Friday, February 27, 2015

Spring is Coming, Eventually

Kate is back to show off an outfit that I've had in the drawer for a while.

The pants and T-shirt are by Sophia's and have amazing detail.

Hot pink stitching on the pants including the pockets. 

Pinch front on the T-shirt.

Earings are by 2sisters doll jewelry on Etsy. 

The bracelet is from a retired AG outfit.

The shoes are from Josefine's feast dress.

What a Fun early spring outfit. 😀

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Meet Molly

Molly McIntire is the oldest doll in my collection. I received her for Christmas in 1987. She was the first doll any of us had ever seen with light brown hair and blue grey eyes which was the closest any doll ever came to being my twin as a child. 

Molly has a beautiful Grey eyes with just a hint of blue. She's also the only doll to date to be issued with glasses.

Molly has the very first white muslin body which was only used for a few years. If you look closely, you can see the white muslin poking out of her button-down shirt. Yes, those are real buttons!

Molly will always hold a special place in my heart for the memories I made with her and the way she helped me grow as a child. 

Monday, February 23, 2015

Kate is Jealous

Kate was jealous that Josefina got a solo post just because she got a new outfit and insisted she get to show off too. 

Kate is modeling the current purchase with purchase teal dress with her new thrift store denim jacket.

She loves that her jacket has a real zipper not just Velcro.

Now if it was just warm enough outside not to need snowboots and her heavy parka...

What do you think? I love it!!

Friday, February 20, 2015

Josefina's new outfit

While I not so patiently wait for the  rumored revamping/refreshing of Josefina's collection for the beforever line, I felt like she needed something new.

Her new outfit is by terristouch on Etsy. The boots are from her meet outfit.

I love the quality and fit of this outfit. The hints of bright turquoise are perfect for the American Southwest.

What do you think?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Western Shadow Play

I took Josefina out yesterday afternoon to play with the afternoon shadows. She looks adorible in this modern riding outfit! The dress is a little on the short side. So i added a pair of white leggings from Sophia's.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Doll Hospital, Here Comes Eliza

So, while doing Eliza-Beth's hair for the modern picture, i discovered that her wig is coming away from the wig cap in strips. Nice even rows peeling away from the base of the wig cap. I know this isn't from styling because this is the first time I took her hair out of the ponytail she came in.

Acording to a few of my boards, the doll hospital is quite backed up right now. So it can take about three or four weeks for repair. 

I've only used the AG doll hospital to fix "silver eye" on a doll. That was a positive experience. So i'l hoping a new head is easy surgery for Elizabeth. 

I shall find out. Meanwhile I'll be missing one of my favorite dolls! 😟

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Modern Love

Valentines day seems like a good excuse for the girls to go Mod! 

From left to right- Felicity, Eliza(beth), kate, Josefina. 

Monday, February 2, 2015

How I Display and Store

If you have AG, collect, AG, etc. One thing you find out quickly is that organization is important! Here is how I currently store and display my collection. 

It's a larhe armoire with 2 drawers. I can get five dolls across and have the depth for three risered rows if i choose. 

The two shelves are removable and adjustable. Hair and other snall accessories are stored in Rebecca's chest on the top shelf by the animals. 

Each drawer holds clothes. The top one houses historical outfits each in its own ziplock bag labeled with a picture and  name of the outfit. Same system for the modern clothes in the bottom drawer. 

Each character has a labeled divider so all her outfits stay together.

Its not perfect yet, but it is a nice safe place for my collection. It even had doors i can close to protect the girls from small children. 

Its a work in progress for sure, but right now its working well.