow and lips. The same color serendipitously shows up in her dress as well.

Please visit her set on flickr for more pictures. Visit my website sale page for more details.

She’s a very sweet and elegant girl and is ready to go places.

Lakshmi

November 3, 2009

Lakshmi, originally uploaded by sylviecoladolls.

This Lakshmi, my Heather Sky. I gave her a new look with carved lips and philtrum and new make-up, lashes, chip ect.
I think she’s a keeper for now. I thought of selling her but she’s so unique.
I was inspired to redo her after giving another HS a re-root in black for a client.
I would like to offer a custom for sale soon. Right now I’m busy with commission work and will squeeze something in between.

June 9, 2009

Jet

Good evening fellow Blythe fans! I have a new custom doll for auction and I went ahead and put her up for auction at that evil bay place. I’ve been boycotting over there for some time but unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be an equal venue for the exposure it could get. There is a new auction site called TIB-X which is off of Thisisblythe.com but it hasn’t picked up much so far. I had high hopes for it too but there were quite a few sour grapes over them shutting down the previously hopping Buy and Sell thread.  I don’t mind it because I thought it would be a nice alternative to eBay but so far not much.

Until then, I decided to sacrifice this lovely because I had a couple people ask me about her and wanted to give everyone an equal shot and taking her home.

She’s had the following work done on her:

  • Dyed her original hair to jet black.
  • Sand-matted, gaze adjusted and sleep eyes added.
  • New airbrushed make-up around eyes, lids, cheeks and lips. Additional hand painting and glossy sealer on lips. Her eyes have purplish plum shadow around them and grassy green on lids.
  • Make-up is sealed with Mr Super Clear UV flat.
  • New lashes
  • Carved lips and philtrum
  • 4 sets of Cool Cat eye chips with foiling behind them.
  • New pull charms.
  • Hand made dress shown in picture also made by me and included.

I made the dress and it took the longest and I’m still a novice sewer. Hats off to all my favorite etsy sellers who make such beautiful well made clothes. I hope I can get at least half as good as the many talented folks over there.

New addition

April 17, 2009

FA- FRFR MSR hybrid

I’m taking a few moments here to catch up after welcoming a beautiful son into the world 4 weeks ago. When he was sleeping all the time during the day and hubby was home from work and parents were around to keep the other 2 busy, I finished up some unfinished projects.

The girl above is available for sale. She was a Friendly Freckles and got her scalp swapped with Miss Sally Rice. It was then dyed this fresh spring green. I gave her new airbrushed make-up, cool cat chips, lashes, lip carving and this hand made dress by yours truly. However, I’m still a novice sewer so it’s not perfect. But the doll is so cute and fresh. I almost hate to part with her but other dolls are calling.
So, if this spingtime lovely calls out to you visit my website for more info.
Another loose end that was a year and a half in the making was my black Blythe. I finally got a Pure Neemo body for her since it took the paint quite nicely. Pure Neemo can wear many of Blythe’s clothes. She’s already heading to her new owner so she’s not available any more. I made her dress as well.
Custom black blythe

I love her dark chocolate skin tone. Makes me crave some chocolate now.
So that’s the news in dolly land. Now back to the real world.