Something I always try to do when I get back into doll crafts is do a practice run before I get serious. While I do have a practice head, my first doll looked like she could use some attention. The last faceup I gave her in '05 wasn't bad, but it could be better. Kinda [...]
From the Ashes (Scarlet – SOOM Gena)
So in previous blog posts, I've mentioned my poor neglected SOOM Gena. This was the first doll I ever saved up for. I was only 16 with a minimum wage part time job, and I scrimped every penny I could spare. You wouldn't believe my excitement when this doll finally came home the day after [...]
De-Yellowing Part 2: Electric Bugaloo (With Oxiclean).
Onto the second de-yellowing method: Oxiclean! Billy Mays, you best not disappoint me (may you rest in peace). After the baking soda & peroxide debacle, I didn't have a whole lot of expectations for this. Nothing, of course, will get dolls back to their original factory color. It's just not going to happen. Yellowing is [...]
The dawn of customization is upon me!
So, a few things here. I noticed when I did my Amber box opening that my poor Dollshe Saint Atticus has done a bit of yellowing in his age. He'll be 5 years old this July. 5 YEARS!! I can't believe I've had him that long. My first doll is 7, but I'll get to [...]